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Saving lives after work: U-M nurse helps fellow traveler during miscarriage on plane

June 11, 2015

U-M Health System employees make a positive impact on the lives of our patients and families every day. Whether it’s through literally saving a life, providing clean and quiet accommodations, or…

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital earns top rankings from U.S. News & World Report

June 9, 2015

The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was again among the best children’s hospitals in the country and leaders in the state in pediatric specialty care, according to the 2015-2016…

Remembering our team: Eighth anniversary of tragic Survival Flight crash

June 3, 2015

On June 4, 2007, the U-M Health System lost six heroes. These men, who died when their plane crashed into Lake Michigan, will always be remembered for their dedication and selflessness. The…

Award season at UMHS? Health System continues to receive recognition in many areas

May 8, 2015

Award season is a year-round event at the U-M Health System as our institution is continually recognized for outstanding work in a variety of disciplines and areas. Just last month, we…

Essential tremor and how deep brain stimulation restores quality of life

May 7, 2015

Elizabeth Scheffler’s essential tremor has been treated successfully with deep brain stimulation surgery.The tremor was bilateral (in both hands). I also had a head and voice tremor. It was most embarrassing…

Breathing easier after groundbreaking lung transplant

April 27, 2015

Nearly two months after receiving a new set of lungs, “I’m not sore!” is the first thing Kyle Clark, 25, of Imlay City likes to share about his near-miraculous lung transplant…

Remembering A. Alfred Taubman

April 20, 2015

The U-M Health System lost one of its biggest supporters with the passing of A. Alfred Taubman on Friday. Alfred Taubman (Taubman College ’48; LLD Hon ’91) of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., died of…

Gavin’s story: New life after epilepsy surgery

April 20, 2015

On Mother’s Day 2010, my son Gavin had his first seizure. That was just before his fourth birthday. Up until that point, Gavin was a healthy young boy. At the hospital…

Parkinson’s and Dance: New Partners

April 15, 2015

There’s a dance revolution going on—for people with Parkinson’s and their partners. And the U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program is right in step. Here is one caregiver’s story about how Turner’s…