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Our Mission


Mission: To ensure the scientific, safe, and humane practice of Osteopathic Medicine as a unique health care profession; the continuing education of its physician members; and the preservation in perpetuity of their scope of practice and licensure for the enduring benefit of society.

We are structured to help the individual D.O. better serve the interests of Osteopathic medicine, provide quality health care for patients; and to assist the public to better understand Osteopathic medicine and its contribution to total health care.

WOMA is a chartered divisional society of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

WOMA has more than 1,000 members – active, retired, associates, interns, residents, and students. WOMA is an AOA Continuing Medical Education sponsor that offers more than 30 hours of category 1-A CME credits per year at the Fall Seminar and the Annual Convention.


WOMA Purpose

Washington Osteopathic Medical Association, has represented Washington State D.O.’s  since 1901.  It represents and speaks for the osteopathic profession in Washington and is your voice in the legislature.

The purpose of this Association is to promote the Osteopathic Medical Profession to its members and to the public, and to support access to high quality, cost-effective healthcare for all Washington.”

Our public relations program presents the story of Osteopathic medicine to the people of Washington. By communicating with government officials and consumers, we create a better understanding of our profession and improve the professional climate in which we all must practice.

Working together through committees, we form a network of voluntary efforts in all phases of health care.  Joining together through committees, we represent an expanse of knowledge and ideas as broad as those of our combined membership and as diversified as the many specialties we represent.