As they start across the stage of the University of Michigan’s historic Hill Auditorium this afternoon, 165 future health care leaders will be students. But when they step off the stage, they’ll be physicians. The 168th graduating class of the U-M Medical School will receive their diplomas in a commencement ceremony capped by an address from the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA.
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.
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.
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.
This Thursday through Saturday, nearly 200 U-M Medical School students will hit the streets of Ann Arbor, and the halls of the U-M Health System’s hospitals and clinics, to collect money for a great cause.
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.