- The Academy
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- Research Priorities
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Alliance (O&P Alliance) advocates for state and federal policy that improves the practice of O&P and the quality of services provided to patients who require these health care services.
O&P Alliance organizations have developed a number of position statements that support our collective priorities. Your awareness and understanding of these position statements are critical to becoming an informed advocate. Review the O&P Alliance Position Statements.
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Alliance (O&P Alliance) Mission
The O&P Alliance is a coalition of the leading national organizations representing the orthotic and prosthetic profession. The five groups that comprise the O&P Alliance include: the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP); the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC); the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA); the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC), and, the National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP). Together, the O&P Alliance represents the scientific, research, professional, business, and quality improvement aspects of the O&P profession. The O&P Alliance advocates for state and federal policies that improve the practice of O&P and the quality of services provided to patients who require these healthcare services.