POMA Membership Benefits

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POMA is THE HOME OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE in Pennsylvania!
Your involvement as a member is integral to our success.
Did you know that POMA is built on 4 Pillars:
COMMUNITY, COMMUNICATIONS, ADVOVACY, EDUCATION

COMMUNICATIONS

POMA strives to meet our members where they are – email, social media, mobile, print, web, and on the go!

  • POMA Newsletter
    Published the 3rd Friday of the month – general association news
  • Under the DOme
    Published the 1st Friday of the month – advocacy news
  • COVID Update
    Published the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month – accurate and helpful information related to the pandemic
  • The Journal of the POMA
    Published quarterly, the publication features commentary, social events, scientific, and business pieces. 
  • POMA DOes... podcast series
    Features content about members, education and research, patient pointers, advocacy, and more.  New episodes are published on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month.  Find us on your favorite podcast app today!
  • We have a mobile app to keep you connected – search for PA. Osteopathic in your app store.
  • We're on social media!  Follow us on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and YouTube.  Stay connected with us and share your profession with your colleagues, friends and family.
COMMUNITY 
POMA strives to meet the needs of our members both socially and professionally
  • Local Social and CME Event
    Local leaders organize family friendly and educations events a local venues to enhance community and comradery amongst the profession. 
  • Opportunities in Leadership and Governance
    Provides members the ability to serve their osteopathic community through committees and task forces.
  • Mentorship Opportunities
    Enables members at various career stages to find guidance, information and advice as they continue on their osteopathic journey.
  • Physician Wellness Events / Residency Wellness Grants
    Committed to creating and providing opportunities for open dialogue regarding personal well-being in all levels of the osteopathic profession
  • APOMA
    Promoting osteopathic medicine to the public and strengthening the osteopathic family
  • Student Support
    Provide numerous scholarship and education support such as a free subscription to the Sketchy online visual medical learning platform. 
EDUCATION

POMA strives to meet our members educations needs by providing multiple education opportunities to support the needs of the membership.

  • AOA and ACCME Accreditation
    POMA accredits AOA Category 1 credit required to maintain your state license, as well as AMA PRA Category 1 credit to support osteopathic physicians who are board certified by ABMS
  • Provides State Required Education
    POMA's education provides opportunities to earn the state required credits in opioid, child abuse, and patient safety education. 
  • POMA Annual Clinical Assembly
    Offers up to 34 hours of 1-A AOA and AMA PRA Category 1 credits at significant discounts to members. 
  • POMA District VIII Winter Seminar
    Offers up to 24 1-A AOA and AMA PRA Category 1 credits at discount to POMA Members. 
  • CME Tracker
    Provide a CME tracker allowing members to see have repository of all their earned credits in one locations while also showing them their credits breakdown vs the Pennsylvania requirements. 
INFLUENCE
POMA invests a lot of its resources making sure physicians of osteopathic medicine have a strong voice in Harrisburg and throughout the Commonwealth. 
  • Advocacy
    POMA has regular meetings with legislators and regulators to support and protect the osteopathic identity in the state of Pennsylvania. 
  • POMPAC
    The political action committee of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association and the political voice of the POMA.
  • State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
    POMA works closely with the state board of osteopathic medicine which regulates licensure for osteopathic physicians.

 

Be a part of Pennsylvania's osteopathic community - together we can make a difference!
Join today or click here to download a membership application!
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POMA MEMBERSHIP DUES
Membership year: July 1-June 30
Active  $375
Associate (non-osteopathic physicians, outstanding

teachers, researchers, administrators and health care executives)

$100
Out-of-state $50
First Year in Practice * FREE
Military - Active Duty $50
PGY / OGME - 1 $25
PGY / OGME - 2 $50
PGY / OGME - 3 $50
PGY / OGME - 4 $50
Student FREE
Life Membership** Apply / pdf
Omission/Reduction of Dues ** Apply / pdf

* must practice in Pennsylvania
** Restrictions apply, see application for details