Week in Review: Week of Jan. 2, 2017

January 6, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Happy New Year from Health System Headlines!

Headlines spent the first week of 2017 looking ahead. We asked to see what resolutions you had in mind over the next 12 months, we previewed the yearlong U-M bicentennial celebration and we learned the inspirational story of identical twins who have a lot to look forward to thanks to a dedicated team at UMHS.

Here’s the latest Week in Review:

Picture it: Your 2017 resolutions

What have you resolved to do in 2017? Headlines wants to know! Whether it’s eating healthier or traveling more, send a selfie of you carrying out your new year’s resolution to headlines@med.umich.edu by Wednesday, Jan, 11 for a chance to win a cool prize. Click here for contest details!

Twin sisters survive lethal bond, laser surgery in the womb

Before they were born, twin sisters Zonabelle and Patricia Moore shared a bond so strong it nearly killed them. Fortunately, a team of UMHS experts were able to provide a highly specialized in uterus treatment that helped them survive the rare condition known as twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Find out more about their remarkable story.

Celebrate 200 years of the Leaders and Best

It’s a special year at U-M, as the university celebrates its bicentennial! From academic colloquia to festivals and museum exhibits, there are a number of events and festivities you can attend to mark the occasion. Click through to see what’s in store across the university and health system in 2017.