Brent R Brown, MD

                                                        BIO: BRENT BROWN M.D.



Dr. Brown graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 1984, and completed internal medicine residency in 1987 and a chief residency in 1988 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He completed clinical and research fellowships in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Utah College of Medicine in 1991He was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City in 1992. He currently serves as Professor of Medicine at OUHSC. Dr. Brown is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. He was appointed fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2007.


Dr. Brown has been a medical educator since his chief residency and fellowship years teaching medical students and residents at OUHSC and the University of Utah College of Medicine. He has since lectured and served as discussion group leader for OU medical students, Physician Assistant students, for residents in the OU College of Dentistry, for medicine and surgical residents, and for sub-specialty fellows.  He has also provided bedside clinical instruction to medical students, residents, and sub-specialty fellows.  Dr. Brown was Course Coordinator for Principals of Clinical Medicine-II (PCM-II) and Co-Coordinator for PCM-I from 1996 to 2001, overseeing medical student instruction in medical interviewing and physical examination skills.  He served on the Basic Science Curriculum Committee on 1996 to 2001 assisting in curriculum revisions for pre-clinical students.  As Internal Medicine Program Director from 2001 to 2009 Dr. Brown directed the internal medicine residency program as well as 10 sub-specialty fellowship programsAs program director he implemented several educational innovations including a curriculum emphasizing the teaching and testing of “core clinical competencies” for medicine residents, a hands-on course teaching medical procedures using mechanical patient simulators, and a “systems of care improvement conference for the evaluation of sub-optimal patient outcomes.  Dr. Brown received the Samuel Roberts Noble Presidential Professorship in 2001 and received the “Outstanding Medicine Faculty teaching award from the internal medicine residents in 1997 and 2009.