Ted Parran Jr, M.D. FACP, FAACH

Dr. Ted Parran is a 1974 graduate of Hawken School, a 1978 graduate with honors in Medieval History of Kenyon College, and a 1982 graduate of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine.  He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Baltimore City Hospital of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Dr. Parran was selected to be the Medical Chief Resident for 1 year following his residency, and he received the Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award from the Department of Medicine in 1987.  In 1988, he returned to Cleveland and CWRU School of Medicine and is an Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Parran pursues several areas of special interest in medical education including Dr.– Patient Communication, Faculty Development, Continuing Medical Education, and Addiction Medicine.  In addition Dr. Parran is certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and his group practice provides addiction and medical services to several substance abuse treatment programs and consulting services in northeast Ohio, including: the Cleveland VAMC, University Hospitals, St. Vincent Charity’s Rosary Hall, the Cleveland Treatment Center, the Salvation Army’s Harbor Light, GlenBeigh Recovery Services, Windsor, and the Huron Hospital detoxification unit.  He is the co-director of the Foundations of Clinical Medicine Course for the first 2 years of the medical school curriculum, directs the Addiction Fellowships, and is the medical director of the Program in Continuing Medical Education, all at CWRU School of Medicine.