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Anesthesiologists talk perks of a large residency program

March 30, 2016

Training for a medical career can be intense, but many physicians and current residents say it’s also one of the most memorable periods of your life. Kevin Tremper, M.D., chair of anesthesiology, rounded up faculty and residents to talk about their own experiences, and why they are all glad to be part of one of the country’s largest training programs. From the personal connections you make to…

Dr. Uren featured in Detroit News

March 29, 2016

Dr. Brad Uren, assistant professor of emergency medicine, discusses the importance of CPR training in his current opinion piece in the Detroit News. He explains that more than 300,000 people will suffer cardiac arrest in the United States this year and it's critical we ensure high school students are trained in proper CPR techniques before graduating. To learn more and read his piece: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2016/03/27/cpr-schools-teaching/82327264/ Website: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2016/03/27/cpr-schools-teaching/82327264/

You’re invited: UMHS Learning Catalyst Awards Celebration

March 28, 2016

Please join us in celebrating the UMHS Learning Catalyst Award nominees, winners and the outstanding work of all UMHS educators across UMHS.   This is the third annual recognition to acknowledge and celebrate educators and managers who foster learning. These annual awards are presented to individuals or teams who have demonstrated passion, excellence, creativity, and innovation in support of staff education.   The awards are: • UMHS Excellence in Learning Award for Outstanding Staff Educator • UMHS Excellence in Leadership Award in Fostering Staff Learning Mark your calendars and join the celebration April 12, 2016 1:30 to 2:30 pm Maternal Child Health…

Recognizing Excellence: The Learning Environment Task Force

March 28, 2016

At the University of Michigan Medical School, we know that exceptional medicine goes beyond scientific knowledge and clinical reasoning. Faculty, residents, and staff all lead by example— through excellent teaching and outstanding patient care. The Learning Environment Task Force, a UMMS student-led organization- in conjunction with the Office of Medical Student Education and the Senior Associate Dean for Education, would like to acknowledge those who better our learning environment through their positivity and professionalism. Medical students have begun to “Recognize Excellence”…

Dr. Romano: Life as a pediatric heart surgeon

March 25, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Romano, of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, is among fewer than a dozen female pediatric heart surgeons…

Making a difference: February 2016 highlights

March 24, 2016

Employees across UMHS continue to make a difference through their hard work and dedication.  Recognizing the contributions employees make to UMHS helps our team to become more motivated, drives better teamwork,…

Stones, Spears, and Bacterial Social Aggression at Its Worst

March 24, 2016

As a microbiologist who has studied bacteria in his lab for more than 30 years, Harry L. T. Mobley, Ph.D., points out…

Give from Within: Victors for Michigan

March 23, 2016

Alon Weizer, M.D., medical director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, serves as a co-chair of the University’s Give from Within campaign.  Dr. Weizer understands that philanthropy is an…

Apply to join Voices of the Staff

March 21, 2016

Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most, is now accepting applications.Apply to join Voices of the Staff by March 31.Voices of the Staff consists of six network teams, each with a specific area of focus: career development, diversity, equity and inclusion, embracing change, ideal work experience, leveraging technology, and work-life balance."Voices of the Staff can, and does, contribute to the greater U-M community by providing results based initiatives and valuing input at all levels," says Michelle Chatell, U-M Police sergeant and VOICES…