Brian McDonough, M.D., FAAFP, CPE
Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine
Dr. McDonough served as Associate Director of the Saint Francis Family Medicine Program from 1993 to 2008.
He now serves as Chairman, Department of Family Medicine.
In that role, he
oversees the Family Medicine Residency Program, the Saint Clare Medical Mobile Outreach Program, The Center of Hope
, Tiny Steps
and various satellite offices, including Sacred Heart.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Saint Francis Hospital.
Dr. McDonough is Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, where he received his M.D., and later completed a Fellowship in Faculty Development.
has won numerous awards, including the American Cancer Sword
of Hope Award, the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Award
and the Sir William Osler Award for Bedside Teaching.
In 2006, he
was named Family Physician of the Year by the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians
is also well known for his
work in television and radio, conveying medical information.
work in these areas is presently syndicated on more than 500 media outlets through the United States.
has won four Emmy Awards for his
Dr. McDonough serves as senior medical editor for 123MyMD.com.
In 2010, Dr. McDonough
accepted the additional duties as Chief Medical Information Officer for Saint Francis Healthcare
In this role, he
is responsible for leading the medical staff on the path to computerized physician order entry and using information gained from electronic health records to improve the quality of patient care.
Dr. McDonough serves on the Editorial Advisor Board of CMIO Magazine.
has earned the Health Information Technology Certificate from The American College of Physician Executives
is often requested to speak nationally on areas ranging from medical communications to effective use of electronic medical records.
wife, Diane, have three children.