Welcome to the American Osteopathic College of Proctology

About Us

The AOCPr

The American Osteopathic College of Proctology is the official society dedicated to osteopathic surgeons practicing in the diagnosis, treatment, and advancement of knowledge relating to disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. 

Our mission

The AOCPr strives to upgrade the practice of proctology and to increase the knowledge of the specialist as well as general practitioner in the diagnosis and treatment of proctologic diseases.  

Meetings

The Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACA)

The American Osteopathic College of Proctology holds its yearly meeting with the Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons.  Educational opportunities in proctologic surgery and colorectal disease are presented, discussed and offered as Category 1-A credit to osteopathic surgeons. 


 

The objectives of this meeting are:


  • Offer a highly diversified program of continuing medical education for the specialty of proctological surgery;
  • Keep surgeons informed regarding recent developments and advances in the art and science of proctologic surgery;
  • Discuss pre- and postoperative issues related to surgery;
  • Inform attendees of trends and changes in governmental regulations relating to the practice of surgery.

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Events

October 19-23, 2019

Annual clinical assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons

All day

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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October 19-23, 2019

Annual clinical assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons

This year's Annual Clinical Assembly (ACA) will be held October 19-23, 2019 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Offering educational programming across six surgical disciplines (cardiothoracic and vascular, general, neurological, plastic and reconstructive, proctological, and urological), the ACA is the trademark conference of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, attracting over 1,200 surgeons from across the country. The conference offers both AOA and AMA CME credits as well as multiple opportunities for networking, reconnecting with colleagues and meeting new peers. 


Registration information

www.facos.org/OS/Navigation/Events/Annual_Clinical_Assembly/Annual_Clinical_Assembly.aspx

All day

Colorado Springs, Colorado

TBA - 2020

ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

Time & Location - TBA

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TBA - 2020

ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting

The Annual Scientific Meeting is designed for colon and rectal surgeons as well as general surgeons and others involved in the treatment of diseases affecting the colon, rectum and anus. 

Time & Location - TBA

American osteopathic board of proctology (AOBPR)

Designed for physicians by physicians, AOA board certification is an important quality marker for patients  

AOA Certification

Information regarding board certification

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March is colon cancer awareness month

Additional Information

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month empowers survivors, caregivers and loved ones to share their stories, raise awareness, advocate for policy change and support research. 


The American Osteopathic College of Proctology supports this month as a valuable opportunity for all health care providers to educate their community about these diseases and promote awareness of the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. 



Did you know?

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths of men and women combined. 


The disease is preventable with screening, and highly beatable and treatable if caught at an early stage. 

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