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Students, faculty and researchers work with partners to propel innovation, provide an exceptional educational opportunities and push the boundaries of discovery to find solutions for a safer and healthier tomorrow.

As Spartans, we believe in the power of collective strength.

MSU Health Sciences medical schools, nursing college, clinics and innovation hubs accomplish more through partnerships. By embedding our training of physicians and nurses in communities across the state, we are a leader in community-based medicine. Our partnerships with industry, government and entrepreneurs allow us to enhance access to health care and bring new solutions to market.

Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences

MSU has partnered with Henry Ford Health to reimagine health care innovation, deliver health and wellness and fight health disparities that plague vulnerable communities. As researchers, faculty, administrators and students, we are initiating programs in crucial areas affecting health and wellness including health equity, cancer, population health and neuroscience

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Partners in Clinical Care and Innovation

Clinicians, faculty members and researchers come together every day with a singular mission: to improve the health of our communities. We do this through safe, high-quality health care driven by science.  As a separate, 501(c)3 corporation of Michigan State University, MSU Health Care is positioned to create partnerships with like-minded organizations to transform health care.

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Institutional Partners

McLaren Health Care

MSU’s collaboration with McLaren Greater Lansing will expand access to quality care for mid-Michigan residents, improve health outcomes and expand access to new life-changing therapies and treatments through shared research and discovery.

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Sparrow Health System

Sparrow Hospital is key clinical partner in Lansing, affiliated with our medical schools. MSU Health Care also partners with Sparrow Health System on robust range of care services.

Community Partners

MSU and the Medical Mile

Greater Grand Rapids is home to the Medical Mile, a world-class healthcare destination attracting medical professionals from around the world.More than 1,000 volunteer clinical faculty participate in the education of our students and residents. The MSU Grand Rapids Innovation Park is a collaborative health innovation hub for biomedical research, bioengineering and health technology.

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MSU and Flint

Our long-standing affiliation with the three Flint area medical centers provide a unique community-based medical education. Community service is also an important aspect of our medical education. Students volunteer with a number of community organizations in Flint and Genessee County.

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Educational Partners

Service Learning at College of Human Medicine

Students must complete 40 hours of a structured service-learning experience as a required curriculum component for graduation. This experience combines community service with preparation and reflection.

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Base Hospitals for College of Osteopathic Medicine

MSU College of Osteopathic medicine partners with Michigan hospitals that are part of the college's Statewide Campus System (SCS) to provide clerkship educational opportunities for our students.

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Community Care from College of Nursing

The College of Nursing utilizes partnerships with numerous individual nurses, healthcare organizations and institutions to enhance the skills of nursing professionals and positively impact the evolving healthcare system.

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