Preserving Public Health. Promoting Population Health.

Authority Health is a public body corporate engaged with community health centers, governmental and non-governmental organizations to strengthen the health care safety net of Detroit and Wayne County. We manage the nation’s second-largest primary care graduate medical education teaching health center program, an extensive health insurance enrollment and navigation service, and community-based primary care services.

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Authority Health’s Graduate Medical Education Program

The nations’ second largest graduate medical education teaching health center.

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Authority Health’s Graduate Medical Education Program

The nations’ second largest graduate medical education teaching health center.

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Clinical Operations

Community based pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine, and psychiatric care.

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Graduate Medical Education

The second largest primary care teaching health center in the nation.

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Medicaid & Insurance Enrollment

Providing access to the care you need to get well and stay well.

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Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

Leadership development and sustainable humanitarian service.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Frequently Asked Questions


Our Vision

We envision all people living healthy lives within healthy communities.

Our Mission

To coordinate efforts to improve population health of residents of the City of Detroit, Wayne County, and the region by assuring access to care.

Need to Make a Medical Appointment?
Visit the Popoff Family Health Center. Call 313-824-1000 or schedule an appointment on our Patient Portal.

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Community Resources
Resources are available to assist Detroit & Wayne County residents during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Do You Need Health Insurance?
Through the Michigan Medicaid program, health care coverage is available to individuals who meet certain criteria.

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News & Views

June 17, 2022

Creating Company Culture

    By Patricia Johnson For many of us, much of our time is spent in the workplace, making it that much more important that we ensure it is...

June 17, 2022

Meet Dr. Ali

By Artina Dozier-Gage Dr. Ali Abdallah, also known as Dr. Ali, has joined Authority Health as the Family Medicine Attending Physician at the Hope Family Health Center located inside Hope...

May 31, 2022

Bike to…everywhere!

By Dennis Archambaut On May 2, it was “Bike to School” day. And on May 20, it was “Bike to Work” day. The Detroit Greenways Coalition, which would like...

April 20, 2022

Orienting the New Schweitzer Fellows

By Artina Dozier-Gage On April 1st we formally welcomed our new cohort of Schweitzer Fellows to the Authority Health family. The group presents as passionate and optimistic about their...

April 12, 2022

Statement in Support of HB 5868 and HB 5969

Michigan’s opioid dependence and substance use disorder crisis continues to be a major health issue, which may have been overlooked during efforts to address the coronavirus pandemic. HB 5968...

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