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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