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Lori Isom, Ph.D.
October 19, 2021

U-M Pharmacology Chair Lori Isom, Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine

The academy recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service and who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health

Karl J. Jepsen, Ph.D., and Daniel E. Michele, Ph.D.
September 23, 2021

Board of Regents approves appointment of two Medical School faculty to leadership positions

Karl J. Jepsen, Ph.D., is associate dean for research and Daniel E. Michele, Ph.D., is interim chair of the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, both effective Sept. 1

John M. Carethers, M.D.
September 23, 2021

Valuing culture and mentorship: Q&A with John Carethers, M.D., chair of Internal Medicine

He discusses his term as chair, the challenges his teams face, where he sees the department going in the future, and what his advice is for the next generation of leaders

U-M first-year medical student and paralympics gold medalist, Sam Grewe
September 15, 2021

First-year medical student Sam Grewe wins gold at Paralympics

He competed in the men’s T63 high jump shortly after starting his path forward as an aspiring physician

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.
September 08, 2021

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., named director of the U-M Center for Interprofessional Education

The center works to transform collaborative health practice through engaged and experiential learning across disciplines and professions

Michigan Medicine food drive
September 01, 2021

Brain food: Michigan Medicine hosts food drive to help kids learn and serve neighbors in need

Drive-up donation site and online giving effort for Food Gatherers will help address record demand for food and toiletries, and support the health of adults and children

Erin M. Larowe
August 11, 2021

Erin M. Larowe named Medical School director of communications

She has extensive communication expertise and experience from a career spanning more than 20 years at the University of Michigan, including the Department of Surgery

University of Michigan Medical School education deans
August 03, 2021

What does it take to get into Michigan’s medical school? Just ask the new dean

The conversation provides insight into what admissions is looking for in prospective students

UMMS student Alana Slavin (right) and a PHR colleague in Tijuana outside Refugee Health Alliance
August 03, 2021

Connections between U-M, Physicians for Human Rights are creating opportunities for learners

The experiment comes at a critical time; the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed grave health disparities that — for many — emphasize the need for advocating on behalf of vulnerable populations

University of Michigan Medical School ceremonial white coat
July 21, 2021

M1 journey begins July 24 when White Coat ceremony returns to Hill Auditorium

The incoming Class of 2021 will gather in-person to kick-off their M1 Launch — an orientation and official welcome to the school they will call home for at least the next four years

Mary-Ann Mycek appointed chair of Biomedical Engineering
July 15, 2021

Mary-Ann Mycek, Ph.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering

She takes leadership of BME — a joint department of the Medical School and College of Engineering — from Lonnie Shea, Ph.D., who chose to step down as chair

The Pavilion at University of Michigan Health
June 14, 2021

New Michigan Medicine hospital has a name: The Pavilion at University of Michigan Health

The new adult inpatient facility is scheduled to open for patient care in the fall of 2025

Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
June 09, 2021

Meet Michigan Medicine: Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Team offers various stakeholders a rich menu, including career services, wellness counsel, communication, training grant support — and more.

Deborah R. Berman, M.D.
May 28, 2021

Deborah R. Berman, M.D., appointed interim assistant dean for admissions

An associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Fetal Medicine in the Medical School, she is passionate about medical students and their wellbeing

Michelle S. Caird, M.D., and Steven E. Gay, M.D., M.S.
May 20, 2021

Regents approve Orthopaedic Surgery chair and interim dean to lead medical education program

Michelle S. Caird, M.D., is chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, effective May 1; and Steven E. Gay, M.D., to serve as interim associate dean for medical student education, effective July 1

Ann Wolski (center, rear) and her Ghanaian research colleagues, including project mentor Dr. Ashura Bakari (center, front)
May 20, 2021

After COVID-19 delay, student begins Fogarty-funded research experience in Ghana

Ann Wolski is the first Medical School student in more than a year to travel on a global health experience

The COVID-19 Crisis in India: Projections, Data Needs, and Relief Efforts
May 19, 2021

Webinar — The COVID-19 Crisis in India: Projections, Data Needs, and Relief Efforts

The May 26 discussion will focus on the current surge of COVID-19 infections in India, disease trajectories for the coming months, data needs, vaccination outlook, field hospitals, relief work and telemedicine

U-M Medical School commencement
May 17, 2021

Celebrating the Medical School Class of 2021: Leaders during the pandemic

After almost a year-and-a-half of perseverance, 169 doctors-to-be gathered with loved ones to participate in a virtual commencement ceremony and celebrated entry into their profession

Former gymnasts and now U-M doctors
May 11, 2021

Balancing many titles: How three former gymnasts apply lessons learned to medical career

Collegiate gymnastics careers drew them to professional careers in medicine; now, all three are physicians in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital

Medical School commencement
May 04, 2021

Class of 2021 graduates: They have led during the pandemic; on May 14, they become doctors

Medical School will stream the festivities on the Michigan Medicine YouTube channel at 3 p.m. EDT on May 14, but the community can begin celebrating now at

2021 Medical School graduate Neil Jairath
April 28, 2021

Graduation Awards recipient never forgot ‘how to have fun, enjoy the journey, pay it forward’

During a virtual ceremony, Neil Jairath will receive the Paul DeWolf Award, Patrick John Niland Award, Academic Recognition Award, and Academic Achievement Award from the Michigan Medicine Alumni Society

University of Michigan medical campus
April 20, 2021

University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine leadership responds to verdict in Chauvin trial

We continue to encourage everyone in the Michigan Medicine community to join us in condemning harassment, inequities and social injustice, while demonstrating respect, civility and wellness for ourselves and our colleagues

M Response Corps volunteers at NCRC
April 07, 2021

Medical student volunteer efforts during pandemic celebrated with campus leadership award

M Response Corps honored as a group who has made a positive, meaningful, and lasting impact in surrounding communities through social action and community engagement

GME Awards
April 06, 2021

Eight faculty, staff receive 2021 Graduate Medical Education awards

Recipients will be honored during a virtual reception on May 3

U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings
March 30, 2021

Medical School posts high scores in U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings

Michigan Medicine partners School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Engineering also are rated among the best nationally for their various educational programs