Columbus District 6

About the Columbus Academy

District 6

This professional society of osteopathic physicians has represented central Ohio DOs for more than 60 years. Columbus Osteopathic Association (COA) members deliver healthcare to Ohioans in a 19-county area from Upper Sandusky to Portsmouth. As the largest local affiliate of the Ohio Osteopathic Association, COA is the only local osteopathic entity in this area. This distinction strengthens our commitment to promote the osteopathic profession at every level from osteopathic medical student to resident to practicing physician.

The COA covers the following counties: Ashland, Crawford, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Hocking, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway, Richland, Ross, Scioto, Union, and Wyandot.

 

Contact Information: 

Cheryl Markino, Executive Director COA Logo
Columbus Osteopathic Association
53 W. Third Avenue
PO Box 8130
Columbus, OH 43201
(614) 421-5990 - phone
(614) 294-0457 - fax 
COA@ooanet.org • www.twitter.com/ColumbusDO

 

 

District News

Ohioan Installed as AOA President

Ohio's favorite son, Robert S. Juhasz, DO, of Cleveland, was installed as the 118th president of the American Osteopathic Association, July 20, telling more than 600 members of the AOA House of Delegates, "I am so incredibly proud and humbled to be your AOA president at this historic time for our profession."


AOA House Votes to Support New GME Accreditation System

This decision clears the way for DO and MD granting medical schools, hospitals, and community health centers to develop a single standard for residency program training. Graduating students from DO or MD schools can now become board-eligible, practicing physicians in the United States through a single accrediting system.


Congress Approves One-Year Medicare Physician Pay Fix

The best opportunity in decades to permanently repeal Medicare’s flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula was within Congress' reach, and they let it slip away by opting instead to patch a broken payment system.


PSP Expands Meaningful Use and IT Services For OOA Members

The new services includes a free check up and report on IT infrastructure for all OOA members.


Ohio Legislators Frustrated By Drug Abuse Epidemic

The OOA and other physician organizations continue to advocate for an educational approach to solving the problem, while the legislators, impatient with results to date, continue to press for penalties and more stringent laws to get the attention of the physician community.


Ad Campaign Spotlights the OOA's 115th Anniversary

The campaign includes 60- or 30-second radio commercials in all 88 Ohio counties over a 10-month period; targeted digital banners statewide to reach 150,000 Ohioans who are seeking health information on the internet; and an on-demand video about the OOA posted on the Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE) Always Go With A Pro landing page.


COA Presents Awards, Holds Election at Annual Meeting

The Columbus Osteopathic Association (COA) honored two individuals with awards at its Annual Meeting, April 22, 2009, at Eddie Merlot's Restaurant in Columbus.


Academy Reception Provides Food, Fun & Film

Not that Academy!

More than 60 DOs, osteopathic medical students, and their guests attended the annual Columbus Osteopathic Association (also called the Academy) Member Reception, held February 25, 2009, at the Arena Grand Movie Theatre in downtown Columbus.


Columbus Academy Seeks Award Nominations


COA Now Accepting Ads for Membership Directory

Publication to be released in January 2009


Academy Family Visit Slated for November 12


Kick-Off Meeting Set for September 24

COA Starts New Program Year with Celebration, Speaker


DOs Testify at Medicaid Forums


Ohio DO Provides Emergency Healthcare in China


COA Presents Awards, Elects Council

The Columbus Osteopathic Association (COA) honored two individuals with awards at its Annual Meeting, April 22, 2008, at La Scala Italian Bistro in Dublin.


Annual Meeting Set for April 22

The Columbus Osteopathic Association will elect officers, hear an educational program, and honor two leaders of the profession at the Annual Meeting, April 22, 2008.


COA Hosts Successful Events

Central Ohio DOs Attend January and February Meetings


Columbus Docs Attend Kick-Off

Academy Hosts Successful Meeting


Volunteers Needed


Nominations Accepted for COA Awards Program


COA Kicks-Off Year with Dinner Meeting

Join us September 25


COA Sets 2007-2008 Meeting Dates

Mark Your Calendar!


Columbus Docs in the Spotlight at State Convention

COA physicians were well represented at the 109th Ohio Osteopathic Convention, June 21-24, 2007, at the Lodge at Sawmill Creek in Huron.


COA Presents Awards, Elects Council

Officers

Events

None at this time.