McLaren and Michigan State University

McLaren and Michigan State University share a rich history of collaborating to care for our community at the clinical level, training future physicians through numerous teaching programs, and partnering on medical research to advance treatments and technologies.

As a teaching site of Michigan State University, McLaren Greater Lansing annually trains more than 150 residents, fellows, and medical students from both the College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Approximately 165 physicians on the McLaren Greater Lansing medical staff are MSU alumni. More than 50 MSU College of Nursing students trained at McLaren Greater Lansing in the past year. McLaren Orthopedic Hospital is home to the MSU Center for Orthopedic Research.

Now, McLaren and Michigan State University are collaborating to redesign and elevate health care for generations to come. Our partnership will revolutionize health care delivery, support a world-class medical experience, and advance pioneering medical research.

MSU and McLaren have agreed to collaborate on a number of initiatives to advance the university’s academic, research, and clinical care missions including:

  • Access to data to accelerate clinical research efforts of MSU and McLaren,
  • Recruitment of researchers, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to the MSU HealthTeam and University,
  • Support for team-based learning philosophies in the design and workflow of the facilities to create a world-class medical education experience,
  • Cooperation on clinical trials through MSU’s Institutional Review Board to provide patients with the latest clinical therapies and treatments,
  • Collaboration on multiple clinical service lines to bring higher quality, more efficient care to the community, and more.
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