Emergency Medicine Residency

The Emergency Residency Program of Genesys Regional Medical Center is a 4-year ACGME-accredited program.  It is dedicated to excellence in the training of Emergency Medicine Residents.  The goal of the training program is to provide graduating residents with the tools, skills and knowledge to practice emergency medicine. The program is committed to furthering the understanding of the basic science and clinical practice of emergency medicine by supporting research conducted by the faculty and residents.  The residency strives to improve upon its clinical experience, training facilities and academic program to achieve the ultimate goal of the Department of Emergency Medicine: excellence in patient care.












Curriculum

EM 1 Residents

The first year resident will:

  • Enhance their ability of assessing patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
  • Develop medical management skills of patients through use of diagnostic testing, medical therapy, and specialist consultations. 
  • Master basic procedures including splint application, wound repair, incision and drainage, lumbar puncture, central venous access, arterial lines, and management of burns.
  • Prepare and present cases at didactics. 
  • Rotation Schedule
    • EM Orientation Month: 1 month (July)
    • Emergency Medicine: 4 months
    • Medical Intensive Care Unit: 1 month
    • Anesthesia: 2 weeks
    • Surgical Sub-specialty Elective: 1 month
    • General Surgery: 1 month
    • Ophthalmology: 2 weeks
    • Obstetrics: 1 month
    • Internal Medicine: 1 month
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Hurley Hospital: 1 month
    • ICU Night Float: 1 month

EM 2 Residents

The second year resident will:

  • Expand and refine patient care skills allowing for the management of several patients simultaneously
  • Participate in major trauma and medical resuscitations.
  • Perform more advance procedures including pericardiocentesis and tube thoracostomy.
  • Be responsible for presentations at didactics. 
  • Develop medical writing abilities by working on a scholarly project.
  • Rotation Schedule
    • Emergency Medicine: 7 months
    • Radiology: 2 weeks
    • Ultrasonography: 2 weeks
    • Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit: 1 month
    • Anesthesia: 2 weeks
    • Emergency Medical Services: 2 weeks
    • Orthopedics: 1 month
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Hurley Hospital: 1 month

EM 3 Residents

The third year resident will:

  • Continue to hone efficiency and management of an increasing numbers of patients.
  • Supervise and teach junior residents and medical students.
  • Become responsible for the most critically ill patients by directing medical resuscitations 
  • Continue didactics presentations. 
  • Continue to work on scholarly project.
  • Rotation Schedule
    • Emergency Medicine: 6 months
    • Cardiology: 1 month
    • Elective: 1 month
    • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Beaumont Hospital: 1 month
    • Neurology: 2 weeks
    • Neurosurgery: 2 weeks
    • Medical Intensive Care Unit: 1 month
    • Toxicology at Detroit Medical Center: 1 month

EM 4 Residents

The fourth year resident will:

  • Enhance their skills in the emergency department management for preparation as an attending.
  • Attend administrative meetings to gain insight on overall ED flow, services, and interdepartmental workings.
  • Direct major trauma resuscitations and supervise major medical resuscitations.
  • Increased supervision of junior residents and medical students.
  • Finish scholarly project for presentation at conference or publication.
  • Rotation Schedule
    • Emergency Medicine: 8 months
    • Elective Rotations: 2 months
    • Administration: 1 month
    • Trauma at Hurley Hospital: 1 month