2022: News Archive

Debra F. Weinstein, M.D.
June 30, 2022

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: The Future of Medical Education

As the new executive vice dean for academic affairs, Debra Weinstein, M.D., talks about her vision for medical education, the biggest lessons of the pandemic, and the surprising career she might have chosen if she hadn’t gone into medicine

Michigan Medicine logo
June 24, 2022

A message from Michigan Medicine leadership on U.S. Supreme Court ruling

U-M Health remains committed to providing high-quality, safe reproductive care for patients, across all their reproductive health needs

June 16, 2022

Global health research training program to continue, expand following NIH Fogarty grant

The Northern Pacific Global Health fellowship program, a collaboration among five U.S. universities, including U-M, and a slate of international partners, has provided experiences for more than 200 trainees in the last decade

Michele S. Swanson, Ph.D., and Margaret L. Dobson, M.D.
June 16, 2022

Board of Regents approves appointments of two Medical School faculty to interim leadership roles

Michele S. Swanson, Ph.D., will become interim associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral studies; Margaret L. Dobson, M.D., is now interim chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Aditya S. Pandey, M.D.
June 16, 2022

Aditya S. Pandey, M.D., appointed chair of Department of Neurosurgery

He is a professor of neurosurgery, radiology, and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery in Medical School, and he also serves as surgical director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center

Paige Manz
June 08, 2022

Paige E. Manz, MBA, appointed to Medical School leadership team as academic chief of staff

As leader of the Academic Affairs administrative team, she will oversee, coordinate and facilitate workflow, lead projects, staff selected committees, and coordinate leadership forums, among other activities

Congratulations script
June 03, 2022

233 Medical School faculty members earn promotions during 2022 cycle

The Board of Regents on May 19 approved the promotions, which take effect Sept. 1

White Coats for Planetary Health logo
May 31, 2022

Promoting planetary health: U-M Medical School students, administrators partner on climate issues

Among the latest efforts: A public report card on medical schools’ efforts to tackle climate change

2022 U-M Medical School Commencement
May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 — ‘I hear compassion, I hear courage, I hear passion, I hear leadership’

On May 13, graduates and their families and friends celebrated a return to Hill Auditorium and its hallowed stage, which 162 students traversed to receive their diplomas and become doctors (with VIDEO)

Devika Bagchi
May 11, 2022

Graduation Awards honoree, M.D./Ph.D. to be, eager to serve vulnerable populations

Devika Bagchi is one of 162 medical students who will participate in Medical School Commencement, which returns to Hill Auditorium on May 13 for an in-person program for the first time since 2019

David J. Bradley, M.D., Fulbight Scholar for 2022-23
April 27, 2022

Professor of Pediatrics David J. Bradley, M.D., receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Rwanda

He will be a lecturer and clinical teacher at the University of Rwanda starting in summer 2022 as part of a project to develop cardiovascular education programs in the country

Star awards graphic
April 22, 2022

Four faculty, two staff earn awards for excellence in graduate medical education

The recipients will be honored during a virtual reception on May 10

Health Professions Education Day
April 13, 2022

Center for Interprofessional Education (IPE) enters next phase in advancing health

Participating faculty, staff and learners are focused on a singular goal: implementing IPE at U-M to improve the quadruple aims of health: better health, better patient experience, lower cost, and improved provider well-being

Joia Mukherjee, M.D., MPH
April 11, 2022

Joia Mukherjee, M.D., MPH, to serve as 2022 Medical School Commencement speaker

The Medical School is pleased to welcome our graduates, and their families and friends, as well as our faculty, staff and fellow learners back to Hill Auditorium on May 13

A woman participating in a virtual interview
April 06, 2022

Michigan Medicine to continue virtual interviewing for medical students, residents and fellows in 2022-23

What started as a way for prospective learners to remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved into virtual programs that provide well-being, other benefits to candidates

Heather L. Burrows, M.D., Ph.D. (right)
April 06, 2022

ACGME honors Pediatrics faculty member Heather L. Burrows, M.D., Ph.D., with Courage to Teach Award

The award recognizes program directors who have fostered innovation and improvement in their residency/fellowship programs and served as exemplary role models for residents and fellows

U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings badge
March 29, 2022

Medical School strong in 2023 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings

Michigan Medicine partners School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Engineering also receive high marks for their training programs

Michigan Medicine Spring into Action Food Drive
March 23, 2022

Spring into action to address food insecurity in our community

Michigan Medicine hosts food and toiletry drive for Food Gatherers March 26 to April 10

University of Michigan Match Day pins
March 18, 2022

Match Day anticipation: Medical students reveal their residency futures

Soon-to-be graduates learn the next steps in their training as aspiring physicians

Mark S. Cohen, M.D.
March 10, 2022

Mark S. Cohen, M.D., selected as Carle Illinois College of Medicine dean

A professor of surgery and pharmacology at Michigan, his appointment takes effect May 16

Dr. Grace Kim (left) testing an ALL-SAFE laparoscopy simulator prototype with Dr. Courtney Lim
March 04, 2022

If you build it, they will train: DIY laparoscopy trainer designed for LMIC settings

Sometimes the best way to think outside the box is to just build a brand new box from scratch

UMMS student Kevin McCawley in Kenya, where he is exploring the effectiveness of visual storytelling to relay public health messages
March 04, 2022

Visual storyteller: Project combines health, photography

A medical student’s research project in Kenya finds him viewing health through a new lens — the one in his camera.

Debra F. Weinstein, M.D.
February 18, 2022

A conversation with Debra Weinstein, M.D., executive vice dean for academic affairs and chief academic officer

Michigan Medicine Headlines caught up with Weinstein as she acclimates to a new role, new institution and new town, and contemplates Michigan Medicine’s exciting future

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D.
February 14, 2022

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., awarded prestigious Sjoberg Prize for cancer research

Renowned Michigan Medicine researcher is recognized by Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for pioneering prostate cancer discovery

University of Michigan medical students
February 10, 2022

Three U-M medical students increase access to mental health services for their peers

A new initiative provides medical students with confidential psychological care and psychiatric services at no charge