Charmaine Chan, DO, Program Director
Dr. Chan graduated from Vassar College with a degree in anthropology-geography. She worked abroad in Indonesia for two years prior to returning to the U.S., where she worked in multiple healthcare related positions, including work with the intellectually disabled, quality improvement for Massachusetts Medicaid providers.
She eventually entered medical training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and did her Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa. She was a National Health Service Scholar and did her service on the Navajo Nation in Shiprock, N.M. She also worked as a civilian physician in the military before returning to Philadelphia as family medicine faculty at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).
She currently serves as a rater for the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) portion of the COMLEX physical exam. Throughout her medical career, she has integrated OMM into her appointments with patients in both the outpatient and inpatient settings.