Scheinthal S, Kramer JA, Morales-Egizi L. Appendix 2: American Osteopathic Association Specialty Board Certification. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2016;116(4):263–266. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2016.051.
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a Data are current as of December 31, 2015.
b In past years, the terms Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) and Certification of Special Qualifications (CSQ) were used to distinguish subspecialty certifications. The term subspecialty is now used for all subspecialty examinations except those in family medicine, which still uses the term CAQ.
c Previously named family practice/osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT).
d No longer issued.
f Specialties that are no longer offered but are equivalent to currently offered specialties have been combined as appropriate in this year’s table. These specialties are as follows: special proficiency in osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) has been combined with neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMM)/OMM; obstetric and gynecologic surgery has been combined with obstetrics and gynecology; facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology, and otorhinolaryngology have been combined with otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery; preventive-occupational medicine has been combined with preventive-occupational-environmental medicine; diagnostic roentgenology has been combined with radiology; and thoracic surgery has been combined with cardiothoracic surgery.
Abbreviation: OCC, Osteopathic Continuous Certification.
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