History

Henry Ford Health, founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, has grown into one of the nation’s leading comprehensive and integrated health care systems. For more than a century, the institution and the Henry Ford Medical Group have contributed to advancements in medicine through leadership in clinical care, education, and research. We are one of the largest U.S. teaching hospitals in the country, training over 675 residents and fellows each year in 50 accredited programs. Through our partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine since 2002, we also help train and educate over 150 medical students each year.

Henry Ford Medical Group physicians collaborate to provide the best possible care to every patient we serve. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of Michigan, in addition to providing community education through various formats including the system’s Emmy Award-winning TV series, Minds of Medicine. Detroit is a rich multicultural city, and we value the tremendous diversity among our workforce, our partners, and the many diverse communities we serve through our patients and their families.

Henry Ford Health, located in Southeast Michigan, is comprised of 6 hospitals, 9 emergency rooms, more than 50 medical centers, and the Henry Ford Medical group – one of the largest and most experienced group practices in the nation, with 1,900 physicians and researchers representing over 40 specialties.

Henry Ford Hospital, the system’s flagship, in Detroit is an 877-bed quaternary care hospital, education and research complex. It is an ACS-verified Level 1 Trauma Center and has been recognized for clinical excellence and innovation in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants, and various cancer treatments. It has also been designated a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recognizing nursing excellence in patient care.

Henry Ford Hospital has 156 ICU beds, making it the largest ICU facility in Michigan and one of the largest in the country, with 68 medical, 40 surgical, 32 cardiovascular/cardiothoracic, and 16 neurology/neurosurgical ICU beds. The institution also offers critical care fellowship programs in anesthesiology, pulmonary, emergency medicine, EM/IM, nephrology, and neurosurgery/neuro-critical care, creating a rich learning environment for all of the critical care fellows across this breadth of expertise.

Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936 .
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