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Wayne State University medical residents are provided with a variety of educational and medical resources from surrounding affiliate hospitals. Through partnerships with these affiliates, the importance of education, research and patient care are fortified, allowing residents to gain knowledge and experience from a diverse variety of medical fields. Residents benefit from a first-rate medical education and broadtraining opportunities for a future in the medicine.

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is designated by the National Cancer Institute as among the very best cancer centers in the United States. The institute is ranked by the National Research Corporation as metropolitan Detroit’s most preferred cancer center. Based in midtown Detroit, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is committed to a future free of cancer. The Meyer L. Prentis Comprehensive Cancer Center of Metropolitan Detroit, operated by the institute, is one of 39 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. The institute cares for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $200 million. Conducting more than 400 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the institute is among the nation’s best cancer centers. The institute strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer through 1,200 staff members, including 300 faculty members supported by hundreds of volunteers and thousands of financial donors. (Source: The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute website.)

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Since the first Crittenton Hospital opened in Detroit in the early 1900s, the name “Crittenton” has stood for excellence in medical care with a compassionate atmosphere. For many who live in Rochester, Mich., and surrounding communities, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is the first place they turn for the health of themselves and their loved ones. The Detroit location has long since closed, but Crittenton Hospital Medical Center in Rochester has established a strong reputation for compassionate, quality care since opening 1967. Crittenton Hospital Medical Center is dedicated to enhancing the health of the people it serves. This mission is accomplished through the provision of a full range of medical technologies and quality services in steadfast partnership with its physicians, staff and community members. (Source: Crittenton Hospital Medical Center website.)

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center is a 108-bed full service medical center that provides primary, secondary and tertiary care. The center provides acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, neurological and dermatological inpatient care. Primary care, medical and surgical specialties also are provided, as are mental health clinics that include substance abuse treatment, a day treatment center and a community-based psychiatric program with the goal of maintaining patients in their home community. The medical center also operates a 109-bed nursing home care unit and a Health Care for Homeless Veterans program. The center administers two Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Yale, Mich., and Pontiac, Mich., as well as two veteran outreach centers in Dearborn, Mich., and in Detroit. The VAMC serves approximately 330,994 veterans in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair counties. Other major training programs at the medical center include Audiology and Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Nursing, Psychology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Social Work, Surgical Auxiliaries and a Compensated Work Therapy program (Source: The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center website.)

Beaumont – Dearborn

Beaumont – Dearborn has 658 beds and is a full-service teaching hospital in partnership with Wayne State University that has served southeast Michigan for more than 50 years. Beaumont – Dearborn is the tertiary hub for the three community hospitals of the Beaumont Healthcare System, providing high-level clinical care in a setting designed around the individuality of each patient. Beaumont – Dearborn offers state-of-the art emergency medicine, general medicine and outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, labor and delivery/neonatal intensive care, pediatrics, intensive care and coronary units. The Fitzgerald Pavilion, opened in 2005, features the latest in fully integrated surgical suites. This $110 million expansion brings the next generation of surgery to southeast Michigan and offers the best surgical care. Beaumont – Dearborn serves as the hub for Beaumont’s centers of excellence in heart, vascular, orthopedics/neurology, women’s health and cancer. Beaumont – Dearborn has also been recognized as a “100 Top” cardiology hospital seven times in eight years. At Beaumont, quality comes first, and customers are the focus of everything it does. In keeping with its vision, Beaumont – Dearborn will continue to be recognized as “a great place to work and a great place to receive medical care.” (Source: Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center website.)

Beaumont – Taylor

Beaumont – Taylor Hospital has served Taylor, Mich., and the surrounding communities for 30 years. The 263-bed hospital opened its doors in 1977, offering comprehensive health care with a personal touch. Beaumont – Taylor takes a team approach to the provision of health care and offers a full range of services that combine compassionate and knowledgeable care with state-of-the-art environments and equipment. Some of the specialty services offered at Beaumont – Taylor include 24-hour emergency care; orthopaedic surgery, including the latest in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement; rehabilitation medicine with physical and occupational therapy, speech/language pathology and audiology; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; a pain management clinic; laboratory and full-service radiology, including CT and MRI; behavioral health; and a long-term acute care unit operated by Select Specialty Hospital. (Source: Oakwood website.)

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) is a 443-bed comprehensive, community and teaching hospital and a long-time leader in health care in Oakland County. The hospital is located on the west side of Woodward, just north of Square Lake Road in Pontiac, Michigan. It is a member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, a subsidiary of Trinity Health, the country’s fourth largest Catholic health care system. A member of the Pontiac community for more than 80 years, SJMO’s $54.5 million renovation and expansion of its west wing demonstrate its commitment to meeting the needs of the community. Our new, two-story, 50,000-square-foot Surgical Pavilion enables us to combine advanced technology with compassionate care to create a unique healing environment. (Source: St. Joseph Mercy Oakland website.)

Affiliated Hospitals

DMC Sponsored Programs

The Board of Trustees of the Detroit Medical Center, through its integrated teaching hospitals with the academic institutions of Wayne State University and Michigan State University, is committed to the education of health care professionals and providers as part of each organization’s core mission. This includes, but is not limited to, allocation of substantial resources (financial, facilities, staff and materials) to support educational programs within the DMC. View more information about the programs offered on the DMC GME website.

Henry Ford Sponsored Programs

All of the residency and fellowship programs offered are supported by Henry Ford Health System, one of the premier integrated health care delivery systems in the country. With more than 23,000 employees, five hospitals, a 1,200-member medical group, a 500,000-member health plan, more than 200 inpatient and outpatient care locations throughout southeastern Michigan, the Henry Ford Healty System is one of the largest and most respected in the nation. Visit the Henry Ford Health System website for more information.

Wayne State University medical residents are provided with a variety of educational and medical resources from surrounding affiliate hospitals. Through partnerships with these affiliates, the importance of education, research and patient care are fortified, allowing residents to gain knowledge and experience from a diverse variety of medical fields. Residents benefit from a first-rate medical education and broadtraining opportunities for a future in the medicine.

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