Dr. Brian McDonough
Brian McDonough has been honored as Family Physician of the Year by the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, and is a Sir William Osler Award winner for his role in medical student and resident education at both Temple and St. Francis.
He has been given awards of recognition by the American Medical Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association for his work as a physician.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He is on advisory committees for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.
He has earned the Walter Alvarez Award for medical writing and the Jules Bergman Award for medical reporting.
Dr. McDonough is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, which he earned over a twenty-five year career in television, including work at Fox television and NBC.
He also serves as clinical professor of family medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, his alma mater, and chairman of the family medicine department at St. Francis Hospital, where he also serves as chief medical information officer (CMIO).
In addition, Dr. McDonough is a member of the board of directors of St. Francis.
Dr. McDonough is in demand as a speaker for both health-related issues and his knowledge of the use of electronic medical records to enhance patient care.
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Have you noticed that your doctor might be spending more time looking at the computer than looking at you during your appointment?
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Researchers found that women who engaged in both aerobic exercise and muscle strengthening activities were only a third as likely to develop diabetes than their inactive counterparts.
Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.
The exercise you do as an adolescent may actually reduce your heart attack risk in the future, unless you become obese.
Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.
After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.
Cafeteria cash registers recorded how many foods of each color was purchased.
Labeling choices by color, researchers found there was a 12% increase in the purchase of “green” or healthy foods and a 20% decrease in the purchase of “red” or unhealthy foods.