Marietta District 9

Contact Information: 
Melinda E. Ford, DO, President
246 Parks Hall
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-2516 - phone
(740) 593-2905 - fax

District News

District IX Presents: Resolutions


AOA, ACGME Build Single Accreditation System

Four DO representatives have been appointed to the ACGME Board, and two Ohio DOs were among a group of 13 osteopathic physicians approved for the ACGME's Osteopathic Principles Committee (OPC). The comment period for new osteopathic standards ended, December 29.


ODH, Medical and Pharmacy Boards Get New Executives

Governor Kasich has announced the appointment of new executive directors at the State Medical and Pharmacy Boards, and the new chief medical officer of the Ohio Department of Health


OOA District 9 December Meeting


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.


OOA Announces 2008 Award Winners

Honors to be Presented at State Convention in June

Officers

Events

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