The Sparrow/Michigan State University emergency medicine residency program is an ACGME accredited three year program. This program prepares residents to be certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and/or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. Residents rotate through Sparrow Hospital and McLaren Greater Lansing for their clinical rotations. Sparrow Hospital is a Level I trauma center and sees over 100,000 patients per year with a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department. The McLaren Greater Lansing Emergency Department sees over 45,000 patients per year and specializes in cardiac care and orthopedics. 

Why Choose Our Program

Clinical Experience

Our program provides residents with the opportunity to receive outstanding training in emergency medicine that provides lots of hands-on experience. Didactics occur every Thursday morning and include small group sessions that include, but are not limited to EKG interpretative skills, simulation sessions, ultrasound sessions, and skills labs to provide you with a unique learning experience that will help prepare you for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and/or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine. This program also has faculty that are dedicated to seeing you succeed in your future endeavors that will teach and mentor you throughout your time as a resident.

Convenient Location

Sparrow Hospital is in a convenient location that is within walking distance from the state capitol and is within driving distance from Michigan State University for you to be able to receive a college town atmosphere. Lansing and East Lansing offer a wide variety of opportunities for you to explore such as going to Wharton Center to see a Broadway production, attending a Lansing Lugnuts baseball game, visiting the Potter Park Zoo, paying a visit to the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, and of course stopping by the MSU dairy store for ice cream!

Collegial Environment

The greatest thing about the Sparrow/Michigan State University emergency medicine residency is the supportive atmosphere from faculty and residents. In this residency, you will feel like you are part of a family that wants to bring out the best in you. During your time here, you will never feel like you are alone.

Curriculum & Research

Our residents are provided with a wide range of clinical experience throughout their time here. Each rotation is thoroughly thought through to provide residents with the best experience for them to learn from with a wide range of electives they can choose from including, but not limited to ENT, forensic pathology, radiology, toxicology, and more.

Meet Our Residents

The emergency medicine residents are a very supportive group and will be here to help you throughout your residency journey. Once residents have completed their residency here they are able to pursue fellowships or go directly into practice. 

2023 Residents

Current Residents

Find out more about our great group of emergency medicine residents! 

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Graduated Residents

Since 2015, our residents have gone directly into practice or on to fellowships such as Surgical Critical Care-Sparrow/Michigan State University in Lansing, MI; Ultrasound-Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA; Simulation-University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ; Critical Care Medicine-University of Iowa in Iowa City; International Medicine in Sinai Grace Hospital in Detroit, MI; Anesthesiology Critical Care-Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH; Critical Care-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY; Toxicology-Sinai-Grace Hospita, Wayne State University in Detroit, MI; ProMedical Toledo Hospital in Toledo, OH; Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI; Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN; Lubbock Heart and Surgical Hospital in Lubbock, TX; HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL; Advent Health Celebration in Orlando, FL; Owosso Memorial Hospital in Owosso, MI; Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN; Sparrow Health System in Ionia, MI; McLaren Greater Lansing in Lansing, MI; Bellin Health System in Green Bay, WI; Tacoma Emergency Care Physicians in Tacoma, WA; Rochester Regional Health in Rochester, NY; Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI; Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, MI. 

Program Faculty

Our faculty are very dedicated to teaching and mentoring you throughout your time here as a resident. Each faculty member is dedicated to seeing you succeed.