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National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators Names 2014 Fellows 

AACOM has announced the 2014-2019 Fellows for its National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME). NAOME Fellows are inducted into the Academy each year to serve a five-year term. As Fellows, inductees function as leaders and mentors for academic scholarship and excellence within the osteopathic medical education community. We extend our sincere thanks and gratitude for the work of the NAOME Selection and Review Committee members in this rigorous application process. This year’s inductees are:
  • Pamela M. Basehore, EdD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Assessment (Acting); Assistant Professor of Medicine, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (category: Educational Leadership)
  • Lisa R. Chun, DO, C-SPOMM, Assistant Professor, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (category: Teaching and Evaluation) 
  • Rita K. Getz, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Anatomy, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (category: Educational Leadership) 
  • Thomas E. Green, DO, MPH, Clinical Curriculum Director & Associate Professor, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (category: Teaching and Evaluation) 
  • Mary T. Johnson, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine (category: Educational Leadership) 
  • Michael L. Kuchera, DO, Professor and Chairperson, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (third category: Educational Leadership) 
  • Polly E. Leonard, DO, MS, Clinical Associate Professor, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (second category: Teaching and Evaluation)
NAOME was established in 2009 as the first national health professions education academy. Its peer-selected membership makes-up a community of outstanding educators from across the osteopathic medical education continuum.

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March 2014
Vol. 8, No. 3