Ronald L. VanderLaan (M.D. 1982) is the new president of the 1,000-member medical staff of Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. He practiced with Grand Valley Cardiology Specialists from 1987 to 1999. He took his fellowship program in cardiovascular disease with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and, before that, completed his internship and residency programs at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center (now Spectrum Health-East Campus) and Saint Marys Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was chief medical resident at Saint Marys in 1984. He is the immediate past president of the Michigan Society of Internal Medicine.