Welcome to LOMA - "Bienvenue en Louisiane"

The Louisiana Osteopathic Medical Association

LOMA's 2021 Annual Convention and CME Meeting scheduled for August 26-29 was "CANCELED Due to COVID" and also HURRICANE IDA!  But we are still offering the ONLINE/ON-DEMAND CME Program September 3 - October 3.  If you were registered for the Live Meeting - you are still registered for the ONLINE/ON-DEMAND option.  We will return to New Orleans in 2021.  Plan to join us for great CME, lots of fun, and great food. LOMA was seriously impacted in 2020 and 2021 by the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple tropical storms.  Our Live 2020 ANNUAL CONVENTION was CANCELED due to Hurricane Laura but we successfully offered a great ONLINE/ON-DEMAND program to facilitate those who registered to attend the live event or were unable to travel. Start planning your 2022 NOLA trip now!  Visit the New Orleans Conventions and Visitor's Bureau website at https://www.neworleans.com/ where you'll find out everything you need to know, what you can do, and the great food you can find in NOLA - "Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler"!  We'll also offer the live/on-demand option in 2022!

EDWARD VIA VCOM-LA UPDATE!!!

Our Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Louisiana opened in 2020 on the University of Louisiana - Monroe campus. Its operation is a huge stimulus to Louisiana’s osteopathic future as its mission addresses the physician shortage in Louisiana was was recently ranked #39 in the US for per capita primary care physicians. And 81% of Louisiana was designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area by the Louisiana Department of Health. VCOM’s overall goal addresses primary care shortages throughout the Southeastern US where they are most needed. The Inaugural Class of 2024 recently completed its first year and the Class of 2025 is now underway!  Click here: https://www.vcom.edu/locations/louisiana to view the amazing campus and take a Virtual Campus Tour.

LOMA MEMBERSHIP

LOMA serves YOU and all future LA DOs!  All present and future LA DOs benefited from our push to finally achieve DO Licensing Parity in Louisiana as the very last state (#50) in January 2005! And, we continue to advocate on your behalf.  So please support LOMA’s continuing work with your membership. As one of our LOMA dues-paid members, you also earn tuition discounts to CME EVENTS of all other state association affiliates that belong to our AOSED CME CONSORTIUM! JOIN LOMA TODAY! more

2022 Convention Date TBD

LOMA's 2022 Annual Convention will be back in New Orleans at a date TBD. Check out the Royal Sonesta Hotel here: RoyalSonesta. The CME program will offer a clinical agenda suited to PCPs and some specialists. Our 2021 ONLINE/ON-DEMAND CME program is still being offered during September 3 - October 3.  Click the ONLINE/ON-DEMAND CME to the left or the "Meeting/CME" above to register now for the ONLINE/ON-DEMAND program. Plan now for 2022 in NOLA!  Enjoy NOLA's 304 year-old history, great food, sights, and activities!