Resolved: End Re-certification Abuse

Resolution on Re-Certification Sent to NJAOPS HOD

To:       Robert Bowen, Executive Director, NJAOPS

Paul Morris, D.O. Speaker of the House, NJAOPS
Robert Pedowitz, D.O.,President, NJAOPS
Michelina Desantis, D.O., President-Elect, NJAOPS
Ira Monka, D.O., Member, AOA Board of Trustees
Al Talone, D.O., Chairman, JOPAC

Re:        Proposed Resolution on Re-Certification

Date:    Feb 10, 2016

RESOLUTION

Whereas Board Certification was always intended to be a one time accomplishment based upon completion of a course of intensive training, clinical experience and study, followed by an examination and Continue reading

To All D.O.’s Nationwide – Opposition to Maintenance of Licensure

Date:       April 22, 2014

Subj:      Opposition to Maintenance of Licensure

On April 1, 2014, the House of Delegates of the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic
Physicians and Surgeons, passed the attached resolution directing the AOA, our
representative organization, to stop supporting Maintenance of Licensure and to
actively oppose it.

A Resolution on this issue was presented to the AOA House of Delegates in Chicago, in
July of 2013, but was promptly side-stepped by referral to Committee.  Since no official
response was received 8 1/2 months after referral, a stronger and more direct Resolution
was submitted to the NJAOPS House of Delegates and passed with little dissension.

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