The UMMC includes over 30 buildings and 82 acres of land, making it the world’s largest single-site complex devoted to health education, research, and patient care. UMMC is one of the top medical centers in the nation, according to annual US News and World Report rankings. The clinical programs at the UMMC are uniformly of outstanding quality.
UM HospitalThe University of Michigan established a cancer center in 1986 to provide quality patient care, initiate innovative research and treatment approaches, and offer trainees the most comprehensive education possible. The Cancer Center was designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute in 1991. A state-of-the-art Cancer facility of 252,000 gross square feet opened in May, 1997. The Cancer Center includes dedicated space for the clinical and basic science activities of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. These resources provide a unique educational environment for fellows in gynecologic oncology
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center is supported by more than 300 faculty researchers who receive over $55 million dollars in grants each year from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies. Basic science research programs include Tumor Metastasis and Extracellular Matrix; Carcinogenesis; Molecular Oncology; Tumor Immunology; Cancer Pharmacology; Drug Discovery and Development; and Cancer Epidemiology, Causation, and Prevention. Clinical research oncology programs include Adrenal Cell; Breast; Cutaneous; Gastrointestinal (colorectal, pancreas, liver, stomach); Head and Neck; Leukemia/Lymphoma; Neuro-Oncology; Ocular; Pediatric; Radiation; Sarcoma; Thoracic, and Urology.
CCCIn addition to the University of Michigan Hospital, the gynecologic oncology service at the University of Michigan provides all gynecologic oncology services at nearby Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. SJMH provides all clinical and ancillary support services for a sophisticated gyn oncology program. About one third of the clinical volume of this program is delivered at SJMH.