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Shaffer elected vice chair of NBOME

March 21, 2016 12:00 AM
Pikeville, Ky.
Dana Shaffer, D.O., FACOFP, dist., was elected to serve a two-year term as vice chair of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) board of directors. Shaffer is the associate dean for osteopathic graduate medical education and professor of family medicine at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.

The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners is the leading assessment organization for the osteopathic medical profession. Its mission is to protect the public by providing the means to assess competencies for osteopathic medicine and related health care professions. The NBOME COMLEX-USA examination series provides the pathway to licensure for osteopathic physicians in the United States and is a graduation requirement for earning a D.O. degree from colleges of osteopathic medicine.

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