Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
The mission of the CCOMAA is to represent the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) alumni in relations with Midwestern University (MWU); to foster fellowship of the CCOM family including students, alumni, and post-graduate physicians; and to promote the stewardship of CCOM's legacy and traditions.
John N. Kasimos, D.O. '84 - President
Harald Lausen, D.O. '00 - Vice President
Glenn J. Milos, D.O. '98 - Treasurer
Michael A. Campenni, D.O. '93
Louis Gierke, D.O. '57
Scott G. Glickman, D.O., PhD, MPH '02
Eric William Nelson, D.O. '05
Eileen P. Ryan, D.O. '84
Julieanne P. Sees, D.O. '07
Bonnie J. Vastola, D.O. '05
Rodey Wassef, D.O., MPH, FACOFP '77
As part of the nomination form, nominators must submit a 250 word or more statement establishing the candidate's qualifications with clear and concise detail as to why he/she should be selected for the award.
The Ward Perrin, D.O. Distinguished Service Award is granted annually by the CCOM Alumni Board of Governors to a recipient "in recognition of his or her devotion and loyal support in the advancement of his or her college."
The President's Citation Award is presented annually by the President of the CCOM Alumni Association to a CCOM alumnus or other deserving individual(s) "in recognition of distinguished and devoted service to the college and its alumni."
The Outstanding Achievement Award is granted annually by the CCOM Alumni Board of Governors to CCOM alumni or other deserving individual(s) "in recognition of distinguished and devoted service to the Osteopathic profession and having brought credit to CCOM."
Emerging Leader Award is presented by the President of the CCOM Alumni Association to a CCOM alumnus who has demonstrated or has had an impact on individuals, organizations or community; inspire other young leaders to make a difference, and show evidence of commitment to future contributions as leaders in the osteopathic profession.
The CCOM Alumni Association (CCOMAA) stays busy all year teaching and upholding the long-standing traditions of the College. The Association subsidizes many of the alumni activities held during the Ward E. Perrin Clinical Refresher Course each fall. The Association would like to continue these programs and enhance its stature as the founding College of Midwestern University. Please consider becoming a member of CCOMAA. Please print out this Membership Form (PDF), complete it and send or fax the form back to the address listed on the document.
CCOMAA Merit Scholarships
Educational Student Lecture Programs
Student/Alumni Networking Opportunities
Guatemala DOCARE Mission:
Students gain valuable real life medical experience, while providing much-needed medical services to local village residents.
The Apollo Mentoring Program:
The no-cost program offers a chance for students and mentors to build relationships and network in today's fast-paced world through the convenience of e-mail.
- Creates a relationship between a student and an alumnus of Midwestern University via e-mail.
- Enhances students' educational and professional experiences.
- Enhances confidence as students transition through various stages of development.
- Provides networking opportunities for a variety of specialties and geographic locations.