The COA represents graduates from colleges of osteopathic medicine accredited by the Canadian and American Osteopathic Associations. Osteopathic physicians have been providing comprehensive medical care in Canada since the early 1900s. The COA was established in 1926 and continues to represent the osteopathic medical profession in all provincial and federal matters regarding legislation and licensure.
An Osteopathic Physician (D.O. - Doctor of Osteopathy) must complete the same comprehensive medical education as their MD colleague as well as comprehensive training in biomechanical assessment of the musculoskeletal system and treatment including osteopathic manipulative therapy.
To find out what type of financial assistance CANADIAN OSTEOPATHIC EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND may offer, please visit their website at: http://osteopathic.ca