As a DO in Iowa, your unique and specialized training to treat the body as a whole should be supported. IOMA is here for you! IOMA provides resources, educational & networking opportunities, and engages in legislative initiatives to help DOs care for their patients.

It’s important for osteopathic medicine to be protected and promoted so that the field can continue to grow and positively impact communities.



IOMA is the professional organization for D.O.s in the state of Iowa, looking out for the interests of all physicians licensed as osteopathic physicians. As an osteopathic physician in Iowa, you made the choice to provide a whole-health approach to medical care. Your unique and specialized training to treat the body as a whole—mind, body and spirit—should not go unnoticed. 

Membership in IOMA helps fund our organizational programming which allows IOMA to offer Iowa D.O.s support throughout the year.

IOMA Membership Provides:

Professional Resources

  • Listserv access to broaden your D.O. network
  • Physician Wellness and Retirement Peer Group Communities for professional development and connection
  • Monthly newsletters highlighting professional updates and member achievements
  • Notices for job opportunities on the IOMA website
  • Professional growth opportunies through volunteerism and leadership roles
  • Recognition of excellence through annual awards, and membership highlights, aimed at elevating the success of DOs in Iowa and celebrating the D.O. difference

Advocacy & Representation

  • Volunteer led advocacy efforts for D.O.s in state legislation and regulations
  • Representation on state boards and committees
  • Affiliation with health departments and professional organizations
  • Support on Medicare and Medicaid issues

Continuing Education Designed Especially for D.O.s

  • Up to 30 hours of 1-A CME at the annual conference at a discounted rate
  • Hundreds of discounted CME courses online
  • Opportunities to receive mandatory licensing requirements

National Visibility

  • Representation within the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Multiple seats in the AOA House of Delegates and inclusion on AOA committees
  • Advocacy efforts with Iowa's congressional delegation

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