John E. vanSchagen, MD, is senior associate chair of the MSU Department of Family Medicine. He is a graduate of the MSU College of Human Medicine. He joined the MSU faculty at the Grand Rapids campus in 1994 and became Residency Program Director for the Grand Rapids Family Medicine Residency Program in 2006. He continues in that position. He and his wife have been actively involved with other CHM alumni in encouraging support and fundraising for the college.