Advocacy in action

For the win: 7 advocacy victories for the osteopathic profession in 2016

Learn how your letters helped #SaveOMT and where osteopathic medicine was recognized in state laws.


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.

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  1. Jeff Cohen DO

    The DO magazine was a great communication tool for communicating in the profession itself ! The online movement of this magazine has destroyed it ! That is terrible ! Jeff Cohen DO

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