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Margit Chadwell, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor, Full-time
Medical Student Education
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Career Development
Phone
(313) 577-8867
Biography

Dr. Chadwell is the Director of the Year III Family Medicine Clerkship. She coordinates the development and implementation of this core rotation to ensure a superior learning experience for all Wayne State University Family Medicine medical. She serves as the faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group and provides medical student advising and mentorship throughout all years of training. Beyond the clerkship, her teaching responsibilities include small group instruction in the Clinical Medicine I and II course and overseeing the year IV Family Medicine Sub-Internships and electives. Dr. Chadwell also serves as the faculty advisor and medical director of the Robert R. Frank Student-Run Free Clinic. Her research and scholarly focus is on undergraduate medical education. She is committed to providing students with a solid understanding of Family Medicine, fostering discernment in specialty selection, and promoting their professional development.

Research

Bridges to Equity: Building Interprofessional Connections for the Public Health
Health Resources & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Resources Training Grant
April 2012, Pending Approval Role: Co-Investigator

HEADS UP (Healthcare Equity Awareness and Disparities Solutions for Undergraduate Physicians
Health Resources & Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Resources Training Grant
Submitted July 2011, Approved(not funded)October 2011; Role: Co-Investigator

FMIG3 Initiative: Family Medicine In Focus
American Academy of Family Physicians ($500) Awarded August 2010; Role: Design/Implementation of a 1 Year-long Family Medicine Interest Group Dedicated to Year 3 Students; Renewal Granted May 2012

Publications

Dr. Chadwell's publications and current grants coming soon.

Education Training

Courses Taught over the Last 2 Years

Family Medicine Core Clerkship, Year III Medical Students

FM Clerkship Orientation Session, All Year III Medical Students

FM Clerkship Debriefing Session, All Year III Medical Students

Continuity Clinic Clerkship, Year III Medical Students

Clinical Medicine I, Year I Medical Students

Clinical Medicine II, Year II Medical Students

Physical Diagnosis Course

Oversight for the Robert R. Frank Student-Run Free Clinic, Year I-IV Medical Students

Year IV SRFC one-month Elective Rotation

Clinical Ambulatory Instruction, Chart Reviews and Advising, oversight of Year IV & Post-Graduate Rotator for
Robert R. Frank Student-Run Free Clinic, Yr I, II, IV Students

Year IV Independent one-month Research Elective

Year IV Family Medicine Sub-Internship

Year III & IV Family Medicine Electives

Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
    Doctor of Medicine, with distinction in biomedical research, 1994
  • Wayne State University Merit Scholar, Detroit, Michigan, BA, cum laude, 1990


Training and Experience

  • Internship (1994-1995), Family Practice Residency Program
    Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan
  • Residency (1995-1997), Family Practice Residency Program
    Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan
  • Chief Resident (1996-1997), Family Practice Residency Program
    Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan
  • University of Michigan Medical School; Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Fellow, Faculty Development Institute (2000-2001)
  • Degree of Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians (2004)
  • Assistant Director (1997-2001), Family Practice Residency Program
    Oakwood Hospital; Dearborn, Michigan
  • Associate Director (2002-2010), Family Practice Residency Program
    Oakwood Annapolis Hospital; Wayne, Michigan
  • Program Director - Interim (2008), Family Medicine Residency Program
    Oakwood Annapolis Hospital; Wayne, Michigan
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
    Wayne State University School of Medicine,Detroit, Michigan (1999-2009)
  • Clinical Instructor
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2000-2009)

Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine, 1998-2012

Clinical Teaching

  • Physical Diagnosis Course Instructor (1996 - 2010)
  • Family Medicine Clerkship Preceptor (1997 - 2007)
  • Family Centered Maternity Care (1997 - 2007)
  • Rounder for Family Medicine Inpatient Service (1997-2010)
  • Outpatient Precepting of Family Medicine Residents (1997-2010)
  • First-Step Domestic Violence Shelter Primary Care Clinic Supervisor (1998-2001)
  • Geriatric Housecalls Program (2004-2007)
  • Geriatric Service Rounder at Skilled Nursing Facility (2003-2009)
  • Clinical Medicine I (2010-present)
  • Clinical Medicine II (20120-present)
  • Precepting at Student-run Free Clinic (2010-present)
  • Family Medicine Clerkship Year III ( 2010-present)