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Rana Awdish, M.D.
January 24, 2023

2023 Commencement speaker: Our stories have the power to heal and transform

Rana Awdish, M.D., plans to share something intimate and powerful when she speaks to Michigan’s newest Medical School graduates — how she survived a near-death experience as a patient in 2008, and how that event changed her as a doctor and teacher

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D.
January 18, 2023

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

He is a professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences in the University of Michigan Medical School and has served the department as vice chair for clinical sciences and learning since 2019

Residency education
January 17, 2023

Residency education: Where we’ve come from and where we need to go

When Debra F. Weinstein, M.D., came to Michigan, she brought with her a strong passion for graduate medical education (GME). In this guest blog, she explores Michigan’s legacy for building unique residency experiences and how Michigan Medicine is poised to innovate and expand in this area

Raymond L. Yung, M.B., Ch.B.
December 20, 2022

Raymond L. Yung, M.B., Ch.B., appointed interim chair of the Department of Internal Medicine

He is the inaugural Jeffrey B. Halter Professor of Geriatric Medicine, chief of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, and director of the Geriatrics Center and the Institute of Gerontology

Michigan Biosciences initiative research
December 19, 2022

Five faculty with Medical School appointments receive MBioFAR awards for 2022

The program aims to recognize and provide the most meritorious mid-career faculty with additional discretionary resources to facilitate innovative and higher-risk research

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.
December 13, 2022

New Michigan center takes multidisciplinary approach to the study of psychedelics

M-PsyC is bringing together academic faculty, researchers, health care practitioners, and students across the medical school and main campus to study psychedelics across the translational spectrum

Paul P. Lee, M.D., J.D.
December 08, 2022

Paul P. Lee, M.D., J.D., appointed senior associate dean of clinical affairs

He also will serve as executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group

University of Michigan Health campus
December 06, 2022

University of Michigan Health named a 2022 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital

In order to achieve the distinction of “true excellence,” hospitals must meet the nation’s toughest standards for safety and quality

Brent C. Williams, M.D., MPH
November 08, 2022

A fierce advocate for health equity: Brent Williams’ legacy extends into the community and around the world

Few at Michigan Medicine have engaged with, worked alongside, and accomplished more on behalf of the region’s most vulnerable

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.
October 27, 2022

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., receives prestigious AAMC teaching award

The honor recognizes faculty members who have distinguished themselves in medical student education, and are considered gifted teachers

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, M.S., Ph.D., associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral studies
October 20, 2022

Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska, M.S., Ph.D. appointed associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral studies

She is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership for the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Medical School’s graduate, postbaccalaureate, and postdoctoral programs

U-M NAM Inductees 2022
October 17, 2022

Five faculty members, four from Medical School, elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

The group was recognized for their contributions to a broad range of topics, including cardiovascular disease, epidemiology, hepatology, health inequities, and anesthesiology informatics and clinical research

Laurel E. Moore, M.D., and Kanakadurga Singer, M.A., M.D.
October 13, 2022

Laurel E. Moore, M.D., and Kanakadurga Singer, M.A., M.D., appointed assistant deans for faculty

Both will provide oversight of appointments, promotions and advancement, and serve as advocates for faculty in the Medical School and University

Michigan Medicine hotline
October 04, 2022

Student-led research shows effectiveness of Michigan Medicine COVID triage hotline

Based on reported symptoms, potential exposure, and risk factors determined, 34% of callers were forwarded to a registered nurse; the rest were redirected to web resources

Daniel T. Chang, M.D.
September 22, 2022

Board of Regents approves Daniel T. Chang, M.D., as chair of Department of Radiation Oncology

Prior to returning to Michigan, he spent his entire academic career at Stanford, most recently as the Sue and Bob McCollum Professor

Medical Science Building I
September 22, 2022

Where renovation meets celebration: Refurbished Med Sci I space to welcome Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

DCMB is preparing to host a 10th anniversary symposium on Sept. 29 at the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building

DCMB 10th anniversary symposium
September 15, 2022

September 29 symposium to celebrate Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics’ 10th anniversary

Holden Thorp, Ph.D., editor-in-chief, Science Family of Journals, will deliver the 8th Annual Gilbert S. Omenn Lecture, followed by a moderated Q&A and a panel discussion

Doximity Residency Navigator rankings
September 02, 2022

Doximity Residency Navigator results: 13 Medical School programs ranked in the top 10 nationwide

The tool designed to assist medical students with making informed residency-related decisions; it also aims to provide transparency to applicants throughout the residency match process

Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D., inaugural director of Institute for Heart and Brain Health
August 29, 2022

Medical School establishes Institute for Heart and Brain Health; Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D., is inaugural director

The mission for the institute is to become the world’s premier research institute discovering the root causes of heart and brain disease, determining how these organs communicate with each other, and developing the treatments of tomorrow

Medical School incoming Class of 2022
July 24, 2022

Climbing that Hill for the first time: 168 medical students take the stage, begin journey at Michigan

When the incoming Class of 2022 becomes doctors, they will remember where it all started

Santa J. Ono, Ph.D.
July 13, 2022

Board of Regents appoints Santa J. Ono, Ph.D., as president-elect of the University of Michigan

He is an experienced vision researcher whose pioneering work in experimental medicine focuses on the immune system and eye disease

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

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

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