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Botsford Hospital Director of Medical Education Receives Award

Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 24, 2010)---The Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) recently named Vance D. Powell, Jr., D.O., Director of Medical Education/Chief Academic Officer at Botsford Hospital, as a recipient of the Walter F. Patenge Medal of Public Service. The Patenge Medal was established to recognize people exemplifying the best tradition of family medicine, public policy, leadership and osteopathic hospital administration. Dr. Powell accepted the award at a special ceremony at Michigan State University on May 20.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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