In April 2011, William M. Short, M.D., was named CEO and community assistant dean of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – Upper Peninsula Region. He was previously the director of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program, and a member of the program’s fourth graduating class. Dr. Short spent 12 years as an assistant director of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program prior to his promotion as director.
Dr. Short has overseen two ACGME residency program reviews, receiving the highest rating after each evaluation. He is actively involved in the oversight of every aspect of the educational program. In addition, Dr. Short has added qualifications in Addiction Medicine and promotes resident education in this field. His unique insight in addiction management provides an exceptional added benefit to residents graduating from this program.
Keeping current on residency training requirements and developing innovative methods of integrating change into the program remains a satisfying aspect of Dr. Short’s experience. He also takes great pleasure in the relationships developed with residents during their training and beyond.
Undergraduate degree: Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, Biology – B. S.
Medical Degree: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship: Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, MI
Residency: Marquette Family Medicine Residency, Marquette, MI
Board Certified: Family Medicine through the ABFM