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Graduate Medical Education at 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 Program’s accreditation in 1951, Pathology in 1953, Internal Medicine in 1953, Neurology in 1958. The DMC now trains the majority of practicing physicians in the State of Michigan including 70 percent of the state’s trauma surgeons and 60 percent of its emergency physicians.

Program Services

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

Service highlights include:

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

Detroit Medical Center Medical Education Today

The DMC maintains several affiliations with academic institutions including Wayne State University’s School of Medicine, Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, Central Michigan University and Meharry Medical College. 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, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics, Radiology and many more.

Graduate Medical Education Office

4201 St. Antoine, UHC 9C, Detroit, Michigan 48201
Main Telephone Number: (313) 745-5146
Main Fax Number: (313) 966-0880
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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