Michael Guerra joined Eastern Michigan University in October of 2012 as associate professor. He is a physician assistant with 32 years of clinical practice experience in family medicine, urgent care and cardiac surgery. He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant Program and has been a clinical preceptor and clinical medicine guest lecturer for 25 years.
He previously held an appointment as assistant professor in the University of Toledo Department of Physician Assistant Studies from 2001–2007. He had a clinical appointment in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Michigan where he collaboratively performed new patient consultations in the mitral valve clinic from 2009–2012. He continues to work clinically in primary care medicine at the Hope Clinic in Ypsilanti.