OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

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Overview

Through the following components, board-certified physicians maintain Osteopathic Continuous Certification in the primary specialty of Family Medicine.

To check your progress with OCC, please visit the AOA Physician Portal.

Component 1 | Active Licensure

AOA board-certified physicians must hold a valid, active license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states. Read more…

Component 2 | Lifelong Learning/Continuing Medical Education

Component 2 of the Osteopathic Continuous Certification process requires recertifying physicians to pursue lifelong learning through continuing medical education. Read more…

Component 3 | Cognitive Assessment

To complete Component 3 requirements for Osteopathic Continuous Certification in the primary specialty of Family Medicine, a physician must pass a cognitive assessment examination. Read more…

Component 4 | Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement

Engage in continuous quality improvement through comparison of personal practice performance measured against national standards for your medical specialty. Read more…