Genesys Emergency Department Details:
The ED at Genesys is a Level-II Trauma Center with 50 beds (plus a 7 bed physician triage area). We see approximately 55,000 patients per year with an admission rate of 25-30%. We are a STEMI center and a nationally recognized stroke center of excellence.
How are emergency department shift schedules organized?
All shifts are 9 hours in length. Residents have 18, 18, 17, and 17 shifts per EM block during their 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years, respectively.
How many EM residents do you accept per year?
We accept 6 residents per year.
What are your application requirements?
Required documents include your ERAS application, USMLE/COMLEX scores, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, Dean's letter, and an ECFMG certificate for IMG's.
What is your interview start date and end date?
Our interview season typically runs from September/October to December/January of each academic year. Click Here for this year's interview dates.
What type of benefits can residents expect?
Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, dental/optical insurance, professional liability insurance, lab coat allowance, on-call quarters, and a meal stipend. EM Residents are also provided with EMRA and ACEP memberships.
Are residents allowed to moonlight?
Yes, provided you are in good academic standing with the program.
Where do we train?
We primarily work out of Ascension Genesys but are affiliated with Hurley Medical Center, Beaumont Hospital and Detroit Medical Center. Check out our curriculum section to find out more.
What is there to do in the area?
From skiing to great restaurants, sporting events, museums, golfing, breweries, camping, hunting, there is always something to do in Michigan. Our residents also travel to the Upper Peninsula, Mackinac Island, and Traverse City.
What should I do if I want to rotate at Genesys?
Let us know and fill out the online form. You can get the link, contacts, and more information by going to our medical student section.
Do you sponsor visas for international students?
No, we do not sponsor visas.
I am a medical student, but unfortunately could not rotate with the program. What should I do?
We are always open to students shadowing in our department; in fact, we encourage it! Contact the student coordinator, chief residents, and/or assistant program director for more information.
What are your Trauma statistics?
Ascension Genesys Hospital is an American College of Surgery designated Level II Trauma Center. The Emergency Department has approximately 67,000 visits annually of which 16,000 are trauma related. Of those, 93% are blunt trauma and 7% are penetrating injuries. Our trauma service has less complications, wound infection rates, ventilator days and ICU utilization compared to the benchmark set by Michigan trauma centers.
What if I have another question that has not been answered here?
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to Contact us and we will reply as soon as possible.