Welcome to Graduate Medical Education at Spectrum Health Lakeland

Thank you for your interest in our institution and its ACGME accredited graduate medical education programs. Spectrum Health Lakeland is a not-for-profit community health system nationally recognized for delivering an exceptional patient experience.  Our mission is to provide superior health and medical services to meet patients’ needs in the state and the region, and to conduct programs of research in human health and disease.

Integral to our mission is to provide quality, structured postgraduate residency programs that foster residents’ professional and personal development, while assuring high quality patient care. Spectrum Health Lakeland is a regional campus of Central Michigan University College of Medicine and also a base hospital for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

We currently offer residency training positions in the following: 
Emergency Medicine
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine 

Spectrum Health Lakeland is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any candidate for residency training on the basis of gender or gender identity, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, disability, or veteran status. We will consider sponsoring visas (J-1) for highly qualified candidates.


Health System Data

  • Medical Staff:  119 DO, 390 MD
  • ER Visits:  90,000+
  • Births:  1,925+
  • Admissions:  15,877+
  • Surgeries:  13,500+