Mara M. Hoffert, PhD

Director of Medical Education: Instructional Design and Learning Resources, Henry Ford Health System

Mara Hoffert currently works as the Director of Medical Education Instructional Design and Learning Systems & Resources at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. She supports over 50 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Mara excels at cultivating empowerment, participation, inclusion and partnerships with faculty, administrators and trainees to form institutional strategies and initiatives that are sustainable and effective. Her passion includes a focus on curricular design and application-based practice. Every day she has the honor to create and implement innovative curriculum, programs and tools that aid our physicians in all non-clinical aspects of patient care. Mara has presented on leadership, feedback, coaching and mentoring and curricular development and health and wellness.

Mara earned her PhD in Administrative Leadership and Education as well as her Specialist degree, central leadership and building leadership certifications from Eastern Michigan University. She received her Emotional Intelligence certification from Case Western University’s Weatherhead School of Management, her certification in individual and group crisis intervention training from CISM and participated in the LENS Coach Academy Training Program. Mara is an internationally certified coach through ICF.