Botsford Hospital plays a leading role in training osteopathic physicians and in encouraging them to serve the community.
When choosing a hospital for your training, look for a structured program that offers you an opportunity to extend your medical education beyond the classroom. Choose a program that, under careful mentorship, teaches you to interact with patients and colleagues - where you will learn to balance your technical prowess with a human touch. Choose a Botsford Hospital externship, residency or fellowship program.
Botsford Hospital is committed to its teaching programs and the future of osteopathic medicine. We are a base hospital for:
With more than 400 medical student rotations at Botsford, our programs are designed to help you grow and evolve as a practitioner and explore a variety of specialties that help shape your medical career.
Each of our programs retain a wealth of dedicated, professional instructors who are proven mentors and teachers. They are dedicated to providing the best intern, residency or fellowship experience possible, and our long history of successful graduates is evidence of their commitment and expertise.
In support of our many medical education programs, the Botsford Hospital Library is one of the most extensive hospital libraries in Michigan. In addition to a core print collection of books, journals and DVDs, you can register for a library barcode that can be used to access thousands of electronic books and journals through a single login on the Botsford Library website from anywhere. Ample study space, computers, and WiFi are available as well.
Michigan is home to more than 7,000 osteopathic physicians who practice the same philosophy of disease prevention and healthy lifestyles in different medical specialties that interests you.
Botsford Hospital, an osteopathic organization, opened its doors in 1965. Our founder Dr. Allen Zieger was a noted osteopathic physician and visionary leader. Experience why we're still the best choice for training osteopathic physicians. After more than 40 years, we've got it down to a "science."