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Medical student curricular transformation takes shape

February 2, 2017

On June 25, 2015, Medical School faculty approved eight key elements of a transformed medical student curriculum — a sturdy framework that is driving changes that have already been made, as…

Reminder: Branding, logo guidelines for Michigan Medicine

February 2, 2017

With the organization recently changing its name to Michigan Medicine, there are several things to keep in mind when it comes to branding and logo guidelines. Here’s what you need to know: All areas are now unified under the Michigan Medicine logo. Rather than using the more than 2,000 logos associated with our various departments, programs and units, the umbrella Michigan Medicine logo should be used in conjunction with department names to reinforce our institution's brand equity. See the example to the right. Select groups will retain their own logos, due to donor/funding requirements. The following groups may use individual…

How U-M is working to protect interests of international scholars

January 30, 2017

In response to potential changes to federal immigration policies, U-M President Mark Schlissel recently outlined how the university is working to assist members of the campus community. He also reiterated U-M's…

U-M publishes 2016 annual report

January 25, 2017

U-M continues to make a positive impact on campus and around the world, from opening the world’s first test environment for connected and automated vehicles to unearthing the secrets of an ancient mammoth in Michigan and leading the first-ever kidney transplants in Ethiopia.Learn more about how the university's research, education and patient care are making a difference in the 2016 Annual Report. It includes messages from leadership, highlights, major projects and awards and honors along with financial statements.Much of the good work featured in this report is made possible by U-M and Michigan Medicine community members like you. Go Blue! 

Q&A: Our change to Michigan Medicine

January 16, 2017

It’s been a week since the organization announced its new name — Michigan Medicine. In that time, faculty and staff have submitted a number of questions regarding the name change and…

MLK Symposium to examine Ebola outbreak, other global social issues

January 12, 2017

Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King,…

What’s in a name? Introducing Michigan Medicine

January 9, 2017

Forward-looking. Impactful. Notable. Even more than those things, our organization’s new handle is intended to better reflect the three-part mission of our integrated academic medical center. As of today, we are…

Gran named chief patient experience officer

December 13, 2016

In an effort to further support the organization's mission of providing excellent patient care, patient experience at our hospitals and health centers has been and continues to be a major focus. Over the past several years, many efforts have been undertaken in this arena with positive results, but there are still opportunities for improvements. Enhancing the patient experience and creating greater access continue to be top priorities for UMHS clinical operations, across all clinics, units, settings and facilities. As part of our commitment to further improve the patient experience, the roles and responsibilities of the value improvement officer position is…

Johnson named Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and Executive Director, UMMG

December 12, 2016

The U-M board of regents recently appointed Timothy M. Johnson, M.D., Professor of Dermatology, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Surgery (Division of Plastic Surgery) as Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group. As the leader of UMMG, Johnson will be responsible for ambulatory care operations, population health management programs, eHealth initiatives, physician workforce planning and more. He will also provide the leadership to create synergies between the clinical enterprise and academic mission. UMMG includes the multi-disciplinary faculty practice and the UMMG board plays a critical role in governance of UMHS.…