Established in 2003, the Hurley Research Center is a multidisciplinary department that conducts research in academic, administrative and industry-sponsored clinical trials. The Hurley Research Center is located on the sixth floor, west tower, of Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan.

Hurley Research Center maintains a rich history of strong academic research and has been at the forefront of clinical research with the goal of providing the best possible medical care for our patients. The introduction of a centralized clinical research office contributes to increased efficiency within numerous academic areas and offers great opportunities for experienced and novice investigators.

Research & QI Activities

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is open Dec. 9, 2019, through Feb. 3, 2020, for the April 22, 2020, Hurley Research Day. New this year: Abstracts will be judged, determining prizes in categories of case reports and studies (both oral and poster).

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Save the date - April 22

Whether you come for 5 minutes or 5 hours, plan to catch some research presentations during the April 22, 2020, Hurley Research Day in Hurley's Dr. R. Roderic Abbott Medical Education Center. Support learners and colleagues and discover the high-caliber of work that occurs at Hurley.


QI Drop-In Mondays

Residents & fellows now have a new option to get specialized help with QI or other projects that rely on institutional data. Talk through your project with IT/quality pros to ensure accurate data to support your metrics and project aims. Tip: Talk with them during the design phase to avoid headaches later.


Resident & Faculty Training

Research assistance

Our objectives for the Hurley Research Center are:

  • To contribute to the advancement of medical therapeutics
  • To enhance Hurley’s reputation as the area’s leading medical and research center
  • To offer physicians and other key health care team members the opportunity to grow in their pursuit of scholarly activities
  • To provide patients additional treatment opportunities and/or innovative therapies