|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|March 10, 2008|
AACOM Names Tyler Cymet, DO, Associate Vice President for Medical Education
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) announces the appointment of Tyler Cymet, DO, to the new position of Associate Vice President for Medical Education. He will join the association effective June 1, 2008.
In his new position, Dr. Cymet will work with AACOM’s Vice President for Medical Education to develop research and programmatic initiatives that advance the full continuum of osteopathic medical education, from undergraduate medical education through residency programs. He will focus especially on student clinical and graduate medical education.
Dr. Cymet brings a superior background to this work, having spent the last 15 years overseeing residents in his role as Director of Osteopathic Medical Education at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. More recently, Sinai named him Section Head of Family Medicine. During these years, Dr. Cymet also maintained a general medical practice of some 2,000 patients.
Dr. Cymet received his DO degree from Nova-Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He fulfilled his internship with the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his Primary Care Internal Medicine residency at Yale University School of Medicine.
He was honored as one of Baltimore Magazine’s “Top Docs” in 1997, 2000 and 2007, and in 1999 was recognized as Best Teacher at an Osteopathic Medical School by the Student Osteopathic Medical Association.
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) was founded in 1898 to support and assist the nation's osteopathic medical schools, and to serve as a unifying voice for osteopathic medical education. AACOM’s mission is to promote excellence in osteopathic medical education, in research and in service, and to foster innovation and quality among osteopathic colleges to improve the health of the American public.