Medical Student Policies & Start Dates

Medical Student Start Dates 

Academic Year 2024-2025 Academic Year 2024-2025 (Continued)
July 1, 2024 January 6, 2025

July 8, 2024

February 3, 2025
August 1, 2024 March 3, 2025
August 5, 2024  
September 2, 2024  
September 30, 2024
October 1, 2024  
October 28, 2024  
November 1, 2024  
November 25, 2024  
December 2, 2024  
January 2, 2024  

Undergraduate Medical Education Policies

Policy Number Policy Name/Title
003  Unpaid Research Internships 
401 Clerkship Rotations
Injuries While on Clerkship Rotations
420 Medical Students use of Electronic Medical Records
430 Undergraduate Medical Education Research Support
314 Undergraduate Medical Education Committee (UMEC)

Personal health insurance is required for all students. Henry Ford Health does not accept liability for emergency health costs incurred by students during their rotation. 

Required Immunizations
Students must provide a copy of the following immunizations before starting a visiting rotation.

  • Annual Influenza Vaccination (required December 1 – April 30)
  • Diphtheria/Tetanus - booster within ten (10) years - suggested (Not mandatory)
  • Rubella live virus vaccination or positive titer
  • Two live rubella vaccinations or one titer after one year of age
  • Mumps live virus vaccination or a positive mumps titer
  • Completed series of Hepatitis B vaccination (This is suggested. Students should have, but not mandatory for rotation.)
  • Tuberculin-skin test within the last 12 months of starting rotation (Mantoux) TINE NOT ACCEPTED (Chest X-Ray required if positive)
  • Chicken pox titer (blood drawn and documented)

Housing Arrangements
Housing is available on a first-come-first-serve basis in the Henry Ford Apartments located on the hospital grounds. Space is limited, so students must apply for housing in advance. Both double and triple occupancy rooms are available. Each unit has a refrigerator and stove although students may use the hospital cafeteria to purchase meals. Students must supply their own bedding and bathroom supplies. More information on Housing.

For More Information: Undergraduate Medical Education Office

The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education
Medical Education Department
Henry Ford Hospital
Clara Ford Pavilion – B046
2799 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, Michigan 48202
Telephone: (313) 916-7142
Fax: (313) 916-8843
Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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