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Chair of Ophthalmology
Kresge Eye Institute, K2-18
Phone: 313-577-7614 | Fax: 313-577-9675 | mjuzych@med.wayne.edu
Assistant's Name: Deborah Chesney
Administrator's Name: Laura Schulz

Mark Juzych, M.D., M.H.S.A., chairs the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and is director of the Kresge Eye Institute.

A winner of the Palmer Courage to Lead Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in 2010 and the ACGME’s Palmer Courage to Teach Award in 2005, Dr. Juzych is a 1989 graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He performed his ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute, and served as chief resident from 1992 to 1993. He also served a glaucoma fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University. In addition, he studied at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, and completed the Executive Management Program of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Management Program at the Anderson School of Business at the University of California Los Angeles.

He joined the School of Medicine faculty in 1995 after teaching at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has served as assistant dean and associate dean of Graduate Medical Education, the Designated Institutional Officer for the university and the Detroit Medical Center. In 2010, he was named associate chief medical officer of Revenue Cycle for the Wayne State University Physician Group. He also is vice president of Academic Affairs for the DMC.

His service to the university and the School of Medicine includes membership in an Institutional Review Board, Admissions Committee, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the Dean’s Executive Council of Deans, the Dean’s Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Southeast Michigan Center for Medical Education Board of Directors, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, Strategic Planning Committee, Graduate Medical Education and the Wayne State University Governmental Affairs Committee.

For the Detroit Medical Center, Dr. Juzych is a member of the Ophthalmology Executive Council, the Department of Ophthalmology Credentials Committee, the Department of Ophthalmology Advisory Committee, the Medical Staff Operations Committee at Sinai-Grace Hospital and the DMC Executive Management Team. He is the chief of Ophthalmology at Sinai-Grace Hospital, a position he has held since 2001.

A former member of the Kresge Eye Institute’s Physician Operation Committee and director of the Consultative Service, he presently serves as director of the Comprehensive Care Clinic, director of the Clinical Research Unit, and vice president of the Northwest Eye Foundation and the Fund for Ophthalmic Research and Education.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, American Medical Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Hospital Medical Education, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, Residency Program Directors Council, Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Ophthalmological Society and the Wayne County Medical Society.

In addition to his ACGME awards, Dr. Juzych has received the WSU Board of Governors Recognition, the WSU Award for Leadership and Teaching in Continuing Medical Education, the Osler Institute’s Medical Specialty Board Review Course Teaching Award, the WSU College Teaching Excellence Award, the WSU School of Medicine Recent Alumni Award, the American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award and the Straatma Award for Excellence in Resident Education. He was named Teacher of the Year by Kresge Eye Institute residents in 2003.

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