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Cancer researcher named interim director of U-M Life Sciences Institute

April 17, 2015

Stephen J. Weiss, M.D., a medical researcher who has focused his efforts on understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying the ways in which cancer cells invade tissues and metastasize, will become interim…

U-M Health System launches $160M project to improve lab tests for patients in Michigan & beyond

April 17, 2015

Millions of times a year, teams at the University of Michigan Health System test samples of tissue, blood and other bodily fluids for patients of all ages. The results can reveal…

A League of their own: Medical School honors 19 faculty for excellent care

April 13, 2015

Seated (left to right): James C. Stanley, M.D., Richard K.J. Brown, M.D., Michael A. DiPietro, M.D., Paula L. Bockenstedt, M.D., Lori Lowe, M.D., and Kenneth R. Silk, M.D. Standing (left to…

U-M Health System named among America’s best employers by Forbes

April 10, 2015

The 25,000 faculty and staff who make up UMHS work together to provide patient care, perform advanced research and train the next generation of medical and science professionals.The University of Michigan…

UMHS gearing up to celebrate more than 2,200 volunteers

April 10, 2015

Volunteer Services oversees more than 2,200 community and student volunteers each year. Included in this number are more than 350 onsite volunteers serving as patient and caregiver advisors and peer mentors…

Learning about curricular transformation: Details spreading via web, word-of-mouth

April 9, 2015

The Medical School's Curriculum Strategic Planning website As momentum builds in the transformation of the medical student curriculum — heading toward the faculty vote to take place June 10-24, 2015 — faculty, staff…

U-M Health System named among America’s best employers by Forbes

April 9, 2015

The U-M Health System has been named #26 out of 500 companies on the Forbes America’s Best Employers List for 2015. Forbes partnered with Statista.com to cull data from a survey of more than 20,000 employees…

Help keep patients, employees safe while parking

April 2, 2015

A message from Tom Peterson, associate director of Operations and Support Services, UMHHC Safety at the U-M Health System is paramount. Every day we strive to improve the health and protect…

Learn about Leader Standard Work at the Next Lean Thinkers’ Talk (April 2)

March 30, 2015

James Hereford, COO, Stanford Hospital and ClinicsThe next speaker in the Lean Thinkers Series will be James Hereford, COO of Stanford University Hospital and Clinics. An experienced lean practitioner, Mr. Hereford…