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Power Award recipients
February 12, 2018

Two Medical School faculty selected to receive Power Award

Honor recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the betterment of women through their leadership, scholarship or other ways in their professional life

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D.
February 12, 2018

Executive Vice Dean for Research Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., named AGA VP, future president

Founded in 1897, the American Gastroenterological Association is involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology

Gupta Family Hackathon
January 31, 2018

U-M will hold “hackathon” for health communication, with help from Sanjay Gupta and family

Application is now open for participation in marathon event March 23-25, focused on innovation for sharing information in times of crisis and beyond

AMA Doc Talk podcast
January 23, 2018

Medical School associate dean tackles difficult discussions with patients on new AMA podcast

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., hosting first season of American Medical Association’s “Doc Talk”

Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA
January 16, 2018

Former U.S. surgeon general Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., MBA, to serve as 2018 Commencement speaker

Murthy, who served as the nation’s doctor from 2014-17, has led the way in medical education, social action and health care dialogue

Michigan Medicine leadership at grand opening of new simulation center
January 08, 2018

Second Clinical Simulation Center to benefit learners at all levels

The new 7,500-square-foot space allows current and future health care professionals a chance to prepare for real-world scenarios and rehearse new medical procedures

David J. Brown, M.D.
January 08, 2018

Know Your Leaders: Q&A with David J. Brown, M.D.

Headlines recently caught up with the head of OHEI to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus and the challenges and successes Michigan Medicine has experienced

Carrie L. Bell, M.D., and Jaynee A. Handelman, Ph.D.
January 08, 2018

Two Medical School faculty named to new interprofessional leadership fellows cohort

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Carrie L. Bell, M.D., and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Jaynee A. Handelsman, Ph.D., represent the Medical School in the new IPL fellows class

December 26, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards: Education Honorees (with video)

Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Pre-Clinical Teaching recipient Jennifer N. Stojan, M.D., MHPE; Kaiser Permanente Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching recipient Zachary N. London, M.D.; and Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education recipients Kate F. Barald, Ph.D., and Michael J. Shea, M.D.

2017 Dean's Awards
December 19, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards: Community Service Honorees (with video)

Global Community Service Award recipients Vladimir M. Ognenovski, M.D., and Mark E.P. Prince, M.D.; and Local Community Service Award recipients Sheila M. Marcus, M.D., and Margaret A. Riley, M.D.

Life sciences research
December 15, 2017

Coalition seeks to increase transparency on life science career prospects

Nine U.S. research universities, including the University of Michigan, and a major cancer institute form the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

2017 Dean's Awards
December 13, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards: Research Honorees (with video)

Basic Science Research Award recipients Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., and Peter K. Todd, M.D., Ph.D.; Clinical Research Award recipient Daniel J. Clauw, M.D.; Health Services Research Award recipient M.E. Michele Heisler, M.D., MPA; Innovation and Commercialization Award recipients Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D., and Kevin R. Ward, M.D.; and Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research recipient Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.

Cutting opioid prescriptions
December 12, 2017

Surgeons cut opioid prescriptions dramatically, with no increase in pain

Guidelines developed from gallbladder patient data and interviews form the basis of a new effort to right-size opioid prescribing for many operations

December 11, 2017

Medical research and innovation going strong at U-M, with record year for Michigan Medicine

Research funds awarded and spent, and technology transfer, all rise

Dee E. Fenner, M.D.
December 07, 2017

Dee E. Fenner, M.D., named chair of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

She is highly regarded in the field, and has consistently served in leadership roles in numerous prestigious academic and medical organizations

2017 Dean's Awards
December 06, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards: Clinical Honorees (with video)

Outstanding Clinician Award recipients James D. Geiger, M.D., Rachel L. Glick, M.D., Marie M. Lozon, M.D., and John M. Park, M.D., and Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Care recipient Richard H. Simon, M.D.

New U-M Medical School mission
November 29, 2017

Mission accomplished: Medical School transforms guiding statement

In addition to crafting an updated mission, academic leadership also constructed a set of strategic pillars for the school

2017 Dean's Awards
November 29, 2017

2017 Dean's Awards: Staff Honorees (with video)

Administrator of the Year recipient Matthew C. Comstock, MBA, MHSA; Professional Staff of the Year recipient Lisa F. Garber, M.A.; and Support Staff of the Year Award recipient Rebecca E. Weeks

November 21, 2017

Two Medical School faculty elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science

E. Neil G. Marsh, Ph.D., and Shawn Xu, Ph.D., honored for their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished

palliative care
November 17, 2017

In search of a quiet death

The University of Sao Paulo and U-M Division of Geriatric Palliative Medicine have launched a program where Brazilian residents have come to Michigan to learn the basics of palliative medicine

2017 Dean's Awards recipients
November 15, 2017

Medical School bestows Dean's Awards on 23 faculty and staff

Program recognizes exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, innovation and administration

November 02, 2017

Dean’s Frontier Seminar on Nov. 8 will examine opioid epidemic

The seminars showcase and highlight innovations in basic science, translational and clinical research achieved by U-M faculty

Interprofessional Town Hall
November 02, 2017

Medical students connect with peers at third annual Interprofessional Town Hall

Students from health sciences schools discussed the value of interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative care for improved patient outcomes and population health

Medical School website
October 31, 2017

Medical School website earns CASE V Gold Award

Member institutions are honored for their creative efforts in communications, alumni relations and development

Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.
October 25, 2017

Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D., to receive distinguished lectureship, give address Nov. 6

The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Medical School upon a faculty member for research in the biomedical sciences