The Academic and Clinical Educational Affairs department coordinates the efforts of medical educators to implement ATSU-KCOM’s teaching and assessment programs during the first through fourth years. To accomplish this mission, this department:

  • Supports the first and second-year curriculum
  • Supports third- and fourth-year clinical rotations
  • Develops and monitors KCOM’s teaching and assessment criteria for the third and fourth year
  • Facilitates the regional site match process for second-year students
  • Coordinates clinical activities and assessment requirements in the core regional sites
  • Residency match placement support
  • Career advising
  • Facilitates the excused absence process

Clinical Requirements

Core third-year clerkships
4 weeks family medicine
4 weeks rural or underserved family medicine
8 weeks internal medicine
4 weeks surgery
4 weeks pediatrics
4 weeks OB/GYN
4 weeks psychiatry
2 weeks radiology
2 weeks anesthesiology
8 weeks electives (to be completed in April and May of the third year)
2 weeks vacation (scheduled by main campus)
46 weeks

Required fourth year rotations 
4 weeks family medicine
4 weeks critical care/ICU
4 weeks emergency medicine
4 weeks orthopedics, neurology, OMM or physiatry
4 weeks life cycle selective
4 weeks internal medicine selective
4 weeks internal medicine or surgery selective
14 weeks electives
2 week boards/board prep
4 weeks vacation (scheduled by student with site approval)
48 weeks

Clinical Rotations - 94 weeks total

Department Faculty & Staff

Kent Campbell, DO
Associate Dean, Academic & Clinical Educational Affairs

Tammy Kriegshauser, MBA
Assistant Dean
Clinical Educational Affairs


Kneka P. Smith, MPH
Assistant Dean
Academic Affairs


Donna Hettinger
Administrative Assistant

Tabitha Sawyer
Clinical Technology Coordinator

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Brandi Snow
Project Coordinator

Brenda Williams
Clerical Support

Jordyn Allen
Project Coordinator

Department fax: 660.626.2661 or 660.626.2662
Immunization fax: 660.626.2059

Clinical Rotation Site Administration & Staff

Arizona

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Phoenix/Mesa

Robert D. Ligorsky, DO, MACOI, FACP, FAHA
Regional Associate Dean for Arizona
Professor (Regional)


Bruce Badaglialacqua, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor


Jill Kerr, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Grace Stewart, MD
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Professor


Christopher Spiekerman, DO, FAAP
Pediatric Curriculum Consultant

Marianne McGeady
Rotation Site Coordinator

Nicole Dunn
Administrative Support

Verna Burkett
Rotation Site Coordinator

Illinois

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SIU Quincy – Family Medicine Residency Program - Quincy

Timothy T. Ott, DO, FAAFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site) 

Mary Ann Epley
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital - Normal

Todd Kettering, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Randi Salerno
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


SIU Carbondale – Family Medicine Residency Program - Carbondale

Andrew Yochum, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Trinka Pape
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


UnityPoint Health - Methodist - Peoria

Gary Knepp, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Christina Menke
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


AMITA – Adventist Medical Center - Hinsdale

Kate Gunnell, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Director of Student Medical Education

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Mary Fehrman
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Kansas

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Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas - Pittsburg

Bethany Enoch, MD
Director of Student Medical Education

Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Janet Reed
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Michigan

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Genesys Regional Medical Center – Grand Blanc

Richard J. LaBaere, II., DO
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Professor


Kathy Hall
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Beaumont Hospital Trenton – Trenton

John E. Bodell, DO, FACOS
Regional Assistant Dean
Professor (Regional)


Brittany Roberts
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Metro Health Hospital – Grand Rapids

Susan C. Sevensma, DO, FAODME
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Kathy Hall
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Julie Didion
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


St. Mary Mercy Livonia – Livonia

William G. Anderson, II., DO
Director of Student Medical Education


Brittany Roberts
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Carol Mantay
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Missouri

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Des Peres Hospital – St. Louis

Kenneth Ross, DO, FACOFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Hannibal Regional Hospital – Hannibal

Zach Johnson, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Vacant
Rotation Site Coordinators (Off-Site)

Brent Allen
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


SoutheastHEALTH & Saint Francis Hospital – Cape Girardeau

Matt Shoemaker, DO, AOBIM
Director of Student Medical Education

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Christian Hospital – St. Louis

Erin Gerhardt, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Katherine Foglesong
Rotation Site Coordinator


Parkland Health Center – Farmington

Scott Kirkley, MD, ABIM
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Capital Region Medical Center – Jefferson City

Nancy A. Howe, DO, FAAP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Keelie Gardner
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)


Freeman Health System – Joplin

William Hughes, DO, FACOFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Stephanie Lea
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph

Benjamin Reine, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Janice Neumann
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Northeast Regional Medical Center – Kirksville

Gemma A. Ciesemier, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Brianne McRoberts
Rotation Site Coordinator


Phelps County Medical Center – Rolla

Chadwell B. Vail, DO, AOBIM
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Dulce Alford
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


CoxHealth and St. John’s Health System – Springfield

Katie Kabonic, DO
Director of Student Medical Education

Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cassandra Henne
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)


Ozark Medical Center – West Plains

Scott Roush, DO, AOBFP
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Marcy Brockett
Rotation Site Coordinator (Off-Site)

Cindy Robinett
Rotation Site Coordinator (On-Site)

New Jersey

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Bayonne Medical Center – Bayonne

Howard S. Levine, DO, ACOFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Anne Rickert
Rotation Site Coordinator

Pennsylvania

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UPMC Pinnacle Lititz – Lititz

Lisa Fritz, DO, FACOOG
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor (Regional)


Anne Rickert
Rotation Site Coordinator

Ohio

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Holzer Health System – Gallipolis
Philip Starr, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator

Southeast Ohio Clinical Campus – Athens
Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator
Jennifer Gwilym, DO
Regional Assistant Dean
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Professor (Regional)


Western Reserve Hospital – Cuyahoga Falls
Ronald J. Russ, DO, AOBFP
Regional Assistant Dean
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor (Regional)

Juliann Riley
Rotation Site Coordinator

Utah

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Stuart B. Porter, DO, ABFM
Regional Assistant Dean
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor (Regional)


Barrett Labrum, DO
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


John Nichols, DO, ABOG
Director of Student Medical Education
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor


Whitney Nicolson
Rotation Site Coordinator