New President Installed

Douglas W. Harley, DO

(May 2024) Douglas W. Harley, DO, of Fowler, was installed as OOA president for 2024-2025 at a special luncheon during the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium, April 18-21 in Columbus.

He is the Family Medicine Program Director for Cleveland Clinic Akron General. It is a 7-7-7 program that includes a six-year working collaboration with OUHCOM for the innovative Transformative Care Continuum program. Dr. Harley has served as program director for the last five years with a total of 15 years in graduate medical education at Akron General.

Dr. Harley has been active within organized medicine since 2005 when he completed his residency and joined the Ohio chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (Ohio ACOFP) Board of Governors. He is a past president of Ohio ACOFP and Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. In 2016, he was named Ohio ACOFP Family Physician of the Year.

The dedicated educator is an advocate for not only the osteopathic profession but also for the education of family physicians and the breadth of services they provide. He has full clinical professor status at HCOM and Northeast Ohio Medical University.

At home, Dr. Harley is a farmer, tending to pigs, chickens, and other animals.

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