Academic Affairs

ATSU-KCOM provides career counseling to all osteopathic medical students predominantly via the Office of Academic Affairs with collaborative efforts across the university. A variety of group and one-on-one career counseling activities are available, including:

  • Student Success Forums (academic, board preparation, and career guidance in Years 1 and 2)
  • On-going support for board examination preparation
  • Networking with residency programs, i.e. Hospital Days event
  • On-going advising through the residency application process
  • Resources for career exploration
  • Online repertoire for residency specialty resources
  • Residency specialty panel discussions
  • MSPE preparation and review
  • Planning for matching to residency as couples
  • Preparation for the residency interview process
  • Technical assistance for unmatched students
  • Assistance with curriculum vitae and personal statements
  • Career guidance for military students

Students may request one-on-one career counseling via the KCOM Academic Affairs office. See below for the appropriate personnel.

Farid Khalafalla, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Tabitha Sawyer
Clinical Technology Coordinator

Brandi Snow
Project Coordinator

Brenda Williams
Coordinator

Ted Frushour, MA
Director of Student Success