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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…

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…

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…

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…

U-M Health System volunteers recognized for community commitment

April 14, 2015

On Monday, April 13, UMHS volunteers celebrated and were recognized for their time and service given to support patients, families and others throughout the year. Karen Stern,…

U-M medical historian among three 2015 Guggenheim fellowship winners at U-M

April 10, 2015

Three University of Michigan professors, including a Medical School professor who specializes in the history of medicine, are among 175 winners of the Guggenheim Fellowships, which are awarded annually for distinguished achievement…