MARQUETTE, Mich – The Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program, UPHS – Marquette, appointed Dr. Ryan Brang to a new position as associate program director. In addition to patient care, Dr. Brang provides training and supervision to residents and medical students as a faculty preceptor and a clerkship director.
In his new role, Dr. Brang will assist in curriculum
development and interpreting and implementing the rules and regulations put
forth by the American Board of Family Medicine and the Accreditation Council
for Graduate Medical Education. His role will support the day to day
functioning of the program as a second set of eyes/ears, providing another
channel into administration.
Board Certified in family medicine, Dr. Brang has been caring
for patients at UPHS – Marquette since 2014. He completed his undergraduate
studies at the University of Wisconsin in River Falls, WI before earning his
medical degree from Ross University in Dominica. He completed residency at the
Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program. He is a faculty preceptor for the
family medicine program, and a community clerkship director in family medicine
for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, UP Region. His
professional interests include obstetrics and pediatrics as well as residency
When not in the clinic, or hospital, Dr. Brang can usually be found on
his bike. He is an avid biker and is involved with the
906 Adventure Team, a local non-profit organization geared towards helping kids
establish healthy habits. He also regularly partakes in bike events such as the
Polar Roll, Marji Gesick, and the family medicine weekly bike group.
Dr. Brang enjoys all aspects of being outdoors such as mountain biking, snow biking, camping, skiing and hiking. He resides in Marquette with his wife Dr. Katie Brang, their kids and their Huskador, Jake.
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The MSU College of Human Medicine Upper
Peninsula Region Campus works in conjunction with the UP Health
System-Marquette to coordinate the training of family medicine residents and
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical students. Since its
inception in 1974, 298 medical students and 198 resident physicians have
graduated from the two programs. Currently, approximately 30 percent of the MSU
College of Human Medicine Upper Peninsula Region Campus physicians are
practicing in the U.P. in every primary care and additional specialties of