The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will play a free concert on Thursday, April 20. The orchestra is made up of faculty, staff, students and alumni from across the university's medical and scientific community.
The weather outside Hill Auditorium may be frigid, but the music inside will be fiery, passionate and heroic on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 21. That’s when the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra will take the stage for a free 8 p.m. performance of works by Russian composers.
America’s opioid drug epidemic has struck hard in Michigan. But now, a team from the University of Michigan is striking back at a key factor: opioid prescriptions for patients before and after surgery.
They’ve taken many paths to get to this point, from 28 states, 60 undergraduate colleges. But now, their paths will merge, as they become the 170th class of medical students to enter the University of Michigan Medical School.
Today, 166 future health care leaders will enter the University of Michigan’s historic Hill Auditorium as students, and leave as physicians. And as the 166th graduating class of the U-M Medical School, they’ll enter the profession of medicine at a time of change and promise.
As America battles an epidemic of deaths from misused pain pills, a new study suggests an inexpensive way to cut risky use of these drugs by people who have a high chance of overdosing. And it could happen exactly where many patients get those drugs in the first place: the emergency room of their local hospital.
At exactly noon on the same day, 161 University of Michigan medical students find out their destinies. Or rather, they find out where they’ll go for their next round of training, after they graduate in two months.
When it comes to prescription painkillers, the difference between controlling pain and dying from an overdose may come down to how strong a prescription the doctor wrote, according to a new study in veterans.
Winter in Ann Arbor pales in comparison with the cold, snowy darkness of Finland or Norway at this time of year. But the University of Michigan Life Sciences will try to melt some of the Nordic frost on Sunday, Jan. 24 with a concert featuring two Scandinavian composers.
The books moved out two years ago, and the construction crews moved in. And today, the University of Michigan’s Taubman Health Sciences Library reopens as a transformed space for learning, teaching and gathering. After a $55 million renovation, the 35-year-old building on the U-M medical campus has emerged from a metamorphosis that has made it into a new kind of library, and much more.
This Sunday, 170 aspiring physicians will don the short white coats and stethoscopes that tens of thousands of U-M Medical School students before them have worn. But this class will experience medical school differently from their predecessors stretching back to 1850 -- or from their peers around the country today.
New research suggests concussion may not significantly impair symptoms or cognitive skills for one gender over another, however, women may still experience greater symptoms and poorer cognitive performance at preseason testing.
A free movie screening and panel discussion on June 29 and 30 in Ann Arbor will examine the revolution in digital health - and what needs to happen before patients' medical records are truly available no matter where they go.
Today, 181 future health care leaders will graduate from the University of Michigan Medical School, one of the largest classes in the school’s history. Among the members of the 165th graduating class are the first U-M medical graduates to pursue a specific concentration during all four years of their training, through the Paths of Excellence program launched in 2011.
If you think your mother, wife or grandmother is the best in the solar system, here’s one way to show her: Take her to a free concert on Mother’s Day, May 10 featuring planet-themed music. Even if your mom isn’t available, the performance by the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra at Hill Auditorium will transport you to other worlds.
One of Ann Arbor’s most exciting educational events is back. One Day Closer, sponsored by the Translational Oncology Program, gives faculty, staff, members of the community and families an up-close look at one of the world’s leading cancer research facilities and what its internationally-recognized scientists and colleagues are doing to discover the cure for cancer.
Ebola. Measles. Flu. Three contagious diseases have captured the public’s attention in recent months – and continue to spread. One more epidemic will enter the spotlight this month -- at least in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Thankfully, it will be contained to one location, the Michigan Theater, on one day: Wednesday, Feb. 25.
You won’t end up earning a medical degree or getting a license to treat patients. But if you sign up for the University of Michigan Medical School’s new session of its popular Mini Med School, you will learn a lot about the heart and circulatory system – from some of the top doctors in the field.
The rest of the University of Michigan campus may be quiet right now, but at the Medical School, the school year has already begun. Yesterday, 177 new medical students donned white coats and stethoscopes for the first time.
This week, the streets of Ann Arbor will fill with art lovers, for the annual Ann Arbor Art Fair. But at one booth down on East University Avenue, the “artists” have day jobs: they are research scientists. And the images they create aren’t just beautiful – they come from laboratory studies that might save lives.
On July 15, UMHS will open its new Northville Health Center, a newly built primary and specialty care facility at W. Seven Mile and Haggerty Roads. With just over a week to go, nearly 60 local area health, business and community leaders, along with local media, attended the center's ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Today, 169 future medical leaders will graduate from the U-M Medical School, carrying on a tradition that extends back to before the Civil War. One in five of them has also earned a second graduate-level degree while at U-M.
A unique fundraising event on May 22 in Detroit will unveil the works inspired by the pairing of 11 physician-researchers of U-M's A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute with noted artists from the Detroit area and beyond.