News & Updates

Here you will find news and updates about the Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society (MOMS) and its members.


3/24/22 - 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)

Thanks to Jennifer Kendall-Thomas, D.O., for serving as the Second Vice President of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).  Dr. Kendall is the Immediate Past President of the Minnesota Osteopathic Medical Society (MOMS).  She is President-Elect of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR), as well as serving as a member of the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice.

She has served the AOA in several roles, including as the Chair of the Council of Interns and Residents and as both the Resident AOA Board Member and the New Physician in Practice AOA Board Member. Dr. Kendall-Thomas has held many positions on AOA bureaus and councils.

Dr. Kendall-Thomas is a graduate of the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMU/COM). She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as an interventional spine fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dually board certified, Dr. Kendall-Thomas holds faculty appointments at DMU/COM and at University of Minnesota. Dr. Kendall-Thomas, a fellow of the AOCPMR, is the M Health Fairview Medical Director for Medical Spine.


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