Spectrum Health GME Education Services Department 945 Ottawa Ave. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Mission Statement

The Spectrum Health GME Education Services Department is committed to providing quality educational training through the availability of various skills labs, simulation experiences, and certified courses.


Our facilities and resources are available to our residency programs, affiliated partners, and by special arrangement. The Education Services Department offers certification and recertification courses, skills lab and various high fidelity simulation. The Education Services Department personnel offer services such as curriculum development, course development, e-learning, skills training, teaching and simulation design, scenario building, programming and operating. Simulation occurs in the Simulation Center and In-situ at our partnering hospital systems.

Spectrum Health Resident and Fellowship programs may contact our office to arrange services. Others interested in scheduling training activities may contact our office to discuss your needs and obtain a schedule of fees.

Simulation Center

The Spectrum Health GME Simulation Center is a 12,600 multidisciplinary training facility featuring 9 multipurpose simulation labs and 2 lecture rooms. It is located at 945 Ottawa Ave. NW. The center provides state of the art simulation equipment including high fidelity infant, child and adult simulators as well as many task trainers. We are equipped with TraumaMan (reg. trademark) simulators, laparoscopic trainers, ultra sound training phantoms and ultrasound equipment. Be sure to browse theĀ Simulation Center Picture Gallery.

Ready to Register?

For course registration contact the Education Services Coordinator at 616-732-6222 or email