Welcome to the Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society

The Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society (MOMS) exists to support osteopathic physicians in the state of Minnesota.

Since 1945, MOMS has been honored to represent all osteopathic physicians in Minnesota. We are proud of our efforts in advocacy, education, and public awareness. We hope that you’ll find this website a valuable tool as you’re searching for more information, educational opportunities, or physicians in our state.


Recent News and Updates

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society (MOMS) support MN S.F.3531, which enacts various policies aimed at supporting physician wellness and addressing burnout. Read the letter of support here.

MOMS Past President, Dr. Jennifer Kendall, DO, serves as Second Vice President of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and President-Elect of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR)

MOMS Past President, Dr. Jennifer Kendall, DO, attended MMA's Legislative Session Review last year. Read MMA's Legislative Review here.

Governor Walz appointed MOMS physician member Jennifer Kendall Thomas, DO, FACOPMR, to the Board of Medical Practice. Congrats, Dr. Kendall Thomas!

Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society joined other associations with the American Osteopathic Association to denounce racism and inequality.

Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society joined the American Osteopathic Association in response to VA Scope of Practice Memo. We believe that all patients, including our U.S. Veterans, deserve access to high-quality medical care provided by a fully trained and licensed physician.


The Benefits of Membership

  • Receive the discounted member rate for CME conferences in Minnesota.

  • Provides information to members of the public who are looking for treatment from an osteopathic physician.

  • Helps the individual D.O. and the profession as a whole to better serve the interests of osteopathic medicine, and concerns itself with the quality and cost of the delivery of health care for citizens of Minnesota.

  • Provides a liaison to all health care organizations and agencies; maintains liaison with the Minnesota State Licensing Board.

  • Coordinates communications and functions with the American Osteopathic Association and all of its subdivisions.

  • Provides information to members and other individuals and organizations that require data concerning a doctor or the profession.

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The History of Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic medicine is a unique form of American medical care that was developed in 1874 by frontier doctor Andrew Taylor Still. Dr. Still was dissatisfied with the effectiveness of 19th century medicine. He believed that many of the medications of his day were useless or even harmful. Dr. Still was one of the first in his time to study the attributes of good health so that he could better understand the process of disease.


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