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March 21, 2023

Six receive Graduate Medical Education Awards for 2023

The recipients will be honored during a virtual reception on May 1

Professorship recognition celebration
March 17, 2023

Medical School honors 51 faculty members appointed to professorships in 2022

The honor is among the highest honors that the University of Michigan can bestow on a faculty member; the Medical School has more than 425 professorships, dating to 1898

Match Day 2023 graphic
March 17, 2023

It’s a match: Graduating U-M medical students discover what’s next at festive Match Day

The annual event marks a momentous occasion in which graduating medical students learn where they have been accepted for residency training

Medical student Ahmad Hider
February 28, 2023

U-M medical student tackles cystic fibrosis on a global scale

M4 Ahmad Hider advocates for better awareness around cystic fibrosis with help from the Clinton Foundation

Thank a Resident and Thank a Fellow Day
February 24, 2023

Thank a resident or fellow today

Both residency and fellowship are intensive periods of clinical training, often combined with research training, that prepare new physicians for independent practice

Seetha U. Monrad, M.D.
February 16, 2023

Seetha U. Monrad, M.D., appointed associate dean for medical student education

A clinical professor of internal medicine and learning health sciences, she has held numerous leadership positions, including assistant dean for assessment, evaluation and quality improvement and interim assistant dean for curriculum

Lisa H. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., named Thurnau Professor
February 16, 2023

Lisa H. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., named Thurnau Professor; second-ever from Medical School

The program honors tenured faculty whose commitment to and investment in undergraduate teaching has had a demonstrable impact on the intellectual development and lives of their students

Karin Muraszko, M.D.
February 06, 2023

UMMS celebrates Karin Muraszko’s ‘near-mythical status’ at Feb. 3 women’s event

An award presentation capped a two-hour event that included a keynote address and a panel of faculty and a medical student discussing their often-turbulent journey as women in academic medicine

National Women Physicians Day
February 03, 2023

Michigan Medicine celebrates mentors during National Women Physicians Day

In honor of this special day, several women physicians — and one physician-in-training — recently discussed how mentorship has been transformative in their careers

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
February 01, 2023

Nine faculty, one staff member with Medical School ties elected American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

They are among 506 scientists, engineers and innovators chosen for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements

University of Michigan Medical School
January 30, 2023

U-M Medical School withdraws from participating in U.S. News & Word Report annual rankings

The decision was made after discussion and review with University of Michigan and Medical School leaders, faculty, and students

Rana Awdish, M.D.
January 24, 2023

2023 Commencement speaker: Our stories have the power to heal and transform

Rana Awdish, M.D., plans to share something intimate and powerful when she speaks to Michigan’s newest Medical School graduates — how she survived a near-death experience as a patient in 2008, and how that event changed her as a doctor and teacher

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D.
January 18, 2023

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

He is a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences in the University of Michigan Medical School and has served the department as vice chair for clinical sciences and learning since 2019

Residency education
January 17, 2023

Residency education: Where we’ve come from and where we need to go

When Debra F. Weinstein, M.D., came to Michigan, she brought with her a strong passion for graduate medical education (GME). In this guest blog, she explores Michigan’s legacy for building unique residency experiences and how Michigan Medicine is poised to innovate and expand in this area

Raymond L. Yung, M.B., Ch.B.
December 20, 2022

Raymond L. Yung, M.B., Ch.B., appointed interim chair of the Department of Internal Medicine

He is the inaugural Jeffrey B. Halter Professor of Geriatric Medicine, chief of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, and director of the Geriatrics Center and the Institute of Gerontology

Michigan Biosciences initiative research
December 19, 2022

Five faculty with Medical School appointments receive MBioFAR awards for 2022

The program aims to recognize and provide the most meritorious mid-career faculty with additional discretionary resources to facilitate innovative and higher-risk research

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.
December 13, 2022

New Michigan center takes multidisciplinary approach to the study of psychedelics

M-PsyC is bringing together academic faculty, researchers, health care practitioners, and students across the medical school and main campus to study psychedelics across the translational spectrum

Paul P. Lee, M.D., J.D.
December 08, 2022

Paul P. Lee, M.D., J.D., appointed senior associate dean of clinical affairs

He also will serve as executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group

University of Michigan Health campus
December 06, 2022

University of Michigan Health named a 2022 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital

In order to achieve the distinction of “true excellence,” hospitals must meet the nation’s toughest standards for safety and quality

Brent C. Williams, M.D., MPH
November 08, 2022

A fierce advocate for health equity: Brent Williams’ legacy extends into the community and around the world

Few at Michigan Medicine have engaged with, worked alongside, and accomplished more on behalf of the region’s most vulnerable

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.
October 27, 2022

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., receives prestigious AAMC teaching award

The honor recognizes faculty members who have distinguished themselves in medical student education, and are considered gifted teachers

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, M.S., Ph.D., associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral studies
October 20, 2022

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, M.S., Ph.D. appointed associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral studies

She is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership for the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Medical School’s graduate, postbaccalaureate, and postdoctoral programs

U-M NAM Inductees 2022
October 17, 2022

Five faculty members, four from Medical School, elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

The group was recognized for their contributions to a broad range of topics, including cardiovascular disease, epidemiology, hepatology, health inequities, and anesthesiology informatics and clinical research

Laurel E. Moore, M.D., and Kanakadurga Singer, M.A., M.D.
October 13, 2022

Laurel E. Moore, M.D., and Kanakadurga Singer, M.A., M.D., appointed assistant deans for faculty

Both will provide oversight of appointments, promotions and advancement, and serve as advocates for faculty in the Medical School and University

Michigan Medicine hotline
October 04, 2022

Student-led research shows effectiveness of Michigan Medicine COVID triage hotline

Based on reported symptoms, potential exposure, and risk factors determined, 34% of callers were forwarded to a registered nurse; the rest were redirected to web resources