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About Sladen Library

The Sladen Libraries serve as Henry Ford Health System’s gateway to over 4,500 electronic journals, more than 4,600 electronic books, and an array of databases that support the teaching, research, and clinical practice missions of Henry Ford Health System. Our library system is comprised of four hospital libraries – our flagship location in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital; Henry Ford Allegiance Health – and our corporate historical archives, the Conrad R. Lam Archives.

Sladen Library at Henry Ford Hospital

The Sladen Library is located on the 17th floor of Henry Ford Hospital’s Clinic Building. This Library location is open Monday-Friday and provides a comfortable, quiet place for study; work tables; study carrels; a training room; books and journals; 13 employee computer workstations; reservable rooms for small group work or meetings; and a space for consulting with library staff.

The Library website provides 24/7 access to our extensive collection of online medical resources. Online access to library resources is reserved for HFHS employees and affiliated users.

The Sladen Library location serves the employees and affiliated users of Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, HF West Bloomfield, Kingswood, the Medical Centers, One Ford Place, NCO, and HAP. For all other hospital locations (HF Macomb, HF Wyandotte, HF Allegiance Health), please refer to your on-campus library for assistance.

System Director, Libraries & Archives: Gayle Williams, MSLS –


Additional Information

History of the Sladen Library / About Dr. Frank J. Sladen   

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Sladen Contact Info

Sladen Library

Henry Ford Hospital, K-17

2799 W. Grand Blvd.

Detroit, MI  48202

Main Phone: (313) 916-2550


Fax: (313) 874-4730

Text: (313) 789-2275 [M-F 8:30am-4pm]