Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for the Fellowship Program?

Our Fellowship program is open to individuals with a graduate degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Nursing or a related field. Find all of the application details here.

I will be receiving my Master's degree in December 2015. Am I still eligible to apply?

No, the fellow must be finished with his/her graduate degree before the fellowship start date in June 2015.

How many applications do you receive? Is there just one position available?

We receive many applications from qualified individuals from various graduate degree programs around the country. There are currently two Fellowship positions available for June 2015, one at the Royal Oak campus and one at Troy.

Who determines which campus will review my application?

The applicant must indicate on the application if they are applying to Royal Oak, Troy, or both locations. The administrative team at each respective hospital will determine which candidates will be invited for interviews.

About Beaumont Health System

Beaumont first opened its doors on Jan. 24, 1955, as 238-bed community hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Today, Royal Oak is a 1,070 bed academic referral center with level 1 trauma status and a broad scope of both community-based and tertiary medical services. It is one of the largest hospitals in the nation in terms of both admissions and surgical procedures and was Michigan's first Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence. Beaumont is home to 39 accredited residency and fellowship programs and supports the Beaumont Research Institute for basic science and clinical trials research. Beaumont, Royal Oak also serves as the primary teaching hospital for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, which welcomed its inaugural class in August 2011.

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 busiest community hospitals with 458 beds. In 2009, Troy received Magnet status. In October 2007, Beaumont became a regional health provider when it acquired a third community hospital with 250 beds in Grosse Pointe.

A few of the many distinguished awards include:

  • Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Michigan by U.S. News and World Report, with 10 nationally ranked specialties, including:  Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#25); Diabetes and Endocrinology (#16); Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (#20); Geriatrics (#24); Orthopedics (#9); Pulmonology (#22); Urology (#42); Neurology and Neurosurgery (#35); Nephrology (#37); Gynecology (#44).
  • Beaumont Hospital, Troy is ranked as the #4 hospital in Michigan by U.S. News and World Report, with 3 nationally ranked specialties, including: Diabetes and Endocrinology (#50); Geriatrics (#44); Pulmonology (#27). 
  • UHC Quality Leadership Award, recognizing Royal Oak among top 10 performers in the areas of mortality, effectiveness, safety, quality, equity, patient centeredness and efficiency, 2012 and 2013.
  • Among the "100 Integrated Health Systems to Know" (Becker's Hospital Review) featuring health systems that focus on the continuum of care, from wellness to urgent care, inpatient care, hospice and more.
  • Thomson Reuters "100 Top Hospitals" and Becker's Review 100 Great Hospitals (Troy).

About the Area

Royal Oak is a suburb of Detroit located in Oakland County, Michigan. The city's close proximity to major thoroughfares such as I-696, I-75, and Woodward Avenue make it a convenient hub for exploring all that Southeast Michigan has to offer. Downtown Royal Oak is a vibrant neighborhood, featuring pedestrian-friendly shops, restaurants, bars and theaters. The city's commitment to tree-planting and preservation has earned it the National Arbor Day Foundation distinction of "Tree City USA" every year since 1976.

The city of Troy is one of the safest cities in the nation and among the most ethnically diverse in the state of Michigan. Situated in eastern Oakland County, Troy shares its border with Macomb County, home to one of the fastest growing populations in the state. While maintaining its hometown charm, the city is a vibrant business and technology center and a community recognized for its civic spirit and quality of life.