Applying to an Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Program

Visiting Residents

Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital welcomes and offer residents seeking electives to rotate for 4-week rotations.  Residents are required to complete a rotation request form a minimum of 8-weeks prior to the desired rotation date.  Please download and complete the rotation request form and return to Graduate Medical Education for processing.  

Medical Students

Medical Students from our affiliate medical schools seeking an audition or electives, here


Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital (AMOH) interviews are scheduled by invitation only and are arranged through the program by the program director after review of all applicant credentials.

National Resident Matching Program

For residency program consideration interested applicants should register in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  The NRMP uses computers to match students and hospitals according to the students preferences.  For additional information about NRMP, contact:

National Resident Matching Program, INC,  2121 K Street NW, Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20037

Note: Depending on your desired program you are applying, some specialties use the SF Match program, ERAS, or CASPR to match students and hospitals.  For information on a specific program please contract the program.


AMOH provides one year residency appointments which begins the last week of June each year.  Annual renews are contingent upon residents satisfactory performance, upon successful completion of training requirements outlined by the specific American Board, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital renew resident appointments.   

Those entering PGY1 in all programs are required to obtain AHA ACLS and BLS certification prior to assuming duties July 01 of the academic year. Ascension Macomb-Oakland offers ACLS certification free of charge, however you must obtain your BLS certification in order to take the ACLS course.

Flu Shots

Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital associates work in clinical and non-clinical positions and are required an annual flu vaccination.  This applies to all residents, fellows, students, volunteers, observers, housekeepers, clerical, lab, dietary staff and associates.  Associates may only decline vaccination if they provide supporting documentation of an acceptable medical or religious reason,


All residents and fellows are required to obtain an educational license to practice medicine by the State of Michigan.   All residents must obtain licensure by July 01 of the academic year. Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Graduate Medical Education will provide residents and fellows with the appropriate application.  AMOH reimburse residents and fellows for the cost of the licensing.  Educational License are renewable up to five times.

Visa Policy

As of July 01, 2017, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital does not sponsor any NEW H1-B, J-1, or other visas for residency/fellowship.

Any CURRENT residents and fellows at AMOH will continue to have their visas sponsored until graduation from their residency/fellowship program; additionally, any current resident continuing into a fellowship program at AMOH will continue to have their visa sponsored.