MHRI docs honored
Brown University awards two Memorial physicians for teaching excellence
PAWTUCKET – The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Department of Medicine recently honored eight physicians with the Beckwith Family Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Two of those doctors were Memorial’s Taro Minami, MD, FACP, FCCP, director of simulation and ultrasound training, fellowship site director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and assistant professor of medicine (clinical) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Sajid Saraf, MD FACP, director, Internal Medicine Clerkship Program, associate program director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and assistant professor of medicine (clinical) at Alpert Medical School.
The Beckwith Family Research and Education Fund was established at Brown through generous gifts from the Beckwith Family Foundation.
The endowment fund is used to support the education and research mission of the Department of Medicine, with an emphasis on the education and training of medical residents.
Each year, the fund supports the presentation of the Annual Alpert Medical School Department of Medicine Beckwith Family Awards for Outstanding Teaching. This award recognizes superb teaching by its faculty. Recipients are nominated and chosen by students, residents, physicians, program and course directors in the Alpert Medical School Department of Medicine. Each winner was presented with a plaque and a cash prize.