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History of GME at the DMC

The Detroit Medical Center is one the largest academic medical centers in the United States, with a long and rich history of medical education, providing training in medical education for more than 100 years. As the nation shifted to more rigorous oversight of physician training, the DMC continued to be a leader in accredited programs in medical education beginning with the Ophthalmology Residency Programs accreditation in 1951, Pathology in 1953, Internal Medicine in 1956, Neurology in 1958 and Neurological Surgery in 1960. The DMC now trains the majority of practicing physicians in the State of Michigan including 70 percent of the states trauma surgeons and 60 percent of its emergency physicians.


Detroit Medical Center Medical Education Today

The DMC currently sponsors more than 100 residency and fellowship programs, training over 1,000 physicians each year. Detroit Medical Center Graduate Medical Education Accredited Training Programs include 67 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited residencies and fellowships; 4 accredited by the American Osteopathic Association; 5 fellowships accredited by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and 6 residency programs accredited by Other Boards.

The DMC maintains Academic affiliations with Michigan State Universitys College of Osteopathic Medicine and Wayne State Universitys School of Medicine. These faculty provide the majority of medical student, resident and fellow training at DMC hospitals.

The Detroit Medical Center graduates outstanding physicians with advanced training in many specialties including Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics, Radiology and many more.


GME Services

The DMC GME office provides a comprehensive suite of program services. DMC Administration includes Accreditation, Operations, and Finance units that monitor, oversee and support full compliance with healthcare, Tenet, DMC and regulatory requirements. 

Service highlights include GME Finance & Reimbursement; Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits; Licensure, Certifications, VISAs; Housestaff/Faculty Educational Programs; Resident Wellness; Resident/ Fellow Corrective Actions; Program Monitoring, Oversight and Support; GMEC; Special Reviews and Site Visit Preparation; Resident/Fellow Engagement in Quality Improvement; Education/Evaluation Research.

Training Verifications

For information on verification of residency training, please click here.

Contact Information

4201 St. Antoine, UHC 9C, Detroit, Michigan 48201
Main Telephone Number: (313) 745-5146
Main Fax Number: (313) 966-0880
Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

MSU/DMC Main Campus Contact Number:
(313) 578-9600










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