St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, MI is a 497 bed hospital featuring both Medical and Cardiac intensive care units, an onsite Long-Term Acute Care hospital, Inpatient Rehab, Level II trauma center, with robust specialty and subspecialty support. We are fully integrated with the Epic EMR with real time patient data and communication among our medical teams across mobile messaging platforms.
Henderson Clinic, which is a FQHC associated with The Wellness Plan is the main site for Resident Continuity clinic. We have 11 exam rooms, Telehealth capability, on-site Behavioral Health, an updated EMR with preventative wellness tracking in addition to ongoing didactic curriculum focusing on Social Determinants of Health and reducing Disparities.
In order to meet learners when and where they have the opportunity for focused learning, the our program provides online streaming media, board review materials, regular self-assessments and interactive modules to practice clinical and diagnostic skills.
Conferences include Resident-run Grand Rounds, with Journal Club and Continuous Quality Improvement cases, Subpecialty lectures and weekly high yield board review covering topics aligned with the ABIM blueprint. Our Interactive sessions include EKG analysis, and Morning Report Case Discussions.
Our residents and faculty regularly present research at the Local, State and National levels, through organizations including ACP, SGIM, ATS, ACG and ACC.
Our 53 residents learn through hands-on patient care, while still maintaining dedicated time for longitudinal study, research, recreation and other commitments. Residents average 5-8 days off/month, with dedicated monthly Wellness Events.
We are one of 6 accredited Residency Programs in addition to a Cardiology Fellowship. We are affiliated with Ross University and are a top clinical site for undergraduate medical education.
Recent Resident Fellowship Placements:
Cardiology - University of Texas,
Baylor University, Orange Park Medical Center,
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Geriatric Medicine - University of Michigan,
Loyola University, Wayne State University
Nephrology -Virginia Commonwealth University
Infectious Disease - Ascension St. John,
Virginia Commonwealth University
Palliative Care - Wayne State University/DMC
Recent Resident Employment Contracts
Hospitalist, Mayo Clinic, Texas Tech
Memorial University Medical Center
Hermann-Texas Medical Center,
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Chief Residency – St. Mary Mercy Livonia
Clinical Faculty - Central Michigan University
Primary Care – Elmhurt Memorial Clinic,
Clarkston Internal Medicine