Ascension St. John Hospital Adult and Pediatric Emergency Department

Detroit, Michigan

Ascension St. John Hospital is a 770-bed full-service adult and pediatric hospital that is located in Detroit, Michigan. Our hospital is dedicated to living our missions and values set forth by Ascension to treat, protect and care for our community, with special attention to vulnerable populations.

Our emergency department is a 90-bed facility that cares for over 100,000 adult and pediatric patients annually. We are a Level I trauma center, Level II pediatric trauma center and a Comprehensive Stroke Verified hospital. Our ED initiatives include improved education and care for stroke patients, sepsis, and suicide-focused care. We have also taken great strides in our human trafficking and guardianship patient care, education, and processes to help keep our vulnerable populations at the center of our focus. Ascension St. John has a great partnership with our Medical Control Authority and EMS, providing great patient care from pre-hospital care to a safe discharge and follow-up care. Ascension St. John Emergency Department received the Lantern Award in 2011, and we are very honored to have been selected again as a 2020 Lantern Award recipient.