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Every Day Living is Excellent in Traverse City

Located on the 45th parallel halfway between the North Pole and the Equator, Traverse City is the perfect setting for great work-life balance.

About the Community

Downtown Traverse City, MichiganTraverse City is an official “Coast Guard City” and sits at the base of twin bays – West Grand Traverse Bay and East Grand Traverse Bay. It has award-winning public and private schools, a community college, and a busy airport with daily service to major cities. Traverse City is a thriving community offering unequaled year-round recreation, as well as vibrant cultural and social opportunities often found in much larger cities. 

Traverse City is well known as one of America’s “must see” places for family vacations, fine arts, local craft beer and wine, farm-to-table food, fun festivals, sailing, golf, hiking, skiing, fishing, and miles of pristine freshwater shoreline. After a great day at work, nature’s playground is waiting for you right outside the door.

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About Munson Medical Center

Click to go to Munson Medical Center homeMunson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich., is the regional referral center for all of northern Michigan. This teaching and research hospital has earned repeated national honors for top quality care, including recognition as a Top 100 Hospital 14 times.

Physicians and staff choose to work here, surrounded by outstanding colleagues in new and updated facilities, with all of the advanced technology and support they need to do their jobs well.

Munson Medical Center is:

“Munson Medical Center is better than anything I could have hoped for in terms of quality of physicians and nurses and facilities – it’s really the whole package. Patients leave feeling happy and treated with respect after receiving aggressive and appropriate medical care.” - Cardiologist Michael Howe, MD, FACC

The Stats

Founded: 1915

Beds: 442

Medical staff: 400 accomplished physicians

Specialties: 75 specialties

Employees: More than 4,000

Serves: 540,000 people in 30 counties of northern Michigan

Working Partnerships

As a tertiary hospital, Munson Medical Center maintains excellent collaborative relationships with these quaternary hospitals for highly specialized, advanced services:

  • Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Center, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
  • Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich.
  • Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Trinity Health, Livonia, Mich.

A Teaching Hospital

Munson Medical Center partners with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Northwestern Michigan College, to educate and train family practice residents, third and fourth year medical students, and nursing students.

 

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