OSTEOPATHIC BOARD CERTIFICATION

Overview

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

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

Component 1 | Active Licensure

AOA board-certified physicians must hold a current active license to practice medicine in one of the 50 states. In addition, In addition, physicians are required to adhere to the AOA’s Code of Ethics. Read more…

Component 2 | Lifelong Learning/Continuing Medical Education

To complete Component 2 requirements, a physician must fulfill 60 CME hours in each three-year AOA CME cycle. Read more…

Component 3 | Cognitive Assessment

Requires provision of one or more psychometrically valid and proctored examinations that assess a physician’s specialty medical knowledge, as well as core competencies in the provision of health care. Read more…

Component 4 | Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement

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