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How Skin Cancer Changed Hockey Coach Red Berenson’s Habits

May 26, 2016

This skin cancer awareness month, a familiar member of the Michigan family remembers his surprise melanoma diagnosis. The 2008 diagnosis made longtime hockey coach Red Berenson part of the 1 in…

The Battle Against Depression: Let’s Talk About It

May 26, 2016

Depression is common – really common. Recent studies estimate that 1 in 5 American adults, approximately 43.8 million individuals, experience some kind of mental illness every year, and nearly 16 million adults experienced at least one major depressive…

UMHS Added to Together Health Network

May 26, 2016

Scott Eathorne, MD, president & CEO of Together Health Network, announced yesterday that the University of Michigan Health System has joined Together Health Network as a referral provider for complex quaternary…

Understanding patient-professional ‘co-production’ key to GME improvement

May 24, 2016

Forging a better understanding of the concept of co-production — patients and professionals interacting in health care service — will help providers improve graduate medical education (GME) nationally, according to a featured speaker at a two-day conference held on the University of Michigan campus. On May 23, Paul B. Batalden, M.D., delivered the keynote address at the “Accountable Graduate Medical Education: Linking GME to High-value Health Care” conference, hosted by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the University of Michigan Medical School. GME is defined as formal medical education, usually hospital-sponsored or hospital-based training, pursued after receipt of the M.D. or…

New Acute Service Now Available to Taubman Providers

May 24, 2016

The Taubman Center Ambulatory Diagnostic and Treatment Unit (ADTU) is now open for patient care.  The ADTU is a 4 bed outpatient unit located on the first floor of Taubman adjacent…

It’s growing season for the Medical Campus Garden!

May 23, 2016

A beautiful selection of herbs and vegetables have found a new home at the Medical Campus Garden. The garden, created and managed by UM medical students, joins the UM School of Public Health and…

Medical School Publishes “Michigan Journal of Medicine”

May 23, 2016

The U-M Medical School (UMMS) is proud to announce the launch of the Michigan Journal of Medicine (MJM), a student-led, open access journal. MJM is being published by Michigan Publishing Services,…

Register Now for Health Professions Education Day!

May 23, 2016

The University of Michigan is unique with nine health science schools across three campuses that share the core missions of preparing future clinicians and scholars, while caring for patients within a…

Watch the Medical School’s 2016 Commencement ceremony

May 20, 2016

On May 13, 2016, 166 future health care leaders entered the University of Michigan’s historic Hill Auditorium as students, and left as physicians. In a few short weeks, they will embark…