Internal Medicine Residency

Thank you for your interest in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital.


     Program Information

Program Director: Benjamin Collins-Hamel, DO
Program Coordinator: Melanie Moser
Approved Positions: 13

Program Director

Benjamin Collins-Hamel, DO, the Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician. Dr. Collins-Hamel completed his medical degree at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Dr. Collins-Hamel clinical interests include Hypertension, Nephrology, Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Clinical Reasoning.  He is the Principal Investigator for the currently enrolling Lo-FERI trial and works with residents and fellows to develop other research projects from conception towards realization.

Dr. Collins-Hamel's heart lies in education and seeks out teaching moments in the inpatient and outpatient settings for residents and patients alike.  His involvement in medical education began as a frequent lecturer throughout residency, further shaping the didactic schedule as chief resident and creating an online curriculum for the residency as a core faculty member. 

Dr. Collins-Hamel continues to share his passion for teaching by speaking routinely for the Internal Medicine residency, Michigan State University Statewide Campus System, Michigan State University College of Medicine Medical Students, a guest lecturer for the OB-GYN residency, and the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians.  Dr. Collins-Hamel sits on multiple committees at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital as well as the Michigan Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation Scientific Advisory Board. 

Outside of work, Dr. Collins-Hamel passion lies in recording music and playing live with various groups, playing board games and bicycling.  

To contact the program for additional information please contact the Program Coordinator, Melanie Moser, Melanie Moser.