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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

Waltraud "Wally" Prechter and Heinz Prechter
May 01, 2017

Auto pioneer’s family helps U-M turn tragedy into discovery with promise to match donations up to $5M

Bipolar disorder research program newly named for Heinz C. Prechter seeks to build on a decade’s worth of scientific advances

Asheesh Bedi, M.D.
April 25, 2017

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., to lead new sports medicine center, MCHAMP

The Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance will advance research, education and clinical care efforts in athletic performance and the prevention and treatment of sports injuries

Virtual humans
April 24, 2017

Michigan Health Lab: Virtual humans help aspiring doctors learn empathy

Delivering bad news in a caring way — and coping with a patient’s reaction — is a key skill for doctors. Intuitive technology is helping medical students learn the best approaches

Medical Science Research Buildings
April 24, 2017

Two Medical School buildings recognized for energy reduction in statewide competition

W.K. Kellogg Eye Center and Medical Science Research Building III led their respective categories in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., CSO and executive vice dean for research
April 21, 2017

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., named chief scientific officer, executive vice dean for research

In his new role as CSO, he will work closely with key stakeholders to develop and implement a robust strategy to foster excellence in biomedical research and clinical translation

Medical students
April 20, 2017

Medical School Chief Concern Course wins prestigious Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize

CCC encourages students to engage in largely analytic thinking while honing their skills to interpret patients’ symptoms and connect them to patterns of disease