ERIK LANGENAU, DO, MS
Department of Family Medicine
Chief Academic Technology Officer
Director for Teaching Support and Professional Development
Dr. Langenau received his B.A. with distinction in Biology from Cornell University,
his D.O. from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and his M.S. in Learning Technologies
from the Department of Education at Drexel University.
After completing his osteopathic rotating internship, pediatric residency and chief
residency at Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, he continued
as a pediatric hospitalist and Program Director for the osteopathic pediatric residency
program. In 2008, Dr. Langenau began working with the National Board of Osteopathic
Medical Examiners (NBOME) as Vice President for Clinical Skills Testing and Vice President
for Continuous Professional Development & Innovations. In 2013, he returned to clinical
education at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) as Pediatrician
and Director for Learning Technologies. In 2014, he transitioned into his faculty
development role as the Chief Academic Technology Office for PCOM.
He currently serves on many local and national committees, and serves as the Chair
of the Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
His research and educational activities have involved professionalism, genetics, competency
assessment, clinical skills testing, continuous professional development and learning
technologies. He has presented numerous workshops and presentations at various national
educational conferences, and has published in journals such as the JAOA, Simulation
in Healthcare, Medical Education Online, Journal of Medical Regulation, and Academic
Medicine. Dr. Langenau is board certified by both the American Board of Osteopathic
Pediatricians (AOBP) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), and actively participating
in Maintenance of Certification (MOC).
Dr. Langenau remains active in clinical medicine, caring for patients and precepting medical students
at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).
- M.S. (Learning Technologies, School of Education), Drexel University, Philadelphia,
- D.O., New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, 1995-1999
- B.A. in Biology, Concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior (with distinction), Cornell
University, Ithaca, NY, 1990-1994
- Blackboard Training for Students (All PCOM Programs, Philadelphia and Georgia), Course
- Blackboard Training for Faculty and Staff (All PCOM Programs, Philadelphia and Georgia),
- Learning our Language (D.O. Program, Philadelphia), Course Director
- Introduction to Clerkships (D.O. Program, Philadelphia), Approach to the Pediatric
Patient, Section Director
Current research interests include competency-based assessment, professional development,
blended learning, and learning technologies.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians (SOOPe),
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)
- AACOM Steering Committee, Osteopathic Entrustable Professional Activities
- American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP)
- American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
- National Osteopathic Medical Board Examinations (NBOME), National Faculty
- NBOME Clinical Decision Making Committee Society of Osteopathic Medical Educators
- Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)