Full Name
Robert Cain
Position
President
University
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
Speaker Bio
Robert A. Cain, DO, FACOI, FAODME, currently serves as the President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. In this role he represents osteopathic medical education in a variety of settings while overseeing the operations of the association that supports the nation’s colleges of osteopathic medicine and graduate medical education leaders.

Prior to assuming this role with AACOM, he was the Associate Dean for Clinical Education at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was responsible for business development and relationship management for clinical experiences associated with undergraduate and graduate medical education (GME). As part of his GME related duties, he served as the Chief Academic Officer for the Ohio Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE). Past roles include Director of Medical Education (DME) at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio (2006-2014) and director of the internal medicine residency program at the same facility (1999-2007).

Dr. Cain operated a private practice (pulmonary medicine) from 1994-2008. He is a 1988 graduate of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, a 1989 graduate of the traditional rotating internship program at Firelands Community Hospital in Sandusky, Ohio, a 1992 graduate of the internal medicine training program at Brentwood Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and a 1994 graduate of the pulmonary medicine fellowship program at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He completed Midwestern University’s Costin Institute for Academic Leadership in 2009. The American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) recently recertified him in pulmonary medicine (2018).
Robert Cain