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Third annual Learning Catalyst Awards announced

May 2, 2016

On April 12, 2016, the MLearning team of Medical School Information Services (MSIS), and the UMHS Educator Advisory Committee were proud to present the Learning Catalyst Awards…

Life on Purpose: An evening with Vic Strecher, Ph.D. featuring Akropolis Reed Quintet

April 29, 2016

  The University of Michigan School of Public Health is proud to host “Life on Purpose: A collaborative performance with Vic Strecher, Ph.D., and Akropolis Reed Quintet.”…

U-M doctor urges Congress to protect patients

April 29, 2016

A lucrative pricing strategy for pharmaceutical companies has increased the workload for doctors — and the burden for patients.Fred Askari, M.D., Ph.D., for example, testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday that more…

Help beat Ohio State in Rivals Challenge!

April 28, 2016

Be a part of one of the biggest rivalries of all time. Starting May 2, for the first time faculty and staff from the University of Michigan and The Ohio State…

CNN to feature Dr. Muraszko’s path to success

April 27, 2016

CNN will honor Karin Muraszko, M.D., chair of neurosurgery, online and on TV this week. The series “Turning Points” features people…

Patient Safety Reporting is Making a Difference

April 26, 2016

Thank you to all who are making efforts to improve patient safety and system processes by submitting a Patient Safety Report Form during the last quarter. Patient safety reports are often the first notice the Office of Clinical Safety hears about a concern.  These reports may rise to the level of being reviewed by the Safety Event Triage Team (SETT), which includes the Chief of Staff as the Chair. The SETT is a group of UMHHC representatives (e.g. Medical Staff, Nursing, the Office of Clinical Affairs, and the Office of Clinical Safety) charged with reviewing all Safety Event Notifications, classifying…

Surgeon completes Boston Marathon for the sixth time

April 25, 2016

One ear, nose and throat surgeon took the stamina he relies on in the operating room all the way to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, for a sixth time.Scott…

U-M physician encourages future figure skaters following win at U.S. Adult Championships

April 21, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Weizer got bored always sitting in the stands at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube watching her three children – Audrey, Violet and Guy – take ice skating lessons. So…

UMHS Researchers Making Strides in Cardiovascular Research

April 21, 2016

The American Heart Association is currently funding over $6 million dollars to 44 active research studies at the University of Michigan. Supporting the Washtenaw County Heart Walk is one way we…