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Overview

The standing committees shall be: Awards, Bylaws, CME, Editorial/Public Relations, Education Evaluating, Ethics, Finance, In-Training Examination, Membership, Nominating and Faculty Development. Unless indicated otherwise in the committee descriptions, all committee members shall be appointed annually by the President and ratified by a majority vote of the Board of Trustees. All standing committees shall report to the Board of Trustees.

Awards

This committee shall consist of a chairperson and additional members appointed by the president. This committee shall review and assess various awards.

Michael Scott, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Ben Adams, D.O., FAOCD
James Bernard, D.O., FAOCD
Roger Byrd, D.O., FAOCD
Eugene Conte, D.O., FAOCD
Shelly Friedman, D.O., FAOCD
Daniel Hurd, D.O., FAOCD
Susan Kelly, D.O., FAOCD
Stephen Purcell, D.O., FAOCD
Shari Sperling, D.O., FAOCD

Bylaws

This committee shall consist of a chairperson and members appointed by the president plus the Secretary-Treasurer. This committee shall recommend appropriate changes to the Constitution and Bylaws which shall be presented to the Board of Trustees for review and submission to the general membership for approval.

James Young, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Michelle Bruner, D.O., FAOCD
Ralph Fiore, D.O., FAOCD
Steven Grekin, D.O., FAOCD
David Grice, D.O., FAOCD

CME Committee

The committee shall consist of a chairperson, the Second Vice President, the First Vice President, The President-Elect, and two members appointed by the President. The committee is charged with planning the educational events. They will follow the CME criteria set by the AOA, including needs assessments, outcome evaluation forms, long-range course curricula, and inclusion of osteopathic content. The BOT may assign other related tasks as needs arise. Program chairs shall plan and develop the didactic sessions for each meeting and be responsible for presenting the educational program.

John Minni, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Dwayne Montie, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Danica Alexander, D.O., FAOCD
Nathan Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD
Laura DeStefano, D.O., FAOCD
Stephen Verral, D.O., FAOCD
Sabrina Waqar, D.O., FAOCD

Editorial/Public Relations

This committee shall oversee the content and publication of AOCD written and online communications as well as oversee the public relations of the College. The committee shall have responsibility for content on the AOCD website including the Dermatologic Disease Database, and special tasks as assigned by the BOT.

David Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Danica Alexander, D.O., FAOCD (Editor)
Marsha Wise (Associate Editor)
Susun Kim, D.O., FAOCD
Albert Rivera, D.O., FAOCD
Lawrence Schiffman, D.O., FAOCD
Dustin Wilkes, D.O.

Education Evaluating

The Committee shall consist of a minimum of seven (7) members appointed for three (3) year terms on a staggered basis, including the representative to the American Osteopathic Association Council on Postdoctoral Training, at least one (1) member of the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology, with the remaining positions appointed from the eligible fellow membership. The chairperson shall be chosen by a majority vote of the members of the Education Evaluating Committee. The Education Evaluating Committee shall review all osteopathic postdoctoral training programs in dermatology for recommendation to the American Osteopathic Association Council on Postdoctoral Training.

James Bernard, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019) (Chair)
Michael Scott, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020) (Chair)

Lloyd Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020) (Vice Chair)
Jonathan Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD (2015-2019)
Jonathan Crane, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Alpesh Desai, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Steven Grekin, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
David Grice, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
Cindy Hoffman, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
Karthik Krishnamurthy, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Mark Kuriata, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
John Minni, D.O., FAOCD (2015-2019)
Suzanne Sirota Rozenberg, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Stanley Skopit, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Schield Wikas, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)

Ethics

The committee shall consist of the three (3) most recent Past Presidents with the Immediate Past President as chairperson and additional members appointed by the President. This committee shall review all matters of an ethical nature regarding any member or resident/trainee referred to them.


Daniel J. Ladd, D.O, FAOCD  
(Chair)  (2019-2022)
Karthik Krishnamurthy, D.O., FAOCD (2018-2021) 
Alpesh Desai, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020) 
James Young, D.O., FAOCD

Finance

The committee shall consist of a chairperson appointed by the President, the Immediate Past President, the President Elect, and additional members appointed by the Chair with the Executive Director, Secretary/Treasurer and CPA serving as consultants. The Finance Committee is responsible for generating the annual budget, reporting any financial issues of concern to the BOT, investigating ways to invest a percentage of AOCD revenue, generating ways to create additional revenue, assisting in generating corporate funding, overseeing the compensation policy and will have oversight on all funds received from all sources.

Ralph Fiore, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Reagan Anderson, D.O., FAOCD
Dan Ladd, D.O., FAOCD
Steven Grekin, D.O., FAOCD (Consultant)
Marsha Wise (Consultant)

In-Training Examination

The committee shall consist of a chairperson and a minimum of three (3) members appointed by the President, with at least one member being from the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. This committee shall develop, administer and evaluate mock boards for candidates (residents/trainees).


Membership

The committee shall consist of a chairperson and additional members
appointed by the president.  Appointments are for a three (3) year term.  The Membership Committee shall review and submit written recommendations of applicants for membership
to be acted upon by the Board of Trustees.  The membership committee shall work to evaluate,update and explore membership benefits and services with the goal of member retention,recruitment, and inclusivity in mind.  The membership Committee shall also evaluate candidates’ fellow of distinction applications based upon the criteria and report their recommendations to the Board of Trustees for approval by three-fourths (3/4) of the voting members of the Board of Trustees.  The Board shall forward their recommendations to the general membership for ratification at the annual business meeting.

Reagan Anderson, D.O., FAOCD (Chair) (2016-2019)
David Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD  (2016-2019
Alpesh Desai, D.O., FAOCD  (2016-2019)

Patrick Keehan, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
Karthik Krishnamurthy, D.O., FAOCD (2016-2019)
Lacey Elwyn, D.O., FAOCD (2018-2021)
Marcy Alvarez, D.O., FAOCD (2018-2021)

 

Fellow of Distinction Members

Stanley Skopit, D.O., FAOCD (Chair)
Jere Mammino, D.O., FAOCD
Richard Miller, D.O., FAOCD
Lynn Sikorski, D.O., FAOCD

Nominating

The Nominating Committee shall consist of the three (3) most recent past presidents, the President-Elect, and additional representatives from the general membership. The Chairperson shall be the most immediate Past President. The Nominating Committee shall present a slate of officers to the Board of Trustees at least three (3) months prior to the annual meeting.

Daniel J. Ladd, D.O., FAOCD )2019-2022) (Chair)
Karthik Krishnamurthy, D.O., FAOCD  (2018-2021)
Alpesh Desai, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2020)
Cindy Hoffman, D.O., FAOCD
Reagan Anderson, D.O., FAOCD (2019-2020)


Faculty Development

The committee shall consist of a chairperson and additional members appointed by the president. Appointments are for a three (3) year term.  This committee shall be responsible for developing scholarly activities needed for faculty development in graduate medical education.

David Cleaver, D.O., FAOCD
Jonathan Crane, D.O., FAOCD
Lacey Elwyn, D.O., FAOCD
Suzanne Sirota-Rozenberg, D.O., FAOCD 

 Resident Liaison

A delegate from the resident body shall be elected by majority vote of their peers at their annual meeting following the in-training examination. This delegate shall attend the fall and annual meeting Board of Trustees meetings as a non-voting member to represent the residents.

Mehreen Sheikh, D.O.


The AOCD also has representation at the AOA level for the following:

Program and Trainee Review Council

Suzanne Sirota Rozenberg, D.O., FAOCD (2017-2019)

2019 House of Delegates

David Grice, D.O., FAOCD, Delegate
Ralph Fiore, II,  D.O., FAOCD, Alternate

 

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