Two of mid-Michigan's most prominent institutions have formalized their long history of working together.
In 2009, an affiliation agreement between Sparrow and Michigan State University's three human health colleges paved the way for increased research, education and clinical service collaborations here in mid-Michigan. Major components of the new Sparrow-MSU affiliation agreement include:
- Commitment to enter into collaborations and partnerships in clinical enterprises which will address the changing health-care needs of the region.
- New joint fundraising endeavors to recruit and retain physicians in specialties and subspecialties of need throughout the region.
- Formation of a joint institutional review board to streamline review of potential research projects.
- An emphasis on more medical research, nursing research and clinical trials
The result? Significant improvements in the mid-Michigan region's health-care by expanding research, medical education and clinical services while attracting physician and nursing specialists to address the state's looming shortages of health-care professionals.
Sparrow and MSU by the Numbers
Sparrow-MSU Graduate Medical Education Programs:
- Cardiology Fellowship
- Emergency Medicine
- Endocrinology Fellowship
- Family Medicine
- General Surgery
- Geriatrics Fellowship
- Infectious Disease Fellowship
- Internal Medicine (Allopathic)
- Internal Medicine (Osteopathic)
- Neonatology Fellowship
- Osteopathic Internship
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Sports Medicine Fellowship
- Stroke Fellowship