U-M Medical School

Promoting planetary health: U-M Medical School students, administrators partner on climate issues

June 9th, 2022

A group of medical students is urging the U-M Medical School to confront climate change head on. With faculty and institutional support, the student organization White Coats for Planetary Health is working to focus attention on climate change — and its implications for health — across the institution. Click through for details of this important work!

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Class of 2022 — ‘I hear compassion, I hear courage, I hear passion, I hear leadership’

May 16th, 2022

In a rite of passage for U-M doctors-to-be, each May the medical school hosts a commencement ceremony for its graduating seniors. In 2020 and 2021, the lights of Hill Auditorium went dark as the school pivoted to a virtual celebration. On Friday, graduates and their families and friends celebrated a return to Hill and its hallowed stage, which 162 students traversed one-by-one to receive their diplomas and officially become doctors and, for some, physician-scientists. Click through for a look back at the festive occasion!

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Joia Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H., to serve as 2022 U-M Medical School Commencement speaker

April 12th, 2022
Physician, educator, health equity advocate and U-M alumna Joia Mukherjee, M.D., M.P.H., will deliver the commencement address for U-M medical students at their 2022 graduation ceremony on May 13. In 2022, the medical school is pleased to welcome graduates, their families and friends, as well as faculty, staff and fellow learners back to Hill AuditoriumRead more

Match Day anticipation: Medical students reveal their residency futures

March 21st, 2022

Last Friday, 157 U-M medical students discovered the next phase of their journeys in becoming future physicians. The students participated in Match Day, where each received a white envelope containing the contents of their futures from the National Residency Match Program. Click through for a look back at the joyous celebration!

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Three medical students increase access to mental health services for their peers 

March 10th, 2022

Claire Collins and Cayla Pichan are both aspiring physicians who care deeply about their education, as well as those they work closely with. But they also have something else in common — an often-overlooked story centered around depression and anxiety. Click through to learn how the two students teamed up with a third to spearhead an initiative where students can access vital psychological care and psychiatric services at no cost.

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Visual storyteller: Student research project in Kenya combines health, photography

March 3rd, 2022

U-M medical student Kevin McCawley’s research combines aspects of community health, photography and film as he partners with a university in Kenya to explore whether storytelling can effectively deliver public health messages in isolated rural communities. Click through to learn more about McCawley's remarkable efforts!

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