“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!”
“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.”
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.
In October, the Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society gathered in Ann Arbor to celebrate its 59th annual meeting – and commemorated the event with a group portrait. The photograph was taken after a day of scientific lectures from physicians and researchers.
In October, Mark B. Orringer, M.D., of the Department of Surgery was one of 25 University of Michigan professors — and the only one from the Health System — honored at the Distinguished University Professorships ceremony.
The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Health System has a long tradition of supporting surgeon-scientists in shaping the future of medicine through discovery — and nowhere is that more evident than at U-M’s Conrad Jobst Vascular Surgery Research Laboratories.