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Childhood habits predict heart disease risk

April 21, 2016

Findings by the Michigan Clinical Outcomes Research and Reporting Program about…

HPE Day Abstract Deadline Extended

April 21, 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 number of health care systems. Within each school, faculty members are actively engaged in educational experimentation and innovation, and many of our educators are working collaboratively through the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education to develop and teach novel courses focused on interprofessional healtheducation. In an effort to provide an opportunity to share and disseminate scholarly efforts completed or in progress, and to spark the dialogue required to synergize our work, the Division of Professional Education in…

Department of Emergency Medicine teams up with U-M students for hands-only CPR training

April 20, 2016

The Department of Emergency Medicine joined U-M Club Sports Teams to help train more than 350 U-M students in hands-only CPR over the course of two days last week. Team members set up a training station in the heart of campus to teach students the lifesaving technique as they walked to class. Hands-only CPR is CPR without any mouth-to-mouth contact. If you witness someone suddenly collapse, it’s important to call 9-1-1 and then begin pushing hard and fast in the center of the chest of the collapsed person. Check out the video! Website: http://umhealth.me/22Lu7ss

Fashion design meets U-M research in wearable human stem cell images

April 20, 2016

Dominic Pangborn’s artwork is always changing. He’s fearless in his approach, which is never the same twice. Over his decades-long career, the designer has received many awards and recognitions, and his signature ties are ubiquitous in the Detroit business community. Not for the wallflower, his ties, like all his designs, combine bold patterns and beautiful colors that are aesthetically pleasing and serve as statement pieces that make the wearer stand out. Now, Pangborn is making a statement about research on mental health. He has designed a new scarf and tie based on images generated by University of Michigan scientists. Those…

Taubman Art + Science: From a U-M research lab to Dante’s Inferno

April 19, 2016

The Taubman Institute is proud to host "An Evening of Art + Science" for the third consecutive year to raise funds for Emerging Scholars grants. This year’s unique gala and auction, which takes place on Thursday, April 21 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, will showcase works of art based on the lifesaving medical research of the Taubman Scholars, who have been paired with some of the region’s most talented artists to explore the process of creativity in both the studio and the laboratory. For months, leading contemporary artists and U-M physician-researchers have been exploring the intersections of discovery…

First grade “Miracle Class” earns special nickname in small Michigan town

April 19, 2016

The first grade class at St. Joseph School has become locally famous in the rural, one-stoplight…

April in Paris: Free Life Sciences Orchestra concert

April 18, 2016

If you can’t make it to Paris this spring, the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will offer the next best thing on Sunday, April 24. And best of all, it’s free. The…

Plan to attend: 19th Annual Enriching Scholarship Conference

April 14, 2016

Registration for the 19th Annual Enriching Scholarship Conference, which runs May 2 through May 6, 2016, is now open! During this award-winning conference, UMHS faculty and staff will have the opportunity…

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…