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New pediatric psychiatric unit to open in C.S. Mott Children’s hospital

March 30, 2016

  Regardless of disease – mental or physical – every child deserves the best possible care in the best possible environment. As part of our commitment to providing the highest standards…

CVICU (CVC-4) earns silver Beacon Award for Excellence

March 29, 2016

Congratulations to UMHS’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) on recently receiving the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) silver Beacon Award for Excellence! The Beacon Award for Excellence is a significant…

Heart patient recovers for Rosie the Riveter celebration

March 29, 2016

At age 92, Weltha “Madge” Cowles still looks forward to new experiences. In fact, she recently returned from what she says was the experience of a lifetime: being honored in Washington, D.C., for her Rosie the Riveter work at the Willow Run bomber plant. Rosie the Riveter was the name given to American women who worked in factories and shipyards during WW II. The mother of six, grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 21 says she was thrilled to be honored, along with 30 other Rosies, during a whirlwind tour around the…

OHEI launches Humanities Series at UMHS

March 28, 2016

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion is proud to announce the launch of its Humanities Series, lectures that feature guest speakers who will speak to a variety of topics about…

Michigan NeuroSport helps Olympic hurdler recover

March 28, 2016

She’s no stranger to sports injuries, but hurdler and Olympic hopeful Candice Price had no idea what to do next when she was hurt in a bad car crash last fall. Price found herself with a concussion, and then debilitating headaches and some trouble keeping her balance. The Ann Arbor native came to Michigan NeuroSport, where co-director Andrea Almeida, M.D., has been working with her ever since. WXYZ 7's Kacie Hollins came to MedSport to interview Price about working hard to get to Rio, in part…

A dream job: Using digital technology to support healing

March 25, 2016

You’ve probably heard the warnings – things like: “Limit screen time for your children,” or “Focus on real experiences vs. screen experiences.” There are good reasons for these guidelines. But what…

The Heart That Moves With You

March 23, 2016

As he waits for a heart transplant, Michael Richards uses a heart device with wearable technology that only U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center…

Doctor destiny: U-M medical students get matched

March 21, 2016

The annual tradition of residency matching for U-M medical students brings suspense and surprise and this year was no different.  Last Friday, March 18, 161 students found out where they are…

UMHS named a great place to work by Becker’s Healthcare

March 21, 2016

The University of Michigan Health System is featured in the 2016 edition of Becker's hospital review list, "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare." The list features both U.S. healthcare provider…