History and Background
In 1969, Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C. was incorporated and began the full-time physician staffing of the Bronson Methodist Hospital Emergency Department (a Level 1 Trauma Center with current visits of 90,000 annually). Staffing of this facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan has continued uninterrupted.
Since inception, Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C. has also contracted with several additional hospital emergency departments in the area to provide part-time and full-time coverage. Our corporate goal is to furnish the highest quality care to the hospitals and patients we serve, as well as, maintain a superior working environment for the clinical providers we employ.
Since the mid 1970’s, Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C., through the Bronson Trauma and Emergency Center, has helped develop and support the Kalamazoo County EMS System, culminating in the development of the Kalamazoo County Advanced Life Support Corporation, which is responsible for overseeing the ALS system for Kalamazoo County.
All of our board-certified physicians are part of the clinical teaching Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed). In the Department of Emergency Medicine, we provide care for patients with a broad spectrum of emergent and urgent conditions.
Today, Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C. employs skilled emergency medicine Physicians and emergency trained Advanced Practice Providers, (Nurse Practioners and Physicians Assistants). Our commitment proudly serves the community of Southwest Michigan and beyond.