Botsford Hospital
28050 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-5919
(248) 471-8000
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Medical Students

Botsford Hospital's Medical Education Program

Our medical education program has rotations available in the areas of: Anesthesia, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Oncology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, Urology and Vascular Surgery.

Medical Student Rotation Application

General Information for Medical Students

Location of Hospital
Botsford Hospital is located on Grand River Avenue between Middlebelt Road and Eight Mile Road (from eastbound 1-96 follow M-5 East) in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Botsford Hospital
28050 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336-5919
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Medical Education: (248) 471-8224
Coordinator: Marjorie Rumbley

Affiliations with Medical Schools
We accept students from all colleges of Osteopathic Medicine with which we have affiliation agreements.

Housing
We provide dormitory-type housing for students who are not MSU - Botsford students. Since dormitory housing is limited, please be sure to mark "Yes" on the Student Rotation Application when requesting a rotation.

Meals
A stipend offsets the cost of meals while students are on duty.

Dress Code
All students must wear white jackets. Male students should wear a dress shirt and tie. Female students should wear a professional-looking blouse and slacks. Exceptions to this rule will be made only when a student is on a service that requires wearing a scrub suit.

Length of Services
All services must be scheduled for a minimum of four weeks, with the exception of Radiology, Anesthesia and ENT, which may be scheduled for a minimum of two weeks.

Hours of Work
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or as designated by the service.

Scheduling of Services
Scheduling services is arranged through the Medical Education Office in conjunction with the various departments. To request a rotation, all students must complete the Medical Student Rotation Application.

Obtaining Schedules and Reporting for Duty
The Extern Schedule includes weekend, night and H&P assignments. Schedules are typed monthly and may be obtained from the Medical Education Office. The first day of your rotation you will report to Marjorie Rumbley in Medical Education at 8 a.m.

Surgical Rotations
All students who have not had an in-service on scrub procedures are required to do so. The scrub procedure class is Tuesday at 6 a.m. in the main O.R. on the third floor, report to the Pre-Op area. Students who do not show up for the scrub procedure class will not be allowed to start their rotation.

Please indicate in comments your need to attend this in-service.

Kevin Frankel, D.O.
Physician Director, Clerkship Programs
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Clinical Procedures
Students are taught and supervised on the following procedures:

All of the above procedures are performed at the discretion of the individual departments. Supervision is by a licensed Resident or Attending physician.

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