The Frankel Cardiovascular Center (CVC) averages about 60-70 Type A aortic dissections each year. But one day this winter, Michigan Medicine teams were called on to complete three life-saving procedures in just 24 hours.
As medical schools across the country work to address systemic racism in medicine and foster more inclusive communities, one new initiative aims to increase diversity and advance anti-racism in academic anesthesiology.
In a Feb. 24 panel discussion, hosted by U-M Public Engagement & Impact, Wixson discussed how policies and procedures across time have contributed to health disparities in the U.S. and how the university can play a role in combatting these disparities.
Grieb, a research assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, will provide expanded strategic, tactical and operational leadership of the research enterprise across the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.