Board Certification and Academic Information
||Family and Preventive Medicine - Professor
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Adjunct Professor
||American Board of Family Medicine
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||375 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Michael K. Magill, MD, is Hicken Professor and Chairman of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine (FPM) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Magill also served for 10 years as Executive Medical Director of the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics/Community Physician Group, a multidisciplinary medical practice located in 10 sites in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. In that role, he helped develop the University of Utah’s model of Patient Centered Medical Home, known as Care by DesignTM (CBD). CBD has become the basis for a federally-funded health services research program and for curricula in the School of Medicine and primary care residency programs. Dr. Magill is dedicated to health care reform and educating future physicians. In his professional practice, Dr. Magill is also interested in developing long-term partnerships with patients and families; his concentration lies in assisting patients to prioritize their concerns and set and achieve health-related goals.
Dr. Magill is now Executive Medical Director of the University of Utah Health Plans, leading implementation of PCMH payment for care for University employees and Medicaid patients.
Dr. Magill graduated from Duke Medical School and completed the Duke-Watts Family Medicine Residency Program, Durham, North Carolina. He served from 1981-86 on the faculty of the University of Arizona in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, where he directed the Family Medicine Faculty Development Program. From 1986-1994 he worked at Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center, Tallahassee, Florida, first as Director of the Family Medicine Residency, subsequently as Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Outreach. He moved to Utah in 1994 to found the Utah Area Health Education Centers Program, which he still directs, and was named FPM Chairman in 1995. He is Past President of the Association of Departments of Family Medicine.
In his leisure time, he enjoys running marathons, skiing, and spending time with his wife and grandchildren.