covid-19 resources

COVID-19 Resources for Physicians and Students

COVID-19 Best Practices for Reopening Your Business is a new video resource from the Michigan Osteopathic Association's recent webinar, "Developing a Plan to Re-Open Your Practice." Additional materials from the webinar include the Physician Practice COVID-19 Playbook, developed by MOA partner, Practice Transformation Insititute.

Resources from Steve Paulus, DO, MS

Steve Paulus, DO, MS, offers a nine-part series for the prevention and management of COVID-19, before and after vaccination.


Browse this collection of free printable COVID-19 posters and signs, and print the signs you need to make your office or workspace as safe as possible. Available free from

Osteopathic Self-Treatment to Promote Health and The Body’s Ability to Fight COVID-19

The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has first published a new case report discussing osteopathic self-treatment (OST) exercises to support the body’s own healing mechanisms for those who are at risk of contracted or have already contracted COVID-19. The case report was authored by Drew D. Lewis, DO, FAAO; Jose S. Figueroa, DO, FAOCPMR, FAAPMR; Ryan D. McMunn, OMS IV; and Adrian L. Woolley, DO, all of Des Moines University. The article appears in the June 2020 issue of The AAO Journal.

Get the Latest Information

Important websites to follow for the most up-to-date coronavirus information:

  • has the latest information about COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, and answers to common questions.
  • has the latest public health and safety information for the overarching medical and health provider community on COVID-19.
  • has the latest information about what the U.S. Government is doing in response to COVID-19.
  • has updates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on new clinical and technical guidance, billing and coding information.
  • is the American Medical Association (AMA) COVID-19 resource center with guides available for physicians, residents, students and medical school educators.
  • is the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) COVID-19 resource page. Among the latest updates: COVID-19 regulatory updates as of June 12.

HHS issues $30 billion in direct deposits to hospitals and health care providers enrolled in Medicare

On April 10, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began delivering $30 billion in relief funding to support hospitals and health care providers enrolled in the Medicare program. Learn more about eligibility and distribution of payments on the HHS website.

COVID-19 Information Hub and Insurance Guide for Physicians

Physician offices have unique insurance needs, especially during a pandemic. AOA Insurance, powered by Gallagher, offers resources to assist physicians during the public health crisis. The COVID-19 Information Hub provides updates on business and human resources coverage. Learn more.

CME: Frontline Perspectives on Treating COVID-19 Patients using OMM Techniques

The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has partnered with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to offer an e-learning module, titled, "Frontline Perspectives On Treating COVID-19 Patients Using OMM," features Hugh M. Ettlinger, DO, FAAO, FCA, an OMM residency director at Saint Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York and his colleagues sharing surprising insights from treating COVID-19 patients with OMM. Learn more.

CME: OMM Techniques for COVID-19

The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has partnered with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to offer an e-learning module, titled, “Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Techniques Addressing Respiratory Symptoms of COVID-19,” to help review applicable OMM techniques for COVID-19 or suspected COVID-19 patients. Learn more.


John M. Jones, DO, Awarded AT Still Medallion

The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) has awarded the 2021 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor to John M. Jones, DO, of Petal, Mississippi.

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, Receives FAAO Distinguished Service Award

Walter C. Ehrenfeuchter, DO, FAAO, of Suwanee, Georgia, received the Fellow of American Academy of Osteopathy Distinguished (FAAO) Service Award.

AOF/AAO Outstanding Resident in OMM Nominations for 2021

Submit your nomination for 2021 Outstanding Resident in OMM by May 9.