POMA - YOUR HOME FOR OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) proudly represents its professional osteopathic family since 1903. Our family includes more than 8,400 osteopathic physicians, residents & interns and 2,590 osteopathic students. Through the promotion of public health and encouraging scientific research we aim to continue to advance the science and art of osteopathic medicine. As the osteopathic medical field continues to grow, we remain your home for everything osteopathic medicine.


 

 News & Events

POMAs Under the DOme Newsletter

POMA invests a lot of its resources making sure physicians of osteopathic medicine have a strong voice in Harrisburg and throughout the Commonwealth. We've heard from our members that POMA needs to do a better job of communicating this work to its members. Under the DOme is a new member benefit providing you with an update of the advocacy work POMA is engaged and/or monitoring to ensure DOs and their patients have the best possible opportunity for strong physician-patient relationships and care.

POMA is THE organization that represents you as a DO in the state in all areas of advocacy.

Harrisburg Capitol

POMA has continued to issue information and advisories regarding Act 96 of 2018, which requires scheduled drug prescriptions be submitted electronically and goes into effect on October 24, 2019POMA has fielded many communications from physicians asking for specifics on compliance with the law. The Department of Health (Department) finally issued a Frequently Asked Questions document on last Friday which provides many answers to your specific questions. Please review the website link at your earliest convenience.

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Benefits of Membership

POMA membership card

Whether you are a veteran DO, a resident or a student of osteopathic medicine, POMA works to supply you with the information and connections you need. We are your legislative voice across the state, your advocate for the osteopathic profession, your source for state licensure information and CME credits - we are here to assist and provide everything you need throughout your career as an osteopathic physician in Pennsylvania. Join today and start receiving all the benefits of a POMA Membership!

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Get Involved! 

Map of POMA districts

Looking to become more involved with POMA? We encourage all of our members to contact their District Leaders to find out more about how they can make a difference on their local level. To better provide representation, POMA is divided into 13 districts who regularly meet to discuss issues and news going on within the osteopathic field and within their communities, as well as to offer networking and social opportunities. Click below to find your district and information about their next meeting.