In Memoriam

UMHS and addiction community mourns death of Patrick Gibbons, M.S.W., D.O.

Patrick Gibbons, M.S.W., D.O., an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry as well as a widely known and respected addiction psychiatrist, died suddenly March 26 after a brief illness. His loss is being felt not only by faculty, … Continue reading

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Medical School ranking highlights

Today, U.S. News & World Report publishes its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings, including new rankings for research and primary care medical schools and the first ranking of biomedical Ph.D. programs in four years. Also recently, an informal ranking of … Continue reading

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When to refer patients to a patient financial counselor

Any time a patient wants to pay 100% in full for an item or service and asks not to submit a bill to his or her insurance, immediately refer the patient to a Patient Financial Counselor (PFC). Email: PFC-counselors@med.umich.eduPhone: 734-232-2621 … Continue reading

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Holiday Grief Wall on display at UMHHC for staff, visitors – see slideshow

A Holiday Grief Wall is now on display at the University Hospitals and Health Centers for staff and visitors to remember loved ones during the holidays. Markers will be provided for the Health System community to share their thoughts, messages, … Continue reading

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Holiday Grief Wall on display at UMHHC for staff, visitors

A Holiday Grief Wall is now on display at the University Hospitals and Health Centers for staff and visitors to remember loved ones during the holidays. Markers will be provided for the Health System community to share their thoughts, messages, … Continue reading

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Temporary Road Closure on E. Huron

A gas leak has closed lanes of traffic on E. Huron between Fifth and Division. Please plan on finding an alternative route this afternoon and into the early evening.

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Holiday Grief Wall on display at UMHHC for staff, visitors

A Holiday Grief Wall is now on display at the University Hospitals and Health Centers for staff and visitors to remember loved ones during the holidays. Markers will be provided for the Health System community to share their thoughts, messages, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the life of former U-M Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation chairman Dr. George Koepke

Dedicated student, educator, physician and family supporter Dr. George Koepke — one of the first residents and departmental founders of U-M’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation — passed away Nov.26.Koepke, former chairman of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department, worked at … Continue reading

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Celebrating the life of former U-M Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation chairman Dr. George Koepke

Dr. George Koepke Dedicated student, educator, physician and family supporter Dr. George Koepke — one of the first residents and departmental founders of U-M’s  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation — passed away on Nov.26. Koepke, former chairman of the Physical Medicine … Continue reading

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Police arrest three suspects in shooting death of medical student

Ann Arbor Police announced late Thursday that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the July shooting death of Medical School student Paul DeWolf. DeWolf, 25, who was a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, was found dead … Continue reading

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"Walk to Remember & Tree Planting Ceremony" (Oct. 12)

The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital will join Nichols Arboretum in hosting the annual tree planting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 12 in recognition of National Pregnancy & Newborn Loss Awareness Month. Anyone who has experienced perinatal … Continue reading

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Visitation and funeral arrangements for Karen Lam

Arrangements made by the Family of Karen Lam for her memorial and funeral service are as follows: Visitation: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Service: Thursday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. Nie Family Funeral Home 3767 W. Liberty Road … Continue reading

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UMSN remembers Marjorie Jackson, associate professor emerita

Known as an innovator at U-M School of Nursing and as Director of Nursing at University of Michigan Hospital. Emerita Marjorie Jackson passed away Sept. 5 at the age of 92. Her family invites the public to a memorial service … Continue reading

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David “Ed” Schteingart – “Quite a gentleman”

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We fondly remember David Eduardo Schteingart, M.D., active emeritus professor in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND), who died from metastatic prostate cancer in early September. “In fighting his illness, Ed Schteingart showed the same never-give-up spirit that … Continue reading

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Family Medicine saddened by sudden death of Tim Morris

The U-M Department of Family Medicine is saddened by the sudden passing of Tim Morris this past Tuesday morning. Tim worked for more than 20 years as the Department’s ITS manager and was instrumental in the development of Cielo Clinic, … Continue reading

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Statement on the death of medical student Paul DeWolf

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The entire U-M Medical School community has been shocked by the sudden, tragic loss of a member of our fourth-year class, Paul DeWolf. We mourn the passing of a promising and aspiring surgeon, who connected quickly with patients, had a … Continue reading

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Remembering our team

U-M Health System honors lost members of Survival Flight Team On June 4, 2007, the U-M Health System lost six heroes. These men, who died when their plane crashed into Lake Michigan, will always be remembered for their dedication and … Continue reading

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Watch Dr. Gradwohl’s memorial online

For those who were unable to attend the May 23 celebration of Dr. Steven Gradwohl’s life, a video recording is available online via this link. Donations are still being accepted to endow the Steven E. Gradwohl “Art of Primary Care” … Continue reading

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Celebration of Dr. Gradwohl’s life set for Thursday evening

All who knew Steven Gradwohl, M.D. as a physician, an educator, a colleague and a friend are invited to celebrate his life on Thursday evening, May 23, from 6-9 p.m. The memorial occasion will be held in the Rogel Ballroom … Continue reading

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Celebration of Dr. Gradwohl’s life set for Thursday evening

All who knew Steven Gradwohl, M.D. as a physician, an educator, a colleague and a friend are invited to celebrate his life on Thursday evening, May 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. The memorial occasion will be held in the … Continue reading

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Beloved doctor, medical educator killed in crash

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A “physician’s physician” known for his devotion to high-quality patient care and training future physicians was killed Saturday following an automobile crash on Interstate 94. Steven E. Gradwohl, M.D., who had been on the Medical School faculty since 1994, was … Continue reading

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Statement on the death of Heping Zhao

On Wednesday, the U-M Police Department issued a bulletin about Dr. Heping Zhao, a Medical School employee who had been missing since Tuesday. Sadly, the police have now reported that Dr. Zhao’s body was located this morning near the M15 … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Charles Krause, M.D., former chair of Otolaryngology

On Feb. 7, 2013, the U-M community and the field of otolaryngology lost one of its greatest leaders, Charles J. Krause, M.D. He passed away in Florida, surrounded by his family. Krause served as chair of the U-M Medical School’s … Continue reading

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In memory of David Scott Rosen, M.D.

1/20/09 Environmental portraits of Dr. David Rosen.

David Scott Rosen, M.D., a physician at U-M for more than 20 years, passed away Monday afternoon. David was a gifted clinician and educator and served as chief for the Teenage and Young Adult Health Program within the Department of … Continue reading

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Longtime PM&R chair Dr. James W. Rae passes away after illness

James W. Rae, M.D., founding chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan, from complications of an upper respiratory tract infection. He was 95. Rae was born … Continue reading

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Jerry Reed Memorial Fund fundraiser (Dec. 6)

jerryflyer2012_1352316731202_1.pdf The Jerry Reed Memorial Fund will benefit Mott patients and families this holiday season.For 35 years, Jerry Reed worked in Mott’s Child Life department with Mott patients and families, before his unexpected death in 2010. Jerry was especially sensitive … Continue reading

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Jerry Reed Memorial Fund fundraiser (Dec. 6)

The Jerry Reed Memorial Fund will benefit Mott patients and families this holiday season.For 35 years, Jerry Reed worked in Mott’s Child Life department with Mott patients and families, before his unexpected death in 2010. Jerry was especially sensitive to … Continue reading

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Jerry Reed Memorial Fund fundraiser (Dec. 6)

The Jerry Reed Memorial Fund will benefit Mott patients and families this holiday season. For 35 years, Jerry Reed worked in Mott’s Child Life department with Mott patients and families, before his unexpected death in 2010. Jerry was especially sensitive … Continue reading

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