Emergency Medicine Faculty and Staff

Our faculty come from diverse training programs, bringing a wealth of knowledge and skill sets to teach our residents. Many of our faculty members have served in national leadership positions including American College of Emergency Physicians, Council of EM Residency Directors, Society for Simulation in Healthcare and National Association of EMS Physicians. Our faculty members have a rich network of colleagues that are especially helpful to our graduating seniors as pursue future careers.

Program Director

Cowling_Kathleen

Kathleen Cowling, MS, DO, MBA, FAAEM, FACEP
Program Director

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
EM Residency: Sparrow Health System, Ingham, MI

Associate and assistant directors

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Therese Mead, DO, RDMS, FACEP

Associate Program Director
Ultrasound Director

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Genesys Regional Medical Center
Schaller_Derek

Derek Schaller, MD, FACEP

Assistant Program Director
Clerkship Director

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
Residency: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital

Core faculty

Bazakis_Andrew

Andrew Bazakis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Co-Director EM Simulation Curriculum

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
EM Residency: University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital

Deibel_Jonathon

Jonathon Deibel, MD, FACEP

Educational Site Director - Covenant HealthCare
Co-Director EM Simulation Curriculum

Medical School: The Ohio State University, College of Medicine
EM Residency: Synergy Medical Education Alliance

Matthew Deibel, MD, FACEP

Medical Director - Covenant

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: MERC Spectrum Health

Hunt_Adam

Adam C. Hunt, DO, MHS

Core Faculty - Covenant

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
EM Residency: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Kakos_Belinda

Belinda Kakos, DO

Educational Site Director - Ascension, St. Mary's

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
EM Residency: Henry Ford Health System and St. John Macomb

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Nava Kendall, MD

Core Faculty - Covenant

Medical School: University of Michigan
EM Residency: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County

Steven T. McLean, MD, FACEP

Medical Director - Ascension, St. Mary's

Medical School: Wayne State University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: Detroit Receiving Hospital

Benjamin Schoener, MD

Core Faculty, EM

Medical School: St. George's University SOM
EM Residency: Genesys Regional Medicial Center

Vance_Steve

Steve Vance, MD, FACEP

Associate Dean, Distributed Campus

Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
EM Residency: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners

Wagner_MaryJo

Mary Jo Wagner, MD, FACEP

Chief Academic Officer/Designated Institutional Official

Medical School: Boston University, School of Medicine
EM Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Kings Country Hospital Center

Staff

Wardin_Melinda

Melinda Wardin

Residency Coordinator

Phone: 989-746-7518
Ingram_Deanna

Deanna Ingram

Residency Administrative Assistant

Phone: 989-746-7519