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We are bringing physicians together
for a healthier Ohio.

The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) proactively and persistently advocates for effective healthcare policy outcomes, provides professional development opportunities for physicians, and promotes useful resources that advance patient care and the medical profession. Established in 1846, OSMA is the leading voice of physicians, residents and medical students in Ohio.

“I have professionally benefited from OSMA membership through mentorship, networking, discounts on loan refinancing and access to products and services that improve my practice's performance and profitability.”

~ John Corker, MD

“OSMA is working diligently behind the scenes—making sure our collective voice is heard on timely issues for Ohio physicians.”

~ Jeffrey Leipzig, MD


A Message from OSMA's President:


Welcome to the largest physician-led organization in Ohio! We are a group of engaged and committed individuals Bringing Physicians Together for a Healthier Ohio. We are the most prolific and successful advocates for healthcare delivery in Ohio.

I welcome you to become engaged with us; help us help you. Lend your voice to shaping and strengthening the autonomy of physicians in Ohio. 

- Brian


Brian J. Santin, MD, FACS, FSVS, RPVI, CPPS
OSMA President


Latest News


OSMA Comments on Federal Prior Authorization Rules

March 23, 2023 – Prior Authorization reform is OSMA’s top advocacy issue in 2023 and 2024. In addition to advocating for major legislative reforms at the state level that will impact commercial and Medicaid plans, we have also been involved in initiatives at the federal level that will impact Medicare advantage plans.


Women's History Month: What being a female physician means to Dr. Lisa Egbert

March 21, 2023 – March is Women’s History Month, and there are countless women trailblazers in medicine to celebrate. Women like Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor in the U.S.; Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first Black woman doctor; Dr. Virginia Apgar, the physician who developed the Apgar score; and Dr. Gerty Cori, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in medicine. OSMA is proud of the strides made by women in medicine.


MIPS Value Pathways – Newest Reporting Option for 2023

March 16, 2023 – Starting this year, your practice now has a third option for the Merit Based Incentive Payment System Reporting (MIPS).


Key Factors in a Deposition: What Healthcare Professionals Can Expect

March 15, 2023 – Depositions are conducted under oath in a verbal question-and-answer format by counsel for all of the parties to the proceeding. Although the deponent (that is, the person being questioned) is often a participant to the legal action, more commonly the individual has specific—and possibly unique—knowledge relevant to the case.

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