Physician Assistant Careers

Work where your contribution matters

Physician assistants at Henry Ford Health have the ability to work at the top of their profession. As part of a collaborative, professional team, you’ll have the support and resources you need to provide the highest quality care.

Learn, teach and advance

Henry Ford’s five hospitals and more than 250 other locations across southeast and south central Michigan offer you a wide variety of career paths. You will also find many opportunities to learn, teach, participate in research and further develop your skills. Just as importantly, you will enjoy Henry Ford’s culture of caring, inclusion and mutual respect.

“From the start, I had great support from my physician and administrative leader. I was able to provide feedback on my own orientation, which led to a great opportunity in leadership. Henry Ford leadership is driving change and seeing the benefit of having APPs on committees and councils throughout Henry Ford Health.” 
– Ryan Desgrange, DMSc, MS, PA-C, APP Director, Orthopaedics
“I chose Henry Ford Health for its nationwide recognition, its commitment to top-notch patient care and its team environment. The system encourages APPs to advance and become the best providers they can be. Because of the welcoming culture, I can imagine a long career here.”
– Eric Barnes, PA, Critical Care

Take pride in your team

As a Henry Ford PA, you can take pride in being part of one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. Henry Ford Health is consistently ranked among the top five NIH-funded institutions in Michigan. It is also one of Michigan’s largest and most diverse employers, with more than 33,000 valued team members and 6,000 providers, which includes more than 1,400 advanced practice providers.

Find Your PA Career Path

Explore our available positions to find the one that’s right for you.

Why our PAs choose Henry Ford Health

  • Ability to work at the top of your profession
  • Being part of a nationally recognized health system that is also a leading academic medical center
  • Culture of caring and support from team, leaders and physicians
  • Opportunity to be a preceptor for PA students
  • Opportunities to participate in leading-edge research
  • System’s continuous quality monitoring of processes and improved quality of care
  • Involvement in Medical Group and Henry Ford Health committees and councils
  • Continuous expansion of roles, with respected input from PAs
  • Connection with community
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Investment in our teams and facilities, including a new world-class academic medical center, part of a multibillion-dollar development in Detroit's New Center


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