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Authority Health/Detroit Wayne County Health Authority

Detroit, MI

Chaya Pitman Hunt, MD

Program Director

Maisha Hossain

Program Coordinator

  • Small program intimacy with large program exposure at large free-standing children's hospital (Children's Hospital of Michigan)

  • Level I trauma center with level IV NICU & ECMO capabilities

  • Two ambulatory blocks each year located at various private, federally qualified healthcare centers throughout Metro-Detroit

  • Considerable economic & racial diversity within patient population leading to unique pathology presentations

  • All residents complete Population Health & Ed Equity Certification Program through University of Michigan School of Public Health

  • 7 residents per class

  • Approximately 1/3 of graduates pursue fellowship

  • 5-6 wellness days each year

  • One year population health certification

  • Monthly Diversity & Anti-Racism Curriculum

  • Remarkable diversity among faculty and resident classes

  • Many safe places to live downtown and surrounding areas

  • Referral center for many hospitals throughout Michigan & Metro-Detroit

  • Hospital easily accessible for pedestrian and vehicle traffic enabling easy commuting

  • The city of Detroit has a place for everyone. The downtown and big city feel, smaller suburbs, and smaller downtowns with young adults

  • Anywhere you go you are surrounded by lots of nature and Michigan’s Great Lakes

  • 13 blocks; consisting of 2 ambulatory, community medicine, development Peds, ED, Heme onc, NICU, and PICU

  • Protected ambulatory blocks and wellness days

  • Noon lectures daily, grand rounds every Friday morning

  • Population Health and Diversity and Inclusion Series

  • The Authority Health Pediatrics Residency Program is a three-year program that is uniquely positioned to provide the full range of training in pediatrics with an emphasis on urban communities that are medically underserved in the state of Michigan

  • Diversity in our residents and patient population

  • Monthly diversity and anti-racism curriculum

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