Ascension St. John Hospital Medical Student Information

Ascension St. John Hospital is a 714-bed community hospital, which serves the Eastern Metropolitan Detroit area. Ascension St. John Hospital has fully accredited residency and fellowship programs in the Departments of:
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Podiatry
  • Preliminary Medicine
  • Preliminary Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Rheumatology

How to Apply for Rotations:

Third Year Rotations

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

Senior Rotations

Rotations are available to students from Ascension St. John Hospital affiliated universities:  CMU, SGU, and WSU

Ascension St. John Hospital will begin accepting rotation applications June 1, 2022 for the upcoming academic year (July 2022 to June 2023). Applications submitted before that time will not be processed.  If you are requesting a rotation for July/August we will contact you approximately 4-6 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.

Senior Year Rotations Offered


  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine (MICU)
  • Emergency Medicine (core students only)
  • 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 (core students only)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine 4th Year
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology (core students only)
  • Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Rheumatology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Urogynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 4th Year
  • Pathology (core students only)
  • 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



CMU Students:

Diane Parker - CMU and Visiting Student Coordinator
Phone:(313) 343-7843

SGU Students:

Erin Buechel - SGU Student Coordinator
Phone: (313) 343-3869

WSU Students:

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