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Medical School Publishes “Michigan Journal of Medicine”

May 23, 2016

The U-M Medical School (UMMS) is proud to announce the launch of the Michigan Journal of Medicine (MJM), a student-led, open access journal. MJM is being published by Michigan Publishing Services,…

Watch the Medical School’s 2016 Commencement ceremony

May 20, 2016

On May 13, 2016, 166 future health care leaders entered the University of Michigan’s historic Hill Auditorium as students, and left as physicians. In a few short weeks, they will embark…

Gifts of Art presents Abstraction: A graphic study by Natasha Kohli

May 19, 2016

Chicago-based artist Natasha Kohli uses abstract acrylic paintings to convey her messages of positivity and love by pouring that energy into each piece. As a self-taught artist, Kohli is not bound…

Recognize Grief Awareness Week with events, presentations, films and more

May 16, 2016

The U-M Health System’s annual Grief Awareness Week kicks off today. The purpose of this week is to increase awareness and acknowledge staff losses across the health system.  This year’s focus…

U-M Medical School Graduates 166 in the 166th class

May 13, 2016

Today, 166 future healthcare leaders will enter the University of Michigan's historic Hill Auditorium as students, and leave as physicians. And as the 166th graduating class of the U-M Medical School, they'll…

TRAUMA BURN COMMUNITY EVENT JUNE 5 AT ORCHARD

May 13, 2016

The Burn Injury Awareness Walk and Safety Education Fair and Picnic takes place on Sunday, June 5 at Wiard’s Orchard, located at 5565 Merritt Road, Ypsilanti.Rally your family, friends and colleagues…

Reducing the impact of critical illness

May 12, 2016

The University of Michigan Health System has joined an innovative national quality project called ICU Liberation that includes 77 U.S. hospitals working to change the landscape of intensive care. The U-M Surgical Intensive Care Unit will examine care processes that impact quality of life during and after critical illness. Experts now recognize that of the millions of patients who survive life-threatening illness each year, as many as half may go on to develop post-intensive care syndrome (PICS), a condition that includes ongoing muscle weakness and brain dysfunction from memory loss to depression and anxiety. “ICU Liberation aims to reduce the…

‘My grandfather would be proud’: Doctor’s education combines health, heritage

May 11, 2016

When Dr. Mohamad Issa’s grandfather immigrated to Ann Arbor from the West Bank more than fifty years ago, he never could have imagined that his grandson would return one day to…

UM/Israel symposium elevates scientific discovery

May 11, 2016

Medical scientists from Israel’s premier universities will join University of Michigan colleagues this week for a 5th year of partnership, collaboration and synergy.Attendees will explore the convergence of biomedicine and bioengineering…