Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (August 5, 2009)---Botsford Hospital recently celebrated the graduation of its 59th class of residents and fellows. Over the years, Botsford has trained more than 2,500 residents and fellows in 19 medical specialties and sub specialties. The hospital's values demonstrate the commitment to life-long learning that advances health.
Each year, residents and fellows honor the more than 300 dedicated teaching faculty members who are dedicated to teaching them to grow and succeed in their chosen fields. This year, John Parmely, D.O., Surgery, and Armen Korkigian, D.O. Internal Medicine, were selected as Botsford's Trainers of the Year.
Dr. Korkigian also received the Robert F. Schirmer Educator and Mentor of the Year Award for his exceptional leadership in training. This award was created as a tribute and memorial to Robert F. Schirmer, D.O., who trained many residents over the years. The nominations were submitted by residents, fellows, medical students and attending physicians.
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Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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