Graduate Medical Education Clinical Sites

Our community-based program provides diverse clinical training opportunities for residents in Saginaw, Michigan. CMU Residents gain clinical experience at CMU Health clinics and at regional health care provider locations throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region.

CMU Health

CMU Health at Houghton

CMU Health is the academic health care system of CMU College of Medicine, with more than 68 renowned faculty physicians and 121 resident physicians in training providing care for patients across northern and central Michigan. With eight locations spanning the Great Lakes Bay Region, CMU Health is improving access to quality health care in Michigan with an emphasis on serving medically underserved populations. CMU Residents train at three locations in Saginaw. Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology residents care for patients while training at our primary location in Saginaw. General Surgery residents care for patients while training at our stand-alone surgery clinic. Family Medicine residents also care of patients and train in a stand-alone primary care practice.

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Clinical Training Partners

CMU College of Medicine – through our CMU Medical Education Partners organization – partners with two leading regional health care systems to educate medical students and train physicians in our residency programs. Learners benefit from gaining more diverse educational and clinical experiences as a result of our unique partnerships with these two leading health care organizations.

Covenant HealthCare

Covenant HealthCare Building

Covenant Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health care provider in the Great Lakes Bay Region, serving 20 counties across northeast and central Michigan. Covenant offers a range of services from high-risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, and robotic surgery. Covenant is also a critical access hospital for seven community hospitals in Michigan’s thumb region and in central Michigan.

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Ascension St. Mary's Hospital

Ascension St. Mary's Hopsital Building

Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital is part of Ascension, who has been serving Michigan for over 140 years. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2018.

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Regional Clinical Training Affiliates

Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center

Aleda E Lutz V.A. Medical Center Buliding

Since 1950, the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. We are currently providing service to more than 36,700 Veterans living in the Central and Northern 35 counties of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

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Great Lakes Bay Health Centers

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers Building

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is one community health center umbrella made up of 28 locations throughout the Great Lakes Bay region and beyond in 16 different counties. Most locations are set up to serve medically underserved populations, but our doors are open to anyone regardless of insurance or lack of insurance. Our federally qualified community health centers around Michigan offer a wide range of comprehensive high-quality medical care, dental care, and behavioral health care to over 54,000 patients.

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HealthSource Saginaw

HealthSource Saginaw Building

For more than 80 years we’ve been a healthcare focal point in Saginaw and surrounding communities. HealthSource Saginaw has changed and transformed to meet the needs of those we serve – from tuberculosis patients in the 1930s…to those seeking long-term care or recovery from surgery, debilitating illness or injury, chemical dependency, or mental health issues today. We are a rehabilitation/recovery hospital. There is no one like us in the region offering the scope of services from short-term care to a lifetime of care.

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