2018: News Archive

Cardiac Surgery leadership transition
February 16, 2018

Edward L. Bove, M.D., to step down as chair of Cardiac Surgery; Richard L. Prager, M.D., named interim chair

Bove elevated cardiac surgery from a division to a department, and has facilitated substantial growth in all clinical areas

Recipients of first-ever Early Implementation Grant in U-M’s groundbreaking Interprofessional Exchange (IP-X) Research Stimulus program
February 15, 2018

Medical School professor member of team awarded first interprofessional exchange (IP-X) grant

Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., part of five-member team that will focus on interprofessional diet and lifestyle approaches for patients with co-occurring obesity, diabetes, and hypertension

U-M medical students participate in Culinary Medicine course
February 15, 2018

Culinary Medicine elective: Cooking in thyme with patients in mind

Medical students focus on developing skills needed to provide practical and sound advice to patients about what foods to choose, why they are important, and how to eat them

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D.
February 12, 2018

Executive Vice Dean for Research Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., named AGA VP, future president

Founded in 1897, the American Gastroenterological Association is involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology

Power Award recipients
February 12, 2018

Two Medical School faculty selected to receive Power Award

Honor recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of women through their leadership, scholarship or other ways in their professional life

Gupta Family Hackathon
January 31, 2018

U-M will hold “hackathon” for health communication, with help from Sanjay Gupta and family

Application is now open for participation in marathon event March 23-25, focused on innovation for sharing information in times of crisis and beyond

AMA Doc Talk podcast
January 23, 2018

Medical School associate dean tackles difficult discussions with patients on new AMA podcast

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., hosting first season of American Medical Association’s “Doc Talk”

Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA
January 16, 2018

Former U.S. surgeon general Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA, to serve as 2018 Commencement speaker

Murthy, who served as the nation’s doctor from 2014-17, has led the way in medical education, social action and health care dialogue

Carrie L. Bell, M.D., and Jaynee A. Handelman, Ph.D.
January 08, 2018

Two Medical School faculty named to new interprofessional leadership fellows cohort

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Carrie L. Bell, M.D., and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Jaynee A. Handelsman, Ph.D., represent the Medical School in the new IPL fellows class

David J. Brown, M.D.
January 08, 2018

Know Your Leaders: Q&A with David J. Brown, M.D.

Headlines recently caught up with the head of OHEI to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus and the challenges and successes Michigan Medicine has experienced

Michigan Medicine leadership at grand opening of new simulation center
January 08, 2018

Second Clinical Simulation Center to benefit learners at all levels

The new 7,500-square-foot space allows current and future health care professionals a chance to prepare for real-world scenarios and rehearse new medical procedures