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A Mother’s Day message from our nurses

May 6, 2016

Anyone who has observed the care provided in our hospitals and health centers has likely seen how extraordinary our nurses are, always there with just the right words of encouragement at…

Inspiring Detroit’s brightest to pursue careers in medicine

May 5, 2016

At the year-end celebration of the Doctors of…

UMHS Supports International Hand Hygiene Day

May 5, 2016

Hand hygiene compliance is an ongoing priority for UMHS. Today is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Hand Hygiene Day and a good reminder that, as healthcare professionals, we have a…

When eye care becomes disaster relief: Nepal doctor to discuss quake aftermath

May 4, 2016

Following the most devastating earthquake in Nepal’s history, the Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, in Kathmandu, transformed itself practically overnight into a national relief center. Those injured sought care anywhere they could,…

Register for accountable GME conference

May 4, 2016

The Medical School will host a conference on “Accountable Graduate Medical Education (GME): Linking GME to High-Value Health Care” on May 23-24 at the Michigan League and Biomedical Science Research Building. The May 23 program will focus on harnessing GME for high-value care, while the May 24 program will examine interprofessional education (IPE) — partnering among GME, undergraduate medical education and other professions to enhance the value of care. The conference is open to all, but registration is required. Target audiences include: program directors, designated institution officials (DIOs), and education leaders from academic medical centers across the Midwest; trainees, learners and…

Dr. James Shayman to deliver Distinguished Innovator lecture

May 4, 2016

James A. Shayman, M.D., developer of a new class of drugs for treating a group of rare but devastating congenital disorders, will deliver his 2016 Distinguished University Innovator Award lecture, “Why…

CMS SURVEYORS ON-SITE

May 3, 2016

Please be advised that The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is on-site now to conduct a survey associated with the Adult and Pediatric Transplant Programs. Four CMS surveyors plan to be here today through Thursday evening. The surveyors will be reviewing five transplant programs (kidney, heart, liver, pancreas and lung) during this time and will be escorted at all times. For information on how to prepare for an unannounced survey visit to your area please visit http://www.med.umich.edu/i/quality/tools/accredreg/surveyor.html. Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/i/quality/tools/accredreg/surveyor.html

Beat ‘Boris’: 10-Year-Old Boy Smashes His 3-D Printed Tumor

May 3, 2016

Ten-year-old Casey Doyle has been on a four-month mission to “beat Boris,” his nickname for the life-threatening tumor in his throat. Recently, he did — almost literally. The fifth-grader took a…

Medicine at Michigan seeks publications, apps by faculty

May 2, 2016

The Medicine at Michigan website seeks news of publications written or edited by faculty. We are also interested in featuring faculty-developed health apps.For publications: please send title, co-authors/editors, publisher and publication date, to Lauren Crawford by June 1 for inclusion on the website. If possible, please also include a high-resolution image of the cover. For mobile apps: please send a short description about the purpose and intended audience of the app, as well as screenshots and/or logos, to Lauren Crawford by June 1 for inclusion on the website.Please direct all questions to Lauren Crawford.Website: http://www.medicineatmichigan.org/