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Dr. Leslie Kean (Dana-Farber/Harvard) presents Immunology Research Seminar

February 25, 2021

The Graduate Program in Immunology and The Research Training in Experimental Immunology Training Grant welcome Leslie S. Kean, MD, PhD Director, Stem Cell Transplantation Program Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Robert A. Stranahan Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School who will present “Dissecting Pathogenic Cell States In Acute GVHD: The Road To Targeted Therapeutics” Host: Dr. Pavan Reddy Contact Zarinah Aquil (zaquil@umich.edu) for further information (i.e. Zoom link, passcode).

Brandon McClellan (Castro-Lowenstein Labs) & Dawit Mengistu (Freeman Lab) present Immunology Research Seminar

February 18, 2021

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Brandon McClellan (Castro/Lowenstein Labs  who will present “Mechanisms that mediate CD8+ T cell exhaustion in response to increased levels of 2HG from mutant IDH1 glioma" and Dawit Mengistu (Freeman Lab) who will present "Studying Senescent Fibroblast's Role in Increased IL-6 and Th17/Treg imbalance in COPD."

2021 Conference on Adolescent Health

February 15, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health is now open! Join a diverse, international audience for two days of dynamic breakout sessions, poster presentations, youth-led sessions, and networking events. This conference is directed toward physicians, nurses, social workers, registered dietitians, health educators, public health professionals, and all others who work with adolescents in a health care capacity. Early bird pricing ends on Friday, April 2, and registration closes on Monday, May 3.

Ajay Kumar, PhD (Chang Lab) presents Immunology Research Short Course Seminar

February 12, 2021

The Graduate Program in Immunology welcomes Ajay Kumar, Ph.D., Research Investigator, Microbiology and Immunology (Chang Lab) who will present “Natural Killer T cell metabolism: distinct preferences of unconventional T cells.” If interested in virtually attending, please contact Zarinah Aquil (zaquil@umich.edu) for the Zoom link and passcode.

56th Summer Session in Epidemiology

February 10, 2021

Registration is now open for THE 56TH SUMMER SESSION IN EPIDEMIOLOGY PLEASE JOIN US JULY 12-30, 2021 All courses will be delivered virtually

Rare Disease Day Educational Conference

February 10, 2021

Rare Disease Day Educational Conference Description This course will help physicians reframe communication and stimulate interdisciplinary, patient-centered research to accelerate the pace of discovery for those living with rare diseases in alignment with Rare Disease Day. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for: House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians In the fields of: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: Appreciate the state of genomic and big data era in driving progress in diagnostics, and therapeutics…


February 9, 2021

Program Genetic Risk Assessment for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes – Elena Stoffel, MD, MPH Program Fee Free At the end of this activity, participants should be able to: assess a patient’s risk for genetic susceptibility to cancer. understand best practices for cancer genetic testing, including models for cancer genetic services and clinical competencies for genetic testing.


February 9, 2021

Deprescribing & Optimizing Safe Medication Use Among Frail Older Adults: Considerations for the Patient & Caregiver in the Home Setting The Deprescribing and Optimizing Safe Medication Use Among Frail Older Adults: Considerations for the Patient and Caregiver in the Home Setting, addresses the complex needs of older people focusing on the prevention and treatment of disease and disability in the elderly. This on-demand course will be of interest to practitioners taking care of older adults with dementia in the community, in hospitals, and in nursing facilities. Program Telepharmacy Model of Care – Christine Cigolle, MD Deprescribing Benzodiazepines in Older Adults – Donovan…

Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care (On-Demand CME & MOC)

February 9, 2021

Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Program What is Old and What is New in Lung Cancer Screenings - Douglas Arenberg, MD Asthma Updates: From Mild to Severe Asthma Management - Njira Lugogo, MD Answering Unanswered Questions About Distributive Shock - Thomas Valley, MD The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation…