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Talk to the Hand…Hygiene: U-M Doc’s TED Talk Speaks to Infection Prevention

June 9, 2016

UMHS isn’t the first institution to grapple with the issue of hand hygiene. In fact, hand hygiene has been driving people crazy (literally and metaphorically!) since its benefits were first discovered…

UMHS Applies for Magnet Designation

June 1, 2016

This week marks a milestone in the journey toward Magnet recognition for UMHS. Magnet status is an award given by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center (ANCC), an affiliate of the American…

Patricia Hurn, Ph.D., named next Nursing dean

May 20, 2016

Patricia D. Hurn, Ph.D., will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Nursing, effective August 1. Her five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.…

New “Coach” colleagues to help emphasize culture across UMHS

May 10, 2016

Behind every successful team is a great coaching staff, leaders who cheerlead, inspire, motivate, and occasionally make us run up and down the stadium bleachers for being late to practice. Except…

Help improve our clinical learning environment

April 28, 2016

This past year, President Schlissel launched an institution-wide effort to create an inclusive and supportive environment on campus. At UMHS, everyone entrusted with educating future health practitioners has a responsibility to…

Where Medicine Meets Religion: OHEI Humanities Series continues Tomorrow

April 27, 2016

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion is proud to present the second installment of their Humanities Series with guest speaker: Dr. Aasim I. Padela, a physician, researcher and bioethicist who…

Clinical strategy presented to large crowd April 20

April 25, 2016

It was standing room only in Ford Auditorium on Wednesday morning, April 20, when Dr. David Spahlinger, president of UMHS, presented an update on our reorganized clinical enterprise. His presentation included highlights of the clinical strategic plan, review of the new organizational structure and introduction of the new leadership team. Dr. Spahlinger made several presentations last fall about why we’ve reorganized the Medical School and clinical enterprise into an integrated health system. This week’s presentation was focused on describing what we’re doing and when we’re doing it in order to achieve our objectives. Details, including Dr. Spahlinger’s slide deck, org…

Dr. Carol R. Bradford Named Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

April 22, 2016

Dr. Marschall Runge announced yesterday that Carol R. Bradford, M.D. has been appointed the new executive vice dean for academic affairs. Her appointment will be effective July 1, 2016. In her…

You’re Invited: Clinical Enterprise Update

April 14, 2016

Plan to attend the upcoming Clinical Enterprise Update hosted by Dave Spahlinger, Executive Vice…