Heather Laird-Fick, MD, MPH

Heather  Laird-Fick
  • Professor
  • Director of Assessment, Shared Discovery Curriculum
  • Assistant Dean for Accreditation and Program Evaluation
  • Clinician at MSU Specialty Center, Internal Medicine Clinic
  • Clinic Address: 4650 South Hagadorn Road Suite 100, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Clinic: 517-353-4941
  • Academic Address: 965 Wilson Rd, Rm A106, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Academic: 517-353-3730

Academic Support Staff: Jinie Shirey

For clinical appointments and patient-care questions: please contact Internal Medicine Clinic at 517-353-4941


Short intro/bio
Heather Laird-Fick, MD, MPH, FACP is a general internist and clinical educator who joined the faculty in 2001. She has served a variety of administrative and teaching roles, including Advanced Medicine clerkship director, internal medicine residency associate program director and program director, and most recently Director of Assessment for the college's Shared Discovery Curriculum. Her research interests include assessment of medical learners, competency-based education and training, and cancer in aging populations.

Clinical interest/Area of expertise
Dr. Laird-Fick is a general internist with particular interest in the health of aging adults, management of complex and interacting medical problems, and mental health. She works in both the ambulatory and hospital settings.


Alma College, BS, 1993

Medical School:  Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, MD degree, 1997

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1997-2001

Graduate: Masters degree in Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan, East Lansing, Michigan, 2002


American Board of Internal Medicine


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