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Diversity Matters: Advice from first-generation college students who made it to med school

August 16, 2018

Juan Caceres learned the value of hard work from a young age. After emigrating with his parents from their…

Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

August 14, 2018

Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were ranked No. 5 in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2018-19, an honor that measures excellence in patient care. Michigan…

Partners for Children launched

August 13, 2018

Michigan Medicine, in partnership with Hospice of Michigan and Michigan Health Endowment Fund, have begun piloting a novel home/hospital care partnership for children who have multiple medical problems and receive care from three or more pediatric specialists. Under the new program — which was launched on Aug. 8 — a community team composed of pediatric nurse practitioners, social workers and support team professionals will work with supervising physicians and specialists at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital to provide home-based care, symptom management,…

Michigan Medicine honored as one of America’s Best Employers

August 9, 2018

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which was recently named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes! Forbes compiled the list in collaboration with analytics firm Statista, based on an independent survey of more than 30,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people. The employees were consulted not via their employers but anonymously through several online panels. The respondents were asked to rate, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others. Michigan Medicine was ranked fourth among all companies in Michigan! For more information or to learn more about…

Michigan Medicine recognized for its commitment to diversity, inclusion

August 6, 2018

Michigan Medicine was recently honored for its commitment to diversity and inclusion! Blackdoctor.org — a health and wellness online destination for African Americans — listed the organization among its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity. Each hospital on the list was recognized for delivering quality care at the highest level while promoting equity and inclusion in its operations, programs, services and staffing. “Being named to this list is a wonderful honor, in that it reflects both Michigan Medicine and OHEI’s goal of creating an atmosphere where everyone feels valued and can thrive,” said David J. Brown, associate vice president and associate dean for health…

New pledge, white coats greet new medical students

August 6, 2018

On Sunday, the newest students arrived at one of the nation’s oldest medical schools and donned the white coats that mark the start of their journey…

Three babies, two helmets, one success story for triplets

August 1, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=122&v=Z3x1tPAreQE Parents of triplet girls say that taking home their healthy daughters born three months early at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital was a gift. But after two of the three girls…

Rogel Cancer Center awarded $33.4M from NCI

July 31, 2018

The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Rogel Cancer Center a grant worth $33.4 million over five years. At the same time, the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center” was renewed. The grant is a renewal of the Rogel Cancer Center’s support grant, provided as part of the NCI’s cancer centers program. U-M is in its 30th year of NCI funding for its cancer center. The new grant will fund the center through 2023. It represents a 9 percent increase over the previous support grant. “This grant award reflects the tremendous breadth and depth of resources we have here…

Desperately ill patients will get better access to experimental treatments through new effort

July 26, 2018

Patients fighting life-threatening illnesses who have run out of conventional options will get a chance to try some of the most cutting-edge treatments available, through a national effort that just received nearly $4.8 million in funding from the federal government. Based at U-M, in partnership with Duke University, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the University of Rochester, the effort will build a national framework to help more patients gain access to experimental drugs, devices and biologics. It is funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. The partner universities…