ACOInformation March 2022

12 • American College of Osteopathic Internists

ACOI Info • March 2022

Community and Member News

New COM Opening Fall 2024 The Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine held their

In Memoriam

We have received word of the passing of Raymond F. Gadowski, DO, FACOI, of Farmington Hills, MI. Dr. Gadowski first joined ACOI as a student in 1969 and remained a member of the college until his passing in February 2022. He was an alumnus of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete his cardiology fellowship in 1978. Dr. Gadowski practiced cardiology for 44 years in the Greater Detroit area. He was known for his passion for teaching and never retired due to his dedication to his

groundbreaking ceremony March 1, 2022, in Pittsburgh, PA. ACOI member John M. Kauffman, DO, FACOI, is serving as the Dean of the new COM. Duquesne University hopes to help fill a shortage of primary-care physicians locally. “Communities with stronger primary care services have better health outcomes, improved quality of care, lower costs and higher patient satisfaction,” Kauffman said. “Our doctors will be trained to very high standards of medical excellence and will understand and meet the healthcare needs of their patients, including those living in underserved regions.” Listen to the full interview with Dr. Kauffman at the groundbreaking ceremony here. The college will enroll 85 students when it launches in fall 2024 and plans to grow annual enrollment to 170 students beginning in 2026. The college intends to enroll 680 students over all four years by the 2029-2030 school year. O

patients. Dr. Gadowski is survived by his wife Marvelyn, his children Gregory, Jennifer, Andrea, and Aaron, and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. O

Dr. Kauffman at the groundbreaking ceremony on March 1.


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