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May 18, 2016

VIDEO: Watch the Medical School’s 2016 Commencement ceremony

Annual rite of passage for new doctors includes remarks by student speaker Elizabeth Michelle Perelstein and former dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D.

National Microbiome Initiative
May 13, 2016

University of Michigan joins new National Microbiome Initiative announced today at White House

Funding will boost efforts by U-M scientists to study and train students on how tiny organisms interact in our bodies and the environment

Medical School Graduation
May 12, 2016

Going forth to heal and to lead: U-M Medical School graduates 166 in the 166th class

Ceremony features new school flag designed by student; festivities to be streamed live

May 12, 2016

The day before they become doctors, several Medical School students receive senior awards

Citations honor education, research, and clinical achievement and service; several faculty members also lauded

May 10, 2016

Ann Arbor-raised University of Michigan medical student takes his local education global

Following graduation, Steven Weinberg is bound for a residency at the University of North Carolina, where he hopes to continue global health pursuits

Susan A. Murphy, Ph.D.
May 06, 2016

Psychiatry professor one of four U-M faculty inducted into National Academy of Sciences

Membership in the NAS is one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States

James A. Shayman, M.D.
May 03, 2016

James A. Shayman, M.D., to deliver Distinguished University Innovator lecture

Professor of pharmacology and internal medicine to discuss “Why I Study Rare Diseases” on May 9

May 02, 2016

Medical School professor receives Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

Associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases one of 7 faculty honored for dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at the U-M

Maya M. Hammoud, M.D.
April 29, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Maya M. Hammoud, M.D.

Upon discovering a passion for teaching, the professor of obstetrics and gynecology and learning health sciences began changing students’ lives

Medical School T-Shirt
April 27, 2016

Medical School merchandise available through M-Den Academic Collection

Ann Arbor-based retailer will give a portion of proceeds to the Medical School to support student scholarships

Hughes Group
April 25, 2016

Two Medical School faculty projects honored for innovative teaching methods

A faculty committee selected winning Teaching Innovation Prize projects — which each receive $5,000 — from 45 nominated by students, staff and faculty peers

Carol R. Bradford, M.D.
April 21, 2016

Carol R. Bradford, M.D., appointed UMMS executive vice dean for academic affairs

Otolaryngology department chair, leading head and neck surgeon named to new position focused on educational mission

April 21, 2016

Internal Medicine Chair John M. Carethers, M.D., elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AAAS convenes leaders from the academic, business and government sectors to respond to challenges facing the nation and the world

April 11, 2016

University, Health System leaders gather to launch new diversity initiative

Six vital strategies to help leaders integrate diversity, equity and inclusion into operations

U-M Life Sciences Orchestra
April 08, 2016

April in Paris: U-M Life Sciences Orchestra plays free French-themed concert on April 24

Vocal and organ soloists join LSO on works by Puccini, Poulenc and Gershwin

PTSD & mindfulness training
April 01, 2016

Michigan Health Lab: For veterans with PTSD, mindfulness training shows promise

Surprising findings suggest mind-body techniques are effective for managing PTSD, but more research is needed

Dean's Awards
March 31, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Paula Anne Newman-Casey, M.D., M.S.

Her post-college experiences heightened her awareness of not only the local need for volunteer work, but also the global need for it

March 29, 2016

Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., named assistant dean for clinical research in the Medical School

Lok is responsible for leading and implementing recommendations from the research board of directors to transform the clinical trials enterprise of the academic medical center

Match Day
March 18, 2016

Doctor destiny: U-M medical students learn where they’re headed next at Match Day

Annual tradition of residency matching brings suspense and surprise

James A. Shayman, M.D.
March 18, 2016

Medical School faculty member named 2016 Distinguished University Innovator

James A. Shayman, M.D., honored for his innovative work in treating lysosomal storage diseases

Harry L. T. Mobley, Ph.D.
March 17, 2016

Distinguished University Professor lecture: How the bacteria battle is affecting the war on infections

On March 29, Harry L. T. Mobley, Ph.D., will share his perspective on a fight being staged in Petri dishes, the smallest of battlefields

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
March 16, 2016

Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., to be honored at national Physician of the Year Awards

She will receive the Clinical Excellence Award, which recognizes physicians who exemplify excellence in clinical medical practice

UM Medical Campus Aerials
March 16, 2016

U-M Medical School again ranks among the best in the nation for graduate training programs

U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS fourth for primary care, 11th among research schools, and in the top tier in five specialties

March 09, 2016

Two Medical School faculty members named Interprofessional Leadership Fellows

Inaugural cohort will pursue projects to build their capacity as interprofessional educators, as well as effective leaders and change agents

March 07, 2016

What should University of Michigan medical researchers study next? You can help decide

New site combines crowdsourcing and crowdfunding