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Kent Ray...More Info On Henry Ford Rotation

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by docflanny, Apr 24, 2000.

  1. docflanny

    docflanny Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Kent Ray,

    I was reading about your comments on another thread regarding your rotations through Michigan. I will be attending MSUCOM next fall and would like any info/comments that you have about the hospitals you've visited. Please include a more detailed account of your ER experience at Henry Ford, through Bi-County. Thanks

    Matt Flannigan
    MSU Class of 2004
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  3. Kent Ray

    Kent Ray Member 10+ Year Member

    Oct 24, 1999
    ferndale, Mi, US
    Congradulations on your acceptance to MSU. Like I said in many of my comments about bi county, it is not a place of higher learning. I wish that was not true but the fact is bi county's medical education is going down the tubes. I think at one point it was a fair to above average program for internal medicine.
    As a student, esp at MSU, if you rotate through bi county you can do almost all your rotations at Henry Ford. Every rotation I have done here (HF) has been excellent. The teaching is great and exposure is even better.
    You asked about an ER rotation. I completed this rotation at Bi county not HF. It was decent exposure and they let me suture, intabate.... basically whatever I wanted to do (the more you are motivated the better your experience). On the down side their was not one lecture during the month.
    To tell you the truth I cant really recomend any rotations for you at bi county. If you don't enjoy surgery and don't want to work long hours I would do it at bi county.
    Other hospitals I don't have as much experience with. From what I know Riverside is the same experience as bi county and they have the same DME. Genesys seems to be an up and comming program and I would recommend you doing something there. The Osteopathic Hospital with the best reputation is Bostford so I also recomend you do some rotation there.
    If I can help you with anything else please email me @ [email protected]

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