2018: News Archive

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

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

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

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

Cheryl Moyer, Ph.D., MPH, is pictured with a few of her mentees (from left): U-M Family Medicine fellow Nauzley Abedini, M.D., Indiana University Ph.D. candidate and former Fogarty Scholar April Bell, and Ghanaian pediatrician Ashura Bakari, M.D.
April 13, 2018

Committed to lifting women up: Faculty member honored for mentoring others

Since coming to the U-M Medical School in 2000, Cheryl Moyer has mentored more than 70 students, trainees, and junior faculty members — the vast majority of them women

Meet Tomorrow’s Doctors
March 30, 2018

National Doctor’s Day: Students reflect on their desire to pursue medicine

The Michigan Medicine Headlines team caught up with current U-M medical students — the doctors of tomorrow — to learn why they are dedicating their careers to helping patients and families

Richard and Susan Rogel
March 29, 2018

With $150M gift, Rogels will help U-M Cancer Center transform cancer research, care

The largest gift ever to Michigan Medicine will support the most promising research and help train the next generation of cancer researchers

Mark Prince, M.D., Ella Kazerooni, M.D., and Seetha Monrad, M.D.
March 28, 2018

Three faculty members appointed to Medical School leadership team

Mark E.P. Prince, M.D., chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., interim chair, Department of Radiology; and Seetha U. Monrad, M.D., assistant dean for assessment, evaluation and quality improvement

Office of Graduate Medical Education team
March 26, 2018

Meet Michigan Medicine: GME Office helps new doctors navigate our medical community

GME is made up of 13 individuals who provide institutional support for all accredited residency and fellowship programs, totaling more than 1,250 learners in 106 different programs

U.S. News and World Report badge
March 20, 2018

Medical School receives high marks in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings

In new lists of America’s Best Graduate Schools, the Medical School ranked 15th among research-based medical schools and 7th for training primary care physicians

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