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U-M Life Sciences Orchestra
April 08, 2016

April in Paris: U-M Life Sciences Orchestra plays free French-themed concert on April 24

Vocal and organ soloists join LSO on works by Puccini, Poulenc and Gershwin

PTSD & mindfulness training
April 01, 2016

Michigan Health Lab: For veterans with PTSD, mindfulness training shows promise

Surprising findings suggest mind-body techniques are effective for managing PTSD, but more research is needed

Dean's Awards
March 31, 2016

2015 Dean’s Awards honoree: Paula Anne Newman-Casey, M.D., M.S.

Her post-college experiences heightened her awareness of not only the local need for volunteer work, but also the global need for it

March 29, 2016

Anna Suk-Fong Lok, M.D., named assistant dean for clinical research in the Medical School

Lok is responsible for leading and implementing recommendations from the research board of directors to transform the clinical trials enterprise of the academic medical center

Match Day
March 18, 2016

Doctor destiny: U-M medical students learn where they’re headed next at Match Day

Annual tradition of residency matching brings suspense and surprise

James A. Shayman, M.D.
March 18, 2016

Medical School faculty member named 2016 Distinguished University Innovator

James A. Shayman, M.D., honored for his innovative work in treating lysosomal storage diseases

Harry L. T. Mobley, Ph.D.
March 17, 2016

Distinguished University Professor lecture: How the bacteria battle is affecting the war on infections

On March 29, Harry L. T. Mobley, Ph.D., will share his perspective on a fight being staged in Petri dishes, the smallest of battlefields

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 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 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 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