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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 Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Career Development in the Medical Student Education department. In this role, she is entrusted to ensure the well-being and career development of undergraduate medical students. She serves as the primary liaison with the student leadership including Student Senate, leadership of student organizations, AAMC Organization of Student Representatives, etc. Dr. Chadwell is responsible for addressing and resolving all student issues and concerns. She directs the student counseling program and regularly evaluates the program so it continues to meet the needs of our students. Dr. Chadwell meets with individual students to provide personal and academic support with the goal of keeping them on track during the pursuit of their medical degree. Where student success is concerned, she develops and maintains processes to meet LCME standards, including but not limited to student mistreatment policy and process, health and wellness program, etc. Prior to her work in the Medical Student Education department Dr. Chadwell was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine & Public Health Sciences, serving as its Director of the Year III Family Medicine Clerkship, faculty advisor for the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG), and faculty advisor and medical director of the Robert R. Frank Student Run Free Clinic.

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)