McKenzie Health System Hosts Wayne State Students

McKenzie Health System staff recently hosted medical students from Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Rural Medicine Interest Group. The visit took place in coordination with Michigan’s Southeast Regional AHEC and the Michigan Center for Rural Health.

Students spent the day with President and CEO, Dr. Steve Barnett, and physicians James Sams, MD; Mark English, MD; and Mark Hamed, MD, MBA, MPH, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine. Presentations from McKenzie’s staff focused on the execution and importance of emergency medicine and primary care in rural settings, the healthcare landscape following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, and what it is like to live and serve in a place like Sandusky, Michigan.