Medical Student Policies


All students are required to have personal health insurance. Ascension does not accept liability for emergency health cost incurred during student rotations. 

Required Immunizations:

Students are required to provide a copy of the following immunizations before starting a visiting rotation:

  • Annual Influenza Vaccination (required October 1-April 30)
  • Tuberculin-skin test within the last 12-months of starting rotation. TINE NOT Accepted. (Chest X-Ray required if positive)
  • Effective November 13, 2021 Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital requires all associates, volunteers, visiting residents, and medical students obtain their COVID vaccination. Associates my only decline vaccination if they provide supporting documentation of an acceptable medical or religious reason. 

Housing Arrangement

Housing is available on a first-come-first serve basis on the Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital-Madison Heights Campus. Space is limited and it is recommended you apply for housing at the time application. The apartments are double and quadruple rooms. Each unit is furnished with stove, refrigerator, couch and tables. Students are required to provide their own bedding and bathroom toiletries.

For additional Information email Medical Education Medical Student Coordinator. To request a rotation please review our rotation request schedule.