Southcoast Health physicians receive Excellence in Teaching Awards from Brown University

Michelle Boyle, MD, Wendy Regan, MD, of Family Medicine and Jay Schachne MD, Cardiologist, of Southcoast Health at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University’s Dean’s Excellence in teaching Award ceremony on June 18

Three Southcoast Health physicians recently received Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards from Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School.

Dr. Jay Schachne, a cardiologist at Southcoast Health, and Dr. Michelle Boyle and Dr. Wendy Regan, both primary care physicians at the Polo Center in Middletown, Rhode Island, were honored on June 18 for their exemplary teaching of preclinical courses, core clerkships, and clinical electives.

“I love teaching. The medical students at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University are the best of the best,” said Dr. Schachne. “They keep me on my toes and help me be a better doctor. I am humbled by this honor.”

Dr. Michelle Boyle has been teaching at the Alpert Medical School for 25 years.

“I enjoy introducing young doctors to family medicine,” said Dr. Boyle. “I want them to see how much they can learn in a positive and supportive environment.”

Dr. Boyle and Dr. Wendy Regan share teaching duties and stated that they are gratified to be honored and recognized for their work.

“I enjoy teaching because it keeps me up to date with the latest treatments, medications, and recommendations,” said Dr. Regan. “I feel proud because teaching and influencing medical students is very important for the future.”

“We are so pleased that the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University has recognized the exceptional work of Drs. Boyle, Regan and Schachne by awarding them with this prestigious honor,” said Keith Hovan, President & CEO of Southcoast Health. “This award is not only deserved but reflects their commitment to patients, their students, and the next generation of physicians. We are extremely proud and thankful to have Drs. Boyle, Regan and Schachne as part of the Southcoast team of care providers.”

Southcoast Health and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University participate in a teaching collaboration. In addition, Southcoast Health is part of the Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG), known for its cutting edge clinical trials and innovative therapies in oncological care.