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Endowment recognizes nurse practitioners in pediatric critical care medicine

November 24, 2020

Marilynn Quasney Bill Quasney, father of Mike Quasney, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Division of Pediatric Critical Medicine, wanted to honor his late wife, Marilynn Quasney.  Bill and Marilynn met in…

COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers explain why they signed up

November 23, 2020

Vaccines are one of the most important tools in modern medicine and have saved countless lives. None of the vaccines we now take for granted would be possible without the bravery…

Michigan Medicine named one of ‘World’s Best Specialized Hospitals’

November 16, 2020

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which was recently named one of the world’s best specialized hospitals by Newsweek and Statista! The ranking was compiled using feedback from more than 40,000 medical experts — including doctors, hospital managers and health care professionals. The results of the survey were then validated by a global board of renowned medical experts.Click here for a full look at the rankings — and thank you for all you do to make Michigan Medicine among the world’s greatest health care organizations!

Serving those who served: U-M and the VA Ann Arbor hospital

November 13, 2020

Today is the final day of Veterans Week at U-M. Here is a look back at the historic relationship between Michigan Medicine and the VA Ann Arbor hospital. The VA Hospital…

$14 million push for Type 1 diabetes breakthroughs: New JDRF Center of Excellence at U-M

November 12, 2020

Michigan Medicine, through its Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute (EWCDI), and JDRF are collaborating to establish the JDRF Center of Excellence at U-M. The goal of the Center of Excellence (COE) is to yield safer day-to-day diabetes management and improved health for persons with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) by developing a comprehensive understanding of T1D metabolism in adolescents, young adults and people with long-standing T1D. The two entities announced a grant from JDRF of $7.37 million that will create the new JDRF COE at U-M. In addition to JDRF’s goal of raising more than $7 million over the next five…

The Michigan Medicine blog recap

November 9, 2020

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss. P.S. Want to receive new stories straight to your inbox? Sign up for the blog e-newsletters! Mask Resistance During a Pandemic Isn’t New Widespread acceptance of masks could help to stop history from repeating itself today, says a medical historian. Read more VIDEO: How to Care for Someone with COVID-19 Three experts offer advice on managing isolation and quarantine, a hospitalization, long-term care and more. Watch the video Pancreatic Cancer Survivor’s Advice: Don’t Give…

The Michigan Medicine blog recap

November 2, 2020

A weekly roundup of articles from both the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, which cover stories on breaking news and research, health tips and wellness that you won’t want to miss. P.S. Want to receive new stories straight to your inbox? Sign up for the blog e-newsletters! Is Chocolate Safe for People with IBS? This treat can cause trouble for those with irritable bowel syndrome. Before indulging, here's what an expert says to know. Read more National Poll: More Teens Participating in Protests Against Racism One in 12 parents say their teen has attended a protest this past year. Read more Done with 2020? Think…

Michigan Medicine Research Study, M-REACH, Promoting Diversity

October 23, 2020

Dr. Cristen Willer has worked hard to lead her team of researchers, biostatisticians, and students toward a culture of inclusion and diverse representation in research.  The creation of this project  is…

Building a U-M global health community: Center for Global Health Equity launches

October 21, 2020

After months of development, the Center for Global Health Equity kicked off recently with the first in a series of planned monthly seminars designed to engage global health-minded faculty across U-M’s…