For the Media

Members of the media: Please call 734-764-2220 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time for assistance.

After business hours, and on weekends and holidays, we have a person on call for urgent matters — see the Contact Our Media Team page for information.

Assistance with Interviews

The Michigan Medicine Media Team provides assistance to news reporters, photographers, video crews and bloggers who wish to arrange phone interviews or in-person sessions with physicians, scientists, staff, students and patients from any area of Michigan Medicine, including the Medical School and all the facilities and programs of the Hospitals & Health Centers.

We encourage you to contact us. Our assistance, whether in arranging a simple phone conversation or an elaborate video, makes the work go much more smoothly for all involved.

University of Michigan Health Broadcast Clips

University of Michigan Health regularly provides new sound from experts on timely health and medical topics, available to any station for broadcast and web use. Click on the Dropbox links below to access clips. Available clips include:

For more information, contact Noah Fromson at fromsonn@med.umich.edu

Publications

  • Newsroom is a combined feed of all the stories we produce
  • Michigan Health Lab is the hub for research and education news
  • Michigan Health Blog provides clinical care news and practical information for patients, their loved ones and members of the public.

RSS Feeds and Embargoed Research News Content

We also encourage you to subscribe to these RSS feeds to ensure you receive all news we publish in a timely way.

You can also find our embargoed research news content on Newswise.com and Eurekalert.org, if you are a reporter and agree to abide by their guidelines.

About Media Access to U-M Facilities

Our assistance and presence is required for any visits by members of the media to all Michian Medicine facilities, including hospitals, Medical School research buildings, outpatient health centers & office buildings, and the North Campus Research Complex. For more information on media access to U-M facilities, see our guidelines.

Release Forms for Patients

Regarding patients and the news media: Patients who will be interviewed, filmed or photographed within a Michigan Medicine facility MUST sign a release form, available from our department. A release form is also needed whenever a member of the Michigan Medicine faculty or staff will be discussing a particular patient or former patient with a member of the media, whether or not the patient is currently at a Michigan Medicine facility.

News Archive

Michigan Medicine news releases prior to January 2015 can be found in the University of Michigan Health System archives