Theodore Parran, Jr., MD, FACP, FASAM

Theodore Parran, Jr., MD, FACP, FASAM

Medical Director, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Department of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine
Theodore Parran, Jr., MD, FACP, FASAM

Biography

Parran
Dr. Ted Parran, MD, FACP, FASAM is a 1978 graduate with
honors in History from Kenyon College and a 1982 graduate from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following his residency, Dr. Parran was selected to be the Medical Chief Resident and in 1987 he received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award from the Department of Medicine. In 1988 he returned to Cleveland and CWRU School of Medicine.
Dr. Parran pursues several areas of special interest in medical education including: Doctor–Patient Communication, Faculty Development, Continuing Medical Education, and Addiction Medicine.
In addition, Dr. Parran is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and his group practice provides medical directorship services to several Substance Abuse treatment programs in northeast Ohio. He is widely published and has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences for the past three decades.
He established the Addiction Fellowship Program at CWRU School of Medicine in 1994, teaches on the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship faculty at University Hospitals and co­directs the current Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.
Dr. Parran is the co­director of the Tuesday Seminars Program, the Communications Skills Curriculum and the medical director of the Program in Continuing Medical Education ­ all at CWRU School of Medicine. In 2007 he was named as the inaugural Isabel and Carter Wang Professor and Chair in Medical Education, and in 2018 received the School of Medicine’s outstanding pre­clinical teaching award.