The Family Medicine Residency at the Detroit Medical Center-Sinai Grace Hospital/Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine (DMC-SGH/MSU-COM) is a well-rounded program that provides a solid foundation for family medicine residency training. The statewide campus support provided by Michigan State University is a new addition to our program, designed to enhance a variety of teaching experiences and opportunities that will enable each resident to pursue their own interests in Family Medicine.
We look forward to having you explore our program and thank you for your interest.
The Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace Hospital/MSU-COM Family Medicine Residency Program is a program based in northwest Detroit, Michigan proudly serving one of the most vulnerable populations in the city. The program successfully integrates strong university-driven academic standards with exposure to a broad spectrum of pathologies. Our exceptional training involves clinical experience at our DMC Grand River Health Center (Patient Centered Medical Home) within the heart of Detroit. All rotations take place within the DMC hospital system, a nationally recognized health care system that serves patients and families throughout Michigan and beyond. Our staff is dedicated to providing a strong academic experience and committed to developing our residents into exceptional Family Medicine Physicians. This training program offers our residents the distinct opportunity to learn about the diversity of the Detroit population and the wide-ranging medical needs within it.
DMC-SGH/MSU-COM Family Medicine Residency Program
DMC Grand River Health Center
19460 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48223
Dennis Treece, DO, MBA
Program Director & Core Faculty
Born in Detroit and Attended Detroit Public Schools, graduated from Chadsey High School.
Attended Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan for Undergraduate Studies
Received Medical Degree from Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Practicing Family Medicine in Detroit for past 35 years.
Received Master of Business Administration Degree from Phoenix University, Southfield, Michigan.
Enjoys golfing, bowling, traveling with family, attending concerts and theater.
Dr. Treece has worked at several health care facilities, clinics and hospitals over the years, always with the goal of trying to have a positive impact in the lives of his patients and health care providers.
Fatin Sahhar, MD, FAAFP
Associate Program Director & Core Faculty
DMC-SGH/MSU-COM Family Medicine Residency Program participates in the NRMP Match. We will only accept applications through ERAS. We do not offer pre-match. Please make sure the following items are included in your electronic application to be considered for our program.
Three (3) letters of recommendation
Medical School Transcripts
USMLE transcripts (Step 1, Step 2CK, Step 2CS) showing actual scores. Osteopathic physicians may substitute COMPLEX scores in place of USMLE scores.
Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE) or Dean's Letter
ECFMG Certificate for IMGs (completed certificate will be needed by the time the rank list is due in March)
Our Preferred IMG criteria:
ECFMG certification before rank order list is submitted
USMLE Step 3 preferred, but not required
US clinical experience for at least one year
TOEFL exam completion with score of 80 or better (If your medical school primary teaching language was not English)