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John Kalata, DO, MS, FACOFP

John J. Kalata, DO, MS, FACOFP, “POMA Leadership Fireside Chat,” is the 2023-2024 POMA President. Board certified in family medicine, he is the assistant designated institutional official at LECOM Health-Millcreek Community Hospital (MCH) in Erie, Pennsylvania, and program director of the family medicine residency and transitional year residency at MCH. He is also a physician with Medical Associates of Erie.  A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a 1986 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he completed his postgraduate training at Doctors Osteopathic Hospital in Erie.  Dr. Kalata also completed a master degree in medical education at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. A fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Dr. Kalata is a member of the POMA Foundation Board of Directors, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Association of Osteopathic Directors and Medical Educators.  He has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.