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Contact AACOM

AACOMAS Application Questions

(617) 612-2889 Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm ET


Office of the President

Robert A. Cain, DO
President/Chief Executive Officer
Joye Shepperd
Executive Asst to the Office of the President and CEO
Alegneta Long
Director, Graduate Medical Education (GME) Initiatives & Executive Director, AOGME
Chamene Howard Program Manager, AOGME


Patricia Delaney, MEd, CPA
 Senior VP of Finance and Operations
Fang Jiang, MBA
Elizabeth Tellez
 Staff Accountant

IT & Operations

Jeff Tjiputra, DSc, MLS
VP of Information Technology and CIO
Andrew L. Fennell 
Application Analyst
Eric (Fei) Li, MS, PMP IT Systems Analyst

Government Relations

The Government Relations office is located at:
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Suite 380, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 844-4217

Judith Mun, MPA
Interim VP of Government Relations
Julie Crockett
Associate Director of Government Relations
Christine DeCarlo
Advocacy and Public Affairs Manager
Alexandra Tran
Policy and Regulatory Analyst
Joy De Guzman
Government Relations Associate

Marketing and Communications

Susan Ridge
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Joseph Shapiro
Director of Media Relations
Thomas Ford, MBA
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Lisa K. Etienne
Manager of Digital Projects
James Hart

Medical Education and Research

Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA Senior VP for Medical Education and Research
Susy Chung, MS
Administrative Assistant
Medical Education

Tyler Cymet, DO
Chief of Clinical Education
Abhishek Bhandari
Administrator for the Department of Medical Education
Lynn Bragan, PMP
Program Manager


Erik Guercio, MA
Director of Research
Aisha Ali, MHRM
Research Analyst 
Catherine Golden
Research Analyst 

Application Services

Jayme Bograd
Director of Application Services, Recruitment and Student Affairs
Erin Helbling, MEd
Associate Director, Recruitment and Outreach
Jessica James
Associate Director of Application Services and Digital Outreach

AACOMAS Customer Service
(617) 612-2889 Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm ET

Meetings & Events

Beth Martino
Senior Manager of Meetings and Events