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William Beaumont Hospital

 
HQ: Royal Oak, MI   |  
Overview

Beaumont opened on January 24, 1955 as a 238-bed community hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Today, that hospital is a 1,061-bed major academic and referral center with Level 1 trauma status and Michigan's first Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence. The hospital ranks first in the United States for inpatient admissions and second for its number of surgeries. A second Beaumont hospital opened in Troy in 1977 as a 200-bed acute care community teaching hospital. It is now among the nation's highest-volume community hospitals with 361 beds, and is third for its number of admissions and fourth in surgeries among hospitals of its size. In October 2007, Beaumont became a regional health provider when it acquired a third, community hospital with 289 beds in Grosse Pointe. Ninety-one medical and surgical specialties are represented on the Beaumont medical staffs of more than 3,100 physicians. Beaumont is accredited by the Joint Commission.

Beaumont is a major teaching facility that has 37 accredited residency and fellowship programs with 400 residents and fellows. For undergraduate training, it is affiliated with the University of Michigan and Wayne State University schools of medicine. Beaumont also has a nursing affiliation with Oakland University (including a top-ranked certified registered nurse anesthetist school), and is partnering with OU to establish a private medical school.

Culture

Join the Most Respected Team in Town! Join a team of over 19,000 dedicated people who unselfishly dedicate their lives to others, everyday. Search and Apply for Open Positions Take your place on the leading edge of medicine. At Beaumont, the possibilities are unlimited. With Beaumont's respected continuing education programs, you'll have the opportunity to advance your career and meet new challenges. At Beaumont, you get the compensation and benefits package you'd expect at one of America's top hospitals. This includes outstanding benefits that are tailored to meet individual needs. Nursing - The possibilities are endless! At Beaumont, patient care is at the heart of everything we do. Our high standards for patient care has earned us a reputation as one of the most preferred hospitals in southeast Michigan. And because of that commitment, Beaumont Hospitals, again and again, are recognized as the hospitals with "Best Overall Care," "Most Personalized Care," "Best Nurses," and "Best Doctors" by the National Research Corporation, "Cool Places to Work" by Crain's Detroit Business and American Association of Retired Persons' "Best Employer for Workers over 50" and Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. At Beaumont, the nursing opportunities are unlimited. From the flexibility of our nursing pool to the variety of full and part time opportunities on our medical, surgical, cardiology and maternal child health units, Beaumont has a broad range of opportunities.

History

Beaumont has grown from a single 238-bed hospital - opened in 1955 to serve a small community in Royal Oak, Michigan - into a three-hospital regional medical center.

In 1977, Beaumont expanded into Troy with what is now a 361-bed community and teaching hospital that is ranked among the nation's busiest smaller community hospitals. In October 2007, Beaumont acquired a third, community hospital with 289 beds in Grosse Pointe. The original Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak facility has evolved into a 1,061-bed tertiary care, teaching, research and referral hospital that is the largest inpatient hospital in the country. Today, our medical staff includes more than 3,100 physicians representing more than 91 medical and surgical specialties.

How Beaumont got its name
Beaumont is named for William Beaumont, M.D., who - in 1822 at an isolated army outpost on Mackinac Island, Michigan - made a breakthrough in the study of human digestion and physiology. After a French Canadian trapper suffered an abdominal wound that healed with a permanent opening, Dr. Beaumont took the opportunity to study digestion, both inside and outside the stomach. He conducted 238 experiments and published several reports that were considered the most important work on human digestion at that time.

Contact Us

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe
468 Cadieux Road
Grosse Pointe, Michigan 48230

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
3601 W. Thirteen Mile Road
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

Beaumont Hospital, Troy
44201 Dequindre Road
Troy, Michigan 48085