In April 2011, Stuart K. Johnson, D.O., was named Program Director of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program. His position prior to the promotion was Director of Osteopathic Medical Education and assistant program director.
Dr. Johnson has a special interest in promoting the principles of osteopathic medicine. His belief in these principles has instilled a desire to promote osteopathic medical education in the residency and throughout the community.
Dr. Johnson is also involved in directing the PALS course and assists in instructing the ALSO and Advanced Airway courses offered to the medical community.
He completed the Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship Program through Michigan State University in 2004 and a National Institute of Program Directors Fellowship in June of 2008.
His clinical interests involve Osteopathic Manual Medicine, Obstetrics, Disease Prevention, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. In 2010 he was named Associate Medical Director of the Lake Superior Hospice and in 2011 he attended the Palliative Care Education and Practice through Harvard Medical School. He carries a certificate of added qualification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Johnson is involved in local church and community activities. He and his wife enjoy raising their five children. His interests include woodworking, remodeling, cycling and outdoor activities.
Undergraduate degree: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, Biochemistry – B.S.
Medical Degree: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI – D.O.
Internship: Mercy General Health Partners, Muskegon, MI
Residency: Marquette Family Medicine Residency, Marquette, MI
Board Certified: Family Medicine through the AOBFP and the ABFM
Certificate of Added Qualification: Hospice and Palliative Medicine