May 22, 2019
Bradford G. Scott, M.D., professor and vice chair of Education, is the 2019 winner of the Baylor College of Medicine Master Clinician Award. The award was established by Baylor President and CEO Dr. Paul Klotman to recognize faculty for their exemplary qualities of clinical excellence and expertise, consistent high level of patient care, professionalism, commendable leadership skills, and continuous service to the community.
Similar to the Star Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care, the Master Clinician Award is for full professors with 15 or more years of clinical service at Baylor.
Dr. Scott has been a faculty member since 1999 after completing his residency training at Baylor. Since then he has improved the training of the next generation of surgeons as director of the general surgery residency program. Dr. Scott's clinical and research studies focus on resuscitation of the trauma patient, care for the open abdomen, and on methodologies for complex abdominal wall reconstruction, as well as surgery of the foregut.
Dr. Scott has already received several of the Gene A. Guinn Outstanding Faculty Teaching Awards, several Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Awards, and he is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators at Baylor College of Medicine.