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AOA approval of allopathic residency?

Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by yogi, Feb 1, 2000.

  1. yogi

    yogi Member 10+ Year Member

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    Someone mentioned to me today that in order to live in one of the 5 states, not only must you complete an osteopathic internship, but if you were to follow the DO internship by an allopathic residency, that this must also be approved by the AOA. I had always been under the impression that the internship was all you needed for liscensure. Was there any truth to this person's statement?
     
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  3. prefontaine

    prefontaine Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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  4. PCSOM2002

    PCSOM2002 Junior Member

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    To obtain a license in one of the 5 states, you only need to do an approved AOA internship. Residency approval is not required except to sit for board certification under the AOA.
     

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