Canadian Osteopathic Association

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Canadian Osteopathic Association
Abbreviation COA
Formation 1926
  • Canada

The Canadian Osteopathic Association (COA) is a professional association of osteopathic physicians in Canada. The COA has partnered with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine to increase the number of osteopathic physicians practicing in Canada.[1]

Osteopathic Medicine & Osteopathy
Osteopathy in Australia & New Zealand
Osteopathic medicine in Canada
Osteopathy in Europe · Osteopathy in the UK
Osteopathic medicine in the United States


The COA was established in 1926[2] President for 2017 - 2019 is Dr. Jason Crookham, and Executive Director is Dr. James Church.[3] In 2011, the COA launched the Canadian osteopathic medical student association[1] and it is now led by Ravi Uppal, Corey Mayer and Khashayar Farzam.


Membership in the COA requires a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from a College of Osteopathic Medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. There are currently[when?] no colleges of osteopathic medicine in Canada.


  1. ^ a b Schierhorn, Carolyn (Nov 21, 2011). "MSUCOM pilot program targets Canadian students for training". The DO. Archived from the original on 10 June 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "History". Canadian Osteopathic Association. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
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