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Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society
A divisional society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians


Call for Delegates to ACOFP Congress

The ACOFP’s Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars will be held April 6-9, 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Pennsylvania is proud to send the largest state delegation (38 delegates, 38 alternate delegates, 3 student delegates, 1 resident delegate) to the 2016 ACOFP Congress of Delegates.  If you are going to Puerto Rico, we would like you to serve as a delegate or alternate delegate to the Congress.  Please respond no later than January 31, 2016 by calling (800) 544-7662, ext. 13, faxing (717) 939-7255 or emailing admin@poma.org.

The Congress of Delegates will meet on Wednesday, April 6 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm and Thursday, April 7 from 8:00 – 10:00 am.  The Pennsylvania delegation will holds its caucus meeting on Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 am.

Be active and participate!  We look forward to seeing you in April!


Call for POFPS Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer and Trustees

The POFPS is now accepting nominations for the following positions:

  • Vice President (2 year term)
  • Secretary/Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Trustees (4 year term)

Nominations should be submitted no later than March 31, 2016 to Mario Lanni, POFPS Executive Director, 1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 200, Harrisburg, PA, 17111-2395; fax (717) 939-7255 or e-mail mlanni@poma.org.


Call for POFPS Award Nominations

The POFPS is now accepting nominations for the following awards which will be presented during the POFPS Luncheon on May 6, 2016 at the Radisson Valley Forge and Valley Forge Event Center:

  • Raymond J. Saloom, D.O., F.A.C.G.P., Memorial Award in recognition of untiring efforts to promote the art of family practice and to preserve the integrity of the osteopathic profession.

  • Frederick J. Solomon, D.O., F.A.C.G.P., Award of Merit in recognition of services both professional and educational.

  • POFPS Family Physician of the Year Award in recognition of outstanding service to the profession and community.

Nominations should be submitted no later than March 31, 2016 to Mario Lanni, POFPS Executive Director, 1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 200, Harrisburg, PA, 17111-2395; fax (717) 939-7255 or e-mail mlanni@poma.org.


Call for POFPS Committee Members

The POFPS is accepting nominations for members to serve on the following committees:
   • Membership Committee
   • CME Symposium Committee
        o Education Committee
        o Exhibit Committee
   • Nominating Committee
   • Awards Committee
   • Committee on Marketing/Family Physician Networking
   • Public Policy Committee
   • Bylaws Committee
   • Ad Hoc Resolution Committee

To serve on a committee, submit your name and committee preference(s) by March 31, 2016 to Mario Lanni, POFPS Executive Director, 1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 200, Harrisburg, PA, 17111-2395; fax (717) 939-7255 or e-mail mlanni@poma.org.


POFPS Membership Directory

POFPS now has a membership directory!  Please click here to view the POFPS Membership Directory (you must be a registered user of the site in order to view the Directory webapge).


POFPS Committees - 2014-2016

Membership Committee       Public Policy Committee
William B. Swallow, D.O., Chair   John R. Gimpel, D.O., Chair
John R. Gimpel, D.O.
  Joan M. Grzybowski, D.O.
Richard A. Ortoski, D.O.   Kieren P. Knapp, D.O.
Niloofar V. Roodsari, D.O.   Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.   Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.
     
Committee on Marketing/Family Physician Networking   Awards Committee
Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O., Chair
  Ernest R. Gelb, D.O., Chair
Robert K. Hippert, D.O.   Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O.
Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.   Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
Christopher S. Poggi, D.O.   William A. Wewer, D.O.
William B. Swallow, D.O.    
    Nominating Committee
Symposium Committee   Kieren P. Knapp, D.O., Chair
Richard A. Ortoski, D.O., Chair   Joan M. Grzybowski, D.O.
   Education Committee   Carol L. Henwood, D.O.
   Deanne S. Endy, D.O., Chair
  Suzanne K. Kelley, D.O.
   John R. Gimpel, D.O.
  Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
   Joan M. Grzybowski, D.O.
  William A. Wewer, D.O.
   Cathleen S. McGonigle, D.O.    
   Richard A. Ortoski, D.O.   Bylaws Committee
    Jeffery J. Dunkelberger, D.O., Chair
   Exhibit Committee   Deanne S. Endy, D.O.
   Deanne S. Endy, D.O., Chair   Suzanne K. Kelley, D.O.
   James N. Hammett, D.O.   Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.
   Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.   Jessica L. Masser, D.O.

Mario E.J. Lanni, Executive Director, Ex-officio on all committees.


POFPS 2014-2016 Officers & Board Members

Officers
President: Harry J. Morris, D.O.

Vice President: Richard A. Ortoski, D.O.

Secretary/Treasurer: Ernest R. Gelb, D.O.

Immediate Past President: Suzanne K. Kelley, D.O.

 

Advisors
Kieren P. Knapp, D.O., and Glenn G. Miller, D.O.

 

Executive Director
Mario E.J. Lanni, D.Sc., LL.D. (hon.)
Board Members
Deanne S. Endy, D.O.
John R. Gimpel, D.O.
James N. Hammett, D.O.
Robert K. Hippert, D.O.
Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.
Jessica L. Masser, D.O.
Cathleen S. McGonigle, D.O.
Christopher S. Poggi, D.O.
Christine M. Rohanna, D.O.
Anna Marie Sullivan, D.O. (Del.)
William B. Swallow, D.O.
Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Contact POFPS

1330 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 200

Harrisburg, PA 17111-2319

Phone: (717) 939-9318
Fax: (717) 939-7255


The opinions expressed in this column are those of the POFPS and do not necessarily reflect the views of the POMA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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