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


Call for Delegates to the ACOFP Congress of Delegates

The ACOFP 52nd Annual Convention & Scientific Seminars will be held March 12-15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pennsylvania is proud to send the largest state delegation to the 2015 ACOFP Congress of Delegates comprised of 37 delegates, 37 alternate delegates, 2 student delegates and 1 resident delegate.

The Congress of Delegates will meet on Wednesday, March 11 beginning at 3:00 pm and continue on Thursday, March 12.  The Pennsylvania caucus will meet on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 am (location TBD). 

Be active and participate!  If you are attending the ACOFP Convention, we would like you to serve as a delegate or alternate delegate to the Congress of Delegates.  Please respond with your intention no later than January 23, 2015 by calling (800) 544-7662, ext. 13, faxing (717) 939-7255, or e-mailing pofps@poma.org.


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.
Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.   Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
Lisa A. Witherite-Rieg, D.O.
  Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.
     
Convention Committee   Exhibit Committee
Deanne S. Endy, D.O., Co-chair   Deanne S. Endy, D.O., Co-chair
Richard A. Ortoski, D.O., Co-chair   Richard A. Ortoski, D.O., Co-chair

  James N. Hammett, D.O.
Education Committee   Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.
Joan M. Grzybowski, D.O., Chair   John V. Tumasz, D.O.
Deanne S. Endy, D.O.  
Gretta A. Gross, D.O.   Awards Committee
Harry J. Morris, D.O.   Ernest R. Gelb, D.O., Chair
Richard A. Ortoski, D.O.   Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O.
    Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
Nominating Committee   William A. Wewer, D.O.
Exhibit Committee    
Deanne S. Endy, D.O., Chair   Bylaws Committee
Joan M. Grzybowski, D.O.   Jeffery J. Dunkelberger, D.O., Chair
Carol L. Henwood, D.O.   Glenn G. Miller, D.O.
Kieren P. Knapp, D.O.   Harvey M. Spector, D.O.

Glenn G. Miller, D.O.

  William B. Swallow, D.O.
William A. Wewer, D.O.    
    Committee on Marketing/Family Physician Networking
Ad Hoc Resolution Committee   Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O.
Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O., Chair
  Robert K. Hippert, D.O.
Deanne S. Endy, D.O.
  Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.
Gretta A. Gross, D.O.
  Christopher S. Poggi, D.O.
Anita E. Kozlowski, D.O.
  William B. Swallow, D.O.
John V. Tumasz, D.O.
  Lisa A. Witherite-Rieg, D.O.

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


POFPS Officers & Board Members

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.
Niloofar V. Roodsari, D.O.
William B. Swallow, D.O.
Pamela Q. Taffera, D.O.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Family Physician Certification Update

Examination

Date

Location

Postmark Application Deadline

Family Medicine/OMT Certification - Performance Evaluation Only March 12-15, 2015; March 10-11, 2015 Las Vegas, NV
Initial: Oct 1, 2014; Late filing thru Dec 1, 2014
Family Medicine/OMT Certification - Cognitive Exam
April 25, 2015 Electronic Testing; Regional Sites
Initial: Oct 1, 2014; Late filing thru Dec 1, 2014
Geriatric Medicine CAQ Certification - Cognitive Exam April 25, 2015
Electronic Testing; Regional Sites
Initial: Oct 1, 2014; Late filing thru Dec 1, 2014
Sleep Medicine CAQ Certification - Cognitive Exam
August 2015 (date TBD)
Lombard, IL
Initial: TBD
Family Medicine/OMT Certification - Cognitive Exam September 26, 2015
Electronic Testing; Regional Sites Initial: April 1, 2015; Late filing thru June 1, 2015
Family Medicine/OMT Certification - Performance Evaluation Only October 16-21, 2015; October 16, 2014 Orlando, FL Initial: April 1, 2015; Late filing thru June 1, 2015

 

For application materials, contact:

American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
330 East Algonquin Road, Suite 6, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 640-8477
 

REMINDER: Recertification every eight years is mandatory for FPs certified in 1997 and thereafter.


Contact POFPS

1330 Eisenhower Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17111-2395

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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