Program Details - Ascension Providence Hospital/MSUCHM

(248) 849-3403
16001 W Nine Mile Rd

Southfield ,MI 48075
United States of America

Residency Program Information

Program Director: Teck-Mun Soo, MD, FAANS
Residency Coordinator(s):  Lauren Florkey
Coordinator Email(s):
Coordinator Phone(s): 

PROGRAM Details:
Year Training Program Established: 2001
# of Residents per Year: 2
Number of Neurosurgical Faculty: 5
Neurosurgical Department's Annual Case: 2000
Amount of Annual Book Fund per Resident: $1000+
Dedicated Research Time:
During PGY Year:PGY 4
Resident Call Responsibilities: Yes
Cadaver Lab: YES
How Often and What Type of Lab: Skull base / Endoscopic, Endovascular, Spine, Brain cutting, SI Bone, PGY-3 complete a microvascular surgery course.
Publication Requirement: -Ten published manuscripts in 7 years (PMID) -Fifty percent of residents provide 1-4 PMID per year Non-PMID Scholarly Activity: -Eighty percent of residents - >1 non-PMID scholarly activity -Participate in quality improvement project -Six months protected clinical research time -Attendance at the monthly project meeting -Attendance at Journal club/Clinical methodology conference -Attendance at the neurosurgical residency research collaborative -Abstracts, posters, presentations at scientific meetings -Articles in non-peer-reviewed publications, chapters or textbooks -Grants -Active leadership in neurosurgical education (committees or governing boards, review for peer-reviewed journals)
Primary Training Hospital: Ascension Providence Hospital
Additional Hospitals in Training Program: Children's Hospital of Michigan; Detroit Receiving; Harper Hospital
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Program Philosophy: Educate the next generation of compassionate, ethical and technically superb neurosurgeons with the character to serve your communities
Outline of Rotations: Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Endovascular, Neuropathology, Radiosurgery, Research, Vascular, Neuroradiology, Elective
Available Enfolded Fellowships: Endovascular Spine
% OF Finishing Residents Passing ABNS Oral Exam 1st over 5 years: n/a
Last 10 Finishing Residents Initial Job/Fellowship: Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Surgery: University of California-Irvine; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle; Neuro-oncology: University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center; Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine (CAST); Endovascular Neurosurgery: University of Alabama, Birmingham; Pediatric Neurosurgery: Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (CAST); Spinal Oncology: Johns Hopkins University Spine: University of Miami (CAST); University of Southern California-San Francisco (CAST); University of Washington, Seattle (CAST)

Research Opportunities: Please refer to our current publications:
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Travel Allowance: YES
Conference Schedule: Please refer to our website

Number of Interview Sessions: 3
Length of Interview (Days): Full day requirement. Half of the day will be dedicated to formal interviews with the faculty and residents. The other half of the day will include a tour, a group activity, and a group interview with the Program Coordinator. Lunch will be provided.
Number of Applicants Interviewed: 30