March 13, 2015 | Uncategorizedon
Congratulations to Harald Lausen, DO, MA, FACOFP, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, SIU Healthcare, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and Director of Medical Education for the SIU Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Lausen is one of the three DO’s to be appointed to the Family Medicine Residency Review Committee (RRC). The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has appointed doctors of osteopathy to its review committees as part of the single accreditation system. You can see a full list of DO appointments to ACGME Review Committees on the AOA website.
As you know, Dr. Richard LaBaere, Still OPTI’s Academic Officer was appointed to the Institutional Review Committee. Dr. LaBaere and Dr. Lausen begin their training for these appointments right away and will begin participating as official voting members for RC activities to take place after May of this year.
If you have questions about transitioning to the single accreditation system, please do not hesitate to contact us.