The New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS) is a member-driven professional medical association that represents the interests of more than 5,000 osteopathic physicians, residents, interns and medical students in New Jersey. NJAOPS works to unite New Jersey’s osteopathic physicians and supporters of quality patient care to take action on important professional and public health issues.
Membership in NJAOPS provides you with a comprehensive and growing array of benefits and services to meet your professional and personal needs. For a comprehensive list of active member benefits, please click here.
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Professional Development/Medical Education
Continuing Medical Education
NJAOPS partners with its county societies to provide members with free monthly CME programs, CME programs are a valuable source of medical and business-of-medicine information and provide the credits necessary for your continued state medical licensing.
The Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention, one of the largest osteopathic medical conventions in the country, hosts more than 1,200 physicians and exhibitors each spring for four days of exceptional CME and the latest in healthcare and related fields. Members receive a significant registration discount for the convention that offers more than 30 CME credits. Mark your calendar for AROC 2015 on April 15-18 at Bally's and Caesars Atlantic City.
The weekly electronic newsletter, sent exclusively to members, reports on the activities of the association and news and information important to the osteopathic community. No other news source offers osteopathic physicians the scope of useful detail in such a timely manner.
NJAOPS' quarterly publication, The Journal, brings you features on the latest medical information, updates from the association and Trenton, and useful articles for efficient, effective practice management.
Members get access to exclusive members-only section of njosteo.com, the official Web site of NJAOPS, providing professional news, association activities and a wide variety of services, resources and helpful links.
NJAOPS provides numerous opportunities for professional networking at various events held throughout the year. Whether it's dinner and education at monthly district society meetings, golf with colleagues at the annual David L. Sirotta Golf Outing or a minor league ballgame and barbeque at one of our "Physicians and their Families" outings, NJAOPS offers you the chance to unwind and get to know your colleagues, while making valuable contacts in the profession. Check our calendar for the latest event.
NJAOPS's award-winning lobbyist represents the interests of osteopathic medicine in Trenton, effectively bringing the voice of the profession before state officials and government agencies with constant monitoring of healthcare issues.
NJAOPS Ethics Committee
The Committee is available to reveiw any complaints, disputes or grievances that may arise with patients or third-party carriers before they reach litigation or are reported to the state Board of Medical Examiners.