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AACOM Announces Executive Committee of the Board for 2022-23

July 06, 2022

H. William Craver, DO to serve as Chair of the Board of Deans

(Bethesda, MD)- The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) today announced its 2022-23 slate of Board officers.  The new Executive Board will be led by incoming Chair, H. William Craver, DO, Dean and Chief Academic Office at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, South Georgia.  He replaces outgoing chair Margaret Wilson, DO. The new officers, with the exception of chair and chair-elect, will serve one-year terms.

“One of the reasons osteopathic medical education (OME) is the fastest growing part of the medical education sector is the visionary leadership and solid support AACOM receives from its Board of Deans,” said Dr. Robert A. Cain, AACOM President and CEO. “I know that Dr. Craver and the new Board officers share our passion and dedication for providing the highest quality education and attracting the most qualified and diverse cohort of students possible.  I thank them for their commitment to AACOM, OME and our students.  I also thank Dr. Margaret Wilson for her leadership over the past two years and for helping to guide us through the unprecedented COVID pandemic.”

The 2022-23 AACOM Board of Deans Officers include:

“I am honored to be the next Chair of the AACOM Board of Deans,” said Dr. Craver. “Osteopathic medical education has been growing and attracting new students at unprecedented rates. Our graduates practice in every specialty and in every community.  Despite this growth, there are challenges facing us and I look forward to working with my colleagues, with AACOM and with our medical professions peers to ensure the continued success of our schools and our students.”

About AACOM

The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) leads and advocates for the full continuum of osteopathic medical education to improve the health of the public. Founded in 1898 to support and assist the nation's osteopathic medical schools, AACOM represents all 38 colleges of osteopathic medicine—educating nearly 34,000 future physicians, 25 percent of all U.S. medical students—at 60 teaching locations in 34 U.S. states, as well as osteopathic graduate medical education professionals and trainees at U.S. medical centers, hospitals, clinics and health systems.

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