Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Graduate Medical Education Requirements

Visiting Residents
Residents seeking to complete a rotation at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital (AMOH) must submit their request no less than 8-weeks prior to the start of the rotation. The Program Director provides final approval of all request.  Please download the rotation request form and return to the specific rotation program coordinator. 

Medical Students:
To learn more about students rotations and to make a request please, Medical Student Information.

Auditions & Interviews:
Please review the Audition and Interview Schedule, for AMOH programs audition and interview schedule dates. 

Domestic Residents and Students please review our Domestic Observership Policy.
International observers please review our International Observership Policy.

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

AMOH provides one year residency appointments, orientation 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.


Effective November 13, 2021 Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospitals requires all associates, volunteers, visiting residents, and medical students obtain their COVID vaccination.  Associates may only decline vaccination if they provide supporting documentation of an acceptable medical or religious reason. 

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.


Go here for Residents benefits.