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Botsford Honors Two Physicians for Teaching Excellence

Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 5, 2009)---Botsford Hospital recently celebrated the graduation of its 59th class of residents and fellows. Over the years, Botsford has trained more than 2,500 residents and fellows in 19 medical specialties and sub specialties. The hospital's values demonstrate the commitment to life-long learning that advances health.  
 
Each year, residents and fellows honor the more than 300 dedicated teaching faculty members who are dedicated to teaching them to grow and succeed in their chosen fields. This year, John Parmely, D.O., Surgery, and Armen Korkigian, D.O. Internal Medicine, were selected as Botsford's Trainers of the Year
 
Dr. Korkigian also received the Robert F. Schirmer Educator and Mentor of the Year Award for his exceptional leadership in training. This award was created as a tribute and memorial to Robert F. Schirmer, D.O., who trained many residents over the years. The nominations were submitted by residents, fellows, medical students and attending physicians.

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Beaumont Health is Michigan's largest health care system, based on inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. A not-for-profit organization, it was formed in 2014 by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to extraordinary, compassionate care, no matter where they live in Southeast Michigan. Beaumont Health consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5,000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2015, the organization had $4.1 billion in net revenue with 177,934 inpatient admissions, 17,151 births and 530,860 emergency visits. For more information, visit beaumont.org.

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