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 Cardiovascular Pulmonary Year 2, the Great Syndromes Year 2 course, The Practice of Medicine Year 2 course and the Pathology Host Defense Year 1 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.