- American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
- University of Michigan, MI, 1999
Residencies & Internships
- University of Alabama, Internal Medicine, AL, 2002
- University of Alabama, Internal Medicine, AL, 2000
Internal Medicine Residency, Program Director
Dr. Drake was born and raised in a rural part of Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, graduating in 1995 with a BS in Biology and worked in a basic science research lab in Nephrology during undergrad. He stayed in Ann Arbor, graduating medical school in 1999. Dr. Drake was fortunate to be accepted into the Internal Medicine residency program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, graduating in 2002. He began his career at Henry Ford Hospital that same year, initially starting as a senior staff in the Academic Internal Medicine practice on the main campus. In 2003, he became one of the Associate Program Directors. Over the years, his duties included oversight of the board review course, development of the bedside procedures course, and coordination of the continuity clinics. He worked with multiple departments in the formation of the Center for Simulation, Education, and Research, overseeing construction through operations of the center as the Director of Medical Programs for the center. In August 2012, Dr. Drake became the Program Director of the Internal Medicine residency. In 2017, Dr. Drake stepped down from the role of Program Director. He is now seeing patients at the Sterling Heights clinic and doing inpatient rounding at the main campus hospital.