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Designed by physicians for physicians, AOA board certification ensures the advancement of clinical knowledge and skills—not just in the beginning, but throughout your entire career.

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Put the power of AOA board certification behind your practice.

Advance your career: AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients, employers, insurers and regulators.

Practice whole-person care: Engage in continuous professional development that can lead to improved patient outcomes and experiences.

Stay up to date: Enhance your knowledge of clinical guidelines as the practice of medicine changes over time.

Reinforce your training: Confirm your commitment to the osteopathic philosophy of empathic, whole-person care.

Maintain your skills: Demonstrate excellence in your specialty throughout your career by participating in Osteopathic Continuous Certification.

Collaborate with like minds: Build knowledge alongside other physicians who consistently demonstrate excellence in clinical practice.

Improve clinical care: OCC ensures that new peer-reviewed research is translated into clinical practice improvements that benefit your patients.

Promote safety and efficiency: Gain skills and knowledge to minimize risk in your practice and improve overall coordination of care.