William Peterson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Director, Emergency Medicine Medical Student Clerkship
Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Preparatory Course

Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
1500 E Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5305


Administrative Contact

Sharnita Grant
[email protected]


Will Peterson is an Education Fellow and Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine.  He joined the University’s Medical Education Fellowship after completing his training in Emergency Medicine with the University of Michigan/St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Residency Program.

He has an academic interest in Medical Education and Methodology. He directs the Residency Preparatory Course for students going into Emergency Medicine and co-directs the Clinical Reasoning Elective for M1 Medical Students. He is the Co-Founder of the Community of Medical Educators in Training (CoMET) here at the University of Michigan, which provides house officers with means to learn about medical education theory and curriculum design as well as create a community practice. 

His research interest is focused on improving education curricula for medical students and residents, and utilizing rigorous qualitative and quantitative methodology in education research. 


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