Research faculty and clinical staff were recognized recently for outstanding work in a variety of areas including sexual and reproductive health; youth opinions of COVID-19 vaccines; accessibility for physicians with disabilities; and treatment approaches in the primary care setting to address unhealthy substance use.
Michigan Medicine is establishing a disability health endowment in honor of Dr. Zazove, who retires in July, to promote and support all disability health efforts within the Department of Family Medicine and U-M’s health system
In an analysis of 97 patient surveys, Department of Family Medicine researchers found that patient-provider race/ethnicity/cultural concordance was of decreasing importance to women of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) backgrounds – and was cited as a barrier to routine preventative and women’s health exams.
Ethan Sperry, an M.D./Ph.D. fellow at the University of Michigan Medical School, participated in the January 2022 Disability Health Elective, which is a two-week elective course designed for third- and fourth-year medical students.