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A group of people walk on a sidewalk away from the camera towards Michigan's capitol building
April 1, 2022

Advocacy is Imperative

U-M family physicians descended on Michigan’s capitol last week for a day of advocacy and connecting with law makers.

Ethan D. Sperry
March 22, 2022

Disability Health Medical School Elective

Ethan Sperry, an M.D./Ph.D. fellow at the University of Michigan Medical School, participated in the January 2022 Disability Health Elective, which is a two-week elective course designed for third- and fourth-year medical students.

Kate Panzer and Julia Shields are pictured together, signing 'I Love You' in American Sign Language
January 17, 2022

Former MDisability intern describes her experience creating ASL course

Kate Panzer, a second-year student with the University of Michigan Medical School, writes about how she collaborated with members of the Department of Family Medicine, MDisability and others to create the first-ever American Sign Language course for first-year medical students.

David Joel Alvarez, D.O.
January 14, 2022

Remembering Dr. Alvarez

It is with great sorrow that we announce that David Alvarez, D.O., died peacefully last night from advanced prostate cancer, with his family and family physician at the bedside.