Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 5, 2013)---Zachary J. Baselle, D.O., has joined the medical staff at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills. As a member of Farmington Emergency Medical Associates, PLC, Dr. Baselle is among the 19 specially-trained physicians who diagnose and treat patients in Botsford's Emergency and Trauma Center.
After graduating from A.T. Still University's Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, Dr. Baselle completed his four-year emergency medicine residency at Botsford. During that time, he served as chief resident of emergency medicine and as an EMS lecturer, providing training for paramedics, local fire departments, and paramedic students. As a resident, Dr. Baselle also gave more than 20 lectures to Botsford staff physicians and residents on a variety of topics involving emergency medicine.
Dr. Baselle has delivered medical care to the people of one of the poorest countries in Latin America---Guatemala---during two medical missions. As an undergraduate student at Albion College, he coordinated the building of two Habitat for Humanity homes that allowed two families to break their cycle of poverty. Also while at Albion, he served as the 2005 class president, chaired the student affairs senate, and served as president of his fraternity, Delta Sigma Phi.
Dr. Baselle is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Michigan Osteopathic Association, and the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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