Ascension Providence Hospital Internal Medicine Program Details

Program Length/Available Positions

Program Length: 3 years
First Year Positions: 12
Total Number of Positions: 36

Resident Selection Criteria

Residents are selected by the Program Director and the Associate Program Director on the basis of achievements in undergraduate and medical school, letters of reference, scores on the USMLE examination and a personal interview. Interviews are scheduled by the Program Director from October through January. All qualified candidates are ranked in the National Resident Matching Program.

Application and Related Information

We invite you to apply to the Ascension Providence Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). They can be contacted through the following:

Medical School - Contact your Dean’s office

Access the AAMC ERAS Web site at

P.O. Box 13467
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3467
Or access on-line at

Program Accreditation & Certification

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Ascension Providence Hospital is dually accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and American Osteopathic Association to offer three years of training in Internal Medicine. The fellowship programs are fully accredited and offer the following years of training:

GI: Three years
Cardiology: Three years
Interventional Cardiology: One year
Hematology/Oncology: Three years
Pulmonary/Critical Care: Three years


Ascension Providence Hospital maintains a well-equipped research facility for both bench and clinical studies. The Research Department is staffed by a full-time PhD physiologist, research technicians and laboratory technicians. Residents are encouraged to participate in the research activities sponsored by the hospital and are required to provide at least one research paper during their residency. Funds are available to support resident research.


There are seven academic faculty members in the Department of Internal Medicine in addition to the private attending staff. The Program Director and the Associate Program Director are administratively responsible for the operation of the residency program. Section Chiefs in Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine, Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Pulmonary Medicine and Oncology have major teaching responsibilities.

Conference Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Report Academic Day (Noon to 3.00pm) Schwartz rounds every other month Grand rounds Tumor board once a month
Noon didactic Invited guest lecture Noon didactic lecture Noon academic activities/ Resident concerns Noon didactic lectures
Monthly interesting ID cases Journal Club
Resident Lecture
Faculty lecture / Morbidity and Mortality


The Department of Internal Medicine allows moonlighting only at Ascension Health facilities in areas that promote the knowledge and the expertise of the senior residents. Residents are allowed to moonlight in their second and third year of residency, only if they have independent medical licenses. Written permission to moonlight must be obtained in writing from the Program Director and is limited to duty hour regulations as indicated by ACGME. An in-service exam score of 50th percentile or better is required.

Program Director

Robert Bloom, M.D.
Program Director - Internal Medicine Residency
Ascension Providence Hospital 
16001 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Ph: (248) 849-3151


Program Coordinator

Diane J. Cornwall, BBA, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator - Internal Medicine Residency
Ascension Providence Hospital 
16001 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Ph: 248-849-3151
Fax: 248-849-3222