Michael Jonathan App M.D., M.P.H., FAAP
Board Certified Internal Medicine and Board Certified Pediatrician

Education

– 1985-1990
Bachelor of Science, Neurobiology, University of Michigan College of Literature,  Science and the Arts, Ann Arbor, Michigan 

– 1990-1992
Masters of Public Health, MPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health,  Ann Arbor. 

– 1992-1994
Masters of Business Administration, Wayne State University Graduate School of Business, Detroit, MI 

– 1993-1997
Medical Degree, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Psychiatry,  Pediatrics and Neurology: Overall Honors in Psychiatry and Neurology,  Department Commendation in Family Practice 

Postdoctoral Training

– 7/1997-6/1997
Internship- Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI  

– 7/1998-6/2001
Residency- Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI  

Certification And Licensure

– Medical Licensure:
Michigan – 1998 – to present- #4301071009, expiration 1/31/24  DEA Licensure: BA727008, expiration, 1/31/24 BCLS recertified 2012 

Clinical Appointments And Experience

– 2000-2002
House Physician Internal Medicine Hospitalist moonlighting, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Troy, MI  

– 1999-2002
House Physician moonlighter, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Newborn  Nursery- attending high risk deliveries and regular newborn rounding, William  Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Troy, MI 

– 2002-2003
Advantage Health Internal Medicine Hospitalist moonlighter, weekends 

– 2001-2003
Creston Medical Center, employed physician in primary care office, Providing care to the full spectrum of  ages- newborn to geriatrics. 

– 2003-2010
Michigan Medical PC. Employed Med – Peds physician in clinical practice. Providing care to full spectrum of ages- newborns to geriatrics. 30-40 patients daily. 

– 2004-2010
Michigan Medical PC Internal Medicine Hospitalist moonlighter for The hospitalist division providing weekend coverage. 

– 2010-2012
Spectrum Health Medical Group, acquired MMPC practice, employed  Hospital outpatient physician – providing care to full spectrum of ages Newborns to geriatrics. 

– 2002- 2012
St Mary’s Mercy Medical Center Staff Pediatrician Newborn Nursery Rounding service. Average 1 week per quarter. 

– 2003-2012
Computer Health EKG Reading service. An EKG reading service for the Spectrum hospitals for floor and ER EKG’s performed. 

– 2012- Present
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of West Michigan, private practice 

Academic Appointments

– 2002- 2012
Outpatient teaching faculty. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Precepting 3rd year medical students in the outpatient primary care Clinical setting. 

– 2011
Appointment to clinical faculty, Grand Valley State University, for dedication to Physician studies in precepting in the outpatient setting. 

Honors And Awards

– 2004
Nominated Resident Teacher of the year for Med Peds resident clinic. 

– 2006
Nominated Nurses Choice Award, Spectrum Health

– 2012
Physician Leadership Award, Spectrum Health Continuing Care, recognizing Leadership in delivering home and community based care to home bound patients. 

Memberships In Professional Societies

Teaching Experience

– 2002-2009
Med/Peds continuity clinic – GRAMEC – Grand Rapids Medical Education Center, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI 

– 2002-2011
Outpatient clinical preceptor – 3rd year medical students in primary care, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine 

– 2007 – 2011 
Outpatient clinical preceptor- PA and NP students in primary care.

Committee, Organizational Service

– 2001-2003
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. St Mary’s Mercy Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI 

– 2003- 2006
Chief of Pediatrics, St Mary’s Mercy Medical Center, Grand Rapids, MI. 

– 2005- 2008
PSC, Professional Standards Committee for Internal Medicine, Spectrum Health Hospital System, Grand Rapids, MI 

– 2004-2010
Michigan Medical PC Finance Committee 

– 2006 – 2010 
Michigan Medical Recruitment Committee 

– 2010 – 2011
Site Lead, Spectrum Health Medical Group 

– 2010 – 2012
Medical Director Spectrum Health Continuing Care Home and Community Based Services

– 2012- Present
Medical Director, Interim Home Health Care 

– 2012-2016
Physician member WMPN- West Michigan Physicians Network 

– 2013-2016
Physician member POWM- Physicans of West Michigan 

– 2014-2016
Medical Director, Guardian Angel Home Health Care

– 2014-2016
Executive Committee for POWM 

– 2014-2016
Member POWM Quality Committee 

– 2014-2016
Co-chair of Steering Committee for Answer Health, a Clinically Integrated Organization (CIO) 

– 2016-2018
Secretary of Answer Health, the largest independent physician organization of West Michigan, 1200 Providers. 

– 2016-Present
Answer Health Executive Committee, providing oversight and leadership over West Michigan’s largest independent physician organization, 1200 providers. 

– 2017-Present
Co-Chair of West Michigan Accountable Care Organization (ACO). A collaborative program between Answer Health and Spectrum Health Hospital  System to improve access, quality and care to traditional Medicare patients. 

– 2017-Present 
Board member, West Michigan CIN (Clinically Integrated Network). A collaborative effort program to deliver improved care delivery between Answer Health Physicians and Spectrum Health Hospital System 

– 2018-2020
Vice President of Answer Health, the largest independent physician organization of West Michigan, 1200 Providers. 

– 2020-Present
President of Answer Health, the largest independent physician organization of West Michigan, 1200 Providers. 

– 2021-Present
Chief Medical Officer, Caerus Strength. The premier strength and cardio fitness transportable device for people of all ages. 

– 2022
Chief Medical Officer, D1 Health Care. A health care solutions company with focus on advanced DME and remote monitoring solutions for ACO’s, large providers groups and hospitals.