Dr. Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA. FACP elected to lead American College of Physicians
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Dr. Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA. FACP, Director of hospital medicine at the Miriam Hospital has been chosen as the Governor-elect Designee of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).
In being chosen, he now has a year of training until he commences a four-year term as Governor that begins in Spring 2023. Dr. Dapaah-Afriyie founded the Hospitalist Program at Miriam Hospital in 1997 and was named director of hospital medicine in 2004. He would later establish the Hospitalist program in the Newport Miriam location. He is also a Senior Fellow in the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Dapaah-Afriyie completed his residency at Miriam Hospital and received his medical degree from University of Science/Technology in Ghana. He is also a Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He has been a Top Doctor several times in Rhode Island Monthly.