Dr. Robert Beach has been the faculty director for St. Vincent's Student Clinic since 2005. He continues to volunteer weekly at the clinic and is committed not only to caring for underserved populations but also consistently engages in student and resident medical education. He is also a profesor Emeritus at UTMB John McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine. He has received numerous institutional, state, and national awards for his clinical care and teaching. He has previously been the assistant Dean for Educational Affairs, Director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, and Program Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program.