Full Name
Mark Speicher
Senior Vice President, Research, Learning and Innovation
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
Mark Speicher, PhD, MHA is Senior Vice President, Research, Learning, and Innovation for the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) in Bethesda, MD. Speicher leads AACOM’s research, faculty and leadership development, and innovation programs working closely with member colleges to improve and develop excellent osteopathic medical education programs and apply the principles of data science to the process of selecting, training, and assessing medical students. Previously Speicher was Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, where his research focused on improving student outcomes, and explored the quality, number, and specialty choice of trainees. Prior to entering osteopathic medical education, Speicher researched the physician workforce at Arizona State University (ASU), served as Director of the Arizona Medical Board (the regulatory board for allopathic physicians), and worked in hospital administration. Speicher received his doctorate in public administration from ASU, his master's in Health Administration from Duke University, and his bachelor’s in social work from the University of Akron.
Mark Speicher