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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

Opioid prescription guide
October 18, 2017

U-M surgeons develop online guide to help caregivers prescribe fewer opioids

Post-surgery pain medication can ease recovery — but it can also lead to long-term problems. A free tool based on actual patient use can help

Joint Institute leaders
October 18, 2017

Still going, growing strong: Joint Institute celebrates seven years with Beijing Symposium

Established in 2010, the institute has generated 40 individual research projects, including collaborative work in substance abuse, emergency medicine, sports medicine and other areas

National Academy of Medicine
October 16, 2017

Two Medical School faculty elected to prestigious National Academy of Medicine

Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H., and Paul Lee, M.D., J.D., were elected to the NAM in recognition of their major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care and public health

Chris Connolly
October 13, 2017

M Health Lab: ‘A seat at the table’ — Why Medical School wants more students with disabilities

Doctors often care for people with disabilities, yet few physicians have one. Michigan recently altered its technical standards to better promote a longtime mission of inclusivity

Faculty award recipients
October 10, 2017

Four Medical School faculty receive prestigious University awards

Carethers, Krein, Barald and Koopmann among 31 U-M faculty members honored Oct. 9 for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities

October 05, 2017

University of Michigan launches new Precision Health research initiative

Researchers across campus will combine biomedical expertise with big data and social science approaches to tailor health solutions for the population

Interprofessional education
October 05, 2017

Six Medical School faculty among recipients of interprofessional stimulus grants

The grants support investigations focused on the health outcomes and value of interprofessional exchange in education, policy, research, care and service

M-Home Olympics
October 05, 2017

M@M Today: To the victors go the … gnome?

Students from Hamilton House emerge victorious at third annual M-Home Olympics

Hippocrates tree at NCRC
September 19, 2017

Bicentennial botany: Sister trees on medical campus have historic roots

Legend states that Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BC) taught medicine under the branches of a sycamore tree

life sciences
September 11, 2017

New multidisciplinary fellows program aims to develop life sciences leaders

Program fully funds three years of postdoctoral training within established research groups in the Medical School, College of Pharmacy, LSA and Life Sciences Institute

Medical School front entrance
September 06, 2017

Twenty-three Medical School faculty and staff honored with Dean’s Awards

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

University of Michigan campus
September 06, 2017

University of Michigan listed at No. 21 in annual world ranking

The Medical School is the U-M's oldest professional school

M-Home insignia collage
August 11, 2017

Sign of the student times: M-Home houses receive official insignia

Each house has a different color (maroon, purple, hunter green and blue) and one-word phrase that best describes a quality of its namesake (equality, justice, discovery and resilience)

Writing and publishing
August 03, 2017

The write stuff: U-M medical students learn research, publishing skills

Many students are making an impact by exploring scholarly dissemination — the process of conducting research and sharing their findings

AMA accelerating change
August 02, 2017

Medical School, American Medical Association to co-host student leadership conference

The theme of the Aug. 4-5 conference, which has been planned exclusively by medical students from around the country, is: learn, connect, empower, impact

Santiago D. Schnell, D.Phil
August 01, 2017

Santiago D. Schnell, D.Phil., appointed interim chair of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

He has been a faculty member in the department since 2008

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.B.B.S., 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