CFO Update

The CFO is now a member of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research. The ISCMR  has an Osteopathy Special Interest Group (SIG) which is based in Canada. The CFO membership means that if you are a full or student member of a provincial association that is part of the CFO you can get reduced rates on a personal membership to the ISCMR, the SIG, and  any of their activities. You can see their activities here If you would like to join the ISCMR, please contact the Osteopathy BC secretary who will give you the password so you can get the reduced member rate.

The new Osteopathy SIG is committed to:
  1. Promoting knowledge transfer (research to clinic and clinic to research)
  2. Initiating the development of a research task force about osteopathy in Canada
  3. Fostering collaboration and networking with other complementary approaches in the research field
  4. Creating a Canadian scientific osteopathic community
  5. Helping osteopaths (clinicians and students) in initiating and participating in research projects


The activities we engage in organizing:
  1. Research meetings
  2. Workshops or pre symposium activities
  3. Student poster contests
  4. Webinars on research methodology
  5. The development of a list of research resources and methodology resources
  6. Posting of new research publication in the osteopathic field on the web site
  7. To become an Osteopathy SIG member, please email the group co-leads: Chantal Morin chantal.morin [at] (chantal.morin [at] or Nathalie Trottier ntrottier [at] (ntrottier [at]