AAO Position Papers List

At its July 11-12, 2015, meeting, the AAO Board of Trustees adopted a position paper that proposes eligibility requirements for those entering all residencies with osteopathic recognition accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Read the position paper in the September 2015 issue of The AAO Journal


AAO Code of Leadership

AAO Consensus Statement for Osteopathic Manipulation of Somatic Dysfunction under Anesthesia or Conscious Sedation


AAO Position Paper on Credentialing in OMM

AAO Position Paper on NMM/OMM Board Certification

AAO Position Paper on Osteopathic Touching

AAO Position Paper on Prolotherapy

AAO Position Paper on Rights to Peer Review


AOA Code of Ethics / Policies (specific items) (AOA Policy Compendium)

American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Code of Ethics

AOA Interprets Sections of Code of Ethics

H310-A/09 AOA Guidelines for Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) for Patients with Low Back Pain 

H315/04 AOA Position Paper on Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment of the Cervical Spine

AOA Position Paper on Teaching Osteopathic Philosophy, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and Manual Medicine

AOA Protocols for OMT