Hacks with Friends

Over 100 staffers from MSIS, MCIT, ITS, and the School of Dentistry participated in this 2-day hackathon


Streamlining ordering processes for your lab so you can focus on research

Chronicling Childhood Cancer

Available on Open.Michigan, iBooks, and Amazon

Medical School Information Services


MSIS is a collection of diverse individuals passionate in our pursuit of delivering innovative information services that enable the UMHS faculty, staff and students to advance the future of healthcare through discovery and lifelong learning.


April 13, 2015

Medical School to start using Canvas Learning Management System

The Medical School will begin rolling out Canvas, a cloud-based Learning Management System, during summer 2015. Canvas, used by more than 600 colleges and universities, is made available to our campus through University of Michigan’s participation in the Unizin consortium. Canvas offers many interactive features and tools, including peer grading, learning outcome mapping, online rubrics, learning analytics, streamlined instructional workflows, real-time calendar feed for students and faculty, and SpeedGrader. read the complete story...

April 7, 2015

Latest Coursera online course examines the biological and personal relevance of sleep

Online learning plays a significant role in a lifelong education. Coursera, an educational platform that partners with the University of Michigan, has posted a new 9-week course taught by Medical School faculty. Entitled “Sleep: Neurobiology, Medicine, and Society,” the course is free and offers the most up-to-date information on the biological, personal and societal relevance of sleep. read the complete story...