After an extensive search process, Justin Grill, DO, MHA, M.Ed., HP, has been selected as Mercy Health Muskegon’s new Chief Medical Officer. He succeeds F. Remington Sprague, MD, who will retire on February 15.
Dr. Grill has served in various capacities for Mercy Health since 2008, including work in the Urgent Care centers, attending physician for Emergency Health Partners and managing partner for Lake Michigan Emergency Specialists, where he led the merger of two longstanding medicine groups into a singular combined independent practice.
As director of Medical Education for Mercy Health Muskegon, Dr. Grill has successfully overseen the growth of the residency program from three to five, including two fellowships. He also led the transition of the Mercy Health Graduate Medical Education programs from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation. More recently, Dr. Grill served as vice chief of Medicine for Mercy Health Muskegon where he was as an integral member of the “Likelihood to Recommend, Emergency Department” task force.
A graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Grill is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership, the Michigan State Medical Society, the Association for Hospital Medical Education and the American Osteopathic Association, just to name a few. He serves on the Medical Executive Committee for Mercy Health Muskegon and is an adjunct professor for the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.