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August 8, 2017

U-M Geriatrics ranks 7th in U.S. News & World Report

This year's edition of the U.S. News & World Report best hospital rankings again confirms that the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers are among the very best in the nation. In the U.S. News specialty rankings, U-M Geriatrics is listed 7th in the top adult geriatrics hospitals in the country.

May 8, 2017

Dr. Raymond Yung Receives Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D. Collegiate Professorship

On Monday, May 1 st , 2017, an inauguration ceremony was held to appoint Dr. Raymond Yung to the Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D. Collegiate Professor of Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Carol Bradford (left) and Dr. John Carethers (right), along with Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jeffrey Halter (center-right), presented Dr. Raymond Yung with the

May 2, 2017

Dr. Caroline Vitale Inducted into the Clinical Excellence Society

On April 27, 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine hosted a ceremony inducting Caroline Vitale, MD, AGSF, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, into the Academiae Laureati Medici Clinical Excellence Society. The Society recognized Dr. Vitale for exuding and demonstrating clinical excellence among her

May 1, 2017

Mariko Foulk has been awarded the 2017 Anthony V. DeVito II Award

On April 27, 2017, Mariko Foulk, Clinical Social Worker in the University of Michigan Health System Turner Geriatric Clinic, was presented the 2017 Anthony V. DeVito II Memorial Award for her outstanding service, dedication and commitment to excellence in geriatrics education in Michigan.

February 1, 2017

Dr. Lona Mody is elected as a new member of the ASCI

The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) will welcome 64 new members this year, including our very own Dr. Lona Mody, Amanda Sanford Hickey Collegiate Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Internal Medicine, Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology, and Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health. This new class

December 1, 2016

Big Hearts for Seniors- May 25, 2017

Save the date! Fourth Annual Big Hearts for Seniors Event Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Featured Film: "A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone"

August 10, 2016

Dr. Ted Suh elected as the next Vice Chair of the PCC

Dr. Ted Suh, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, has recently been elected to become the next Vice Chair and then Chair of the National PACE Association’s Primary Care Committee (PCC). Dr. Suh’s term will begin at the next NPA meeting in late October, 2016 in San Francisco (the birthplace of the PACE model). As chair of the PCC, Dr. Suh

June 7, 2016

University Hospital Opens Additional Palliative Care Beds

After several months of planning and renovation, University Hospital opened additional beds dedicated to palliative care on Tuesday June 7, 2016. The palliative care beds are located in the Medical Short Stay Unit:Blue (MSSU:Blue) on the 4th floor of UH South and are staffed by the Adult Palliative Care Service with support from MSSU staff.