Application Process

Medical Student Rotation

All medical student rotations are organized by the Henry Ford Hospital Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) office. Please contact the UGME office at (313) 916-1465 or visit their website for information on how to apply for a rotation.

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Psychiatry Residency

The Henry Ford Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program participates exclusively in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Registration. Ranking, and Results® (R3®) system main residency match utilizing the Electronic Residency Application Service Program (ERAS). Applications are accepted when the Main Residency Match opens mid-September through November 30th.

We have six (6) positions offered per year in our four-year program. Interviews are on Wednesday mornings between October and January.

We do sponsor J-1 visas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and invite a diverse group of candidates to consider our program. While we consider all candidates, below are our preferences for selecting candidates for interviews.


  • USMLE scores Steps I and II > 220
  • COMLEX scores Steps I and II > 500
  • Medical school graduation within the past 3 years
  • Recent scholarly activity; publications, abstracts, presentations

Strong interest or experience in Psychiatry as demonstrated by scholarly work, personal statement, volunteer experience or other evidence that you provide.

For specific program application requirements please email the program coordinator

Information for Applicants
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