The University of Michigan Sarcoidosis Clinic officially began seeing patients on July 5, 2011.  

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Attention to Patient Care in Compassionate and Thoughtful Manner

Education and Training

Offering outstanding training in pulmonary and critical care medicine focusing on the development of both clinicians and scientists. Read more ...

Dean's Award for Medical School Community Service

Robert C. Hyzy, M.D. received Dean's 2013 Medical...

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Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is committed to caring for critically ill patients and patients with lung disease. This requires not only that we provide the best possible care, but that we convey these skills to trainees and that we develop novel approaches to understanding and managing these diseases through basic science and clinical and outcomes research.Our mission is to deliver excellent patient care, to develop new knowledge about the lung in health and disease, and to train individuals to be outstanding clinicians and researchers.

What We Focus On

  • Patient Care Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine serves as a regional referral center for both the inpatient and outpatient evaluation of a broad range of pulmonary disorders. Learn more »
  • Education PCCM assumes a prominent role in the overall educational mission of the Department of Internal Medicine and Medical School at Michigan. Our educators have been recognized as some of the top within the institution and serve in major leadership roles within the educational programs. Learn more »
  • Research Research performed within the PCCM has greatly impacted our understanding of basic lung biology, disease pathogenesis, and targeted therapeutics. Learn more »  
 

 

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August 5, 2014

Hallie Prescott Studies Sepsis in Heavier Patients and Finds Advantage

Obesity usually leads to worse, not better, health outcomes, but a study by pulmonary and critical care researchers at the U-M raises questions about how obesity impacts the body’s response to infection.  See 8/7/14 Detroit Free Press article at this link.  Read journal article at this link.  

 

In a study of 1,404 Medicare beneficiaries, heavier patients were more likely to survive sepsis, a life-threatening infection that leads to 1 million hospitalizations a year.

 

 

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