Balance - Education - Commitment
of the faculty physicians are board certified in at least two
specialties, and each brings unique strengths and interests
to the program. As you'll see in the following biographies,
the scope of faculty interests outside of medicine is truly
global, but our priorities center around our families. Life
in Marquette is about balance, and we strive to structure the
residency program so that our residents receive excellent education
and achieve a semblance of balance as well.
meets weekly to discuss the operations and plans for the program,
with the chief residents helping to make this a time for honest
exchange of ideas, sharing and growth. Faculty retreats serve
to maintain the sense of shared purpose in setting long-range
goals. The faculty, individually and collectively, have made
a commitment to the program and community.
Featured Faculty of the Month: May 2011
Suzanne Clarke, MD, Assistant Director
M. SHORT, M.D.
In April 2011, William M. Short, M.D., was named CEO of the Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation (UPHEC) and Community Assistant Dean of the UP Campus of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU CHM). 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.
On a personal note, Dr. Short is married and has four children. He enjoys the out of doors, especially hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. He also enjoys spending time with his family at their cottage in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula.
K. JOHNSON, DO
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 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.
Dr. Johnson is involved in local church and community activities. He and his wife enjoy raising their four children. His interests include woodworking, remodeling, cycling and outdoor activities.
Dr. Clarke is an Assistant Director at the Residency. She was born and raised in rural lower Michigan, receiving her bachelor degree from Albion College with majors in Biology and Psychology. She received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM) on the UP Campus and completed her Family Practice Residency training at the Mid-Michigan Regional Medical Center in Midland. Dr. Clarke is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and completed a Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship at MSU. She is also a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.
Dr. Clarke practiced the full spectrum of rural medicine in Ironwood, Michigan, for seven years. Precepting medical student rotations in Ironwood led to her interest in teaching and she then joined the Residency Program in 2000.
Special interests include Resident well-being, family-centered maternity care, rural health care issues, women’s health care, and international medical missions. She has been involved with the residents in short term medical mission trips to Guatemala, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Dr. Clarke is the faculty advisor for first-year residents and Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship for medical students at the MSU-CHM Upper Peninsula Campus. She particularly enjoys the interactions with the medical students and residents and sees them as an “opportunity to help develop tomorrow’s physicians.”
Dr. Clarke’s personal interests include singing, swimming, taking walks with her dog, Prance, cruising with the local Corvette Club, and just about anything else that takes advantage of the beauty of God’s Country!
P. HOENKE, M.D.
Dr. Hoenke is the Assistant Director Physician Practices and Physician Recruitment with Marquette General Health System and an Assistant Director of the Residency Program.
Residents seek his advice regarding employment opportunities in the Upper Peninsula, contract reviews, practice management, medical legal issues and physician leadership.
Dr. Hoenke is a devoted fisherman and hunter who is also involved in woodworking, boat building, book collecting, gardening, and marine aquaria. He is married with eight children.
BAUMANN, R.N., M.S.N.
Ms. Baumann serves the Residency as Curriculum Coordinator for the residents/interns.
Jeanne coordinates the scheduling of rotations and a variety of clinical learning experiences for the residents and provides residents/interns with guidance and support as they build skills as adept educators in the office, hospital, classroom, and the community. She maintains expertise in adjunctive community resources, offers elective experiences for residents and interns in patient education, and provides training for all residents in the areas of chronic disease, self-care, nicotine dependence, and nutrition.
She is also leading the implementation of the Reach Out and Read program in FamilyCare Doctors, so that each infant through pre-school well-child visit provides a free age-appropriate book for parents and children to use in language development. She is a collaborator with the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network as a leader in the implementation of Stanford University's well-known Chronic Disease Self-Management Program in our region.
Jeanne's two children are grown, and she shares a backwoods home with her husband. She enjoys birding, gardening, reading a variety of books, hiking and skiing in the woods, cooking and international travel.
M. SCOTT DOUGHTY , M.D.
After graduating from the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program in 1995, Dr. M. Scott Doughty worked in the UP and Alaska for two years before moving to Zuni, New Mexico. There he worked with the Indian Health Service for 10 years as a family physician and diabetes program director. In addition to the richness of a cross-cultural experience, Scott returns to Marquette with a better understanding of community-oriented primary care, Native American health issues and rural family medicine.
Scott also returns with a bigger family. He and his wife, Amy, a certified nurse-midwife, now have three daughters. They look forward to hiking, berry-picking/eating, cycling, dog sledding, and connecting with old and new friends.
BRIAN WAITE, M.D.
Dr. Waite joined the faculty of the Marquette Family Residency Program in February, 2008. He is a former Marquette resident, having graduated in 1999. In the interim, he practiced in a small Family Medicine group on Whidbey Island, in the Puget Sound in Washington State. His undergraduate training was in Anthropology at Washington State University, and he received his MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine. His intent was always to practice Family Medicine in a rural setting, and he participated in the WAMI (Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) rural medicine track in medical school.
His special interests include EMR/EHR, chronic disease management, billing and coding, and implementing the concepts of TransforMed and the Future of Family Medicine, which focus on the quality of the delivery of health care.
He and his wife are very happy to be back in the U.P. and their two daughters love the outdoor activities available. He enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, and is still perfecting his igloo building techniques.
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CATHERINE KROLL, D.O.
Dr. Kroll is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and is board certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics. She plays a key role in our osteopathic program, working closely with Dr. Johnson to ensure the program’s educational integrity.
Dr. Kroll makes time in her busy practice a the Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center in Gwinn, MI to provide opportunities for our residents to practice and perfect their abilities to treat “the whole patient."
Residency Program Administration
SUSAN F. TINCKNELL, C-TAGME
Susan is the person responsible for arranging residency interviews. Her knowledge of ERAS and the overall recruitment experience will ensure you a worthwhile interview in Marquette. Susan also creates resident rotation schedules and manages residency office staff. In addition, Susan works with third and fourth year Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical students at the Upper Peninsula campus, assisting them with residency application and interview preparations.
Susan attended Northern Michigan University and has worked within the health system for 20 years, 12 of those have been with the Residency. She is a native of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Susan enjoys gardening, traveling, stamping and spending time with family.
Feel free to contact Susan via e-mail or by phone at 1-800-774-4844.