Elective Rotations for Medical Students

As a training site for the Henry Ford Osteopathic Medical Education program, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital offers a wide range of exceptional opportunities. Located in Clinton Township, Henry Ford Macomb has a varied and diverse patient population. Rotators can expect to see a wide range of both common and rare conditions. Henry Ford Macomb has residency programs in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery, and Podiatry. Rotators can expect to work alongside residents and faculty on many rotations and participate in residency didactics. Henry Ford Macomb blends the personable feel of a community hospital with the extensive clinical resources of the world-renowned Henry Ford Health. Learn more about our residency programs and application requirements.

Affiliations and eligibility

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital is affiliated with Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. HFM is committed to providing the highest quality undergraduate medical education for required and elective rotations.

Third-year core rotations are only available to Henry Ford Macomb base students.

Fourth-year rotations may be scheduled based on the availability of educational opportunities with Henry Ford Macomb, according to the following priority:

  1. MSU COM Base Students
  2. MSU COM Non-Base Students
  3. Students from other accredited Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine in the United States.

Available Elective Rotations

  • Emergency Medicine-2 or 4 weeks available
  • Family Medicine-2 or 4 weeks available
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery-2 or 4 weeks available

Elective rotations are available in 4-week blocks unless otherwise stated.

Students are limited to only one elective rotation during recruitment season.


Elective rotations for the upcoming academic year will be available in April, when the VSLO system opens.

If you have any questions regarding electives or the application process, please contact Christina Chastain.

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