2022 in Review: The year in photos

December 20, 2022  //  FOUND IN: News, ,

From clinics to classrooms, labs to living rooms, the work of faculty, staff and learners continues to impact countless lives and advance health to serve Michigan and the world.

Fortunately, Michigan Medicine photographers have been on hand to capture all of the memorable moments, scientific breakthroughs and patient stories that have made 2022 a year to remember.

As the year winds down, here’s a closer look at the 2022 Michigan Medicine photos of the year!

Rachel Leigh Reichert, M.D., Ph.D., right, works with her colleague in the diabetes and endocrinology research lab. (Photo by Hunter Mitchell)

Gifty Kwakye, M.D., M.P.H., works with a medical student in a clinical suturing session in September. (Photo by Cam Clouthier)

Scott Ward was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer in 2019. Given the aggressiveness of his disease, his prognosis wasn’t great. But his providers found a combination of chemotherapy that was effective and when the disease spread to his brain, they were able to genetically sequence the tumor and find additional treatment options. (Photo by Erica Reist Bass)

Jaimo Ahn, M.D., Ph.D., from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, performs surgery in the OR. (Photo by Chris Hedly)

A MedSport staff member tests a women’s basketball player to see if she is ok to return to practice after rehabbing from an injury. (Photo by Bob Felts)

Two U-M medical students get clinical training in an exam room. (Photo by Hunter Mitchell)

Nurse Lauren Castro poses for a spotlight series in honor of Nurses Week 2022. (Photo by Bryan McCullough)

U-M Health physicians were the first to insert this endograft for the aorta with a built-in side branch into a patient. They were also the PIs on a trial that has now closed – with the device gaining FDA approval. (Photo by Hunter Mitchell)

Erin Fedak Romanowski, D.O., works with her patient, 10-year-old Rylan Moll and his mother Alicia. Moll had deep brain stimulation to help lessen the impact of seizures. (Photo by Chris Hedly)

Researchers from the microbiology and immunology lab of Evan Snitkin, M.D., Ph.D., carry out their work. (Photo by Cam Clouthier)

A beam signed by thousands of team members is placed on the 9th floor of the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Health Care Pavilion. (Photo by Bob Felts)

The float for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in America’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Detroit. (Photo by Cam Clouthier)

Leah Koskinen shared her experience of being a new mom while managing the stresses of diagnosis, treatment and recovery from skin cancer. Check out her story here. (Photo by Linus Brush-Mindell)

Rogel Cancer Center researcher Goutham Narla, M.D., Ph.D., studies how to activate faulty tumor suppressor proteins and investigates the mechanisms that drive human cancer development and progression. (Photo by Erica Reist Bass)