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Mott Golf Classic raises funds to make a difference for Mott patients

June 21, 2018

Earlier this month, 400 golfers took over three championship courses in Ann Arbor to raise money for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The Mott Golf Classic (MGC) was played at Barton Hills Country Club, Radrick Farms Golf Course, and the U-M Golf Course. Proceeds from this year’s MGC will go to support the following programs: The U-M College of Engineering, where faculty and students work together using creativity and technology to tackle projects that address the medical needs of children, such as developing…

A boatload of fun: Adaptive kayaking helps patients enjoy the great outdoors

June 20, 2018

For Tammy Talvitie’s son, Michael, taking on physical challenges is all about confidence. “When you’re a child with limb differences, playing sports and doing other recreational…

Thriving after lung cancer, thanks to a clinical trial

June 18, 2018

Every cancer patient who joins a clinical trial runs the risk of not responding to the new drug…

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…