New President Named for the American College of Osteopathic Internists
October 19, 2023
Robert T. Hasty, DO, FACOI, FACP, will Lead Premier Osteopathic Physician Organization in 2023-2024
News For Immediate Release
(October 19, 2023) The American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI), a national professional organization representing osteopathic internal medicine physicians and subspecialists, announced the appointment of Robert T. Hasty, DO, FACOI, FACP, as President for 2023-2024 during the ACOI 2023 Annual Convention & Scientific Sessions in Tampa, Florida last week.
Dr. Hasty, who has served on the ACOI Board of Directors since 2015, enters the presidency with clear objectives in mind. “My goals are to grow ACOI’s advocacy efforts, while also continuing to advance our world class education that we know many osteopathic internists count on. Plus, we’ll focus on further increasing leadership and community opportunities for our internists.”
Dr. Hasty has been an ACOI member for over 23 years and earned the distinction of ACOI Fellow (FACOI) in 2006. He was named Teacher of the Year by ACOI in 2014 and served as ACOI Annual Convention Program Chair in 2021. In addition, Dr. Hasty has served as an active participant of the ACOI Visiting Professor Program since 2010. The ACOI Visiting Professor Program brings experienced internists to osteopathic internal medicine colleges all over the country to share knowledge and real-world experiences with rising medical students.
Board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM), Dr. Hasty is also Founding Dean & Chief Academic Officer of the new Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine (OCOM). Dr. Hasty has overseen the development of OCOM for the last three years; recently, the American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) advanced the College to pre-accreditation status.
Dr. Hasty graduated from the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida, 2000-2003. He previously was the Founding Dean & Chief Academic Officer of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) in Meridian, Idaho, and currently serves on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. He has been honored with a multitude of awards in the profession, including AOA Mentor Hall of Fame Awards and the NSU-COM Clinical Teaching and Education Innovation Award.
Since 1941, the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) has represented current and aspiring osteopathic internal medicine physicians and subspecialists. The ACOI provides leadership, networking, and education to help members be successful and stay true to why they pursued medicine. For more information, visit www.acoi.org.
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