2016: News Archive

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 WellSpringboard.org site combines crowdsourcing and crowdfunding

March 07, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Henry D. Appelman, M.D.

Since joining the U-M faculty in 1969, he has enjoyed a distinguished career as an educator who has impacted multiple learner groups

Jesse Burk-Rafel & Rajesh Suresh Mangrulkar, MD
March 07, 2016

Spotlight on Innovation: How students are transforming medical education at Michigan

In American Medical Association’s AMA Wire blog post, medical student Jesse Burk-Rafel discusses U-M’s ongoing curriculum transformation

March 04, 2016

Medical School offers “Mini Med School” on surgery

Series of six weekly lectures on “Updates in Surgery” begins April 12

Sally Camper & Erik Lyons in Florence
February 29, 2016

UofMHealthBlogs.org: Medical School faculty bring unique perspectives to Rare Disease Day

An accidental geneticist, developer of a new drug, and genetic counselor share their stories on this rare Leap Day

Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.
February 26, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research honors giant in the field of carcinogenesis, specifically colorectal cancer

February 19, 2016

David J. Brown, M.D., named associate VP and associate dean for health equity and inclusion

An associate professor of pediatric otolaryngology, he had served as interim VP and interim associate dean since January 2015

M - HOME Longitudinal Learning Community
February 16, 2016

Houses of History: New M-Home monikers honor notable figures from past

Namings honor notable and admired professionals who made significant contributions to medical education and the fields of medicine or public health

James O. Woolliscroft, M.D.
February 11, 2016

James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., to serve as 2016 Medical School Commencement speaker

Former UMMS dean will speak to the graduating Class of 2016 at May 13 ceremony

February 09, 2016

Sally A. Camper, Ph.D., former chair of Human Genetics, to receive Power Award

The honor is bestowed annually on individuals who demonstrate scholarship, leadership, and support of women faculty

Dean's Awards
February 04, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Masada (Musty) Habhab

For the past five years, she has served the Medical School’s largest department — working with 750 faculty in 12 subspecialities, from allergy and immunology, to rheumatology

Zika Virus
February 03, 2016

UofMHealthBlogs.org: How worried should you be about Zika virus?

U-M Medical School virologist offers perspective on brain-affecting infection

Brain Garbage
February 03, 2016

Breaking the brain’s garbage disposal: New study shows even a small problem causes big effects

Rare find in two Turkish children leads to discovery about autophagy

Interprofessional Curriculum Workgroup
January 28, 2016

Two Medical School faculty join interprofessional curriculum workgroup

Team will help to develop a curricular map for IPE across the University’s health sciences schools

January 27, 2016

Leaving rounds for research: U-M’s newest BSSP scholar ‘fascinated’ by discovery

Biological Sciences Scholars Program is developing a new generation of leaders in biomedical research at the University of Michigan

American Medical Association's Journal of Ethics
January 21, 2016

U-M medical student edits medical ethics journal issue; many UMHS teams contribute

Publication is guest-edited by second-year student Trisha Paul, and includes students, faculty and staff in the UMHS Patient- and Family-Centered Care Program

Cristen J. Willer, Ph.D.
January 21, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Cristen J. Willer, Ph.D.

Recipient of the Basic Science Research Award, she is demonstrating how genetics can be used to understand the biology of complex diseases

January 21, 2016

Eight Medical School faculty honored by EBS for excellence in teaching

Annual luncheon celebrates classroom teaching, mentoring and leadership in the basic sciences

January 14, 2016

Giving it up for DUPs — Medical School honors 23 distinguished faculty

Display highlights faculty who have been honored for great contributions to the University and nation

January 11, 2016

Dr. Jeanne C. Sinkford to deliver Health Sciences MLK Day lecture

Jan. 18 address is part of the University’s 2016 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, “#WhoWillBeNext”

U-M Life Sciences Orchestra
January 11, 2016

Music to thaw the ice: U-M Life Sciences Orchestra plays free concert on Jan. 24

Nordic composer Sibelius featured during his 150th birthday celebration

January 07, 2016

Medical School faculty can learn about promotion and tenure during Jan. 19 meeting

Presentation by Margaret R. Gyetko, M.D., will include items that should be included in a promotion package, and suggestions for preparing for promotion