Thursday, July 3, 2014

Read about our new PTF DR Siddesh Besur MD, FACP

Siddesh Besur, MD, FACP The APF welcomes a new Protect the Future (PTF) trainee, Dr. Siddesh Besur. He is doing his fellowship in porphyria during July 2014-July 2015. Dr. Besur will be available for patients in the Charlotte, NC area. He completed the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship in Carolinas Medical Center/University of North Carolina in 2013-2014. Dr. Besur also was a Clinical Fellow Internal Medicine at Royal Glamorgan Hospital in United Kingdom during 2003-2004, and a Fellow in Internal Medicine in Senior House officer at University Hospital of Wales in United Kingdom during 2000-2003. A few of his Awards and Honors include:

• Master in-patient teaching physician -outstanding teacher award in 2012, 2013

• Faculty Investigator award  -Michigan State University-FAME in 2013

• Elected fellow of American College of Physicians (ACP) in 2011       

• American Society of Transplantation travel grant in 2013

• Presidential poster award -American College of Gastroenterology in 2012

• First prize - Research presentations at Southern Hospital Medicine in 2011

• First prize -Health policy and medical education presentations at Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) in 2011

• First prize-Quality Improvement (QI) presentation at American College of Physicians (Michigan chapter Associates day) in 2011.

We are glad to have Dr. Besur as one of our PTF trainees. The PTF program was initiated to train young doctors as the next generation of porphyria experts. Each trainee studies with one of the porphyria experts for a lengthy period of time, as well as attends educational meetings. Your donations support this important program. Please consider your participation with the donations marked as "For PTF". Thank you!

"Remember.....Research is the key to your cure!"

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