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Tsveti Markova, M.D.
Title
Endowed Chair - Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Professor
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and DIO
Phone
(313) 577-1421
Biography

Tsveti Markova, MD, FAAFP, became chair of the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences in April, 2014. She has been a member of the School of Medicine faculty since 1997. After her residency training, she completed two fellowships, the first with the National Institute for Program Directors Development with the American Academy of Family Physicians and the second with the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. In 2013, she was a scholar in the Program for Leading Innovations in Healthcare and Education at the Harvard Macy Institute. Dr. Markova also serves the School of Medicine as its associate dean for Graduate Medical Education/Designated Institutional Official for Wayne State University sole-sponsored residency programs.

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For more than 20 years, Dr. Markova has contributed to advancing medical education and research in the areas of health care disparity, evidence-based medicine and health care innovation. Throughout her career, she has been honored with many prestigious awards. She is actively engaged, and has leadership positions at varying levels, in many national, state and regional organizations. Dr. Markova has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of medical education innovation, learning environment and teamwork, quality improvement and health care disparities.

Dr. Markova joined the School of Medicine faculty in 1997. In March 2011, she was appointed associate dean for Graduate Medical Education/Designated Institutional Official for Wayne State University sole-sponsored residency program. She continues to oversee that office by providing oversight of the residency programs for compliance with institutional and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education standards and establishes and implements policies for improving quality of education and work environments. In this process, she actively engages different hospital partners in reaching the highest standards of medical education.

She received her medical degree from the Medical University of Varna in Bulgaria in 1992. She completed a family medicine residency at North Oakland Medical Center in Pontiac, Michigan and two fellowships. In 2013, she was a scholar in the Program for Leading Innovations in Healthcare and Education at the Harvard Macy Institute. Dr. Markova is actively engaged at the national, state and regional levels through the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Resident Affairs, the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians and Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education, among others. She has written more than 50 peer reviewed publications on medical education innovation, learning environment and teamwork, quality improve and health care disparities.

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