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Veteran Attorney to Lead Accreditation of Osteopathic Medical Schools

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) has named Brian G. Kim, JD, Vice President of Accreditation and Secretary of the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

The AOA is the professional membership organization for the nation's more than 129,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students. COCA accredits AACOM's 34 member colleges of osteopathic medicine operating in 49 sites and is the sole accrediting body for pre-doctoral osteopathic medical education. COCA recently gave the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) pre-accreditation status. Read more.