Ascension Providence Hospital - Frequently Asked Questions

Where do most of the residents live?
     Most of the residents live in the nearby suburbs of Detroit, including Royal Oak and Ferndale.


How far is the drive between the Southfield and Novi hospital campuses?
     The drive is 18 miles via the Lodge and Interstate-696/96. Thankfully, this area is not currently under construction.


Is moonlighting allowed?
     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 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.