Medical Education Opportunities

Cherry Health is committed to medical education at our health centers. We accept 3rd and 4th year medical residents, nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA). If you would like to be placed at one of our health centers, please use the contact information below:

Dawn Vassallo
Clerical Assistant
Cherry Health
Heart of the City Health Center
100 Cherry Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616.965.8200 ext. 7069
Fax: 616.940.5366
Emaildawnvassallo@cherryhealth.com

We do not currently take shadowing students, undergraduate nursing students or medical assistant (MA) externs unless your school places you here. We will take undergraduate nursing students and MA externs if there is an affiliation in place. If you are affiliated with one of the schools below, you must get your placement through the school.

Current Affiliations:

  • Nursing students: Calvin College, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Valley State University, Muskegon Community College, University of Detroit Mercy
  • MA externs: Baker College, Davenport University, Grand Rapids Community College, Montcalm Community College, Muskegon Community College