In 2016, the osteopathic medical profession’s voice was loud and clear in Washington, D.C., and state capitols across the country. The AOA and its affiliate partners worked together to give the profession a legislative voice and mobilize the profession to speak out this year. Enhancing public policy impact is one of the key components of the AOA’s 2014-2016 strategic plan.
Through letters, tweets and meetings with legislators, the profession garnered advocacy wins at both the federal and state levels. The infographic below highlights seven of these advocacy wins for the osteopathic medical profession.