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With bone marrow donation, a brother’s ‘greatest gift’ saves his older sibling

May 24, 2017

Despite their age gap presenting unique challenges, a 3-year-old’s bone marrow proved to be a lifesaving resource for his…

Organization honored for its commitment to the environment

May 19, 2017

Michigan Medicine was recently honored for its commitment to sustainability and its work to protect the environment.The organization earned the Partner for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, given to the top health care organizations nationwide that are dedicated to environmental sustainability.“We are proud to lead the way in health care when it comes to protecting the environment,” said Tony Denton, senior vice president and chief operating officer of the U-M Health System. “It is quite satisfying to have our entire team recognized for the visible commitment to the environmental health of our patients, staff and community.”According to Practice Greenhealth, any…

Statewide collaboration saves patient’s life

May 17, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6j7_olvIhM&feature=youtu.be When it comes to stroke and neurovascular care at Michigan Medicine, it takes a dedicated team of experts to keep patients safe and healthy. It also takes collaboration. Just ask…

Medical School graduates look to the future

May 15, 2017

Last Friday, 174 U-M Medical School graduates filed into Hill Auditorium and left ready to enter the evolving world of health care as new physicians and…

Women’s Leadership Summit draws hundreds to annual conference

May 11, 2017

The U-M Medical School, along with the School of Public Health, Ross School of Business, and Michigan Medicine, hosted more than 350 leaders for the 3rd…

After partial knee replacement surgery, patient gets back to exploring

May 10, 2017

After having surgery for a meniscus tear at a local hospital just over a year ago, David Szafranski assumed he was good to go. “I seemed to be doing well, but…

Educational tool publishes medical and dental study aids

May 4, 2017

The SecondLook™ Series, an award-winning educational tool that fosters self-review and evaluation, is expanding beyond Histology to include mobile applications for musculoskeletal anatomy, neuroanatomy and oral radiology. Featuring professionally-drawn illustrations and high-quality anatomy and radiographic images, the SecondLook™ Series helps medical and dental students quickly review their knowledge and recognition skills, as well as uncover deficiencies in their preparation before taking tests. This didactic approach thrives on active learning using technology and electronic devices (computers, tablets, and smartphones) to give students immediate feedback. The apps are also useful when preparing for class or a medical licensing exam. The technology behind the SecondLook™…

U-M honored as one of state’s healthiest workplaces

May 4, 2017

The University of Michigan was recently recognized as one of the state’s healthiest workplaces with the 2017 Governor’s Fitness Award.…

Auto pioneer’s family helps turn tragedy into discovery

May 1, 2017

Fifty years ago this spring, entrepreneur Heinz Prechter moved his company to Detroit, to…