Trifun Dimitrijevski, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Trifun Dimitrijevski, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Med Student Coordinator DRH and SOM Sim Center Team

tdimitri@med.wayne.edu

Trifun Dimitrijevski, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Office Phone

313-993-2530

Office Location

4201 Saint Antoine Street
UHC - 6G
Detroit, MI 48201

Education

Undergraduate Education
B.S., Wayne State University
1993

Graduate Education
M.S., Wayne State University
1995

Medical Education
M.D., Wayne State University
2003

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

M.D., F.A.C.E.P.

Residency

Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center
Deparment of Emergency Medicine
2002 - 2004

Chief Resident
2004 - 2005

Prior Appointments

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Director Medical Simulation, Kado Clinical Skills Center
Wayne State University School of Medicine
September 2011 - Present

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
June 2010 - Present

Clinical Instructor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
October 2007 - June 2010

Site Director Medical Student Education
Department of Emergency Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Pctober 2007 - Present

Assistant Clerkship Director Emergency Medicine for Year IV Medical Students
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
School of Medicine
October 2007 - Present

HOSPITAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Staff Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Harper/Hutzel University Hospital
Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
DMC Surgery Hospital
July 2005 - Present

Midwest Medflight
Flight Physician and Medical Control
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital/Detroit Medical Center
October 2005 - September 2009

Chief Resident Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State University School of Medicine/Detroit Medical Center
July 2004 - June 2005
 

Courses taught

TEACHING

Years at Wayne State University School of Medicine – Ten

Courses taught at Wayne State in last four years

Graduate Professional

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Yr. III Medical Students
Resident Physicians and Nursing Staff
July 2005 - Present

Medical Students

(Year I) – Instructor for Clinical Medicine 1 Course. Instructing year I medical students on the art of gathering a history, interacting with patients,
and introducing them to certain physical diagnostic skills. Also educated and supervised students during site visits to the Emergency Department, where they practiced their clinical skills.
October 2013 - Present

(Year IV) - Lecture Monthly on Respiratory Distress, Altered Mental Status, Airway Lab and Dysrhythmia Lab to Year IV Medical Students during Emergency Medicine Clerkship
July 2005 - Present

(Year II) – Physical Diagnosis
July 2005 - Present

Residents/Fellows

Didactic, topic specific lectures to Emergency Medicine Residents at Grand Rounds, Morning Report, case specific teaching to Emergency Medicine Fellows, Residents and Medical Students
July 2005 - Present

Course/Curriculum Development

OB/GYN Clerkship Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Simulation – Developed spontaneous vaginal delivery simulation scenario for incorporation into the year III OB/GYN Clerkship Curriculum to augment and enhance the medical students knowledge and skills in vaginal deliveries.

Medflight (Aero-Medical Transport) Curriculum developed and offered to not only emergency medicine residents, but all DMC/WSUSOM residents. In brief, the curriculum provides education in the art and science of air medical transport, as well as patient appropriateness for air transport and how to prepare patients for such transport.
 

Accomplishments

HONORS/AWARDS

Professional

Wayne State University School of Medicine Staff Award
Award given through the Aesculpians Honor Society, recognizing outstanding clinical educator as voted on by the medical students of Wayne State University School of Medicine
2016

Lawrence Schwartz Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
Department of Emergency Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State University School of Medicine
As voted by Wayne State School of Medicine Year IV Medical Students
2014 - 2015

College Teaching Award Wayne State University School of Medicine
Award recognizing excellence in instruction and teaching by faculty at the School of Medicine
2014

Munuswamy Dayanandan, M.D. Humanitarian Award
The award is presented by Department of Emergency Medicine atDetroit Receiving Hospital to an individual exhibiting the following characteristics:
1. Consistently kind, caring and empathetic behavior to all patients and their families
2. Fosters goodwill between hospital departments
3. Is supportive of personnel working in the Emergency Department
4. Attempts to be calming influence when circumstances become confusing and chaotic
2014

Lawrence Schwartz Faculty Teacher of the Year Award
Department of Emergency Medicine
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State University School of Medicine
As voted by Wayne State School of Medicine Year IV Medical Students
2012 - 2013

Recent Alumnus Award Recipient 
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Presented to an individual who received a degree from the WSU School of Medicine within the last 15 years and has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, community contributions or service to Wayne State University School of Medicine
2013

Outstanding Medical Dictation Award
For excellence in medical dictation and Documentation
2006

Medical School:
Year IV – Course Honors Emergency Medicine Year III – Clinical Honors Surgery
Year III – Clinical Honors Neurology
Year III – Clinical Honors Obstetrics and Gynecology Year I – Course Honors Clinical Nutrition

Professional Experience

SERVICE

Wayne State University School of Medicine

SEMCME Faculty Development Committee
WSU School of Medicine representative serving on committee to develop and plan faculty development activities among physicians and hospitals across southeast Michigan
August 2013 - Present

Wayne State University Departmental

Clinical Excellence Committee Detroit Receiving Hospital
Committee dedicated to the improvement of patient care and safety
January 2011 - June 2013

Military Emergency Medicine Resident Coordinator
Orient Army Military Emergency Medicine Resident to Detroit Receiving Hospital monthly to provide urban emergency medicine education in a Level 1 Trauma Center
July 2005 - July 2010

24-Hour Death Reviews 
Review of death occurring within 24 hours of admission to the emergency department to ascertain that quality of care was delivered. 
July 2005 - June 2013

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Committee
Peer review process and quality improvement of concerns of care raised in relation to patient care delivered in Department of Emergency Medicine at Detroit Receiving Hospital
July 2005 - Present

Affiliate Medical Organization

St. Joseph Mercy Health System
Midwest Medflight, Flight Physician and Medical Control
October 2005 - September 2009

Wayne State University School of Medicine (Community)

Cass Clinic
Voluntary free clinic providing care for the indigent of Detroit
1998 - 2003

Professional (Sporting Event Medicine)

Detroit Pistons, National Basketball Association
Team Physician providing emergency medical care to Detroit Pistons Players, coaching staff and NBA officials
December 2014 - Present

Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Bank Marathon
Event Physician at marathon, providing medical care to marathoners
October 2009 - Present

Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
Event Physician at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix providing medical care for Indy/Grand Am/World Challenge Drivers, Owners, Crews and fans
August 2007 - Present

Detroit Tigers/Detroit Medical Center
Event Physician at Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers providing first aid to fans, associated event staff
April 2006 - Present
 

Other Information

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

International Council of Motorsports Sciences
2016 - Present

Society for Simulation in Healthcare
2012 - Present

Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
2002 – Present

Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine
May 2009 – Present

American College of Emergency Physicians
2001 – Present