Mission Statement

Henry Ford Health Mission Statement
To improve people's lives through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing - Each Patient First

Osteopathic Medical Education Mission Statement
To provide osteopathic training programs that prepare quality physicians who provide excellent health care and healing - Each Patient First


  • Quality osteopathic medical education programs that support our mission of excellence in the science and art of health care and healing
  • Flexible, responsive, and innovative osteopathic medical education programs that anticipate the evolution of the health care environment

Values and Behaviors

  • Integrity
  • Respect and support for all people and life in all of its phases
  • High performance and accountability
  • Scholarship and collegiality
  • Learning and continuous improvement
  • A social conscience

It is the mission of the Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals Department of Medical Education to provide qualified osteopathic physicians with a high-quality graduate training program that will enable them to proceed to a residency program. This training and experience will not prepare the physician for certification examination; additional training in a residency program is required. Education, not service, is the primary purpose of this program. The program ensures medical students, interns, faculty, physicians, governing boards, certifying boards, funding agencies and the public that the training and education provided by this program is of high quality and was supervised by a competent teaching staff. The graduation of well-trained, well-rounded, competent, compassionate interns is our priority.

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