Posted October 04, 2019 08:08:20The mba graduate is not the first medical student to find himself in the crosshairs of the Texas Medical Association over the past two decades.
He’s not the only one.
In 2017, the association fired back at Texas A&M graduate student Andrew Bierut for a profanity-laced tweet, accusing him of “slanderous and defamatory” comments.
A&m graduate student Christopher Wojciechowski was fired from his position at the University of Texas School for the Arts in May for allegedly making an anti-Semitic comment.
But Bierum, who has not been disciplined by the association, was fired for the tweet, too.
And this month, the mba board voted to reinstate the school’s chief medical officer, who had been suspended in June after she was accused of “inciting hatred toward Jews” after writing an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that criticized the “racist and anti-Semitism” of the school and the community.
“It’s been a year of ups and downs,” says Bierush.
He has been asked to resign by the mbs board.
“I’m not going to do it,” Bieru says.
“The mbs is not going anywhere.
It’s been the biggest job in my life.
I’ll do it and leave.
I have a job I’m passionate about.”
Bierunis experience in the world of medicine was not as glamorous as it could have been.
He worked at the Mayo Clinic, then at Baylor College of Medicine and then at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Houston, where he spent nine years as chief medical director.
He also worked for the state of New York as an assistant secretary.
But the job of chief medical officers was never about what he could do for patients.
It was about how he could be the best health care leader he could possibly be.
He got his start at the helm of Baylor College’s division of obstetrics and gynecology, and he was given the title of chief of OB/GYN.
He led the school to record high rankings and won numerous awards.
Bieruy was also named to the prestigious American Medical Association’s “top ten” list, the first female to ever earn the honor.
Biersure says he wasn’t always the top doctor in the department.
“At first, I was the last guy on the list,” he says.
In his first few years, Bieruzs colleagues at Baylor began to question him, and the first thing they did was to ask him about his health.
B&m’s medical school was not exactly renowned for its high-profile, well-connected doctors.
But he says his colleagues at Texas became aware of Bierutoys health and the medical community at large, and began to take note of his medical acumen.
He says that during his time in the hospital, he and his colleagues began to learn more about how to prevent infection in the general population, and how to use antibiotics more effectively.
Biestu says that his peers and colleagues at the hospital recognized that Bieruts medical background allowed him to be a better health care provider.
“There’s a lot of stigma around health care, and we were not really aware of how much we were getting out of it,” he explains.
He adds, “My colleagues knew that we were doing well and I knew that, and I had this belief that I was making a difference.”
And that belief led to him and his fellow medical leaders, like Bierua, doing their part to educate patients about how they could protect themselves and others from infection.
Bies role in this fight comes from a long history of being outspoken and outspoken on the issues facing doctors.
Bikes role comes from his time as a student at the prestigious Texas A &m School of Medical Arts, where his academic prowess was highlighted.
He earned a B.A. in English literature, and a Ph.
D. in obstetric surgery, but he didn’t take his medical training too seriously.
“When I was a young doctor, I wasn’t really into academic medicine,” he admits.
“A&m was the best place I could be.
I had a really good time at that school.”
He says he spent the next decade focusing on his degree, and graduated with honors in 2011.
Biles role comes in part from his years working as a hospital nurse, teaching the first and only intensive care unit at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Dallas.
He was also an internist at Memorial, and eventually became director of the hospital’s intensive care team.
His work in the intensive care units of hospitals around the country has allowed him and Bierubs students to become a stronger community.
Bries work in treating patients with complex and complex diseases is what led him to become involved in the mbac