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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…

After tragic fire, U-M, Taiwanese doctors study crisis planning

June 29, 2016

Disaster response is the focus of the…

5 Questions with a Nurse-Midwife

June 29, 2016

It was a big spring for U-M's Nurse-Midwifery program!  Lisa Kane Low was recently installed as president of the American College of Nurse Midwives.  This prestigious designation comes on the heels…

Patient receives leadless pacemaker to regulate heart rhythm

June 28, 2016

A patient at the University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has received the world’s smallest pacemaker that works without the use of the connecting leads or wires of a conventional pacemaker. Electrophysiologist Ryan Cunnane, M.D., recently implanted the new leadless Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System, which stimulates a normal heart rhythm. Micra is revolutionary not only for its measurements, but also because it’s placed inside the heart. Micra inserts through a vein in the patient’s upper thigh and is guided to the heart, leaving no scar or visible bump as is typical with conventional pacemakers. The leadless device eliminates potential medical…

Disclose Outside Interests in M-Inform in July

June 27, 2016

This is a reminder to review and update your job-related outside interest disclosure in M-Inform. Managers, faculty and staff who are required to annually disclose job-related outside interests will receive an e-mail reminder at the beginning of July followed by periodic reminders until they have logged into M-Inform and completed their disclosure(s).  If not engaged in a job-related outside interest, please note that you must still log into M-Inform to complete conflict of interest training and attest to having nothing to disclose.The email reminder includes a link to M-Inform and instruction on how to complete your disclosure.M-Inform Disclosure Guidance:For additional conflict…

Belgium terrorist attack survivor Sebastien Bellin walking again

June 27, 2016

After surviving a bombing in the Brussels airport in March, Sebastien Bellin underwent several surgeries while still in Brussels to repair his hips and legs.A former professional basketball player standing at…