08 Nov Taro Minami
Taro Minami, MD, FACP, FCCP
Dr. Taro Minami is an associate professor of medicine and medical science at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI.
He is also a clinical professor at Kyoto University in Japan and a visiting professor at Tokyo Women´s Medical University.
He graduated from Kyoto University in 1998, then came to the US in 2003.
Upon completing his chief residency at Brown, he completed his pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship in New York at Beth Israel Medical Center.
He works as the director of the Intensive Care Unit, as well as the director of medical simulation and POCUS training at Kent Hospital and Care New England in RI.
Outside his institution, he has been serving as the chair of the education outcome subcommittee at the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Board of Internal Medicine exam writer.
His research interest is point-of-care ultrasound, medical simulation, and patient safety. He has taught point-of-care ultrasound regionally, nationally, and internationally for over 15 years.
He recently co-chaired an ultrasonography course at CHEST and has taught POCUS in Japan and Kenya over the years. He has received close to twenty teaching awards.