Committees and Task Forces

POMA recently centralized the majority of its energy into the following 9 committees and task forces:

Committee and Task Force Responsibilities

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee advises the POMA president and take actions as appropriate between meetings of the Board of Trustees.

Committee on Finance

The Committee on Finance reviews POMA's fiscal and operational status and ensures that the financial operations are consistent with policy and procedures.

Committee on Membership

The Committee on Membership reviews member benefits, analyzes existing data on member segments and assesses growth potential, provides input in the design and conduct of member surveys and assessment tools, brings forth suggestions on new services, products and membership recruitment campaigns, and makes recommendations for omissions, reduction and life member requests.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee reviews publication and marketing materials, engages in dialogue regarding the direction and information accessing behavior of members, and explores methods to disseminate information to the membership and public.

Education Committee

The Education Committee ensures that the continuing education activities sponsored by POMA meet or exceed requirements established by the AOA and Pa. State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, analyzes data and trends regarding CME programming, makes recommendations on POMA programming, new products and potential collaborations, and identifies information on innovations and educational techniques suited to POMA's membership.

Committee on Legislation and Public Policy

The Committee on Legislation and Public Policy monitors, reviews and provides input on relevant legislation, advises POMA leadership in legislative matters, and participates in legislatively-focused activities.

Committee on Professional Guidance

The Committee on Professional Guidance is a liaison between physicians in practice and those in residency training.  The committee holds regional meetings through the year to help mentor and build the professional network of upcoming osteopathic physicians.

More info>>

Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force encourages osteopathic family mental health/well-being through focused activities sponsored/supported by POMA and creates opportunities for open dialogue regarding personal well-being in all levels of the osteopathic profession.

More info>>

Opioid Task Force

The Opioid Task Force will develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan to reduce opioid dependence among students, physicians and citizens of Pennsylvania.

More info>>