Family Medicine Chair Philip Zazove receives an Honorable Mention for his research paper from The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Department leader receives the honor for his publication, "Effective Hearing Loss Screening in Primary Care: The Early Auditory Referral-Primary Care Study".
MDisability launches inaugural American Sign Language course for first-year University of Michigan medical students
A second course will begin in March.
U-M Researchers Find That Paired Use of Continuous Glucose Monitors and Low-Carb Diets Can Help Individuals Control Type 2 Diabetes
As CGM technology evolves and carb restriction is increasingly accepted, this program may be a sustainable strategy to empower patients to achieve glycemic control.
Better education needed about oral sex disease risk, poll of young people shows
Most teens and young adults underestimate sexually transmitted infection risk, and feel their generation needs better information.
Former MDisability intern describes her experience creating ASL course
Kate Panzer, a second-year student with the University of Michigan Medical School, writes about how she collaborated with members of the Department of Family Medicine, MDisability and others to create the first-ever American Sign Language course for first-year medical students.
Remembering Dr. Alvarez
It is with great sorrow that we announce that David Alvarez, D.O., died peacefully last night from advanced prostate cancer, with his family and family physician at the bedside.
Danish primary care doctor visits Family Medicine as part of international diabetes research exchange program
Dr. Morten Haaning Charles returns home with new perspectives, approaches on diabetes prevention and treatment, while building bridges between Michigan Medicine researchers and family medicine doctors in Denmark.
Youth violence prevention program finds success in emergency room, primary care settings
Family Medicine researcher Golfo Tzilos Wernette contributed to primary care intervention that decreased violent behaviors among youth in diverse communities
Family Medicine Research Fellow publishes study on experiences of Deaf patients in emergency department settings
Paper contributes important insights into common challenges experienced by Deaf or hard of hearing ASL users with video remote interpreting and on-site ASL interpreters
Family Medicine, PM&R researchers to study technology use in people with SCI at greater risk of type 2 diabetes
New two-year, $200,000 award from the Neilsen Foundation will help researchers evaluate the use of two different continuous glucose monitoring devices by people with spinal cord injury.
Dr. Ananda Sen receives Service Award for impactful work with International Statistical Institute
Biostatistician is honored for serving as the Book Reviews Editor of the “International Statistical Review” from 2013 to 2020.
Family Medicine researchers find wide patient acceptance for at-home colorectal, cervical cancer screening tests
Study indicates 60% of men and women preferred at-home colorectal cancer (CRC) screening when given the option. Additionally, the majority of female participants considered at-home cervical cancer screenings acceptable
Dr. Lisa Meeks, colleagues present five strategies to Liaison Committee on Medical Education to promote inclusion, support of medical students with disabilities
Authors request committee to define disability as diversity; mandate disability support; and protect students' privacy, among other actions.
Family Medicine research team awarded OVPR Anti-Racism Grant to investigate racial inequities in newborn drug screening
Funding will support their project, “Promoting racial equity in newborn drug testing: A justice-informed, participatory mixed methods study,” also known as the Equity in Newborn Screening Study (ENDS study)
Two Department of Family Medicine Faculty Members Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to University
Drs. Caroline Richardson and Michael McKee join 30 winners university-wide who have received honors for their work in teaching, mentoring, service and scholarship.
Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine is featured in Michigan Medicine Headlines in honor of Primary Care Week
Assistant Professor Oluwaferanmi Okanlami awarded $200,000 Neilsen Foundation grant to launch Prescription to Play
Prescription to Play (RX to Play) will connect people living with spinal cord injuries in southeast Michigan to local adaptive sports resources and provide ongoing rehabilitation support.
Better understanding the diverse lived experiences of employees can inform HR policies striving to improve work-life balance
A new publication co-authored by Department of Family medicine faculty member Tim Guetterman, Ph.D., MA, promotes the efficacy of utilizing a mixed methods approach when conducting work-life research.