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Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC)

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Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC)
Component 1: Licensure

Component 1: Licensure

  • A board certified osteopathic pediatrician must hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine. If the physician holds more than one license, each license must meet this requirement.
  • The AOA will monitor state licensing board’s data banks for information regarding licensure and report restrictions to the respective specialty board.
  • Restrictions will be reviewed by a committee appointed by the BOS and recommendations made regarding the specialty certificate. The committee will include a member from the individual’s specialty board if that board is not represented on the committee.
  • Recommendations will be reported to the specialty board and decisions may be appealed to the BOS Appeals Committee.
  • Click here to access the AOA Reporting Platform in order to check the status of your medical license(s).

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