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UME-GME Working Groups

Faculty Development

Faculty Development for Programs with Osteopathic Recognition


Charge: This working group focuses on understanding the challenges and opportunities for faculty development in graduate medical education, specifically for programs with or seeking Osteopathic Recognition. Development of effective training and assessment resources for different faculty specialties to foster, maintain, and enhance ongoing education in the integration of Osteopathic Principles and Practice and the osteopathic competencies is a focus of this working group.

Working group members: Lisa Nash, DO, MS-HPEd, Chair (University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine), Boyd Buser, DO (American Osteopathic Association), Karen T. Snider, DO (A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine), Lise McCoy, EdD (A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona), Alicia King, DO, MPH (A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine), Lorenzo Pence, DO (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education), Michael Finley, DO (National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners), Natasha Bray, DO, MSEd (Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine), and Michael Rowane, DO, MS (Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine & American Academy of Osteopathy).

Tools, Resources and Publications

  • Online resource library (coming soon in November 2018)
  • IRB-approved needs assessment survey for faculty development among residency programs with or seeking Osteopathic Recognition
  • Manuscript of survey findings for submission to journals for publication (coming soon)