Children's Hospital of Michigan
Since 1886, the Children's Hospital of Michigan has been dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care to children and adolescents in a caring, efficient, and family-centered environment. A proud member of the Detroit Medical Center, the Children's Hospital of Michigan is the first and most experienced pediatric specialty hospital in the state and is internationally recognized for more tan 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties/services that it offers.
The children's Hospital of Michigan has 228 licensed beds and is staffed by more than 2,000 employees. It has 517 physicians on the medical staff, including 323 pediatric specialists, and 680 pediatric-trained nurses. Of the 517 physicians on the medical staff, 185 are Wayne State University faculty physicians employed by University Pediatricians. The majority of the remaining physicians are in other smaller practice groups or are independent, with the exception of a small number of employed gastroenterologists, urologists, and surgeons.
The Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine supports the teaching of residents, specialists, fellows, and medical students in training. More Michigan pediatricians are trained at Children's Hospital than at any other hospital in the state. Children's Hospital of Michigan is the third largest recipient of Children's Education funding in the country, which equates to $13 million annually. Ground breaking clinical, translational, and basic science research is also a major focus for the medical staff at the Hospital.
The combination of outstanding, high quality clinical care, teaching, and research has earned the Children's Hospital of Michigan to be ranked among the best in the country in eight pediatric specialties according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 Best Children's Hospitals rankings. The Children's Hospital of Michigan is nationally ranked in Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#37), Nephrology (#41), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#24), and Orthopedisc.
Children's Hospital of Michigan includes an American College of Surgeons verified, freestanding Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and verified pediatric burn center. The hospital provides exceptional care, around the clock, to injured children and families from time of injury through recovery and rehabilitation. When pediatric patients need emergency transport, Children's Hospital of Michigan's PANDA One provides a dedicated pediatric and neonatal ambulance service and team. Children's Hospital of Michigan's emergency departments see 90,00 children each year.