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No One Dies Alone
May 05, 2020

COVID-19 response: During pandemic, medical students volunteering to ensure that No One Dies Alone

A bedside program that brings comfort to patients who find themselves alone at the end of their lives has been adapted and reintroduced

Cloth masks
May 01, 2020

Hail to the crafters & makers: U-M adds cloth masks & 3-D printed mask adjusters to list of COVID-19 response needs

Protective gear, meals and funds to support front-line teams, and food and toiletries for local residents, still needed

Kathleen L. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
April 30, 2020

Kathleen L. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., appointed director of the Medical Scientist Training Program

She is a professor of microbiology and immunology and internal medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases

Graduating senior Josh Kurtz and wife, Christina
April 30, 2020

Teaching a passion for Class of 2020 student speaker, multiple award recipient

Josh Kurtz will share his experiences when he delivers remarks during the Medical School’s virtual commencement ceremony on May 15

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., and Janet L. Smith, Ph.D.
April 29, 2020

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., and Janet L. Smith, Ph.D., inducted into National Academy of Sciences

Medical School faculty members are among four University of Michigan professors to receive one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States

GME Awards
April 27, 2020

Seven faculty, staff receive 2020 Graduate Medical Education awards

All recipients will be honored May 13, either in the University Hospital Towsley Dining Rooms, or during a virtual reception

Dawn O. Kleindorfer, M.D., appointed chair of Neurology
April 27, 2020

Dawn O. Kleindorfer, M.D., appointed chair of Department of Neurology

The provost approved her appointment in April, and the Board of Regents will be asked to confirm approval in May

M-Response Corps volunteer
April 26, 2020

Michigan Today: M-Response Corps faces down crisis

From sorting donated personal protective equipment to delivering groceries to vulnerable populations, members of the M-Response Corps have worked tirelessly to meet an endless stream of pandemic-related needs

Woman texting
April 23, 2020

Michigan Medicine community can text ‘UMICH’ to 741741 for free support to reduce stress

Responders are there for support, and to help you sort through your feelings by asking questions, empathizing, and actively listening

COVID-19 Well-being Help Center
April 13, 2020

Explore health and well-being resources at new COVID-19 Well-Being Help Center

A wealth of health and well-being resources is available on the new Michigan Medicine Wellness Office website

Michigan Medicine COVID-19 Fund
April 13, 2020

U-M asks for public’s help: Fight COVID-19 by supporting health care workers, researchers & people in need

From protective gear and food, to money and online messages of thanks, there’s something everyone can do to help

Caleb Cheng delivers groceries to seniors
April 13, 2020

COVID response: Student volunteers launch services for vulnerable seniors

From regular check-in calls to a newly launched grocery delivery service, members of the M-Response Corps are making sure home-bound senior citizens feel supported

Firefighter gives the thumbs up
April 09, 2020

#HailtotheFrontLine: Community reaches out to offer support

From first responders to local and global businesses, from patients to Ann Arbor residents, individuals and companies have reached out to say “thank you” in many different ways

UMMS students Quintin Solano (left) and Alex Reardon help inventory donated PPE at the U-M North Campus Research Complex
April 07, 2020

COVID-19 response: Medical students helping to manage, inventory donated PPE items

Out of their clinical rotations and physical classrooms, students have been supporting the health system’s COVID-19 response in any way they can

Images showing the response of human cells in a laboratory setting to treatment with different combinations of existing drugs.
April 06, 2020

U-M researchers launch a wide range of efforts to study and address coronavirus pandemic

Rapid university-wide effort now under way to identify and support opportunities to understand and stem the effects of the global COVID-19 health crisis

Michigan Medicine protective gear donation drive
April 01, 2020

Thank You: Michigan Medicine Protective Gear Donation Drive (VIDEO)

This video, taken as that first week ended, ends with an indoor drone shot of staff and U-M medical students sorting and packaging the donated supplies in the huge dining hall at the North Campus Research Complex

Modeling Social Distancing Total Census
March 31, 2020

Michigan Medicine projections show aggressive social distancing will dramatically reduce the peak number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Aggressive approach could reduce number of U-M hospitalized patients in early May by as much as 65 percent

Michigan Medicine donation volunteer
March 30, 2020

U-M drive-up donation site will collect food for community members in addition to protective gear for health workers

Michigan Medicine partnership with Food Gatherers will help many affected financially by COVID-19 during an unprecedented time of demand

COVID-19 conference call with China
March 30, 2020

‘Our experience will be helpful’: Colleagues in China share their COVID-19 advice with Michigan Medicine leaders

Physicians in China have seen firsthand America’s coronavirus future, and some of them recently reached out to Michigan Medicine leaders to help

Christopher K. Bichakjian, M.D.
March 26, 2020

Christopher K. Bichakjian, M.D., appointed chair of Department of Dermatology

A professor of dermatology with a special interest in Merkel cell carcinoma, he has served as interim chair since November 2018

Helping an elderly neighbor
March 25, 2020

Feeling helpless because of coronavirus? Here are 11 things you can do

Ways to help yourself and others in your community who may be hit hardest by COVID-19 and cancellations

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