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5-year-old with titanium rib prepares for 10th surgery

December 7, 2016

When Nicole Summers and Bob Craft welcomed their baby girl into the world five years ago, there was no sign that little Abigail — or Abbee as she grew to be…

U-M, colleges team up in biomedical science teaching and learning

December 7, 2016

They're at two different ends of the higher-education journey: some just starting out on associate's degrees, others finishing up advanced training after earning a doctorate in biomedical science. But there's a lot they can teach one another, with the help of their professors. Through a new five-year National Institutes of Health grant totaling $3.64 million, the two types of "learners" will come together for science and engineering education at two southeast Michigan…

UMHS honored as one of nation’s top teaching hospitals

December 6, 2016

Congratulations to the University of Michigan Health System, which has once again been honored for the quality of care provided to our patients. The Leapfrog Group announced today that UMHS has been named one of the Top Teaching Hospitals in the U.S., meaning our facility stands out from its peers when it comes to safety, quality and accountability. Only 29 hospitals nationwide earned the distinction. Leapfrog utilizes a number of methodologies in order to compile its list. Among them, a top hospital must: Meet vigorous standards when it comes to staffing both adult and pediatric intensive care units buy essay Meet…

Harbaugh Fund provides virtual thrills for Little Victors

November 30, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyuPIvRgtD8 Holding a maize and blue box up to his eyes, patient David Hicks was instantly transported from U-M's C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital to Michigan Stadium. "We’re going through the tunnel…

Thank you for making Giving Blueday a success!

November 30, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1KDGZQaW34 Congratulations to the entire U-M community for coming together on Giving Blueday! More than 7,000 of our faculty, staff, students and friends combined to donate $5.5 million for a variety…

Children’s and women’s services celebrate 5th anniversary

November 29, 2016

https://youtu.be/goEf00FF3z8 In December 2011, the 11-story C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital facility opened its doors to patients from all over the world. The facility was designed from the ground up by patients, families, faculty and staff to be a family-centered environment for the renowned medical care our community has come to expect from the University of Michigan. Since the grand opening, faculty and staff have celebrated many achievements and firsts, but the milestones UMHS is most proud of are those of our patients. For every birthday and bat mitzvah, every medal won and finish line crossed, every "last chemo"…

It’s up to you! Help a U-M program of your choice on Giving Blueday

November 29, 2016

In 2015, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the U-M community of faculty, alumni, students, patients, staff and friends poured their hearts into Giving Blueday to raise more than $4.3 million in…

Michigan wins Blood Battle against Ohio State

November 28, 2016

U-M took back the American Red Cross traveling trophy this year with a…

Rare procedure helping teen beat the odds

November 21, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpQtzgC7E4Y John-Daniel Johnson keeps overcoming the odds. Sixteen years ago, he was a preemie missing two of the left chambers of his heart and had to undergo multiple operations. Now, the…