Ascension Providence Hospital Electives

Please read below for information on requesting a medical student elective rotation at Ascension Providence Hospital:


  • Students from Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine should apply for electives at Ascension Providence Hospital through our online rotation request form. Upon approval from, the coordinator will notify your clinical office.
  • Students from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine may request electives at Ascension Providence Hospital through their Community Administrators.
  • Students in good standing from LCME-accredited and AOA-accredited schools in the United States and Canada may apply for limited electives at Ascension Providence Hospital through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) found under this name: Michigan State University CHM-SE Michigan Campus
  • Students from American University of the Caribbean, St. George's University School of Medicine, Saba University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Medicine may apply for elective rotations at Ascension Providence Hospital using our online rotation request application. Students from American University of the Caribbean are the only students allowed to participate in the Ambulatory (preclerkship or elective) rotation at Ascension Providence Hospital.
  • If you do not attend one of the above-named schools, we will not be able to assist you with an elective rotation at our site.


  • Students must have approval from their medical school to take requested elective rotations at Ascension Providence Hospital.
  • Visiting students may complete a total of 3 rotations at our site. Demand for rotations is high and we would like to give as many students as possible the ability to rotate here.
  • Online applications for the next academic year are accepted beginning May 1st. Our academic year starts on July 1st and ends on June 30th.
  • Any cancellations or changes to scheduled rotations must be made at least 60 days before the rotation is due to start. Frequent changes or cancellations of rotations by a student may result in our refusal to schedule further rotations at our site. Failure to show up for a rotation is considered unprofessional behavior and we reserve the right to cancel any other rotations for that student at Ascension Providence Hospital

Please find a brief description of each of our elective rotations below: