Dr. Clint Adams, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the

Pacific (COMP) announced Thursday the promotion of Kay Kalousek, DO, MS,

AAHIVS, FACOFP to assistant dean of Medical Education for COMP. Prior to

her recent appointment, Dr. Kalousek (COMP ’89) was the acting director

for the Office of Medical Education.

“”As an alumna of COMP, it has been a great privilege to be able to

participate in the education of the next generation of osteopathic

physicians,”” said Dr. Kalousek. “”I look forward to continuing to support

COMP’s faculty in providing an exceptional educational experience for our

students.””

Dr. Kalousek has made key advancements in the College’s Medical Education

programming during her tenure. She has also accomplished some

significant professional goals. In March 2007, she received the honorary

designation of Fellow from the American College of Osteopathic Family

Physicians, which is only given to physicians who have contributed

outstanding national and local service through teaching, authorship,

research, or professional leadership; and who have also contributed

outstanding service in their professional career and family practice

duties in their community and civic activities.

“”Her talent, zeal and commitment to excellence are recognized by the

entire faculty and student body,”” said Dean Clint Adams in the

announcement released on Thursday. “”Surveys from prospective students

rank the new curriculum as a number one reason they were attracted to

COMP. “”

As Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Dr. Kalousek will continue to

support the Curriculum Committee, rotations staff, pre-clinical

education, faculty credentialing and student academic support functions.

Beginning July 2007, the office will also incorporate the Division of

Standardized Patients.