Michael C. Boyars, M.D.
Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Michael C. Boyars, M.D.
Associate Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director of Inpatient Services
Department of Internal Medicine Administration
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0570
|Degree/Training Completed||Year||Name & Location|
|B.A.||1972||Boston University, Boston, MA|
|M.D.||1972||Boston University, Boston, MA|
|Internship & Residency||1975||Georgetown University, Washington, DC|
Dr. Michael C Boyars is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. His educational background includes a BA in Medical Science from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1972 and a MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1972. Dr. Boyars completed an Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary Fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. His educational activities in the School of Medicine include the Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Pulmonary Year 2 Course and member of the course committee of the Great Syndromes Year 2 course.
Dr. Boyars' main professional interests are medical student and resident education and patient care. Dr. Boyars is the Senior Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and works extensively with residents and medical students on the Internal Medicine inpatient service. He is heavily involved in medical student and resident education at all levels of training. Dr. Boyars' clinical interests are in tuberculosis and infectious lung diseases.
Dr. Boyars has received many honors and awards including: Golden Apple Award Clinical Professor for the School of Medicine 1991, 1995, 2001, 2002, and 2010. Dr. Boyars has been selected as a "hooder" at the SOM graduating seniors 16 times in the last 30 years. He has also received teaching wards from the Mu Delta Honor Society, UTMB Internal Medicine Alumni Society, James W Powers Award and several more. He was selected the Keynote Speaker by the School of Medicine Honor Education Council for the Class of 2004 White Coat Ceremony.
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medications
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
- 111 - Stroke Alert
- 112 - Stroke Activation
- 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
- 3000000001 - Stroke Critical care without tPA
- 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
- 3004002 - Stroke Discharge
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.