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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?

Victors for Michigan
February 05, 2019

Nearly $1.5 billion in private support bolsters Michigan Medicine's mission to advance health

A total of 106,871 donors — nearly enough to fill Michigan Stadium — from all 50 states and around the world stepped forward with gifts of all sizes

Sally Camper Distinguished University Professor lecture
January 29, 2019

Distinguished University Professor Sally A. Camper, Ph.D., to lecture on value of mouse genetics

She will present “Reflections of a Gene Hunter: The Value of Mouse Genetics in an Era of Genomic Medicine,” at 4 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Rackham Hall Amphitheatre

January 28, 2019

Learning Health Sciences massive open online course used around the world

Since its launch in May 2016, the Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education course has attracted more than 7,100 participants, the vast majority from outside the United States

Abdul El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D.
January 22, 2019

Abdul El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., to serve as 2019 Medical School Commencement speaker

The annual rite of passage for graduating seniors will be held on a Thursday this year

North Campus Research Complex
December 14, 2018

10 years ago today, U-M announced intent to create North Campus Research Complex

University took over the site and its 28 buildings, with nearly 2 million gross square feet of space, in June 2009

Parental leave graphic
December 13, 2018

Medical training or a family? Residents, training programs seek balance

As residency programs struggle to balance the well-being of trainees and the need to provide ample training, a new study finds inconsistent parental leave policies

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
November 28, 2018

Seven Medical School faculty among 13 U-M researchers elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science

This year, 416 members have been named AAAS fellows because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications

William N. Hubbard Jr., M.D.
November 26, 2018

Former Medical School dean William Hubbard, M.D., passes away at 99

During his tenure, he reorganized policy and practices, emphasizing the importance of translating medical research advances into educational programs for students and practicing physicians

Steven L. Kunkel, Ph.D.
October 18, 2018

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

He has served in various leadership positions, including senior associate dean for research in the Medical School and U-M interim vice provost for academic affairs