Hurley Medical Center

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Hurley Medical Center
Genesee County Michigan Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Flint Highlighted.svg
Location of Flint, Michigan
LocationFlint, Michigan, United States
Coordinates43°01′19″N 83°42′17″W / 43.02202°N 83.7046°W / 43.02202; -83.7046Coordinates: 43°01′19″N 83°42′17″W / 43.02202°N 83.7046°W / 43.02202; -83.7046
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityMichigan State University, University of Michigan
Emergency departmentLevel I Trauma Center, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
Founded1908 by James J Hurley (Born London 1850)
ListsHospitals in Michigan

Hurley Medical Center is a teaching hospital serving Genesee, Lapeer, and Shiawassee counties in eastern Michigan since December 19, 1908. Situated in Flint, Michigan, it is a 443-bed public non-profit hospital.[1]

The emergency department is an ACS verified Level I Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center.[2] Hurley also has region’s only Children's Hospital, Burn Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and Pediatric Emergency Department.


James J. Hurley, an English immigrant, arrived in Flint penniless and worked his way up from a hotel porter to making a fortune from sawmills and soap. Remembering his early days of poverty when his wife struggled through a serious illness, Hurley donated $55,000 and land for a public hospital to the city of Flint. Hurley Hospital opened on December 19, 1908 as a 40-bed hospital.[3]


It is affiliated with the medical schools of Michigan State University and University of Michigan. It is also affiliated with nursing schools of the University of Michigan–Flint and Mott Community College.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Hurley Medical Center website". Retrieved 2009-10-18.
  2. ^ "American College of Surgeons verified trauma centers". Retrieved 2013-12-17.
  3. ^ "Hurley Medical Center – Historic Milestones". Retrieved 23 February 2018.