Marquette, Mich – Four of the six graduating
residents from the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program participated in
The Integrated Program known as TIP. All of the residency seniors will be
practicing in the Upper Peninsula after graduation.
an early family medicine experience to fourth year medical students who have a
strong interest in completing their training at one of the participating
programs. Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program joins five other
residency programs in Michigan who participate in TIP.
Peninsula Health Plan funds two TIP students each year. Supplementary funding
to accommodate the two additional students for the 2019 residency class came
from UP Health System, the Portage Health Foundation, and the Superior Health
Foundation residency investments.
graduating residents who participated in TIP during their fourth year at Michigan
State University College of Human Medicine, UP Region will be practicing at the
Barker, MD, a native of Germfask, will be providing full spectrum family
medicine at Singletrack Health in Marquette.
Butcher, MD, a Lower Peninsula native from Fenton, will be a hospitalist for
Adfinitas Health in Marquette.
Sawyer, MD, PharmD, of Sault Ste. Marie, will be providing inpatient and
outpatient family medicine for War Memorial at Sault Ste.Marie.
Torreano, MD, a native of Negaunee, will be providing inpatient and outpatient
care for UP Health System – Bell in Ishpeming.
The Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program works in conjunction
with UP Health System-Marquette and the MSU College of Human Medicine Upper
Peninsula Region Campus to coordinate the training of family medicine residents
and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical students. Since
its inception in 1974, 204 resident physicians and 298 medical students will
graduate from the two programs in 2019. Currently, approximately 39 percent of
the Marquette Family Medicine alumni are practicing in the U.P.