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Henry Ford Health System

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Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Nancy M. Schlichting and governed by a 21-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.

It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.

With more than 23,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and amongst the most diverse. Generating more than $1.7 billion of annual economic stimulus, it proudly acts as one of Michigan's anchor institutions.


At Henry Ford Health System, we believe in providing Total Rewards – a program that is as diverse and unique as the people it serves. To accomplish this, we offer dozens of options in areas such as compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning that enhance your career and add value to your life away from work. This includes going beyond the traditional with benefits such as:

  • Medical/Vision & Dental Care
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Flex Credits
  • Domestic Partner Benefits

Ford Health System provides additional benefits that are not part of the Flexible Benefits Plan. They include:

  • Adoption Assistance
  • Combined Time Off (CTO) & Holidays
  • CTO Sell-Back Program
  • CTO Donation Program
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance (STD)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Child Care Center


Celebrate the History of Henry Ford Health SystemFrom the revolutionary vision of auto pioneer Henry Ford to create a hospital for the people of Detroit to the opening of Henry Ford Hospital in 1915...From its survival through two world wars to its innovations in medical care and breakthroughs in science in the mid-century...From its status as a leading urban hospital to its burgeoning into a full-fledged, integrated health system that serves not only Detroit and southeastern Michigan, but patients from around the nation and world. For more than 90 years, Henry Ford Hospital and Henry Ford Health System have stood the test of time, created a legacy and continue to ensure a healthy future for Detroit, Michigan and the world of healthcare that they serve.