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Julie Wash – Congratulations on 40 years of Service!

September 20, 2019

Join us in celebrating Julie's 40 years of service. Julie joined the UM in 1979 and began her career in the CSR department.  She later transferred to 6D CCMU and is…

Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C., named Genetic Counseling Program 2019 Diane Baker Alumni Award Winner

September 10, 2019

On behalf of the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program, we are excited to announce that Sarah Scollon is the 10th recipient of the Diane Baker Alumni Award. The annual Diane…

Reshma Jasgi, M.D., D.Phil., receives AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award

September 5, 2019

Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., is the recipient of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award. The awards are presented annually to the…

Dr. Charles N. Ellis Retirement Reception

August 23, 2019

A retirement reception honoring Charles N. Ellis, MD will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm in the Towsley Center Lobby. Please join us in celebrating Dr.…

Ambulatory Care service lines complete successful BCBSM survey

August 23, 2019

Congratulations to otolaryngology and pulmonary for recently completing successful survey visits with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) for the Patient-Centered Medical Home and Neighborhood (PCMH-N) program!  Each year, BCBSM randomly selects 1-2 Michigan Medicine primary care (Medical Home) and 3-4 specialty (Neighborhood) sites to participate in this survey process. The sites spend significant time preparing for these visits. The PCMH philosophy is built on 13 initiatives. Each initiative focuses on a domain of function and a set of defined capabilities/standards that will enable the site to achieve the vision for that domain of function. The sites are required to…

PM&R Awarded ARRT Training Grant

August 21, 2019

Since 1991, the UM Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) has trained nearly two generations of rehabilitation researchers through Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training (ARRT) Program grants from NIDILRR/NIDRR. Today we received news that this incredible tradition of training will continue with a new investment from NIDILRR of over $840K to fund the UM Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Program in Community Living and Participation (ARRT-CP). Led by Co-PIs, Drs. Susan Murphy and Anna Kratz,  this program grant will support the training of approximately 6 fellows between 2019-2024. Website: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/pmr/news/archive/201908/pmr-awarded-arrt-training-grant

Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., receives prestigious Flexner Award for medical education

August 20, 2019

Senior Associate Dean for Education and Global Initiatives Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., is the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education from the Association…

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., selected as host orthopaedic physician for ICC soccer match

August 7, 2019

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., professor and chief of sports medicine and director of the Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance (MCHAMP), has been selected as the host orthopaedic physician for…

Harry Mobley, Ph.D., stepping down as chair of Department of Microbiology & Immunology

July 26, 2019

Harry L.T. Mobley, Ph.D., was recruited to U-M as the Frederick G. Novy Collegiate Professor & Chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology in 2004. He recently stepped down, effective July 1. At that time, the department had 13 instructional track, primary faculty members. From Mobley’s arrival in July 2004 to the present, the department has more than doubled in size, adding 17 primary faculty members. The department now boasts a total of 28 primary faculty (two have retired and one has left the university to accept a position as chair of the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics…