Service and Rotation Opportunities


Caring for the Underserved

Clinical Experiences

  • ACT Rotation - Ann Arbor, MI
    Residents can elect to rotate on this consult service at Michigan Medicine University Hospital where they will work with a team of addiction boarded providers, including MDs and SWs, to provide care for patients with substance use disorder admitted to the hospital.
  • Chass Clinic - Detroit, MI
    Serves a predominantly Spanish speaking population as a patient centered medical home, with behavioral/mental health, dietary counseling, and social work. Available as a part of an underserved or custom rotation.
  • Delonis Clinic - Ann Arbor, MI  
    Serves the homeless population residing in the Delonis shelter. Operates once per week and can be part of an underserved rotation or other custom rotation.
  • Hamilton Clinic - Flint, MI
  • Federally qualified health center (FQHC) dedicated to providing community-oriented care for patients throughout Genesee and Lapeer Counties. Our residents have been rotating at the Flint location for three years and see a variety of patients in the general medicine clinic.
  • Hope Clinic  -  Westland, MI
    Has been in operation as an FQHC since 1982. Our residents currently rotate at the Westland location. This site has the opportunity to be a second continuity clinic site for a primary care track resident who is interested, starting in their second year
  • Packard Health  -  Ann Arbor, MI
    FQHC offering health care services to people who are uninsured, isolated, and medically vulnerable. A patient centered medical home. Our residents have been rotating there for several years, and we are looking forward to their new expanded location opening up later next year.
  • Research and Advocacy for Human Rights - Ann Arbor, MI 
    Residents work on research and/or advocacy projects at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR),a U.S. based organization dedicated to documenting the health effects of human rights violations and advocating for policy and legal changes to promote health and human rights. Projects are tailored to GME trainees’ experience and career interests.
  • Rural Health Elective  -  Cadillac, MI
    FQHC committed to providing a full range of affordable family health care services for more than 50 years. Due to its distance from Ann Arbor, this clinical experience is offered as a two-week rotation in Cadillac.
  • Women's Correctional Facility  -  Ypsilanti, MI
    The only women’s prison in the state of MI, with over 2,000 incarcerated women. Their medical operations span from managing acute concerns to chronic disease.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • University of Michigan Student Run Free Clinic, Ypsilanti, MI
  • Wolverine Street of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • Migrant Farm Clinic, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Food Gatherers, Ann Arbor, MI

Rotation Opportunities

Residents can take part in a number of away rotations. These include experiences across the United States to enhance one’s rural medicine exposure and international rotations for those interested in global health.

Goals and Benefits 

  • Compliment your residency experience 
  • Facilitate career decisions/planning
  • Strengthen diagnostic skills
  • Shift dependency on diagnostic tests
  • Build further sense of global health needs
  • Provide service to a community in need
  • Gain a potentially “life altering experience”