September 19-21, 2014

The Cranial Base

James Binkerd DO
Course Director
Paul E. Dart MD FCA
Assistant Course Director

Chicago, Illinois area

November 7-9, 2014

The Midline Course

Eliott Blackman DO FCA
Course Director

Doubletree Hotel SFO Airport
San Francisco, California

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Welcome to the Academy

About The Academy

Cranial Osteopathy is the study of anatomy and physiology of the cranium and its inter-relationship with the body as a whole. It may be applied for the prevention and treatment of disease and enhancement of health within the practice of the science of osteopathy.

The Osteopathic Cranial Academy was established in 1947 by students of William G. Sutherland, DO DSc (Hon) to:

Our members have a tradition of success in the treatment of a myriad of health problems, some of which may have been non-responsive to standard medical treatment.

Our international membership is composed of DOs, MDs, DMDs and DDSs who are involved in an ongoing study of Osteopathy in the Cranial Field.

The Osteopathic Cranial Academy (OCA) is a component society of The American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO).

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy, a nonprofit member organization, which includes international affiliates, is: To teach, advocate and advance Osteopathy, including Osteopathy in the Cranial Field, as envisioned by Andrew Taylor Still MD and William Garner Sutherland DO.

Vision Statement

The Vision of The Osteopathic Cranial Academy is:

Core Values

The Osteopathic Cranial Academy and its members are committed to: