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U-M publishes 2016 annual report

January 25, 2017

U-M continues to make a positive impact on campus and around the world, from opening the world’s first test environment for connected and automated vehicles to unearthing the secrets of an ancient mammoth in Michigan and leading the first-ever kidney transplants in Ethiopia.Learn more about how the university's research, education and patient care are making a difference in the 2016 Annual Report. It includes messages from leadership, highlights, major projects and awards and honors along with financial statements.Much of the good work featured in this report is made possible by U-M and Michigan Medicine community members like you. Go Blue! 

Q&A: Our change to Michigan Medicine

January 16, 2017

It’s been a week since the organization announced its new name — Michigan Medicine. In that time, faculty and staff have submitted a number of questions regarding the name change and…

MLK Symposium to examine Ebola outbreak, other global social issues

January 12, 2017

Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King,…

What’s in a name? Introducing Michigan Medicine

January 9, 2017

Forward-looking. Impactful. Notable. Even more than those things, our organization’s new handle is intended to better reflect the three-part mission of our integrated academic medical center. As of today, we are…

Gran named chief patient experience officer

December 13, 2016

In an effort to further support the organization's mission of providing excellent patient care, patient experience at our hospitals and health centers has been and continues to be a major focus. Over the past several years, many efforts have been undertaken in this arena with positive results, but there are still opportunities for improvements. Enhancing the patient experience and creating greater access continue to be top priorities for UMHS clinical operations, across all clinics, units, settings and facilities. As part of our commitment to further improve the patient experience, the roles and responsibilities of the value improvement officer position is…

Johnson named Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and Executive Director, UMMG

December 12, 2016

The U-M board of regents recently appointed Timothy M. Johnson, M.D., Professor of Dermatology, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Surgery (Division of Plastic Surgery) as Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group. As the leader of UMMG, Johnson will be responsible for ambulatory care operations, population health management programs, eHealth initiatives, physician workforce planning and more. He will also provide the leadership to create synergies between the clinical enterprise and academic mission. UMMG includes the multi-disciplinary faculty practice and the UMMG board plays a critical role in governance of UMHS.…

You’re invited: Town halls with UH/CVC leadership team

November 21, 2016

All University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center faculty and staff are invited to participate in a second series of town hall discussions with the triad leadership team. The team, made up of Marge Calarco, Ph.D., RN, chief nursing officer; Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, executive director; and Dee Fenner, M.D., chief clinical officer, will host discussions during all three shifts on Dec. 7 and 8. The leaders will discuss how the recent restructuring and realigning has changed decision-making at UH/CVC. They will also talk about what the UH/CVC community has achieved this year and what the community can look forward to…

Campuswide message from U-M leaders address hateful attacks

November 14, 2016

To All Members of the University Community:In the days since last Tuesday’s election, people in our community have experienced hateful attacks, both on an individual level and as members of groups. As leaders of our campus, we want to speak out against these behaviors and express our hopes for moving forward.We saw a threatening message painted on the rock near our campus; a student walking near campus was threatened with being lighted on fire because she wore a hijab; another student left his apartment to go to class and found a swastika with a message telling him to go home.…

Incumbent Ilitch, challenger Weiser elected to board of regents

November 10, 2016

Regent Denise Ilitch will return to the board of regents for a second eight-year term, and challenger Ron Weiser has been elected to fill the other open position on the University of Michigan's governing board. With all precincts reporting statewide, Ilitch, a Democrat, was the top vote-getter in Tuesday's election with 2,028,649 votes, or 24.64 percent of ballots cast. Weiser, who will become the eight-member board's third Republican, drew 1,933,376 votes, or 23.48 percent. Republican challenger Carl Meyers finished third, with 1,866,524 votes, or 22.67 percent, and Regent Laurence B. Deitch, a Democrat seeking his fourth term on the board, drew…