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New clinical organization transforms Cancer Center ACU

July 11, 2016

Beginning today, the Cancer Center will implement a new clinical structure, allowing the organization to continue providing high-quality, compassionate care while…

Doctor’s international collaboration garners rare Fulbright scholarship

July 11, 2016

A U-M doctor is headed to China and U-M’s partner medical school later this year after being named a 2016 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Social Sciences. Dr. Michael Fetters, a professor…

New operating rooms keep U-M on cutting edge

July 8, 2016

Monday marks the opening of four new state-of-the-art operating rooms at University Hospital. These new ORs will primarily be utilized by the neurosurgery and Orthopaetic surgery departments. This expansion project increases…

Legislation based on U-M concept introduced in House

July 8, 2016

Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) recently introduced bill H.R. 5652, entitled the “Access to Better Care Act of 2016.” This bill provides high-deductible health plans the flexibility to…

Cardiovascular Center co-sponsors Ann Arbor Health Hackathon

July 7, 2016

The first annual Ann Arbor Health Hackathon brought together medical professionals, software engineers and public health workers, among others, to brainstorm solutions to global healthcare problems. The "hackathon" included 24 hours…

Apply now: Faculty Scholars Program in Integrative Health

July 5, 2016

The July 11 deadline is approaching for accepting applications for the 15th and final cohort of the Faculty Scholars Program in Integrative Healthcare (FSP). The FSP is a unique inter-disciplinary opportunity for UMHS faculty to explore the field of integrative medicine and healthcare with other faculty from different professional schools and disciplines on the various U-M campuses. The goal of the FSP is to prepare UM faculty and clinical leaders to incorporate theoretical, scientific and clinical information related to complementary, alternative and integrative therapies into their respective fields. The FSP involves participation for 11 days (typically a Friday each month)…

UH South to debut new ECT unit

July 5, 2016

A new mental health treatment unit in University Hospital South will expand the availability of a highly-effective therapy for people with severe forms of depression and other illnesses. On July 11,…

Cancer Center selected for innovative care initiative

July 1, 2016

The University of Michigan was selected to participate in an innovative care model being rolled out Friday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The goal of the Oncology Care…

Quality Month 2016 Poster Applications Due July 1

June 30, 2016

Join other problem-solvers throughout the academic medical center to celebrate the work of process improvement teams across the health system with a poster exhibit in the Towsley Lobby, a highlight of…