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October 3, 2015

A Letter from the Chair

I’m pleased to introduce the fall issue of our Department of Surgery e-newsletter.

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.

June 1, 2015

Humanizing Prosthetics

Michigan advances artificial limbs toward natural control, movement and sensation.

June 1, 2015

Seeking Common Ground

UMHS works with Amish and Mennonite communities toward a culturally sensitive approach to burn treatment.

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

U-M Welcomes New General Surgery Residents

On March 20, medical students across the country will celebrate Match Day, an exciting, suspense-filled revelation of where their careers will take them next.

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.

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.

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