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Internal Medicine Spring Review: May 6-7

April 13, 2016

The U-M 4th Annual Internal Medicine Spring Review course will take place May 6-7, 2016 at The Inn at St. Johns, in Plymouth, Michigan. Registration is also available for Friday only or…

Surface & Structure: Jewelry & Metals

April 13, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Surface & Structure: Jewelry & Metals by Kristine Bolhuis. Kristine Bolhuis is an independent jewelry maker working out of…

UMHS Volunteer Services Honors Distinguished Volunteers

April 11, 2016

UMHS Volunteer Services honors over 2,200 active volunteers on Monday, April 11, 2016 during National Volunteer Week.  This year’s event recognizes the volunteers who constitute “The Fabric of Our Care” at the health system.David A. Spahlinger, M.D., President, UM Hospitals & Health Centers and UM Medical Group, andExecutive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, UMMS will present the keynote address.Two illustrious volunteer representatives will address the group: Richard “Jebb” Kirkland, a community volunteer with a 5-year history in the Emergency Department, goes beyond volunteering by serving as a trainer and mentor to new volunteers.  Sana Isaac, a UM student volunteer, began…

Among the Lost & Found: Collage on Panel

April 11, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Among the Lost & Found: Collage on Panel by David CrinerIn his work, David Criner transforms twentieth century collage material in pursuit of an image that celebrates the present moment. The antiquated "pop" sensibility imbued by his sourced matter is countered by gestural, spontaneous mark making, creating compositions that manage to reference the past while also feeling timeless. Criner works out of Chicago, and teaches at Northeastern Illinois University.Gifts of Art Gallery — University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2.1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109On display March 21-June 12, 2016Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.Website:

You’re invited: 2016 Breast Cancer Summit

April 8, 2016

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center experts will discuss breast cancer risks (and how you can reduce yours), as well as screening, treatment and research at a free Breast Cancer Summit…

Gifts of Art presents K-12 Group Show

April 8, 2016

Ann Arbor Public Schools has a comprehensive, nationally recognized K-12 arts education program that encourages experience in a variety of media and subject matter. They also explore artistic historical and cultural connections. Finished pieces from students in all grades will be on display in both 2D and 3D. A variety of media and styles are represented including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography and jewelry.Gifts of Art Gallery — Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1. 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109On display March 21-June 12, 2016Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.Website:

Gifts of Art presents Recent Work: Ceramics

April 6, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Recent Work: Ceramics by Jeri Hollister Jeri Hollister draws inspiration from her experience growing up in rural Michigan and her time as a student at the University Michigan studying art history and ceramics. She employs traditional ceramics tools and building techniques to create her horse sculptures allowing the process to be evident in the finished work. Gifts of Art Gallery — Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1. 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109 On display March 21-June 12, 2016 Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Website:

How research brightens the bipolar disorder outlook

April 6, 2016

For people with bipolar disorder, the world can alternate between being a dark, depressed place, and one of infinite possibilities and manic energy. The roller coaster of moods seems to cascade…

PASQUAL Scholars Program now accepting applications for 2016-2017

April 5, 2016

APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MAY 30The University of Michigan Medical School has established a Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Scholars Program (PASQUAL) for medical school faculty and health system staff who wish to become clinical leaders in quality and patient safety within the U-M Health System and beyond.The program is funded by the U-M Medical Group Division as a faculty development initiative administered through the Office of Faculty Affairs and run through the Department of Learning Health Sciences. The Program provides an academic and applied foundation in principles and methods for improving the quality and safety of patient care, along with…