JAOA calls for COVID-19 research

The journal’s editors invite researchers to share information and data about their experiences with COVID-19 with the osteopathic medical community.


The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA) invites osteopathic researchers to share information and data about their experiences with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with the osteopathic medical community.

The JAOA editors welcome manuscript* submissions on the following topics:
• Patient management
• Virus progression
• Novel therapies
• Symptom management options such as osteopathic manipulative medicine/osteopathic manipulative treatment
• Personal protective equipment

The JAOA also seeks content related to the pandemic, such as:
• Articles on efforts to create new virtual medical education models
• Literature reviews on techniques used in similar epidemics and pandemics

Given the urgent and timely nature of these topics, rapid review for submissions is guaranteed. Researchers will receive a first decision in seven days or less. Upon acceptance, articles will be published online ahead of print. Please review submission guidelines and submit here.

For questions, contact Melissa Schmidt, director of the JAOA, at

*COVID-19 manuscripts may be submitted as editorials, clinical reviews, clinical practice articles, case reports, literature reviews, and/or special communications. If you have enough data to generate an original article case series, please consider that format as well.

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