Congratulations to the Rhode Island Chapter Governor , Kwame O. Dapaah-Afriyie, MBchB, FACP. As Governor, Dr. Dapaah-Afriyie serves as the official representative of the College for the Rhode Island Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Dapaah-Afriye, read his bio below.
Kwame O. Dapaah-Afriyie, MBchB, FACP
Medical School Education: School of Medical Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi-Ghana, West Africa
Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine Residency Program, Brown University, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI
Certification: Internal Medicine 1996, Recertified 2004; Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine 2015
Present Position: Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI
ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Co-director, Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, 2019, & 2020 (meeting cancelled because of pandemic); Member, Governor's Council since 2016
ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2002
Other Appointments/Activities: Chair, COVID-19 Task Force, Division of Hospital Medicine, Miriam Hospital (TMH); Member, Medical Executive Committee, TMH; Member, Mortality Review Committee, TMH; Member, Lifespan Clinical Quality Oversight Committee; Chair, Audit Committee, Brown Medicine; Member, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, BPI (Brown Physicians' Inc); Implementer, BRIM (Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine) Program; Member, Admissions Committee, Alpert Medical School, Brown University; Member, International Medical Students' Exchange Program, Alpert Medical School; Treasurer, Rhode Medical Society term ends 2022
Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical education; Inpatient medicine with emphasis on co-management protocols and patient throughput metrics; Workforce diversity initiatives to augment and enrich patient care outcomes.