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Emergency Medicine Residency Application & Curriculum Information

The Genesys Emergency Medicine Residency Program is a dually accredited program recognized by both the AOA and ACGME

Genesys is a founding member and training site in the Statewide Campus System (SCS) of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Our affiliated residencies include Emergency Medicine, ENT, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, OB/Gyn and Orthopedic Surgery. SCS is a partnership of 20 major teaching hospitals and Michigan State University that offers all the benefits and advantages of a nationally recognized university combined with the opportunity for hands-on clinical training, SCS enhances the diversity of the clinical experience and strengthens the organization and planning for residency programs.

The program accepts six Residents per year. You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). If you are interested in a PGY II or above position, you must complete the Genesys Online Application.

For Student Rotations in Emergency Medicine, please contact Sharon Topolinski, Student Coordinator (

Emergency Medicine Applicant Criteria
  1. No Failures in Medical School Classes.
  2. All USMLE or Comlex must be passed on first attempt.
    1. USMLE 1 must be passed with a minimum score of 215 for M.D. graduates. COMLEX 1 must be passed with a minimum score of 450 for D.O. graduates.
  3. Required Documents:
    1. 2 letters of recommendation
    2. Transcripts
    3. Deans letter
    4. COMLEX step 1 or USMLE step 1 scores
    5. Valid ECFMG certificate for IMGs - before beginning of residency
  4. Application deadline is November 1, 2014.
  5. We do not accept H-1B, J-1, F-1 visas nor do we accept employment authorizations. We may consider applicants with permanent resident status.
  6. Medical School Graduation must be within 3 years of beginning the Residency program

Interview dates for 2014 are:
Friday, October 10, 2014
Saturday, October 25. 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014

Our program provides:
  • A challenging four year program which provides excellent and varied pathology at a high volume pace of approximately 59,400 patient visits per year.
  • In-house exposure to trauma, pediatrics, cardiology, and pulmonary cases as well as a wide range of clinical disease entities.
  • Trauma Team participation and leadership
  • Multiple elective rotations for intensive training in critical areas and selected areas of personal interest.
  • Daily morning reports and noon lectures.
  • Intensive weekly EM dedicated Educational lectures.
  • Morbidity-Mortality conferences
  • Participation in monthly MSU-Statewide Campus System EM Consortium Educational offerings.
  • Quarterly Toxicology Grand Rounds presented by area poison center
  • Specialized small group hands-on lab sessions coordinated with the MSU Statewide Campus System Emergency Medicine Programs.
    • Labs include:
      • Basic Ultrasound
      • Advanced Ultrasound
      • Ballistics
      • Fresh Cadaver Procedure Lab
      • Anatomy
      • OMT Lab
      • Advanced Slit Test Lab
      • HAZMAT Labs
      • Advanced Airway Course
      • Dental Lab
      • Procedures Wet Lab
The energetic ED physician staff is geared to maximize the resident’s training with extensive clinical teaching time and weekly educational lectures.

Four Year Program Schedule
Year 1:4 months Emergency Medicine
1 monthMICU
1 monthOB
1 monthGeneral Surgery
1 monthGeneral Internal Medicine
1 monthPediatric Emergency Medicine
2 weeksAnesthesia
2 weeksOphthalmology
1 month
1 month
Critical Assessment Team
Surgery Subspecialty

Year 2:7 monthsEM at Genesys Regional Medical Center
1 monthEMS, Ultrasound, ED
1 monthPediatric Emergency Medicine
1 monthOrthopedics
1 monthONICU
2 weeksAnesthesia
2 weeksRadiology

Year 3:6 monthsEM at Genesys Regional Medical Center
1 monthsCardiology
1 monthsPICU
1 monthToxicology
1 monthMICU
2 weeksNeurology
2 weeksNeurosurgery
1 month Elective

Year 4:8 monthsEM at Genesys Regional Medical Center
1 monthsTrauma/Surgery
1 monthsEM Administration
2 monthsElectives

For more information, please call the Medical Education Department at:
(810) 606-5980 or toll free 1-800-233-2863


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