The American Academy of Osteopathy

Moving Osteopathy Forward Since 1937

The mission of the American Academy of Osteopathy is to teach, advocate and research the science, art and philosophy of osteopathic medicine, emphasizing the integration of osteopathic principles, practices and manipulative treatment in patient care.

Member benefits include:

The Academy’s
Annual Convocation provides an excellent opportunity learn what’s new in osteopathic medicine, to network with other physicians and students, and to meet your continuing medical education requirements. Join us March 11-15, 2015, in Louisville, Kentucky, for “Life in Motion!”

Support the AAO
Your Golden Ram Society donations support the Academy’s educational programs for physicians who want to learn and practice hands-on osteopathic techniques. We also accept donations to support research and student registration at the AAO’s annual Convocation in March. For questions and more information, please contact AAO Associate Executive Director
Sherri L. Quarles.

In the News

If you need to make hotel reservations for the AAO's 2015 Convocation in Louisville, you can obtain up-to-date information on available hotels by contacting the AAO at (317) 879-1881, ext. 220, or

2015 Convocation registration is open for physicians and students.

Download the 2015 Convocation brochure for physicians or students.

To wish our members happy holidays, the staff of the American Academy of Osteopathy recited the poem "The Night of A.T." Recorded with the permission of the American Osteopathic Association. ©1986 American Osteopathic Association

The Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee and the National Undergraduate Fellows Association invite you to present your research poster at the AAO's 2015 Convocation.

Need a refresher on what you learned at OMED 2014? Find all the presentations online.

Stay up-to-date on the proposed new single GME system.

Learn "What Is Osteopathy?" in this recent segment from American Health Front featuring AAO President Kenneth J. Lossing, DO.