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Abdul El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., to serve as 2019 commencement speaker

January 23, 2019

Physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, U-M alumnus and 2018 Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed, M.D., Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at the U-M Medical School 2019 graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 in Hill Auditorium. Due to calendar changes in the new medical student curriculum, as well as a scheduling conflict at Hill Auditorium, this year’s ceremony will be on a Thursday. Prior to his campaign for governor, El-Sayed served as health commissioner in Detroit, where he rebuilt…

U-M expands children’s health research with new gift

January 22, 2019

A gift from U-M alumni Susan and Paul Meister will expand the university’s impact on children’s health research. The Child Health Evaluation and Research…

Depression Center releases annual impact report

January 11, 2019

The Michigan Medicine Depression Center recently released its 2017-18 annual impact report. Learn about the center's research initiatives as well as programs addressing special populations including veterans, students, athletes and families. Click here to check it out! Website: https://www.depressioncenter.org/sites/default/files/2018-Impact-Report-FULL-web.pdf

HITS offers apprenticeship program for aspiring IT professionals

January 10, 2019

Apprenticeships are typically associated with the skilled trades. For instance,…

Watch video: A holiday greeting from Mott

December 21, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQZtoB2POKU This holiday season, and throughout the year, Michigan Medicine is thankful for the many gifts faculty and staff are able to share with patients and their families. The 2018 holiday greeting video from C.S. Mott Children's Hospital celebrates a few of these gifts — 12 to be exact — with accompaniment from the hospital’s talented music therapists. The video is being shared with the community via social media and email communications, wishing our patients, families and community partners joy, happiness and peace this holiday season and in the new year. Take a look above!

2018: Headlines Year in Review

December 21, 2018

With 2018 coming to an end, it’s time to take a look back at the year that was at Michigan Medicine. From bright beginnings (at the Brighton Center for Specialty Care)…

Researchers search for treatments for thrombocytopenia

December 19, 2018

Michigan Medicine researchers are partnering with industry and the National Institutes of Health in their quest to help patients with thrombocytopenia, a low blood platelet count. Mike Holinstat, Ph.D., is leading this effort to find better treatments for patients who are dealing with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis. It’s the next step for the Holinstat lab in determining how best to help these patients. “We have led the field in demonstrating the importance of the platelet enzyme 12-lipoxygenase in regulating platelet activation, clot formation and occlusive clotting in the vessel known as thrombosis,” said Holinstat, associate professor of internal medicine, pharmacology…

10 years ago, U-M announced intent to create NCRC

December 18, 2018

Ten years ago today, U-M leaders made the first announcement that the university intended to buy a vacant Pfizer research campus near North Campus, and transform it into a hub for…

Michigan Medicine named one of nation’s greenest hospitals

December 13, 2018

Michigan Medicine has been named one of the nation’s greenest hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review! Hospitals featured on this year’s list have made community stewardship at the environmental level a top priority, have incorporated green building efforts into expansions, and have embraced projects to reduce waste and energy consumption. Several of the hospitals featured on this list, including Michigan Medicine, have been recognized with awards from agencies such as Practice Greenhealth. To check out a complete look at the greenest hospitals in America, click here.