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Plane flying in sunset
March 20, 2020

‘A whirlwind few days’ — COVID-19 finds students home early from international rotations

As the novel coronavirus spreads, a University of Michigan moratorium on travel is causing students to change or cut short their global health plans

Match Day 202
March 20, 2020

Senior medical students reveal their residency destinations — in a different way

After years of hard work, our graduating students learn what’s ahead through a virtual Match Day

The U-M Contagious Hospital, opened 1914
March 20, 2020

150 years of medicine at Michigan — Stopping contagion with science: A look back

Even before scientists understood what caused them, or developed drugs or vaccines for them, U-M offered advanced care for infectious diseases

Donation button
March 20, 2020

U-M asks community to donate gear to protect health care workers and patients from COVID-19

Drop-off donation site open daily starting Saturday, March 21 at the North Campus Research Complex, at corner of Huron Parkway and Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor

March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Out of classrooms and clinical rotations, medical students eager to serve the community

An internal Google doc circulating among students shows an extensive list of student-driven community projects including blood donation drives, free babysitting services for frontline care providers, and much more

U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings
March 17, 2020

Medical School strong in 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings

UMMS is the No. 5 institution for primary care training and No. 15 nationally among research medical schools; both rankings are up one spot from last year

March 12, 2020

Medical School partners with Michigan Medicine, campus to share information on COVID-19

Click for a list of campus and Michigan Medicine websites and resources available to learn more about how we are responding to the pandemic

Handwashing video
March 10, 2020

Hail to the handwashers! A musical guide to handwashing (with video)

Fight off disease using our fight song — here is a quick, musical hand washing guide for fans of U-M, and anyone else

Women in the history of medicine at Michigan
March 09, 2020

Leaders and Best: Milestones in the history of women in medicine at Michigan

From the first women admitted alongside men at a major medical school, to the training ground for the first female Surgeon General

Steven E. Gay, M.D., and medical student Sarah Bendit
March 06, 2020

UMMS assistant dean for admissions, first-year student featured in AAMC article, “Med school after 40”

Older medical students arrive with different motivations, advantages, and challenges than their younger classmates; they reflect on why and how they took on those challenges

Sarah Shubeck, M.D., and Arielle Kanters, M.D., from the Department of Surgery, and Shannon Fayson, M.D., from the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
March 06, 2020

Three Michigan Medicine residents featured on TODAY Show for International Women's Day

Shannon Fayson, M.D., Arielle Kanters, M.D., and Sarah Shubeck, M.D., were featured for their roles as surgeons and moms

Regina Benjamin, M.D. MBA
February 19, 2020

Former surgeon general Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, to serve as 2020 Commencement speaker

She will participate in virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on May 15

Peter Delaney leads a first responder training in Uganda in 2016.
February 18, 2020

Student project aims to bolster first responder services in Africa

LFR International has trained thousands of motorcycle taxi operators basic first-responder skills across parts of Uganda, Chad, Guatemala, and Sierra Leone

Jeremiah G. Turcoptte, M.D.
February 17, 2020

Obituary: Longtime Surgery chair and transplant pioneer Jeremiah G. Turcotte, M.D.

An iconic figure in surgery at Michigan for decades, he cared for thousands of patients and helped train generations of surgeons

Black History Month photos
February 13, 2020

Pioneers and pathbreakers: Black History milestones at Michigan Medicine

William Henry Fitzbutler, M.D. (top left), the first African-American man to graduate from the Medical School, is among those featured

Medical School Distinguished University Professors
January 20, 2020

Two Distinguished University Professors from Medical School to present lectures Jan. 28

John M. Carethers, M.D., will discuss “Human Conditions from Defective DNA Mismatch Repair” and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., will present “Elimination of Viral Hepatitis: A Tale of Two Viruses”

Michele Heisler with colleagues, where she has been active for years
January 15, 2020

Michele Heisler, M.D., MPA, takes on expanded role with Physicians for Human Rights

The organization has teams engaged around the world on issues from refugee care to detainee torture and sexual violence

The first university-owned hospital in the nation started in the converted house at the right of this image, and was enlarged a few years later to include the wooden "pavilions" seen at left
January 02, 2020

150 years of Michigan Medicine: Three in one — How academic medical centers came to be

No institution had combined patient care with medical education and research before the University of Michigan

Maxine and Stuart Frankel
December 18, 2019

$20M gift from Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation to fund innovative research

Gift will establish the Frankel Innovation Initiative to accelerate commercialization of life-saving therapies

The professor's house that was converted to become the first U-M hospital.
December 16, 2019

Michigan Medicine kicks off celebration of 150th anniversary

A celebration begins today, marking many of the medical and life sciences milestones and achievements that have happened at U-M and helped transform care everywhere

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., named chair of Anesthesiology
December 05, 2019

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., appointed chair of Department of Anesthesiology

He is an internationally recognized expert on the neurobiology of consciousness and general anesthesia

American Association for the Advancement of Science logo
December 03, 2019

14 Medical School faculty named AAAS fellows

University of Michigan leads the nation with 22 faculty elected in recognition of scientific excellence

Rackham Graduate School
October 28, 2019

Five from Medical School among 36 to receive faculty awards

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, Carol R. Bradford, M.D., Mark S. Cohen, M.D., Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, Ph.D., and Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., will receive their awards Oct. 30 at a private dinner in the Rackham Graduate School

October 21, 2019

Three U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Medicine, one of nation’s highest honors for health researchers

Rebecca Cunningham, James Dalton and Gabriel Nunez join 53 current and emeritus U-M faculty

Dr. Tadataka Yamada and Leslie Yamada
October 17, 2019

$10M gift from Tadataka and Leslie Yamada will fuel U-M efforts to improve the world’s health

New U-M Center for Global Health Equity will empower faculty and students to seek new ways to address health needs of the disadvantaged