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Kelly Hill, M.D.

Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program

Kelly Hill, M.D., graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1989. She completed her family residency here in Midland in 1992, serving as chief resident during her final year of residency. Dr. Hill joined the faculty group in 1992 and finished the University of Michigan Faculty Development Fellowship in 1996. She was medical director of the Family Practice Center from 1998 to 2013. Dr. Hill has been responsible for ALSO neonatal and procedural teaching during her faculty years. She assumed the responsibility of Program Director in July 2013.

She is married to Dave Podhorez, a retired Ph.D. chemist at Dow Chemical Company and they have three sons, Mark, Eric and Jeff. Dr. Hill enjoys baking and watching all three sons in their respective marching bands! GO BLUE!

Sasha Savage, M.D.

Medical Director of the Family Practice Center

Sasha Savage, M.D., graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and received certification for successful completion of the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute. He joined the faculty after completing his residency training at the Midland Family Medicine Residency Program at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Family Practice Center. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Savage is the physician lead for neonatal resuscitation training, coordinates resident education in practice management, teaches obstetrical ultrasound, and serves as a preceptor and resident advisor in the Family Practice Center.

He quotes, "While I love the practice of medicine, coupled with the opportunity to teach residents, my favorite pastime is any activity that involves my family." Dr. Savage has been married for over twenty years and has eight children, whom he counts as the greatest treasures of his life. In addition to family life, Dr. Savage loves running, playing soccer and basketball, and traveling with his wife, Heather.

Meaghan Beasley, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Meaghan Beasley, M.D., graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2013 after finishing undergraduate work at Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Beasley was accepted to the Midland Family Medicine Residency Program where she was part of the inaugural four year class and served as chief resident during her last 2 years of training. Upon completion of residency in June 2017, she was excited to join the core faculty group, where she is now involved in patient care, resident precepting, and resident advising. Dr. Beasley holds a special interest in obstetrics and women’s health topics and procedures, and she holds status as an ALSO instructor.

Dr. Beasley is married to Eric Beasley, a Ph.D. sociologist who teaches for both Oakland University and Michigan State University. They have 1 daughter, Audrey, as well as 4 cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, rollerblading, traveling, watching MSU men’s basketball, and crafting.

Eric Becker, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Eric Becker, M.D., graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2005. After completing residency training here in Midland, Dr. Becker joined the faculty group. He completed the University of Michigan Faculty Development Program and holds an appointment as Assistant Professor through Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (GO BLUE!!). Dr. Becker maintains a clinical practice as well as precepts residents for outpatient, inpatient and obstetrical care provided by the residency.

Interestingly, Dr. Becker owns a pet snake and has been known to threaten to feed misbehaving residents to it (but fortunately he likes the snake enough not to give it indigestion).

Gail Colby, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Gail Colby, M.D., joined the Midland Family Medicine Residency in 2002 after four year of full spectrum practice including obstetrics in rural East Texas. She graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1995 and the Texas Tech University Family & Community medicine Residency in Lubbock, TX in 1998. Dr. Colby continues to practice obstetrics, provide women’s health care and directs the geriatric and pediatric curriculum. Dr. Colby received the Robert G. Boushe Award for outstanding clinical teaching in 2012.

Dr. Colby is married with two children, and enjoys spending time off at the family cabin which is less than an hour from Midland. If you ever want to get away...

Scott Ross, M.D.

Faculty Physician

Scott Ross, M.D., completed his residency training at The Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in Toledo, Ohio, after graduating from Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan. He joined MidMichigan Physicians Group-Family Practice located in Midland, Michigan in 2009 and then moved on to the Midland Family Medicine Residency Program as a faculty in June 2013. Beginning in 2010, Dr. Ross began volunteer precepting for the Family Practice Center to work more closely with the residents.

Dr. Ross completed extra coursework in Sports Medicine during his residency training as well as developing a procedure curriculum to allow him to learn vasectomies. He is especially interested in sports medicine, procedural medicine, and health informatics.

During his free time, Dr. Ross spends time with his wife, Jamie, and his three children. He also enjoys reading, hiking, rafting and traveling along with being an avid Michigan State University Spartans fan. GO GREEN!!

Lynn Simons, Psy.D.

Faculty Behavioralist

Lynn Simons, Psy.D., is the Director of Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Lynn Simons, completed her undergraduate work at University of Pennsylvania, earned a Master's degree at Illinois State University and her doctorate degree in psychology from Central Michigan University. She also directs the research curriculum and frequently facilitates residents making national presentations of their research work. Dr. Simons is the director of a group private practice, which includes forensic psychological evaluations.

Dr. Simons is the mother of four children, loves to quilt and spend her free time taking care of rescued dogs.

Andrew Wolford, D.O.

Faculty Physician

Andrew Wolford, D.O., graduated from Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011. Midland served as home for Andrew growing up, and he attended Alma College before medical school. After graduation from the Midland Family Medicine Residency Program in 2014 and serving as chief resident during his final year of training, Dr. Wolford joined the core faculty group. He as well has completed training at the University of Michigan Faculty Development Institute. Dr. Wolford maintains a clinical practice as well as precepts residents and works as a resident advisor in the Family Practice Center.

Dr. Wolford is married to his high school sweetheart, Robin. They have three wonderful and active daughters, Adelyn, Raegan, and Ainsley. When he can fit it in, he loves to play hockey, golf, and soccer.

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