by Merrin Gallery Press
Ed is a keen supporter of NYU’s Program for Medical Education Innovations and Research (PrMEIR) through the Merrin Bedside Teaching Program.
From its founding in 2003, there have been several new additions to the team and, among other generous donors, Ed and Vivian Merrin were honored at PrMEIR’s receiption on June 7th 2011, which was preceded by mention in the Fall 2010 edition of Tufts Magazine:
PrMEIR’s faculty development programs have been made possible by the deeply appreciated support of private philanthropists, such as the Merrin and Zabar families. A primary goal of these programs has been to help reverse the nation-wide decline in bedside teaching resulting from technological advances and shorter hospital stays.
The Merrin Bedside Teaching Program was created in 2003 to improve the proficiency and quality of this essential instructional technique within the Division of Greater Internal Medicine. The program’s keystone, the Merrin Master Clinician Fellowship Program, provides selected Internal Medicine faculty with training to become masters of the physical examination and experts in teaching physical diagnosis skills at the bedside. Read the rest of this entry »