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Latest Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation Stories

2013-08-23 23:00:33

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) has announced that it has been granted provisional accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. Provisional accreditation allows LUCOM to officially begin recruiting and accepting students and offer education leading to the D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) degree; LUCOM has initiated that process, and the inaugural class will begin in Fall 2014. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB)...

2013-07-20 20:21:38

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy today calling for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modify its eligible blood donor criteria by allowing men who have had sex with other men to donate blood. Currently the FDA bans these individuals from donating blood due to concerns of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Testing methods have improved since the FDA first created its policy, including methods...

2013-07-20 20:21:04

CHICAGO, July 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 660,000 drivers use cell phones or electronic devices while driving, according to a recent survey from the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To help keep drivers safe, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates voted today to continue supporting legislation regarding banning activities that cause distraction while driving. "Texting while...

2012-12-19 12:25:06

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the osteopathic medical profession gathered in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 8, 2012 for the first United States Osteopathic Medical Regulatory Summit, hosted by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME). The Summit united key players from the osteopathic medical regulation community - those entrusted with osteopathic physician assessment, undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education,...

2012-11-19 12:27:20

CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the calendar fills up over the next few weeks spending quality time at family gatherings, children might be inclined to spend the rest of their time off from school watching cartoons or playing video games. This holiday season parents can encourage more productive screen time with the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) new online Mini Medical School. The AOA's Mini Medical School, which is compatible with tablet devices, can be...