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Medical Education

Henry Ford Medical Education Overview

Medical Education programs offered by Henry Ford Health System include Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing, and Allied Health training programs throughout southeast Michigan. The system's flagship hospital, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is one of the nation's largest research centers, with $50 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health and other sources. As one of the largest medical education teaching centers in the nation, Henry Ford trains more than 1,600 doctors every year..


The Doctors Who Train Doctors

Henry Ford Hospital doctors train more than 600 medical school students, 500 residents and 150 fellows across 46 different areas of medicine every year.  Henry Ford Hospital Residency and Fellowship Programs are nationally accredited M.D. (Doctorate of Medicine) training programs. 

Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals and Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital train more than 200 medical students and 200 residents every year.  These hospitals offer nationally accredited D.O. (Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine) and D.P.M. (Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine) training programs. 

As teaching physicians, Henry Ford Medical Group doctors are also faculty members at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and many other Henry Ford teaching doctors are faculty members at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Medical Simulation Training

Henry Ford Hospital Health System's Center for Simulation, Education and Research allows doctors to practice new skills on life-like mannequins (adult and child) to gain experience before caring for the human patient.

This 15,000 square foot training center includes high-tech computers which create hundreds of different medical condition in surgery, labor and delivery, intensive care, emergency and routine hospital procedures.