Research & Innovation at the Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery

The Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is dedicated to fostering a robust research environment that encourages our faculty, scientists, and trainees to pursue discoveries that alter the future of surgery. We are always striving to provide high-quality, innovative patient care in addition to a cutting edge training environment, and this depends on supporting the groundbreaking research conducted in the department.

Our research centers and initiatives provide opportunities for investigators in the Department of Surgery and across the institution to come together to share resources and expertise. Researchers, ranging from undergraduate students to faculty members, come together to discuss work in core areas of focus, such as education research, basic science, health outcomes, or global surgery. We know that collaboration is key to the success of our research.