Sparrow/MSU Family Medicine Residency Program

James Olson, MDJames Olson, MD, Director
1200 E. Michigan Ave., Ste. 245-C

Lansing, MI 48912-1897




Sparrow is an exciting, innovative office-based residency program located near our state capital. The program is dually accredited through both the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education and through the American Osteopathic Association. 

Sparrow/MSU Family Medicine Residency Program

We provide residents with a setting in which to learn family medicine by actually practicing it. During the first year, there is a "rotating internship" at Sparrow Hospital. Second and third years feature primarily office-based training with on-call care of hospitalized family medicine patients.

There are two office settings — one in Lansing, one in Mason, with a combined patient population of around 13,000.  Residents have their own panel of patients for whom they are the primary physician for the duration of training.

We also help sponsor a Sports Medicine Fellowship and a Geriatrics Fellowship through our partnership with Michigan State University. We have also recently begun an NMM/OMM +1 residency through MSU as well.