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University of Michigan White Coat Ceremomy
July 27, 2019

Future doctors start their journey at annual White Coat ceremony

Medical School welcomes 177 new learners that comprise its 173rd class of medical students

Lena Chen, M.D., M.S.
July 25, 2019

Medical School mourns loss of Lena M. Chen, M.D, M.S., rising star of health care and health policy research

Physician-scientist at Michigan Medicine and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System also advised federal health policy leaders

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., and Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D., named to leadership posts
July 18, 2019

Medical School appoints new chair of Human Genetics, interim chair of Microbiology and Immunology

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Human Genetics, effective Aug. 1, and Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D., is interim chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, effective July 1

University of Michigan
July 18, 2019

Two Medical School faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, is the Alice Hamilton Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Healthcare Policy, and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., is the Dame Sheila Sherlock Distinguished University Professor of Hepatology and Internal Medicine

New chairs of Radiology and Neurology
June 20, 2019

Medical School appoints new chair of Radiology, interim chair of Neurology

Vikas Gulani, M.D., Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Radiology, and Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S., is interim chair of the Department of Neurology, both effective July 1

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
June 20, 2019

Marschall S. Runge, M.D.., Ph.D., reappointed as executive vice president for medical affairs, dean of the Medical School

His new term was approved by the Board of Regents and will last from July 1 until June 30, 2025

Climate Change and Health Symposium
June 03, 2019

Symposium to explore climate change and health

June 15 event on the University of Michigan campus will explore the impact that climate change will have on the health of future patients and people worldwide, and also advance the study of behavior change and the psychology behind climate change

Michael J. Englesbe, M.D.
May 29, 2019

NPR feature: How U-M Medical School and others are teaching students about treating pain

The Association of American Medical Colleges recently honored Michigan and three other schools for their innovative work in training the next generation of doctors about pain treatment and addiction

University Hospital historical photo
May 24, 2019

[email protected] Today: 150 years at University Hospital

From 20 beds in a converted house to a nationally recognized system of care: How the University of Michigan has influenced medical history

Rogel Scholarships
May 24, 2019

Rogel Cancer Center and Medical School award scholarships to 3 medical students

The initiative, funded as part of a $150 million commitment from Richard and Susan Rogel, supports fourth-year medical students interested in establishing a career in cancer research

Three new Medical School appointments
May 16, 2019

Three Medical School faculty promoted to new leadership posts

Michael W. Mulholland, M.D., Ph.D., is senior associate dean of clinical affairs; Justin B. Dimick, M.D., MPH, is chair of the Department of Surgery; and Michelle S. Caird, M.D., is interim chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Rogel Scholars
May 13, 2019

Rogel Cancer Center names 14 inaugural Rogel Scholars

Recipients will receive $50,000 per year for three years, with potential for additional support

May 09, 2019

The future of health care: 164 students graduate from U-M Medical School

The 169th graduating class demonstrates leadership and impact in many unique ways

Lynze R. Franko
May 07, 2019

Desire to help others drives four-time graduation award recipient

Lynze R. Franko is one of 18 senior students who will be honored May 9 at the annual Graduation Awards Luncheon, the opening act for the school’s Commencement ceremony later in the day

Medical School Commencement
May 07, 2019

164 to become 169th: Commencement week has arrived for Medical School graduates

Physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, U-M alumnus (Class of 2007) and 2018 Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., will be the featured speaker

STAT Madness winner
April 09, 2019

U-M team wins STAT Madness virtual science tournament

The team, led by Susan Shore, Ph.D., includes faculty, staff and students from otolaryngology, physiology and biomedical engineering

Life Sciences Orhcestra
April 05, 2019

The magic of flute: U-M Life Sciences Orchestra presents a free concert on April 14

Flute soloist David J. Brown, M.D. helped found the LSO nearly 20 years ago

Mini Med School 2019
April 02, 2019

Medical School offers “Mini Med School” series on oncology

Registration now open for 18th year of popular public program; series begins April 18

Sally A. Camper, Ph.D.
March 29, 2019

Sally A. Camper, Ph.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Human Genetics

She previously served as the department’s chair from January 2005 through December 2015

2019 Match Day graphic
March 15, 2019

Open the envelope, learn your future: Match Day suspense ends for U-M medical students

Residency destinations revealed for Michigan Medical School graduating students

Match Day graphic
March 14, 2019

Four Medical School faculty members recount their residency match day

Michigan Medicine faculty members recall their own experiences and share advice for U-M’s Class of 2019

U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings
March 12, 2019

Medical School shines in 2020 U.S. News and World Report rankings

In compilation of best graduate schools, the U-M is the No. 6 institution for training primary care physicians and is No. 16 nationally among research medical schools

Kirk J. Brower, M.D., named chief wellness officer
March 08, 2019

Kirk J. Brower, M.D., appointed chief wellness officer, faculty director of new Wellness Office

The Michigan Medicine Wellness Office provides centralized coordination, development and implementation of programs and initiatives designed to improve and support wellness on campus

Ganesh S. Palapattu, M.D., and Lisa A. Prosser, Ph.D.
February 22, 2019

Ganesh S. Palapattu, M.D., named chair of Urology; Lisa A. Prosser, Ph.D., new assistant dean for research faculty

Palapattu is the George F. and Sandy G. Valassis Professor of Urology and chief of the Division of Urologic Oncology; Prosser is a professor of pediatrics in the Medical School and directs the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center

The national call for volunteers to help care for the millions made ill by the 1918-1919 flu pandemic included these women drivers and canteen workers in Detroit.
February 22, 2019

Michigan Health Blog: Think this flu season Is bad? Flash back 100 years

The 1918-19 flu pandemic killed millions. What can it teach us about preventing the spread of infections today?