ACEP Board member Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, has been appointed chief executive officer of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the professional membership organization for more than 145,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students. As CEO, he will be responsible for strategy, operating results, organizational growth, and advocacy.
“We are thrilled for Dr. Klauer to join the AOA as our next CEO,” said AOA President William S. Mayo, DO. “The DO profession is undergoing significant growth, with approximately one in four medical students attending a college of osteopathic medicine. This is a pivotal moment for the osteopathic profession and health care overall, and we are confident in Dr. Klauer’s experience to lead us through a dynamic and evolving landscape.”
Dr. Klauer, an ACEP member since 1992 and current Medical Editor in Chief of ACEP Now, will finish his current term on the ACEP Board in October and will help transition a new emergency physician into the role of ACEP Now Medical Editor in Chief. Read a letter from Dr. Klauer about the transition and his new role.