Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Benjamin Collins-Hamel, DO 
Program Director: Benjamin Collins-Hamel, DO
Program Coordinator: Jerry Blevins
Approved Positions: 12

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

Program Director

Benjamin Collins-Hamel, DO the program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, is 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 Critical Care, Nephrology, Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Clinical Reasoning.  He is the Principal Investigator for the currently enrolling Lo-FERI trail and works with residents and fellows to develop other research projects from conception towards realization.

Dr. Collins-Hamel 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, and playing nonstop tug-of-war with his dog Teddy. 

To contact the program for additional information please contact the Program Coordinator, Jerry Blevins,