Research and Medical Education
Leading Medical Education for Current and Future Medical Professionals
Henry Ford remains a state and national leader in education for medical students, interns, residents and fellows, and the continuing education of faculty, affiliated physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Approximately 40 percent of all physicians in Michigan received formal training at Henry Ford during their careers. A total of 50 residency and fellowship programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and 27 fellow specialty programs are accredited by various accrediting bodies.
In 2018, Henry Ford Health trained nearly 1,900 physicians and future physicians:
- 1,043 medical students and 669 residents and fellows were enrolled in 77 programs at Henry Ford Hospital in 2018
- Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Henry Ford Macomb and Henry Ford Wyandotte hospitals trained more than 100 osteopathic medical students and 287 residents in their 20 ACGME-accredited programs
- Continuing medical education opportunities were provided to more than 70,000 physicians, nurses and allied health professionals
Enhancing Skills at Simulation Centers
The Center for Simulation, Education and Research at Henry Ford Hospital offers a risk-free environment where state-of-the-art computers and mannequins simulate hundreds of medical conditions. More than 14,400 health professionals practiced and augmented their skills at the center in 2018. A second Simulation Laboratory opened in 2018 at Henry Ford Allegiance Health’s Center for Health Innovation & Education.