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Photo gallery: Patients, employees have high-flying fun at annual butterfly release

June 15, 2018

Faculty, staff, patients and families had a blast Tuesday during the annual butterfly release in the Mott and UH courtyards! Click through the photo gallery above…

One dad, nine lives: Father, family find support at Michigan Medicine

June 14, 2018

With four biological children and five more who are adopted, dinnertime at the…

Kellogg first in U.S. to host World Association of Eye Hospitals meeting

June 7, 2018

The World Association of Eye Hospitals is hosting its first meeting in the U.S. this week at the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, one of 45 member eye hospitals worldwide committed to collaboration in eye care. During the 12th annual meeting, which runs from now through June 9, top-level administrators and faculty from major eye hospitals will explore how virtual reality and big data are transforming eye care delivery. “The issues we face in health care are phenomenally complex and through the…

Medical School launches reaccreditation self-study

June 6, 2018

For the next 18 months, the U-M Medical School educational community will participate in an institutional self-study as part of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) reaccreditation process. U-M is seeking an eight-year reaccreditation from LCME, which evaluates medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in the U.S. and Canada. Accreditation is a voluntary, peer-reviewed process of quality assurance that determines whether an institution’s program meets established standards. The school completed a similar self-study in 2012, earning accreditation for the maximum term through 2020. A self-study task force and seven committees are forming now and soon will begin…

A lacrosse accident, a stroke and a survivor: Brett’s story

May 23, 2018

During a routine lacrosse game in high school, Brett Flowers was hit in…

Video: Children with disabilities compete in U-M’s first adaptive triathlon

May 21, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=RwqvIa4lGyI Born with cerebral palsy, Ptolemy “PJ” Weathersby walks with the assistance of leg braces. But recently, he was in a race that included swimming, biking and completing a walking course. And now, the 7-year-old can call himself a triathlete. PJ was among roughly 30 children who completed the first-ever adaptive triathlon organized by U-M's C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Participants ranged from ages 4 to 15 and all had conditions that restrict movement, including cerebral palsy and spina bifida. In traditional triathlon style, the event comprised of an adaptive swim leg, a bike leg and a walk/run leg, all at U-M’s MedSport…

$30M in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center

May 21, 2018

An incurable brain tumor took Chad Carr’s life when he was just 5 years old, but now his name will be synonymous with research to fight…

Michigan Journal of Medicine publishes third issue

May 17, 2018

The Michigan Journal of Medicine is proud to announce the release of its third issue! The publication is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, focused on bringing high quality scientific and clinical research generated by the members of the university to the scientific community at large. The journal is entirely operated by students at the U-M Medical School, serving additionally as a training tool to ensure medical students are armed with the necessary skills for academic success in their careers. Students occupy all editorial leadership roles for the journal and supply all content. The journal’s editorial work is conducted under the guidance of the world-class…