Emergency Medicine

A message from the Program Director

Thank you for your interest in Henry Ford! I am excited to tell you about Henry Ford Emergency Medicine and why we are the right choice for you.

Our mission is to develop future leaders in education, research, administration, and patient advocacy by educating residents to be outstanding clinicians and providing them with opportunities to advance emergency care.

We have been training outstanding emergency physicians for over 40 years and our graduates are known throughout the country for their ability to provide outstanding clinical care. The development of strong clinical skills forms the foundation of a successful career in Emergency Medicine. This is our main goal in residency.

In addition to the focus on clinical training, we also have a multitude of opportunities for our residents to explore subdisciplines such as operations, education, and research.  We have fellowship trained subspecialists in Critical Care, Ultrasound, EMS, Toxicology, Sports Medicine, Administration, Pediatrics, and many more.  These mentors will help you gain experience and exposure for your future career.  Over the past 5 years, almost 40% of our graduates have chosen to pursue a fellowship.  Henry Ford EM trained physicians are nationally respected for their clinical skills and our graduates are heavily recruited for clinical positions and fellowships throughout the country.   

What really makes Henry Ford great is the diverse group of wonderful people. You will learn from world renowned faculty that will teach you cutting edge Emergency Medicine, while also being deeply invested in your personal growth and development. You also will join a peer resident group, full of genuine people unified in their sense of family.  You will have the privilege and responsibility to care for an underserved urban population with a dedicated and talented team of nurses and ancillary staff. The residents, the faculty, and the patients… the people, are what make Henry Ford Emergency Medicine truly unique. 

Residency training is the next major step in becoming a physician.  This is the key point in your career to learn clinical emergency medicine and the residency you pick should you up for success in your future career.

Most importantly, our residency program and our department is a family that will have your back throughout your training and your entire career. If you come here, we will help you achieve your goals and you will always be a part of the Henry Ford Emergency Medicine family.


Taher Vohra MD
Taher Vohra, MD
Program Director
Henry Ford Hospital Emergency Medicine Program

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