About the college

COMPO’s main responsibilities include:

  • Developing standards of admission to the osteopathic manual practice profession;
  • Establishing standards and guidelines for members’ conduct and practice;
  • Developing programs to help osteopathic manual practitioners maintain and improve their skills and knowledge;
  • Investigating complaints and reports;
  • Disciplining members who have committed acts of professional misconduct or who are incompetent or incapacitated.

Council of the College

College of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners of Ontario (COMPO) is governed by a 16-member policy-making Council composed of nine osteopathic manual practitioners elected by osteopathic manual practitioners from among their peers and seven members of the public appointed by the COMPO.
The President and Vice President of Council are elected from among its members by majority vote.