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Michigan Medicine honored for best practices in electronic medical records

September 1, 2020

Michigan Medicine was recently recognized by Epic — the software behind MiChart — for achieving continuous improvements in patient outcomes, quality of care, workflow efficiency, and financial performance. Epic awarded Michigan…

A New Play Structure for Auntie Na’s Village!

August 31, 2020

As our society grapples with the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racism, we have seen countless instances of individuals coming together to uplift each other. Right here in Southeast Michigan and…

NINDS recognizes Henry Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding mentorship

August 11, 2020

Current and former trainees successfully nominated Henry Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., for this year's Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the NINDS (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National…

Congratulations Julie Wash on your retirement after 40+ years!

July 20, 2020

Julie began her U-M career as a Unit Clerk on 7W in 1979.  She also worked in CSR, 6D CCMU and will finish her 40+ years of service in her role…

Tony Denton named treasurer of Michigan Health & Hospital Association

June 29, 2020

Members of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) elected new officers and appointed board members during the association’s virtual Annual Membership meeting on June 25. Officers of the 2020-2021 MHA…

Joan Keiser, Ph.D., retires after key roles in NCRC, IHPI, PrecisionHealth and Global Health Equity efforts

June 19, 2020

Joan Keiser, Ph.D., director of Long Range Planning and Operations at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, is completing work at the University after more than 25 years, almost 10…

Projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss funded by Michigan Drug Discovery

June 18, 2020

Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at the University of Michigan with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery. "We are excited to…

Projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss funded by Michigan Drug Discovery

June 18, 2020

Three innovative drug discovery projects targeting cancer, fungal infection and vision loss are moving forward at the University of Michigan with early-stage funding from Michigan Drug Discovery. "We are excited to help advance these important projects in diverse areas of significant unmet medical need," said Michigan Drug Discovery Director Peter Toogood. "I congratulate the selected investigators and look forward to working with them to identify new therapeutic options for patients." Michigan Drug Discovery supports faculty from across the university in advancing early biomedical research toward clinical translation. Researchers awarded pilot grants through the program's highly competitive scientific review process receive…

Koschmann named to Governor’s Return to School Advisory Council

June 17, 2020

Elizabeth Koschmann, PhD, assistant research scientist at the Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Comprehensive Depression Center, and program director for TRAILS, was recently named to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Return to…