Advocacy and leadership

DO Day 2024 offers leadership opportunities and features a compelling keynote speaker

Join the AOA for virtual sessions April 13-14 and/or in-person in Washington, D.C., April 17-18. Plus, don’t miss keynote speaker Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, PhD. Registration is now open.


Join the AOA in-person and/or virtually for the profession’s largest public policy and advocacy event of the year, DO Day. Hosted in conjunction with National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week, DO Day offers unparalleled opportunities for osteopathic physicians and medical students to hone leadership skills and raise their voices to educate members of Congress on the issues that matter most to doctors and their patients.

This year’s virtual sessions will take place on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. In-person briefings and congressional meetings will take place in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18. Additionally, on-demand content will be available to all DO Day registrants through June 14 and participants may earn dually accredited CME.

DO Day keynote speaker Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, PhD

Keynote speaker Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, PhD, will join DO Day participants on April 13 for a nonpartisan talk on today’s political landscape. Dr. Soto is a social scientist and academic leader who has contributed to multiple news programs. Dr. Soto will relate social science research to real-time political events and provide attendees with a unique, engaging and nonpartisan take on the political realities of our nation today.

For more information and to register, please visit the DO Day landing page.

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