University of Michigan Health-West is a nonprofit multispecialty medical provider that is relentlessly advancing health to serve West Michigan as part of the state’s top-ranked health system. Founded in Grand Rapids in 1942 by a group of osteopathic doctors, our organization today serves more than 250,000 patients annually at 30 locations across four counties, including a 208-bed teaching hospital in Wyoming, Michigan. More than 61,000 emergency patients are treated each year at the hospital, a Verified Level II Trauma Center, certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. Our physician-led medical group, University of Michigan Health Partners, drives excellence and convenient access to primary and specialty care, including the expertise of University of Michigan Health, consistently ranked among the nation’s top academic medical centers. In addition to earning top grades for safety and quality, University of Michigan Health-West is consistently recognized as a leader in the use of technology and as an inclusive employer of choice. It supports the health and wellness of all in the community, offering free Live Healthy education programs as well as outreach clinics to underserved areas.
Visit the UM Health-West Newsroom, where you can find news releases, photos, facts, figures and more.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than ideals at UM Health-West. These are practical concepts and actions that make us a better organization.
Classes & Events
Every month, UM Health-West organizes free and low-cost community programs, health screens, educational seminars, fitness classes and support groups.
Our Live Healthy programs – health screens, educational seminars, fitness classes, support groups and more – are all designed to help you life a longer, healthier, happier life.
Articles & Education
As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of our community, we publish articles with health tips and advice for getting the most out of life.
Patient and Family Advisory Council
The Patient and Family Advisory Council was created to give our patients and community members a voice.
UM Health-West Hospital Foundation
The foundation sponsors better health for West Michigan by supporting the innovative and exceptional care by our nonprofit health system.
As an innovative and progressive organization, UM Health-West contributes to medical science by participating in outcomes research and clinical trials.
UM Health-West is proud to support many organizations that share our goal of improving the health and well-being of everyone in our community.