Ascension St. John Hospital Medical Student Information

Ascension St. John Hospital is a 776-bed community hospital, which serves the Eastern Metropolitan Detroit area. Ascension St. John Hospital has fully approved residency programs in the Departments of:
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Preliminary Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preliminary Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatry

How to Apply for Rotations:


Third Year Rotations

Third Year core rotations are reserved for Wayne State University, Central Michigan University and St. George’s University students. Core placement is determined by the universities.



Senior Rotations


Rotations are available to students from U.S. or affiliated universities. The only Caribbean Universities accepted are: SGU, AUC, and ROSS.


Ascension St. John Hospital will begin accepting rotation applications May 1, 2018 for the upcoming academic year (July 2018 to June 2019). Applications submitted before that time will not be processed.  If you are requesting a rotation for July/August we will contact you approximately six (6) weeks prior to the start of the rotation. 


Applications for the current academic year will be accepted on an ongoing basis.


Due to the high volume of requests, students will only be contacted if the requested rotations are available.


  • Osteopathic students interested in Pediatrics, please contact Sue Abbott-Moynihan.



Senior Year Rotations Offered


  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine (MICU)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery -Surgical Trauma
  • General Surgery 4th Year
  • General Surgery -Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery -Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • General Surgery -Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery -Vascular Surgery
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine 4th Year
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Urogynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 4th Year
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics 4th Year
  • Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics-Cardiology
  • Pediatrics-Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics-Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
  • Pediatrics-Neonatology
  • Pediatrics-Neurology
  • Pediatrics-PICU
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Research




SGU Students:

Vanessa DeJaeghere - SGU Student Coordinator
Phone: (313) 343-3869

WSU Students:

Kathy Clancy - WSU Student Coordinator
Phone: (313) 343-3576

CMU Students & all U.S., AUC, and Ross Students:

Sue Abbott-Moynihan - Manger
Phone:(313) 343-3876