About Us

Representing Ohio's Osteopathic Family Physicians 


Ohio ACOFP is affiliated with the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the Ohio Osteopathic Association.  The Ohio ACOFP also works closely with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Family Practice Student Association and provides an annual grant to support the chapter. Ohio ACOFP is a partner with the Ohio Department of Health's Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative and the Ohio Coalition of Primary Care Physicians.

What is an osteopathic physician?  Listen to how Former Ohio ACOFP President William J. Burke, DO, FACOFP, and other osteopathic physicians at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio explain the osteopathic difference.  

ACOFP Constitution and Bylaws
Ohio ACOFP Board of Governors


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To promote and preserve the osteopathic family physician as a professional extension of the family by serving as the primary source of healthcare and health information.


  • Advance the standards of osteopathic family physicians by encouraging and improving educational opportunities and training.
  • Emphasize the integration of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in everyday practice.
  • Promote better public and professional understanding of the diversity of services provided by osteopathic family physicians.
  • Maintain the central role of osteopathic family physicians in the healthcare system.
  • Strengthen and support the departments of family medicine in Ohio hospitals and healthcare systems.
  • Promote and maintain the highest professional, moral, and ethical standards in the practice of osteopathic family medicine.

Upcoming Events

 November 2015 
December 5-6, 2015

33rd Annual Internal Medicine Update

CME Event


January 22-24, 2016

51st Annual January Seminar

CME Event

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Contact Us

53 West Third Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201
(614) 421-2271

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