John E. Delzell, Jr., MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Provider name:John E. Delzell, Jr., MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Program(s):Carol Healan Burrell Professor in Medical Education; Vice President for Medical Education, Office of Medical Education, Designated Institutional Official
Education & Certifications
Medical School:University of Missouri—Columbia
Residency:University Hospital in Columbia, MO
Maxfield H, Delzell JE, Kennedy M. Performance of Third Year Medical Students on a Rural Family Medicine Clerkship. Family Medicine 2014; 46(7): 536-8.
Delzell JE, Chumley H. Ch. 46 Coronary Artery Disease in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
Delzell JE, Chumley H. Ch. 47 Hypertension in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
Chumley H, Rivera N, Delzell JE. Ch. 48 Heart Failure in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
Jawaid A, Delzell JE, Chumley H. Ch. 49 Pericardial Effusion in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
Sheikh D, Delzell JE. Ch. 50 Bacterial Endocarditis in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
Delzell JE, Chumley H. Ch. 107 Dupuytren Disease in the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, Third Ed. 2018 R Usatine, Editor. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings
8/27/18 Delzell J, Brown D. Creating a Wellness Program for Postgraduate Medical Education in a Newly Accredited Medical Center Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Annual Meeting Basel, Switzerland
5/8/18 Freeman J, Wendling A, Phillips J, Delzell J, Travis A, Kozakowski, S. “Evaluating Trends in the Family Medicine Workforce. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. 2018 Annual Spring Conference Washington, DC
8/26/19 Delzell J, Holmes G, Dunkerly Z, Brown D, Walker J, Appel M. A Longitudinal Simulation to Teach Safety Tools and Behaviors in a US-based Postgraduate Training Program Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Annual Meeting. Vienna, Austria
2/2/19 Bischops J, Moulik S, Toonkel R, Milanez M, Delzell J. “Integrating the biological and social factors in the care of chronic disease, with special attention to nutrition in diabetes mellitus during basic science education” Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. 2019 Conference on Medical Student Education. Jacksonville, FL
7/26/19 Sexton S, Delzell J, Arnold M, and others “How to get involved in writing and editing with the American Family Physician” AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students Kansas City, MO
5/16/19 Brown D, Holmes G, Delzell J. “GME Journal Club: an innovative way teaching scholarship and medical education” Association of Hospital Medical Education (AHME) Savannah GA
Dr. Delzell is originally from the Ozarks of rural southwest Missouri. He received a BA in Biology from Baylor University in Waco, TX and his MD from the University of Missouri—Columbia. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine at University Hospital in Columbia, MO and is board-certified in Family Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in academic Family Medicine in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Missouri and received a Master of Science in Public Health. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Delzell joined the faculty of the University of Missouri as an assistant professor. He served as a core faculty for the residency training program and later was appointed as the assistant program director.
In 2001, Dr. Delzell was named an associate professor of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and was the program director for the Family Medicine Residency at Saint Francis Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Delzell was named the associate chair for Medical Student Education in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He was awarded tenure for his educational research in the area of the assessment of clinical decision-making skills in medical students and residents. In 2008, Dr. Delzell became the assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME). He also served as a primary care physician for the KC Royals and Team Doctor for the Big 12 Women’s Basketball tournament.
In 2013, Dr. Delzell was named the director for Medical Student Education in the Department of Humanities, Health, and Society at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University. In 2015, he became associate dean for Graduate Medical Education and was appointed the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for the Broward Health System, the ninth-largest public hospital system in the US. He oversaw the conversion of Broward Health Residency Programs from accreditation by the American Osteopathic Association to the ACGME.
Dr. Delzell was appointed vice president for medical education and DIO for Northeast Georgia Health System in 2017. In his position, he oversees all medical education and accreditation. Dr. Delzell is an Associate Medical Editor for the American Family Physician and serves on the Editorial Board for the journal Evidence-Based Practice.
Dr. Delzell’s wife, Dr. Heidi Chumley, is an internationally recognized family doctor and medical educator. She serves as the Executive Dean for American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Sint Maarten. They have five children, two Bulldogs, a snake, a turtle, and a Bengal cat. Dr. Delzell is a runner and is currently training for the 2020 48.6 Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World.