Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Chief Academic Officer
Chair, Department of Medical Education
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Education
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Michael Busha MD, MBA is a family physician. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas and George Washington University School of Business, Washington, D.C. He completed a residency in family medicine at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, South Carolina and an advanced obstetric fellowship at Spartanburg Regional Health in Spartanburg, South Carolina. From 2005-2010, Dr. Busha maintained a full-scope family medicine practice in rural Missouri. In 2010, Dr. Busha joined Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health and has served as a residency program director, medical director for quality, assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education, assistant dean for career mentoring and associate dean for statewide system advancement. He is currently the associate dean for Educational Affairs and department chair for Medical Education at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. His clinical, teaching and research interests include medical education, quality improvement and population health.
- American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)
Education and Training
- MBA 2010, George Washington University
- Fellowship 2005, Obstetrics, Spartanburg Regional Hospital System
- Residency 2004, Family Medicine, Self Regional Family Medicine
- MD 2001, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
- BS 1997, Oklahoma Baptist University
- Value-Based Care
- Quality Improvement
- Family Medicine
Bauler T.J., Sheakley M.L., Turula H., Miller L., Busha M.E. A Virtual Patient Encounter to Promote Integration in a Preclinical Case-Based Learning Session Medical Science Educator. 2023;33:331-332.
Busha M.E., McMillen B., Greene J., Gibson K., Milnes C., Ziemkowski P. One Institution’s evaluation of family medicine residency applicant data for academic predictors of success BMC Medical Education. 2021;21
Busha M., Gibson K., Sheakley M., Greene J. Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Academic Medicine. 2020;95:S258-S261.
Al Achkar M., Kengeri-Srikantiah S., Yamane B., Villasmil J., Busha M., Gebke K. Billing by residents and attending physicians in family medicine: The effects of the provider, patient, and visit factors BMC Medical Education. 2018;18(1)
Achkar M.A., Davies M.K., Busha M.E., Oh R. Resident-as-teacher in family medicine: A cera survey Family Medicine. 2015;47:452-458.