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October 2, 2015

New Department Chair Bridges Effort Between Medicine and Dentistry

Brent B. Ward, D.D.S., M.D., who leads clinical and research efforts to advance oral/head and neck cancer treatment and microvascular reconstructive procedures, will now lead the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Hospital Dentistry in the School of Dentistry in his new role as chair

February 25, 2015

A Family Affair

The Massey family’s story is a perfect example of the American dream made beautifully, powerfully real

February 25, 2015

School’s in for Surgery Patients

From pulmonary calisthenics to aromatherapy to smarter snacking, surgical patients at the U-M are learning how to improve their chances of healing through the Michigan Surgical Home Optimization Program, or MSHOP.

Dr. Michael W. Mulholland
July 1, 2014

A Letter from the Chair

In this, the summer issue of the Department of Surgery e-newsletter, we’ll be focusing our attention on resident research.

June 30, 2014

Faculty Profile: Robert H. Gilman, M.D., D.M.D.

“The bottom line is, after 30 years in Boston, I wanted to ‘bookend’ my career by coming back to Michigan and teaching full-time. I’ve always been proud of my Michigan heritage and now I’m back here – and I really love it!”

June 30, 2014

Cultivating Future Surgeons

“I personally enjoy sharing my enthusiasm for surgery as a career. Showing a medical student their first transplant… it’s a miracle every time. I love seeing medical students turn into confident young clinicians. And I love that my partners, trainees and students teach me things every day.”

June 1, 2014

Bringing Lungs to Bloom

Fifty years ago, U-M surgeon Robert Bartlett helped invent a life-saving procedure called Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Now researchers are using the next-generation of ECMO to give lungs a new life

April 4, 2014

Going Global: Ethiopia

U-M works with St. Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa