2018: News Archive

U-M 2018 National Institute of Medicine honorees
October 15, 2018

Two Medical School faculty elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

NAM membership for George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., and Lori J. Pierce, M.D., is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine

LCME 2020 subcommittee kickoff
September 20, 2018

Medical School launches LCME 2020 with subcommittee kickoff

More than 160 faculty, staff and learners will prepare a self-study in advance of the LCME site visit

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., explains the new APEX program for faculty
September 20, 2018

Medical School honors newly promoted faculty, launches mid-career program

APEX is designed to enhance the mid-career faculty experience and provide support for them to engage in the next level of career excellence

Hanson and Gitlin named to UMMS leadership positions
September 20, 2018

Hanson appointed chair of Biological Chemistry; Gitlin new assistant dean for GME

Hanson is the Gerty T. Cori Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at the Washington University School of Medicine; Gitlin is a professor of internal medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the U-M and the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System

September 06, 2018

24 Medical School faculty and staff honored with Dean’s Awards

Program recognizes exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, innovation and administration

Medical student advice
August 21, 2018

Diversity Matters: Advice from first-generation college students who made it to medical school

With the newest medical school class now on campus, current first-generation students offer words of wisdom to their fellow learners

Michigan Medicine at night
August 14, 2018

Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Adult hospital ranked No. 1 overall Best Hospital in Michigan; U-M ranked in the national top 10 for 10 medical and surgical specialties

White Coat Ceremony
August 03, 2018

New students to receive coats, recite oath at annual White Coat Ceremony (with video)

The incoming Class of 2018 hails from 30 states, and nearly half are Michigan residents; one in five members come from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in medicine

Rogel Cancer Center
July 31, 2018

Rogel Cancer Center awarded $33.4M from National Cancer Institute

Five-year support grant also renews center’s ‘comprehensive’ status

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D.
June 27, 2018

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., one of five faculty to receive distinguished university professorship

Honor recognizes senior faculty with exceptional scholarly or creative achievements, national and international reputations for academic excellence, and superior records of teaching, mentoring and service

Donna M. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., named interim chair of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
June 21, 2018

Donna M. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., named interim chair of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

She is director of pediatric genetics, metabolism and genomic medicine and the Donita B. Sullivan, M.D., Research Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Cover of the book, iatrogenesis
June 21, 2018

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: In their own words

New book written by U-M medical students reflects on what it means to become a physician

Yolaine Civil
June 21, 2018

A global scholar: Fulbright recipient tackling health disparities in Africa

Through the Diversity Fund, Yolaine Civil is able to spend up to three weeks per year in Kumasi, Ghana, over the three-year course of the project

Letter-writing graphic
June 01, 2018

Family Medicine faculty and U-M partners pen a response to the Wall Street Journal

The letter provides a public response to the WSJ article, “Colleges Bend the Rules for More Students, Give Them Extra Help,” published on May 25, 2018

Launch of LCME self-study
May 31, 2018

Medical School launches reaccreditation self-study

U-M is seeking an eight-year reaccreditation from LCME, which evaluates medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States and Canada

Learners practice in the new Clinical Simulation Center
May 30, 2018

Cutting edge-ucation: Clinical simulations mimic real-life situations (with video and slideshow)

A 7,500-square-foot facility that opened earlier this year is filled with state-of-the-art technology designed to give physicians, learners, nurses and clinicians a place to practice and perfect their craft

Clinical Simulation Center II
May 21, 2018

VIDEO: Learners receive hands-on training at Clinical Simulation Center

CSC provides state-of-the-art learning environments for Michigan Medicine health care professionals and students to train in groups or individually

Literati bookstore, Ann Arbor
May 17, 2018

Local bookstore event features U-M medical student-authors

Participants will read from “iatrogenesis: Essays on Becoming a Physician,” a book about the experience of becoming a doctor

Ypsilanti Health Center, Michigan Medicine Family Medicine and Pediatrics
May 16, 2018

Michigan Medicine supervisors, teams win Staff Impact Awards

Inaugural honors recognize staff, supervisors and teams that make an impact with their work, locally and beyond

2018 U-M Medical School graduate Regina Royan
May 14, 2018

From Medicine at Michigan magazine: The Path Forward

The Paths of Excellence program allows medical students to explore everything from new inventions to ancient methods of healing

U-M Medical School grads
May 11, 2018

165 future leaders of medicine graduate from U-M Medical School

168th class includes first students to complete new Paths of Excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship, and in health policy

Katherine He
May 09, 2018

Katherine He leads medical students honored at annual Graduation Awards Luncheon

Twenty senior students receive senior, scholastic and scholarship awards on the eve of their commencement; others also honored

Medical School commencement
May 09, 2018

Commencement week is here: Medical School to salute its 168th graduating class of doctors

Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA, the 19th U.S. Surgeon General of the United States who served from 2014-17, will be the featured speaker

Learning Outcomes dashboard
April 20, 2018

Technological innovation helps redefine Medical School curriculum

Learning Outcomes tool provides faculty and students with a single mechanism for tracking student progress, providing important data to inform goal development and learning plans

CME Innovation Award recipient
April 16, 2018

Office of Continuing Medical Education and Lifelong Learning bestows Innovation Awards on 5 projects

The chosen activities will receive up to $25,000 to promote innovation in all aspects of physician learning or training, including content, process, outcomes or assessment

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