Linda M. Roth, Ph.D.

Departmental Role

I arrange programs that support physician and scientist faculty members in their growth as academic teaching and research professionals. These programs include new faculty orientation, regular professional development seminars and courses, and robust mentoring programs. I also offer individual consultations related to career development and academic documentation


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, BS.Ed., 1970
Marygrove College, Detroit, MI, M.Ed., 1973
Oakland University, Rochester, MI, Ph.D., 1991

Training and Experience

Siena Heights College, Southfield, MI, Assistant Professor (1988-93)
Siena Heights College, Southfield, MI, Director of Academic Program (1991-93)
Wayne State University, Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Professor (1991 – 2002)
Wayne State University, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Director of Faculty Development (2001 – present)
Wayne State University, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Associate Professor (2002 – present)
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Office of Faculty Affairs, Human Resources, and Professional Development, Director of Professional Development (2004 – present)

Primary Research Interests

Clinical learning environment, organizational climate, organizational development, faculty development

Recent Publications

Roth LM, Markova T. Essentials for great teams: trust, diversity, communication . . . and Joy. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 2012;25(2):146-8.

Roth LM, Markova T, Mateo M, Roth LM. Implementing teams in a Patient-Centered Medical Home residency practice: Lessons learned. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 2012; 25(2):224-231.

Roth LM, Markova T, Monsur JC, Severson RK.  Effects of implementation of a team model on physician and staff perceptions of a clinic's organizational and learning environments.  Family Medicine, 2009:41(6):434-9.

Roth LM, Neale AV, Kennedy K, DeHaven M. Insights from practice-based researchers to develop Family Medicine faculty as scholars. Family Medicine, 2007; 39(7):504-9.
Roth LM, Severson RK, Probst JC, Monsur JC, Markova T, Kushner SA, Schenk M. Exploring physician and staff perceptions of the learning environment in ambulatory residency clinics. Family Medicine, 2006; 38(3) 177-84.

Markova T, Roth LM, Monsur J. Distance learning as an effective and feasible method for delivering residency didactics. Family Medicine, 2005; 37(8):570-5.

Neale AV, Schwartz K, Schenk M, Roth LM. Scholarly development of clinician faculty using evidence-based medicine as an organizing theme. Medical Teacher 25: 1-6, 2003.

Roth LM , Schenk M, Bogdewic SP. Developing clinical teachers and their organizations for the future of medical education. Medical Education, 2001; 35:428-9.

Esdaile SE, Roth LM. Education not training: The challenge of developing professional autonomy. Occupational Therapy International, 2000;7(3):147-152.

Roth LM. The champions project: A two-tiered mentoring approach to faculty development. Academic Medicine, 2000;75(5):144.

Rose EA, Roth LM, Werner PT, Keshwani A, Vallabhenini V., Using faculty development to solve a problem of evaluation and management coding: A case study. Academic Medicine, 2000;75(4):331-336.

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