The University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) is a premier, highly ranked academic medical center and award-winning health care system. Our vision is to create the future of health care through discovery and to become the national leader in health care, health care reform, biomedical innovation and education.
- U-M Hospitals and Health Centers, including three hospitals and 120 clinic locations and offices throughout Michigan and northern Ohio
- U-M Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice
- U-M School of Nursing’s clinical programs
- Shared administrative services, and
- Michigan Health Corporation activities, which enable us to form partnerships outside of our University.
In 2011, U.S. News and World Report ranked the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers among America’s Best Hospitals for the 17th year in a row. U-M is the only hospital in Michigan ranked among the 14 institutions on the national honor roll, which signifies all-around excellence in multiple areas of specialized medical care. U-M was also ranked No. 1 in the Detroit metropolitan area.
Earlier in 2011, U.S. News ranked U-M Medical School 10th among the best research-oriented medical schools. The Medical School also ranked 9th among medical schools in 2010 for the total dollars its researchers earned from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
In May 2011, U.S. News ranked U-M C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital among the best pediatric hospitals in the nation. Mott was ranked in all 10 of the evaluated categories – including third in the country in heart care and heart surgery, 13th in orthopedics, 18th in neonatology, and among the country’s best for children in cancer, diabetes, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonary and urology.
To learn more about the people and events that have shaped the University of Michigan Health System, please visit our History page.