Advocacy & Government Affairs

AAOMS Governmental Affairs advocates on behalf of the specialty by monitoring federal and state legislative and regulatory issues, encouraging member action through grassroots participation, and backing candidates who support the goals of the specialty through OMSPAC. For additional governmental affairs updates please check out the AAOMS Advocacy E-Newsletter.

  • Take Action

    Join us in increasing the visibility of the oral and maxillofacial surgery profession on Capitol Hill today! Learn about grassroots advocacy, how to take action and other ways to get involved to support the specialty.

  • Government Affairs Publications

    AAOMS works to keep members updated on legislative and regulatory action on both the federal and state level. AAOMS Government Affairs publications provide summaries of bills and articles that directly affect your practice and patients.

  • Advocacy White Papers

    The Committee on Governmental Affairs, with approval from the AAOMS Board of Trustees, developed the following advocacy white papers for use in legislative and regulatory advocacy.

  • Issues

    Learn more about the issues affecting your practice and what AAOMS is doing to address them.


    OMSPAC is the bi-partisan political action committee of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Its goal is to support and elect pro-OMS candidates on the federal level. Please note, this link will take you to omspac.org.

  • 2016 Day on the Hill

    This is a unique opportunity for you to act as a political advocate for the specialty and have a real impact on federal health care policy, regardless of your previous political/advocacy experience.