The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) proudly represents its professional osteopathic family since 1903. Our family includes more than 8,400 osteopathic physicians, residents & interns and 2,590 osteopathic students. Through the promotion of public health and encouraging scientific research we aim to continue to advance the science and art of osteopathic medicine. As the osteopathic medical field continues to grow, we remain your home for everything osteopathic medicine.

DO License Renewal Open Until October 31st, 2018!

Important notice

The Pennsylvania DO license renewal process is now open.  New this year, all renewals must be completed online at www.PALS.pa.gov – no hard copies or checks will be accepted.  Renewal notices were mailed and emailed to all licensees and contained instructions on how to access PALS.  If you cannot find your notice, contact the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine at 717-783-4858.

Review CME Requirements for DOs and a link to a list of frequently asked questions is below.  POMA continues to work with the State Board to clarify the process, as well as address any issues that arise.  Please check the POMA Newsletter and POMA website for continued updates.  If you have an issue with your renewal, please contact POMA at [email protected].

Review Frequently Asked Questions

Need CME Credit for License Renewal? 

Although POMA’s educational offerings are complete for the current renewal cycle, we have compiled a list of resources for physicians seeking CME credit for license renewal.  

Category 1-A AOA Resources 

Child Abuse Education Resources 

Other Online Resources, including Patient Safety and Opioid Education 


POMA News, Updates & Events

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POMA members discuss HB100 & SB25 and why a team approach to healthcare is important. 


POMA member Bradley Miller, DO discusses his experience with addiction in rural communities.

Benefits of Membership

POMA membership card

Whether you are a veteran DO, a resident or a student of osteopathic medicine, POMA works to supply you with the information and connections you need. We are your legislative voice across the state, your advocate for the osteopathic profession, your source for state licensure information and CME credits - we are here to assist and provide everything you need throughout your career as an osteopathic physician in Pennsylvania. Join today and start receiving all the benefits of a POMA Membership!

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Get Involved! 

Map of POMA districts

Looking to become more involved with POMA? We encourage all of our members to contact their District Leaders to find out more about how they can make a difference on their local level. To better provide representation, POMA is divided into 13 districts who regularly meet to discuss issues and news going on within the osteopathic field and within their communities, as well as to offer networking and social opportunities. Click below to find your district and information about their next meeting.