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Stanley J. Watson, M.D., Ph.D., and Huda Akil, Ph.D.
February 18, 2021

Passing the torch: The name has changed over the past 25 years, but their leadership in neuroscience has remained steady

During a quarter century of outstanding leadership — including two name changes to the unit they directed together — Huda Akil, Ph.D., and Stanley J. Watson, M.D., Ph.D., successfully led the Medical School’s contributions to the field of neuroscience

Santiago Schnell, D.Phil., Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., and Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D.
February 18, 2021

University of Michigan Board of Regents approves three Medical School leadership appointments

Santiago Schnell, D.Phil., is chair of the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, effective March 1; Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., is director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, effective Jan. 1; and Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., is interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1; in addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-director of the MNI

Joneigh S. Khaldun, M.D., MPH
February 11, 2021

Joneigh S. Khaldun, M.D., MPH to serve as 2021 Medical School Commencement speaker

An alumna of the University of Michigan, she is chief medical executive for the State of Michigan and chief deputy director for health in the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Cell phones and COVID
February 08, 2021

Michigan Health Blog: Your smartphone can help fight COVID-19 — here’s how

Get alerts about possible exposures, sign up for vaccination, report your vaccine reaction, help researchers with their projects and more

U-M medical student Gina Yu at CNN headquarters
January 22, 2021

Medicine and the media: COVID becomes the focus of medical student’s CNN internship

One fellow each year is selected for the program, which teaches physicians-in-training to leverage the media in order to advocate and inform on global health issues

2021-22 Interprofessional Fellows
January 15, 2021

Four from Medical School named to 2021-22 Interprofessional Leadership Fellows cohort

Their team projects will center predominantly on interprofessional education in experiential settings, such as clinics or community settings

RISE annual report
January 08, 2021

RISE: Building a community of practice and cultivating a culture of innovation in health sciences education

Program's 2019-20 annual report outlines RISE's first-year activities, and also highlights major achievements and key initiatives for the future

Faculty, staff, and learners kneel during the Juneteenth observance at Michigan Medicine
January 08, 2021

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: If anti-racism is a verb, how is Michigan Medicine doing it?

Read about faculty, staff, and students who are doing the work to make real and lasting change throughout the organization

Lauren Smith, M.D., Susan Moore, M.D., and Jennifer Meddings, M.D.
January 08, 2021

M Health Lab: Anti-racism and Dr. Susan Moore’s legacy

Matthew Wixson, M.D., a 2012 University of Michigan Medical school graduate and clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology, reflects on a U-M alumnus lost to COVID-19

U.S. News and World Report global universities rankings
January 04, 2021

U-M ranked No. 17 global university; several Medical School-affiliated specialties also rated

The university achieved rankings in several medical areas, including top-10 showings in surgery (No. 8) and oncology (9), and top-15 spots in clinical medicine and infectious diseases (both 12); biology and biochemistry, and psychiatry/psychology (both 13); and cardiac and cardiovascular systems (14)

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
January 04, 2021

A minute with Marschall: A hopeful new year's message

This is when we begin to take action, and to turn the tide on the coronavirus. It is also when we can join forces and do what we do best — help our community to see the light at the end of the tunnel

1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America
January 04, 2021

Ten from Medical School among ‘1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America’

The list also includes investigators from other U-M colleges and schools, as well as alumni and others who spent part of their research or faculty careers here and have moved on to other institutions

David A. Spahlinger, M.D.
December 15, 2020

Reflecting on his tenure: Q&A with David A. Spahlinger, M.D., U-M health system president

He also has served as executive vice dean for clinical affairs in the Medical School since 2016

Food drive
December 11, 2020

Season of giving: Michigan Medicine hosts new community-wide food drive to help neighbors in need

Drive-up donation site and online giving effort for Food Gatherers will help address record demand for food and supplies, and support the health of adults and children

Wolverine Street Medicine
December 10, 2020

Medical students recognized by American Medical Association for COVID assistance to region’s homeless

What began as a short-term project to collect and distribute hand sanitizer quickly expanded to incorporate broader aspects of response to the pandemic

Catherine Street hospitals
December 08, 2020

The Catherine Street hospitals: The start of the modern University of Michigan medical campus

A look back at a December 1891 milestone in the 150-year history of our academic medical center

Teri A. Grieb, Ph.D.
December 07, 2020

Teri A. Grieb, Ph.D., appointed associate dean for research strategy in the Medical School

She will provide expanded strategic, tactical and operational leadership of the research enterprise across the academic medical center of the University of Michigan

David C. Miller, M.D., MPH
December 03, 2020

Michigan Medicine names David C. Miller, M.D., MPH, new president of U-M Health System

He also was named executive vice dean of clinical affairs for the Medical School, in which he will work collaboratively with leadership from the medical school to ensure that the clinical and medical education missions are aligned

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
December 02, 2020

Six Medical School faculty named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

A total of eight scientists and engineers from the U-M were chosen as AAAS fellows by their peers for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications

Virtual residency interviews
December 01, 2020

Paper: Should medical residency interviews be capped?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, changes to the residency application process may tempt applicants to overschedule interviews; Michigan Medicine physicians modeled the potential consequences of over-interviewing

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
November 20, 2020

A minute with Marschall: Finding gratitude during difficult times

In his latest blog post, Dr. Runge writes about the things that he appreciates during this very challenging year

#maskup campaign
November 19, 2020

Michigan Medicine joins hospitals nationwide in campaign encouraging everyone to #MaskUp

Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and death are troubling; facemasks can slow the trend

Ronald Koenig, M.D., Ph.D., with his grandson
November 16, 2020

Q&A with Ronald Koenig, M.D., Ph.D.: Finding your place in the medical field

An endocrinologist specializing in thyroid cancer and creator of the Hemoglobin A1c test for diabetes reflects on his career, offering advice for aspiring researchers

Medical student shaking hands with patients
November 02, 2020

Teaching medical students how to care for people with disabilities

A recent paper found more than three-quarters of first-year medical students were more comfortable approaching patients with disabilities in clinical settings after completing an educational session

HEED Award
October 21, 2020

Medical School receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion

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