Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy The Postgraduate American Academy of Osteopathy (PAAO) is a membership section of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) developed to serve osteopathic resident physicians in postgraduate training. The goals of the PAAO are to promote utilization and continued education of osteopathic principles and practice (OPP) in postgraduate training programs; to provide a network for interns and residents interested in OPP; to identify interns and residents at the annual AAO Convocation; to provide a platform for interns’ and residents’ issues at the AAO; and to provide AAO representation for interns and residents at the AOA level. Contact us for more information. Quick Links Download the PAAO membership application Login to view member-only content. Submit a nomination for the AAO Resident of the Year.