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Kate McCaffrey, D.O.


Assistant Professor

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

E-Mail: kmccaffrey@westernu.edu

Phone: 541-259-0227 | Fax: 541-259-0201
Join year: 2012

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Public Health and Biology, 1989
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 1996
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California

  1. Chapter President, American Medical Women’s Association, 1992-1994
  2. Teaching Assistant, Osteopathic Manipulation Medicine Department, 1994

Traditional AOA Rotating Internship, 1996 - 1997
Richmond Heights/University Hospital, Cleveland, OH 

Family Practice Resident, 1997 - 1999
Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, OH

Certification

Medical License, State of California


American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians


American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/OMM

 

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine


COSTIN Scholar, Cohort 5 -- COSTIN Institute for Osteopathic Medical Educators, 2008 – 2009
Final Project: “Sole Application to Osteopathic Colleges and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Performance – Is There a Correlation?” 

Diploma, Clinical Homeopathy
Center for Education and Development ofHomeopathy
Diploma certification in Clinical Homeopathyof the CEDH 2009

Professional Experience

Medical Director, Physician and Owner, 2009 – 2012
Redwood Osteopathy, Inc.McKinleyville, California

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Integrative Family Medicine
  • Clinical OMM and Family Medicine rotation site for students from Colleges of Osteopathic and Allopathic Medicine: Western University COMP - CA; Touro University COM - CA; West Virginia SOM; Boston University Medical School, Boston, MA; University of California, San Francisco Medical School, San Francisco, CA; Merced College, Atlanta Georgia

COMLEX Physician Examiner and SOAP Note Rater, 2010 – 2011
COMLEX Level 2 Performance Evaluation examinations – Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

MinorInjury Center, Physician, 2008-2010
Kaiser Permanente Hospital – Antioch, CA

  • Minor Care/Musculoskeletal Care Clinic Physician, Per Diem

Emergency Department/Minor Care, Physician, 2008 – 2010
California Emergency Physicians, Doctor’s Hospital – San Pablo, California

  • Family Medicine Physician, Urgent Care, Per Diem

Medical Director, Physician and Owner, 2003 – 2007
Kate McCaffrey, D.O., A Medical Corporation – Arcata, CA

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Family Medicine
  • In-Hospital and Ambulatory NMM/OMM Practice

Occupational Medicine, Physician, 2002 – 2004
St. Joseph Hospital – Eureka, California

  • Program Developer, Operations Manager
  • Adhered to current ACOEM guidelines

Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care Clinic, Physician, 2002 – 2003
Pleasanton Urgent Care – Pleasanton, California

 Urgent Care Clinic, Physician, 2002 – 2005
St. Joseph Hospital – Eureka, California

Emergency Room/Urgent Care Clinic, Physician, 2003 – 2004
Mad River Community Hospital – Arcata, California

Emergency Room and Urgent Care,Physician, 1999 – 2002
Lakeland Emergency Associates, Inc. in Rocky River, Ohio

  • Acute care medicine: urban, rural and Spanish speaking populations
  • Physician: Emergency Response Committee, Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties, Ohio
  • Implemented Clinical Pathways: acute coronary syndrome, neurologic, pneumonia and asthma

Quality Assurance Physician Manager, 2000 – 2002
Lakeland Emergency Associates, Inc. – Rocky River, Ohio

  • Quality assurance Coordinator and physician liaison between hospital and physicians for nine Cleveland area emergency departments and clinics
  • Physician coordinator for JCAHO ER preparedness at Community Health Partners in Lorain, Ohio
  • Emergency Department Physician Representative, Emergency Room Redesign Project at Community Health Partners in Lorain, Ohio
  • Emergency Department coding and documentation specialist.  Co-created new chart for Lakeland Emergency Associates, Inc.

 Occupational Health Clinic, Physician, 1999-2002                                    
Lakeland Emergency Associates, Inc. – Rocky River, Ohio

Teaching Experience

Clinical Assistant Professor, 2010 - present
Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA

  1. NMM/OMM Clinical Assistant Professor
  2. Established a host housing network for visiting students to Humboldt County
  3. Collaborated with Western University, COMP to develop a rural one year track site
  4. Facilitated affiliations with three local hospitals and WesternU
  5. Weekly Osteopathic Educational Rounds

Clinical Preceptor, 2011 - present
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV

  1. OMM/FP Preceptor for  3rdand 4thyear medical students

Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2009 - present
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  1. OMM/FP Preceptor for  3rdand 4thyear medical students 

Assistant Professor, 2007 - 2009
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department
  • OMM lectures and labs – variety of OMM topics
  • Admissions Committee, Faculty Member
  • Library Committee, Faculty Member
  • Academic Advisor
  • Site Visits for OPTI TUMEC:  Michigan and Colorado
  • Compiled OPTI report for Site compliance
  • Co-developed Clinical OMM Rubric from OPTI Site Visit
  • COCA paper for the OMM and Clinical Education Departments

 

Assistant Professor, 2007 - 2009

Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  • Clinical Faculty, OMM: Touro University Clinic, Vallejo, CA
  • Clinical OMM Faculty: Lunch Hour OMM Clinic
  • Faculty Supervisor:  Student OMM Practical Review Sessions
  • Faculty Supervisor to four students: OMM Research trip to Guatemala 

Assistant Professor, 2007 - 2009
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  • Interim Director of Medical Education, Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, CA
  • Collaborated with Touro University's Clinical Education Department and Humboldt - Del Norte County Medical Society to develop and implement a rural rotation site
  • Recruited over 40 physician preceptors and lecturers representing all disciplines
  • Facilitated affiliations with four local hospitals
  • Rotated fourteen Touro students through the one year program
  • Assisted with hiring a local Director of Medical Education
  • Rotations spread throughout two rural counties
  • Assisted with Student Host Housing
  • Capstone Program Course Co-Coordinator 2008
  • Developed course objectives, lectures, labs and exam questions

Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1997 - 1999
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH

  • Resident teacher: Family Practice Residency at Firelands Community Hospital
  • Led didactic and ward OMM Morning Rounds for residents and medical students

Awards

California’s Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health Program Grant (CAL-SEARCH)

  • Funded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Awarded $30,000 in grant monies for a community based project benefiting rural medicine in California
  • Project:  Alternative Pain Management Resource Manual

Best Service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award, 2009
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2012

Most Dedicated to Students Award,2008
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2011

Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1996
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Regional Affiliate Leader Award, 2008
Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California 

Public Service Award, National Institute of Drug Abuse Program, 1989
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Threshold Grant Award
City-wide AIDS Education Outreach Program
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Publication

McCaffrey, K et al. Alternative Pain Management Resource Manual.

Funded by a Cal-Search Grant; publication anticipated 2012

 

“Intravenous Drug Users and AIDS: An Analysis of Behavior Change Strategies”

Undergraduate Thesis 

Awarded prestigious Threshold Grant to continue project.

 

2011

  1. McCaffrey K. CMA Advocacy: 2011 CMA House of Delegates update. Physician Bulletin. November, 2011:11-13.
  2. McCaffrey K. Medical student update: medical student house secured in McKinleyville. Physician Bulletin. 2011:10.
  3. McCaffrey K. Medical Students: medical student update. Physician Bulletin. April, 2011:16.
  4. McCaffrey K. Pre med news: H.S.U. Pre Med Association. Physician Bulletin. December 2011:11.
  5. McCaffrey K. Medical students sought by local physicians; local doctors to teach third and fourth year medical students. Times-Standard. 2011.
  6. McCaffrey K. Health reform in redwood country: providers weight in on rural health care reform. Times-Standard. April 23, 2011.
  7. Laura Lynn Obit, Kate McCaffrey. Case study: the role of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in the management of Machado-Joseph disease. CaliforniaDO. 2011:10.

2010

  1. McCaffrey K. Medical student update: medical student travels internationally. Physician Bulletin. December 2010:10.
  2. McCaffrey K. Medical students: medical student update. Physician Bulletin. October, 2010:14.
  3. McCaffrey K. Member submission: Osteopathic survey of somatic dysfunction and Zink compensatory patterns in Solola, Guatemala. Physician Bulletin. 2010:7.
  4. McCaffrey K. Membership committee: a heart redwood like hello! Physician Bulletin. October, 2010:13.
  5. Achoo! A homeopathic approach to allergy and hay fever season. Senior News. May 1, 2010: 16.

2010

  1. Diana Sepehri, Kate McCaffrey, Janet M. Burns, John C. Glover. Osteopathic survey of somatic dysfunction and Zink compensatory patterns in Solola, Guatemala. Abstractin The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2010; 110(1):25.

2009

  1. McCaffrey K. Hello colleagues. CaliforniaDO. 2009:4.
  2. McCaffrey K. Look no further than your own backyard. CaliforniaDO. 2009:6.
  3. McCaffrey K. Is anybody home?. CaliforniaDO. 2009:6.

2008

  1. McCaffrey K. President's message: changing hats, again. Physician Bulletin. September, 2007:2.
  2. McCaffrey K. President's message: diversion. Physician Bulletin. April, 2008:2.
  3. McCaffrey K. President's message: migration complete. Physician Bulletin. June, 2008:2.
  4. McCaffrey K. President's message: New Year's resolution - happiness. Physician Bulletin. January, 2008:2.
  5. McCaffrey K. President's message: re-scripting our profession. Physician Bulletin. March, 2008:2.
  6. Medical society backs fluoride. Times-Standard. January 28, 2008.
  7. McCaffrey K. Mentoring: the future of the Osteopathic profession. CaliforniaDO. 2008:22. 

2007

  1. McCaffrey K. AOA update: Update from the American Osteopathic Association of House of Delegates. Physician Bulletin. August 2007:19.
  2. McCaffrey K. District X news: District X reports. Physician Bulletin. July, 2007:2.
  3. McCaffrey K. President's message: dear comrades. Physician Bulletin. July, 2007:2.
  4. McCaffrey K. President's message: interview with your new president. Physician Bulletin. August, 2007:2.
  5. McCaffrey K. President's message: smoke screens in Southern California. Physician Bulletin. November, 2007:2.
  6. McCaffrey K. President’s message: wellness & the holidays. Physician Bulletin. December, 2007:2.

2006

  1. McCaffrey K. Membership corner: membership committee update. Physician Bulletin. April, 2006:10.
  2. McCaffrey K. R&R highlights: recruitment & retention. Physician Bulletin. September, 2006:15.
  3. Harrison C. Envisioning health: Two doctors have goals for the direction of county health care. The Eureka Reporter. 2006: B1.

2005

  1. McCaffrey K. Member submission: Osteopathic news. Physician Bulletin. October, 2005:9.
  2. McCaffrey K. Membership: the march of the physicians - part 1. Physician Bulletin. September, 2005:4.
  3. What is an Osteopathic physician?. Times-Standard. 2005: 3.
  4. Kate McCaffrey BR. Integrative medicine focuses on individual. Times-Standard. 2005: 6.

2004

  1. McCaffrey K. Comp corner: ACOEM guidelines and manipulation. Physician Bulletin. 2004:10.
  2. McCaffrey K. Comp Corner: impairment and disability in workers' compensation. Physician Bulletin. 2004.
  3. McCaffrey K. Comp corner: recently reenacted workers' compensation legislation. Physician Bulletin. 2004:11-12.

2004

  1. McCaffrey K. Comp corner: summary of new workers' compensation laws. Physician Bulletin. February 2004.
  2. Arthurs SW. Bridging the gap: local osteopathic shares vision. Times-Standard. 2004: B1.

1999

  1. McCaffrey, K. Incorporating Community Medicine into an Osteopathic Family Practice Residency Program: A Pilot Study. Ohio State-Wide Resident Award for Residency Paper, 1999

1993

  1. McCaffrey, K. Interview with an Osteopathic Family Practitioner, Loraine Dick, D.O.

Student DOctor, April 1993.