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DEI Gratitude Symposium panel
October 15, 2019

Bridging across difference: OHEI hosts sixth diversity, equity, and inclusion symposium

This year’s DEI Gratitude Symposium explored how to further diversify thought and communicate across differences at Michigan Medicine

M4 student Gina Yu
October 07, 2019

Extra, Extra: Medical student selected for prestigious journalism program

M4 Gina Yu is recipient of Stanford’s unique Global Health Media Fellowship, which teaches physicians-in-training to leverage the media in order to advocate and inform on global health issues

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D.
September 19, 2019

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., appointed executive vice dean for research and chief scientific officer

He will collaborate with the research community to develop long-term strategies to grow and advance discovery science at Michigan Medicine

Rendering of new U-M adult hospital
September 19, 2019

U-M Regents approve construction of 12-story adult inpatient hospital on medical campus

The new 690,000 gross-square-foot hospital will provide more access to care for adult patients at Michigan Medicine

Judith Tam, president of the RIchard Tam Foundation, with Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A., co-director of Precision Health at U-M
September 10, 2019

Fueled by $10 million in gifts, U-M Precision Health and bipolar disorder research team will work to improve care

Gifts from Richard Tam Foundation will accelerate U-M’s translational bipolar disorder research in an effort to tailor care to individuals for improved results

Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil.
September 05, 2019

Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., receives Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award

The honor is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates a significant impact on the advancement of women's roles in academic medicine and science

Brian J. Zink, M.D.
September 03, 2019

Brian J. Zink, M.D., appointed senior associate dean for faculty and faculty development

A founding member of the Department of Emergency Medicine, he has extensive experience in mentoring, faculty and leadership development, education, medical humanities, history of emergency medicine, and policymaking in health care

Medical School Dean's Awards
August 30, 2019

Nineteen for '19: Medical School faculty and staff honored with Dean's Awards

The program recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, innovation and administration

Steven E. Gay, M.D.
August 29, 2019

Listen to Assistant Dean for Admissions Steven E. Gay, M.D., on “All Access” podcast

“All Access: Med School Admissions” provides a unique view into the medical school admissions world through a series of revealing interviews with key admissions figures from around the country

A carillonist and composer helps students connect with the humanities through a performance about social justice and healing
August 29, 2019

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: Music to Medical Students’ Ears

The Humanities Path of Excellence encourages students to connect medicine to the humanities, and helps them develop empathy, awareness of social context, and comfort with ambiguity and uncertainty — human capacities crucial to patient care

MSA Diversity Week
August 28, 2019

Medical School Administration to host Diversity Week events Sept. 9-13

Programming will include an array of events, workshops and discussions that will raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive and more diverse workplace

Joseph C. Kolars, M.D.
August 20, 2019

Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., receives prestigious Flexner Award for medical education

Medical School senior associate dean and longtime educator has been the catalyst for true transformation in medical education locally, nationally, and internationally for many years, says AAMC

NCRC employees
August 20, 2019

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: An Experiment in Expansion — NCRC at 10 years (with video)

The Medical School has invested more than $300 million to transform the space and operate it — at one-tenth the cost it would have taken to build similar facilities from the ground up

August 12, 2019

New course to help students communicate with Spanish-speaking patients

Program is a partnership between student leaders in the Latin American and Native American Medical Association and longtime Professor of Internal Medicine Manuel Valdivieso

Jacob Lowy
August 08, 2019

Multi-unit partnership makes Medical School experience seamless for M1 student

Several teams rose to the occasion to ensure Jacob Lowy has received everything he needs to be successful in his quest to become a doctor

North Campus Research Complex
August 08, 2019

Celebrate 10 years of North Campus Research Complex Aug. 22 with tours, other activities

Over the past decade, the former pharmaceutical campus has been transformed it into a hub for innovative research and clinical activity

Deborah Berman, M.D., and her family
August 01, 2019

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: The Right Balance

Faculty profile of Deborah Berman, M.D., features the focus and skill of a gymnast-turned-surgeon

August 01, 2019

Gift to expand medical student access to international clinical electives

Established by U-M alumni Amy and Lawrence Cho, new scholarships will provide $500 stipends for qualifying students pursuing clinical electives abroad

University of Michigan White Coat Ceremomy
July 27, 2019

Future doctors start their journey at annual White Coat ceremony

Medical School welcomes 177 new learners that comprise its 173rd class of medical students

Lena Chen, M.D., M.S.
July 25, 2019

Medical School mourns loss of Lena M. Chen, M.D, M.S., rising star of health care and health policy research

Physician-scientist at Michigan Medicine and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System also advised federal health policy leaders

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., and Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D., named to leadership posts
July 18, 2019

Medical School appoints new chair of Human Genetics, interim chair of Microbiology and Immunology

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Human Genetics, effective Aug. 1, and Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D., is interim chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, effective July 1

University of Michigan
July 18, 2019

Two Medical School faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, is the Alice Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy, and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., is the Dame Sheila Sherlock Distinguished University Professor of Hepatology and Internal Medicine

New chairs of Radiology and Neurology
June 20, 2019

Medical School appoints new chair of Radiology, interim chair of Neurology

Vikas Gulani, M.D., Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Radiology, and Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S., is interim chair of the Department of Neurology, both effective July 1

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
June 20, 2019

Marschall S. Runge, M.D.., Ph.D., reappointed as executive vice president for medical affairs, dean of the Medical School

His new term was approved by the Board of Regents and will last from July 1 until June 30, 2025

Climate Change and Health Symposium
June 03, 2019

Symposium to explore climate change and health

June 15 event on the University of Michigan campus will explore the impact that climate change will have on the health of future patients and people worldwide, and also advance the study of behavior change and the psychology behind climate change