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March 29, 2021

Medical School receives full, 8-year reaccreditation of M.D. degree from LCME

Countless faculty, staff and learners led an almost-three year journey of self-discovery and quality improvement

Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D.
March 25, 2021

Bethany B. Moore, Ph.D., appointed chair of Department of Microbiology and Immunology

She is the Nancy Williams Walls Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and a professor of internal medicine

Kenneth and Frances Eisenberg
March 25, 2021

U-M Depression Center to be named for Eisenberg family, in recognition of $30M in giving

Nation’s first center focused on depression and bipolar illnesses enters 20th year with transformational gift and enhanced capacity for scientific advances to improve knowledge and care

Go Blue and Beyond graphic
March 19, 2021

Match Day suspense: University of Michigan medical students learn their residency destinations

A resounding 98% of U-M Medical School students matched as they reveal the next steps in their training; 33% will stay in Michigan, and 22% at Michigan Medicine

Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D.
March 17, 2021

Statement from University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel on shooting deaths in Atlanta

We must stand together in rejecting the hate, violence and xenophobia that target our neighbors, colleagues, friends and loved ones of Asian descent

AMA Impact Challenge for students, residents and fellows
March 16, 2021

Accepting the challenge: U-M medical students make an impact during COVID-19 pandemic

Half-dozen U-M Medical School projects featured in American Medical Association publication

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.
March 11, 2021

Associate Dean Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., featured in ChangeMedEd Monthly series

He answered several questions about the U-M’s work in the curriculum, the transformation of medical education, and a vision for the future

Paul DeWyse and his family
March 10, 2021

One year later: Michigan Medicine’s first COVID-19 patient ‘living life to the fullest’ (with video)

Alone in an isolation room, Paul DeWyse turned on his TV to find reporters from every news station speculating about the unidentified COVID-19 patient — he knew they were talking about him

University of Michigan medical campus
March 08, 2021

Anti-Racism Oversight Committee/Michigan Medicine leadership statement: Speaking up for safety

“It is our collective responsibility as an organization to improve our climate as long as inequities exist”

Stanley J. Watson, M.D., Ph.D., and Huda Akil, Ph.D.
February 18, 2021

Passing the torch: The name has changed over the past 25 years, but their leadership in neuroscience has remained steady

During a quarter century of outstanding leadership — including two name changes to the unit they directed together — Huda Akil, Ph.D., and Stanley J. Watson, M.D., Ph.D., successfully led the Medical School’s contributions to the field of neuroscience

Santiago Schnell, D.Phil., Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., and Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D.
February 18, 2021

University of Michigan Board of Regents approves three Medical School leadership appointments

Santiago Schnell, D.Phil., is chair of the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, effective March 1; Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., is director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, effective Jan. 1; and Henry L. Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., is interim director of the Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI), effective March 1; in addition, Shelly B. Flagel, Ph.D., has been named interim co-director of the MNI

U-M, Michigan Medicine trailblazers
February 17, 2021

Celebrating firsts: A look at those who broke barriers at U-M, Michigan Medicine

U-M and Michigan Medicine have a long-standing history of milestones and “firsts”

Joneigh S. Khaldun, M.D., MPH
February 11, 2021

Joneigh S. Khaldun, M.D., MPH to serve as 2021 Medical School Commencement speaker

An alumna of the University of Michigan, she is chief medical executive for the State of Michigan and chief deputy director for health in the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Cell phones and COVID
February 08, 2021

Michigan Health Blog: Your smartphone can help fight COVID-19 — here’s how

Get alerts about possible exposures, sign up for vaccination, report your vaccine reaction, help researchers with their projects and more

U-M medical student Gina Yu at CNN headquarters
January 22, 2021

Medicine and the media: COVID becomes the focus of medical student’s CNN internship

One fellow each year is selected for the program, which teaches physicians-in-training to leverage the media in order to advocate and inform on global health issues

2021-22 Interprofessional Fellows
January 15, 2021

Four from Medical School named to 2021-22 Interprofessional Leadership Fellows cohort

Their team projects will center predominantly on interprofessional education in experiential settings, such as clinics or community settings

RISE annual report
January 08, 2021

RISE: Building a community of practice and cultivating a culture of innovation in health sciences education

Program's 2019-20 annual report outlines RISE's first-year activities, and also highlights major achievements and key initiatives for the future

Faculty, staff, and learners kneel during the Juneteenth observance at Michigan Medicine
January 08, 2021

From the pages of Medicine at Michigan magazine: If anti-racism is a verb, how is Michigan Medicine doing it?

Read about faculty, staff, and students who are doing the work to make real and lasting change throughout the organization

Lauren Smith, M.D., Susan Moore, M.D., and Jennifer Meddings, M.D.
January 08, 2021

M Health Lab: Anti-racism and Dr. Susan Moore’s legacy

Matthew Wixson, M.D., a 2012 University of Michigan Medical school graduate and clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology, reflects on a U-M alumnus lost to COVID-19

U.S. News and World Report global universities rankings
January 04, 2021

U-M ranked No. 17 global university; several Medical School-affiliated specialties also rated

The university achieved rankings in several medical areas, including top-10 showings in surgery (No. 8) and oncology (9), and top-15 spots in clinical medicine and infectious diseases (both 12); biology and biochemistry, and psychiatry/psychology (both 13); and cardiac and cardiovascular systems (14)

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.
January 04, 2021

A minute with Marschall: A hopeful new year's message

This is when we begin to take action, and to turn the tide on the coronavirus. It is also when we can join forces and do what we do best — help our community to see the light at the end of the tunnel

1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America
January 04, 2021

Ten from Medical School among ‘1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America’

The list also includes investigators from other U-M colleges and schools, as well as alumni and others who spent part of their research or faculty careers here and have moved on to other institutions

David A. Spahlinger, M.D.
December 15, 2020

Reflecting on his tenure: Q&A with David A. Spahlinger, M.D., U-M health system president

He also has served as executive vice dean for clinical affairs in the Medical School since 2016

Food drive
December 11, 2020

Season of giving: Michigan Medicine hosts new community-wide food drive to help neighbors in need

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

Wolverine Street Medicine
December 10, 2020

Medical students recognized by American Medical Association for COVID assistance to region’s homeless

What began as a short-term project to collect and distribute hand sanitizer quickly expanded to incorporate broader aspects of response to the pandemic