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U-M White Coat Ceremony
July 29, 2017

177 new medical students begin their journey at annual White Coat Ceremony

University of Michigan Medical School welcomes its 171st class of medical students today

Medicine at Michigan family practice graphic
July 24, 2017

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: Family Practice

One family’s century-long journey at the University of Michigan Medical School reflects changes in the profession — and in the culture at large

David W. Healy, M.B.B.S.
July 21, 2017

David W. Healy, M.D., appointed assistant dean for continuing medical education and lifelong learning

He is responsible for the institutional advancement and alignment of clinical continuing professional development and CME for Michigan Medicine physicians, regional physicians and alumni

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.
July 20, 2017

AMA Wire: Teaching the leadership skills tomorrow’s physicians will need

In discussing the importance of creating tomorrow’s leaders in medical education, Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., said physicians should be agents of change in medicine

Frederick G. Novy, M.D.
July 17, 2017

Transforming medical education: U-M scientist changed the way medicine was taught

Frederick Novy’s work had profound effects on a deeper understanding of how germs and bacteria behave, leading to reduced incidents of dysentery, cholera, tuberculosis and more

Brent Williams, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the GHD Path of Excellence Program
July 13, 2017

Diversity grant to fund study of medical students’ cultural skills

Many U-M students engage in low-resource settings domestically and around the world, encountering people from many different cultures or backgrounds

Charles Burant, M.D., Ph.D.
July 12, 2017

Prominent diabetes researcher chosen to lead A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute

Medical School professor Charles Burant, M.D., Ph.D., will lead institute’s pursuit of medical discovery

Prescription drugs graphic
June 30, 2017

Michigan Health Lab: Want to Save on Prescription or Over-the-Counter Drugs? Speak Up

If you feel hamstrung by the high price of medication, here’s what to tell your doctor and pharmacist, plus tips on how to cut out-of-pocket costs

Pierre A. Coulombe, Ph.D., and Mark D. Pearlman, M.D.
June 15, 2017

Coulombe to lead Cell & Developmental Biology; Pearlman named interim OB/GYN chair

Coulombe to take helm of one of the oldest departments at the University of Michigan; Pearlman has served on the U-M faculty for almost three decades

What makes a strong medical school applicant?
June 13, 2017

What the Michigan Med School admissions team looks for on applications (Hint: more than grades and test scores)

Applying to medical school is more than a numbers game — personal attributes matter, too

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D.
June 12, 2017

Building partnerships: Q&A with Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D.

Michigan Medicine Headlines caught up with the new chief scientific officer and executive vice dean for research to discuss his role and vision for the future of the organization’s research enterprise

A. Mark Fendrick testimony
June 09, 2017

Make Medicare Advantage more flexible to allow value-based care, Med School prof tells Congressional panel

A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., called for Congress to change the “one size fits all” system for co-pays and other cost sharing, to allow for what he called “clinical nuance”

Medical student exam
June 08, 2017

Medical student curriculum: Courses teach students clinical skills from Day One

Doctoring, Chief Concern and ICE give students an early glimpse at life as a doctor, and also how the scientific knowledge they are gaining links to clinical care

2017 Medical School graduate Sarah Bell
June 07, 2017

A global health rock star: GHD student didn’t wait for graduation to pursue international interests

A participant in the Medical School’s Global Health & Disparities (GHD) Path of Excellence, Sarah Bell sought opportunities to round out an impressive resumé of international experience

U-M Upjohn Depression Center
June 06, 2017

What’s in a name? Compassion, generosity helped to build key Michigan Medicine facilities

Brehm, Frankel, Kellogg, Mott, Taubman, Upjohn and Von Voigtlander — these names are forever associated with some of the top education, research and clinical care facilities in the world

MICHR grant
May 31, 2017

With $58M grant, U-M researchers will push research and health care forward with community’s help

Michiganders of all ages can make a difference in research as partners and volunteers through the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research

Uchenna Okoro
May 31, 2017

Medical student Uchenna Okoro selected for National Institutes of Health fellowship

MRSP is a yearlong enrichment program that provides mentored training to creative, research-oriented medical, dental, and veterinary students at the NIH campus

Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., and Teri A. Grieb, Ph.D.
May 26, 2017

Senior Director for Research Teri A. Grieb, Ph.D., wins President’s Staff Innovation Award

The awards are presented annually to recognize individual staff members or teams whose big ideas and ‘outside The Cube’ thinking help make the university a better, more inclusive community

John M. Carethers, M.D.
May 19, 2017

John M. Carethers, M.D., named Distinguished University Professor

DUPs recognize full professors for their exceptional scholarly or creative achievement, national and international reputation, and superior teaching skills

NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
May 12, 2017

Michigan Health Lab: NIH Director to New Doctors: ‘Be Prepared for Rapid Changes’

Francis S. Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, shared words of advice for new medical graduates before speaking during U-M’s commencement weekend

Medical school commencement t
May 12, 2017

University of Michigan Medical School graduates look to the future (with video)

The Class of 2017 is a diverse group of scholars representing 33 states; eighty-five women will graduate and 89 men

May 08, 2017

Medical School prepares to celebrate its 167th class of graduates

In addition to officially becoming physicians, members of the Class of 2017 have the honor of graduating during the University of Michigan Bicentennial

Interprofessional education
May 05, 2017

Medical School featured in Chronicle of Higher Education story on interprofessional education

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., quoted in piece about how some institutions that teach doctors, health-information specialists, nurses, therapists, and other health workers have embraced a model that gathers them in teams

David A. Spahlinger, M.D.
May 03, 2017

Creating a shared vision: Q&A with David A. Spahlinger, M.D.

Michigan Medicine Headlines caught up with the president of the U-M Health System and executive vice dean for clinical affairs to look back on his first 16 months on the job and to take a closer look at his vision for the future

Medical School leadership
May 02, 2017

Today’s students, tomorrow’s leaders: Curriculum teaches future doctors how to lead

Graduates leave the program fluent in five leadership competencies: leading yourself, communicating and influencing others, building teams, problem solving and impacting systems