Ohio Osteopathic Association
The Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) is a divisional (state) society of the American Osteopathic Association. The OOA advocates for all osteopathic physicians in the state, as well as medical students attending Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) and several hospitals that are institutional members.
Founding PurposesTo promote the public health of the people of Ohio;
To cooperate with all public health agencies;
To maintain high standards at all osteopathic institutions with the state;
To maintain and elevate osteopathic medical education and postgraduate training programs in the prevention and treatment of disease;
To encourage research and investigation, especially that pertaining to the principles of the osteopathic school of medicine;
To maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct in all phases of osteopathic medicine and surgery; and
To promote such other activities as are consistent with the above purposes.