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Teaching Tomorrow’s Physicians

At University of Michigan Health-West, we understand the vital role education plays in our society. To meet the needs of tomorrow’s health care specialists, we’re committed to helping students receive hands-on learning experiences in a wide array of medical disciplines.

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Dedication to Education

UM Health-West Hospital has established itself as a major teaching hospital. Our affiliation with the Statewide Campus System of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine has strengthened our ability to prepare physicians for the competitive and rapidly evolving health care profession.

UM Health-West’s residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

UM Health-West’s residents are also eligible for benefits. Click here for General Salary information, or here for a more in depth look at available benefits.

Academic and Research Opportunities

  • Monthly journal clubs
  • Weekly educational days
  • Practice management
  • Procedural workshops
  • Simulation experiences
  • Morbidity and Mortality Lectures
  • Tumor Board
  • Statewide campus system educational days
  • Research consultation and mentoring available through Clinical Research Department and Statewide Campus System
  • Technical assistance from faculty for required research paper
  • Case reviews
  • Grand Rounds

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the U.S., or have a work authorization card or a J1 Visa. University of Michigan Health-West does not generally sponsor Visas for medical residents, subject to the limited instance where the Hospital determines that U.S. citizens or permanent residents of equal training, experience and competence are otherwise unavailable for the residency program at issue.  

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Learn more about the National Resident Matching Program here.