Botsford News Release
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.
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 and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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