Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center (Michigan State)

History

  • Established in 1977 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI

The Emergency Medicine Residency faculty, staff and residents share a common mission: to train physicians who excel in the art and science of emergency medicine and the delivery of compassionate care in a patient’s time of need.

  • High volume emergency departments in state-of-the-art facilities
    • Its primary training sites are housed within Butterworth and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospitals. The annual emergency department census exceeds 110,000 patients at Butterworth Hospital and over 50,000 at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Both facilities contain the latest medical technology and state-of-the-art equipment to help provide the best care possible for patients.

Leadership

  • Department Chair: Joshua Kooistra, DO
  • Program Director: Bryan Judge
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
  • Research Director: Jeffrey Jones, MD, FACEP

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Spectrum Health - Butterworth

Secondary Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

  • EM Orientation - 1 month
  • EM - 2 months
  • Advanced EM - 1 month
  • Trauma - 1 month
  • Cardiology - 1 month
  • Inpt Peds - 1 month
  • Outpt Peds - 1 month
  • Orthopedics - 1 month
  • Burn- 1/2 month and OB- 1/2 month
  • Hand - - month and Anesthesia - - month

PGY2

  • EM - 7 months
  • SICU - 2 months
  • EM Radiology - 1 month
  • Toxicology- 1 month
  • Trauma - 1 month

PGY3

  • EM - 7 months
  • Trauma - 1 month
  • PICU - 1 month
  • Academics - 1 month
  • Electives - 2 months

Electives

Fellowships

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Lauren Gillespie Email: lauren.gillespie@spectrumhealth.org Phone: +1 616 391 3426

External Links

http://www.grmep.org/residents-and-fellows/emergency-medicine/index.html

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