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U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings
March 17, 2020

Medical School strong in 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings

UMMS is the No. 5 institution for primary care training and No. 15 nationally among research medical schools; both rankings are up one spot from last year

March 12, 2020

Medical School partners with Michigan Medicine, campus to share information on COVID-19

Click for a list of campus and Michigan Medicine websites and resources available to learn more about how we are responding to this rapidly changing pandemic (UPDATED June 14 with the latest vaccine distribution information)

Handwashing video
March 10, 2020

Hail to the handwashers! A musical guide to handwashing (with video)

Fight off disease using our fight song — here is a quick, musical hand washing guide for fans of U-M, and anyone else

Women in the history of medicine at Michigan
March 09, 2020

Leaders and Best: Milestones in the history of women in medicine at Michigan

From the first women admitted alongside men at a major medical school, to the training ground for the first female Surgeon General

Steven E. Gay, M.D., and medical student Sarah Bendit
March 06, 2020

UMMS assistant dean for admissions, first-year student featured in AAMC article, “Med school after 40”

Older medical students arrive with different motivations, advantages, and challenges than their younger classmates; they reflect on why and how they took on those challenges

Sarah Shubeck, M.D., and Arielle Kanters, M.D., from the Department of Surgery, and Shannon Fayson, M.D., from the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
March 06, 2020

Three Michigan Medicine residents featured on TODAY Show for International Women's Day

Shannon Fayson, M.D., Arielle Kanters, M.D., and Sarah Shubeck, M.D., were featured for their roles as surgeons and moms

Regina Benjamin, M.D. MBA
February 19, 2020

Former surgeon general Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, to serve as 2020 Commencement speaker

She will participate in virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on May 15

Peter Delaney leads a first responder training in Uganda in 2016.
February 18, 2020

Student project aims to bolster first responder services in Africa

LFR International has trained thousands of motorcycle taxi operators basic first-responder skills across parts of Uganda, Chad, Guatemala, and Sierra Leone

Jeremiah G. Turcoptte, M.D.
February 17, 2020

Obituary: Longtime Surgery chair and transplant pioneer Jeremiah G. Turcotte, M.D.

An iconic figure in surgery at Michigan for decades, he cared for thousands of patients and helped train generations of surgeons

Black History Month photos
February 13, 2020

Pioneers and pathbreakers: Black History milestones at Michigan Medicine

William Henry Fitzbutler, M.D. (top left), the first African-American man to graduate from the Medical School, is among those featured

Medical School Distinguished University Professors
January 20, 2020

Two Distinguished University Professors from Medical School to present lectures Jan. 28

John M. Carethers, M.D., will discuss “Human Conditions from Defective DNA Mismatch Repair” and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., will present “Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: A Tale of Two Viruses”

Michele Heisler with colleagues, where she has been active for years
January 15, 2020

Michele Heisler, M.D., MPA, takes on expanded role with Physicians for Human Rights

The organization has teams engaged around the world on issues from refugee care to detainee torture and sexual violence

The first university-owned hospital in the nation started in the converted house at the right of this image, and was enlarged a few years later to include the wooden "pavilions" seen at left
January 02, 2020

150 years of Michigan Medicine: Three in one — How academic medical centers came to be

No institution had combined patient care with medical education and research before the University of Michigan

Maxine and Stuart Frankel
December 18, 2019

$20M gift from Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation to fund innovative research

Gift will establish the Frankel Innovation Initiative to accelerate commercialization of life-saving therapies

The professor's house that was converted to become the first U-M hospital.
December 16, 2019

Michigan Medicine kicks off celebration of 150th anniversary

A celebration begins today, marking many of the medical and life sciences milestones and achievements that have happened at U-M and helped transform care everywhere

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., named chair of Anesthesiology
December 05, 2019

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., appointed chair of Department of Anesthesiology

He is an internationally recognized expert on the neurobiology of consciousness and general anesthesia

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
December 03, 2019

14 Medical School faculty named AAAS fellows

University of Michigan leads the nation with 22 faculty elected in recognition of scientific excellence

Rackham Graduate School
October 28, 2019

Five from Medical School among 36 to receive faculty awards

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, Carol R. Bradford, M.D., Mark S. Cohen, M.D., Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D., and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., will receive their awards Oct. 30 at a private dinner in the Rackham Graduate School

October 21, 2019

Three U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Medicine, one of nation’s highest honors for health researchers

Rebecca Cunningham, James Dalton and Gabriel Nunez join 53 current and emeritus U-M faculty

Dr. Tadataka Yamada and Leslie Yamada
October 17, 2019

$10M gift from Tadataka and Leslie Yamada will fuel U-M efforts to improve the world’s health

New U-M Center for Global Health Equity will empower faculty and students to seek new ways to address health needs of the disadvantaged

DEI Gratitude Symposium panel
October 15, 2019

Bridging across difference: OHEI hosts sixth diversity, equity, and inclusion symposium

This year’s DEI Gratitude Symposium explored how to further diversify thought and communicate across differences at Michigan Medicine

M4 student Gina Yu
October 07, 2019

Extra, Extra: Medical student selected for prestigious journalism program

M4 Gina Yu is recipient of Stanford’s unique Global Health Media Fellowship, which teaches physicians-in-training to leverage the media in order to advocate and inform on global health issues

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D.
September 19, 2019

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D., appointed executive vice dean for research and chief scientific officer

He will collaborate with the research community to develop long-term strategies to grow and advance discovery science at Michigan Medicine

Rendering of new U-M adult hospital
September 19, 2019

U-M Regents approve construction of 12-story adult inpatient hospital on medical campus

The new 690,000 gross-square-foot hospital will provide more access to care for adult patients at Michigan Medicine

Judith Tam, president of the RIchard Tam Foundation, with Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A., co-director of Precision Health at U-M
September 10, 2019

Fueled by $10 million in gifts, U-M Precision Health and bipolar disorder research team will work to improve care

Gifts from Richard Tam Foundation will accelerate U-M’s translational bipolar disorder research in an effort to tailor care to individuals for improved results