Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan(RIM), a member of the Detroit Medical Center(DMC), is one of the nation's largest freestanding academic rehabilitation hospitals, RIM is just one of five DMC hospitals located on a 110-acre campus adjacent to Wayne State University
The Detroit Medical Center
The Detroit Medical Center is one of the largest academic medical centers in the United States, comprising seven hospitals, five of which are located on a 110-acre campus located adjacent to Wayne State University. Residents have an opportunity to rotate through many of these hospitals including Children's Hospital of Michigan and Detroit Receiving Hospital, with its Level One Trauma Center. The DMC system has 3,000 licensed beds and 2,900 affiliated physicians. Together with Wayne State University, the DMC strives to be the region's premier health care resource through a broad range of clinical services, the discovery and application of new knowledge, and the education of practitioners, teachers and scientists.
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
The Detroit Medical Center's Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) is one of the nation's largest freestanding academic rehabilitation hospitals. RIM is a 94-bed, JCAHO and CARF accredited specialty hospital, dedicated to the rehabilitative care of patients who have injuries or disorders that include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, and musculoskeletal, degenerative or occupational disorders. Outpatient services are also available on-site and at four suburban satellite facilities.
The Institute has also earned the rare distinction of being only one of 17 federally designated model systems of care for traumatic brain injury and one of 18 programs designated as a model system for spinal cord injury.
Fourteen full-time physiatrists and four internists are the core of a large attending medical staff who see 1,600 inpatients, 7,000 outpatients, and provide 3,000 inpatient consults each year.
The Detroit Medical Center's Sinai-Grace Hospital, staffed by a 12-physician physiatric practice, contains a 26-bed, JCAHO and CARF accredited community rehabilitation unit, that serves the rehabilitation needs of Northwest Detroit and its suburban communities. The patients treated on the rehabiliation unit include patients with stroke, orthopaedic conditions, amputations and neurologic disorders, among others. The outpatient practice includes a large electrodiagnostic medicine practice and a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders which the resident encounters in a private practice setting. The physiatric practice has nationally recognized faculty with extensive musculoskeletal backgrounds and practices.
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center have a long-standing reputation as a premier center for clinical training programs. With 750 physicians from throughout the world in its graduate medical education programs, WSU is one of the nations leading educators of practicing physicians. The university offers training in virtually every medical specialty and subspecialty, and is the third largest medical school in the country.
WSU and the DMC, are nationally recognized for their excellence in numerous areas and provide research opportunities unavailable in non-university settings.