Interview Day Information For Applicants
EM Recruitment Season Overview for 2023-2024
All of our interviews will again be conducted virtually this year. For EM applicants, we are using Thalamus for invites, waitlist and interviews this year. While most of this information will also apply for EM/IM applicants, there are some differences in the process explained a little further below. In order to give you as much information as early as possible, we have provided detailed and updated information on this website. We have also prepared videos and handouts which we hope you will review prior to the interview day. During the recruitment season we hope to give you multiple opportunities to ask questions and get to know us:
1) Welcome session with the program director
2) Interviews with PD, APD and other faculty members
3) Interview with resident
4) Virtual Hangouts/Second Looks
5) Second Look events in person at HFH
During the interview day we are sometimes able to arrange for you to speak with one of our subspecialty faculty members in an area of interest of yours. If we weren’t able to accommodate this due to availability, please fill out this form and they will reach out to you later in the season.
You can access all the videos in one central location here.
Interview Day Schedule
EM applicants will have 5 interviews spread throughout the day (PD, APD, resident, faculty members). EM/IM applicants will speak with the EM/IM, EM and IM Program Directors as well as a faculty member during their interview day. You will have breaks mixed into the day.
9:00 am EST: PD Welcome
9:30 am – 11:30 am EST: Interviews
11:30 am – 11:50 am EST: Informal chat with available residents – Resident life in Detroit discussion and Q&A with residents
11:50 am – 14:00 pm EST: Interviews
Virtual Hangouts and Second Looks
One of the most valuable aspects of our interview process is the opportunity for you to meet our residents. We understand this is challenging in a virtual environment and we will be offering in-person second look events again this season. All of these virtual and in-person events are offered solely for your benefit and there are not any expectations of attendance on our end. We understand you many not be able to attend in-person for a variety of reasons and attendance will not impact your position on the rank list in any way. We will continue to offer virtual options to provide everyone an opportunity to meet our residents and ask them questions important to you.
We will also be using Thalamus to facilitate the scheduling of these events. You can view the events and sign up via the Thalamus calendar. Please only sign up for one of the virtual hangout dates so that we are able to accommodate everyone. You may also sign up for an in-person second look if you would like to visit with us. If you need to change your date, feel free to reschedule in Thalamus.
We understand that people may have schedules that may not align with our in-person dates. If you are planning to be in or near Detroit and would like to visit us in a less formal manner, please contact our coordinators, Nicole Reid (EM) and Jennifer Owens (EM/IM). We will do our best to accommodate you based on our availability.
EM Program Virtual Hangouts/Virtual Second Looks
Second Looks at Henry Ford Hospital for EM and EM/IM Applicants
These events will occur from 900 AM EST to 2PM EST at Henry Ford Hospital. The official event will conclude at 2 so that people can travel that afternoon and evening if needed. Our didactics run from 11-4 and you are more than welcome to stay later if you would like.
EM/IM Specific Information
The EM/IM program is not using Thalamus this year. Interviews will be scheduled using ERAS scheduler and conducted via webex. The interview day is also a little differently organized and this will be communicated to you in more detail via the ERAS communications.
EM/IM candidates will also be able to attend the In-person Second Look events. Sign up via emailing Jennifer Owens.
Please review the institutional GME handout below. We have also included the other documents provided in your invite materials.