Ascension St. John Hospital
Medical Student Information

Ascension St. John Hospital is a 714-bed community hospital, which serves the Eastern Metropolitan Detroit area. Ascension St. John Hospital has fully accredited residency and fellowship programs in the Departments of:
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatry
  • Preliminary Medicine
  • Preliminary Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Rheumatology

Third Year Rotations

Third year core rotations are reserved for Central Michigan University, St. George’s University, and Wayne State University. Third year scheduling and student placement is determined by the universities.

Senior Rotations

Rotations are mainly available to students from Ascension St. John Hospital affiliated universities:  CMU, SGU, and WSU (also MSU for IM electives).

Ascension St. John Hospital will begin accepting rotation applications from affiliate school students on  June 1, 2024 for the upcoming academic year (July 2024 to June 2025).  Applications submitted before that time will not be processed.  If you are requesting a rotation for July/August we will contact you approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the start of the rotation.

Applications for the current academic year will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

Due to the high volume of requests, students will only be contacted if the requested rotations are available.

Affiliate school students interested in scheduling rotations must complete the Online Application for Medical Student Electives.

Senior Year Rotations Offered

  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine (MICU)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery -Surgical Trauma
  • General Surgery 4th Year
  • General Surgery -Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery -Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • General Surgery -Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery -Vascular Surgery
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine 4th Year
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Urogynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 4th Year
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics 4th Year
  • Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics-Cardiology
  • Pediatrics-Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics-Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
  • Pediatrics-Neonatology
  • Pediatrics-Neurology
  • Pediatrics-PICU
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Research


CMU Students:

Diane Parker
CMU Student Coordinator

Phone: (313) 343-7843

SGU Students:

Erin Buechel
SGU Student Coordinator

Phone: (313) 343-3869

WSU Students & Visiting Students:

Sarah Goodson
WSU and Visiting Student Coordinator

Phone: (313) 343-7840