Ohio Osteopathic Association
The Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) is a divisional (state) society of the American Osteopathic Association. The OOA advocates for the 4,600+ osteopathic physicians in the state, 14 hospitals that are members of the Ohio Osteopathic Hospital Association, and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM).
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.