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Alan D. Cundari, DO, MSHPE


Chair and Professor of Department of Family Medicine

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: acundari@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5670 | Join year: 1990

Education

1992
M.S.H.P.E., COMP, Pomona, CA

1985
D.O., COMP, Pomona, CA

1979
P.A., Marshfield Medical Foundation, Marshfield, WI

1977
A.S., University of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

 

Certification

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Military Experience

United States Air Force

Professional Experience

 

Chair: Department of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - 1999 - Present 

Medical Director: Western University Medical Center - 1999 - 2007

Professor of Family Medicine: Department of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - 2002 - Present

Associate Professor:  Department of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - 1995 - 2002

Director of Medical Education:  Physicial Assistant Program, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Allied Health - 1990 - 2012 

Assistant Professor:  Department of Family Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - 1990 - 1995

 

 

 

 

Work Site

Western University Patient Care Center, Pomona, CA

Teaching Experience

Differential Diagnosis - Physician Assistant Class

Courses

Essentials of Clinical Medicine III & IV, OMS-II

Philosophy

Continue asking questions until a student runs out of answers, then direct them to the resources needed, or advise them on what they can do to enhance and improve their knowledge and skills.  This is always done with encouragement and a reminder not to get down on themselves just because they didn't know an answer.

Awards

Educator of the Year Award, American Osteopathic Foundation - 2012

Pumerantz LifetimeFelloe of Excellence Award - 2009

Distinguished Alumni Award, Western University of Health Sciences - 2004

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California Most Valuable Physician - 2000

Chaffey Joint Union High School Community Service Award - 1998 - 1999

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeong of California Rookie of the Year - 1993

Facilitator of the Year Award, COMPSEA, Western University of Health Sciences - 1988 - 1989

Organizations

American Osteopathic Association

American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Publication

2000 - Alan D. Cundari and Gail Singer-Chang, "Faculty Workload Assessment Proves to be Beneficial". Family Medicine p. 155