For more than 160 years, aspiring doctors have applied to the University of Michigan Medical School, hoping to win a spot in one of the nation’s top training programs for physicians. Today, the school once again ranked among the best in the country
University of Michigan physician and researcher Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., will be honored as one of America’s top doctors at the 11th Annual National Physician of the Year Awards on March 21 in New York.
U-M experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
It’s a tale of two tests: one for early signs of cervical cancer, the other for a sexually transmitted disease. But a new study suggests that a change in the recommended schedule for one may have dramatically lowered the chances that young women would get the other.
A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy.
A physician-scientist whose work has improved quality of life for tens of thousands of Parkinson’s disease patients is the recipient of the 2015 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science, from the U-M’s A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute.
Three U-M professors, including a Medical School professor who specializes in the history of medicine, are among 175 winners of the Guggenheim Fellowships, which are awarded annually for distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.
A tragic accident 32 years ago forever altered the lives of an entire prominent Michigan auto industry family, as a beloved wife and mother suffered a devastating traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Now, the Massey family has invested in the hope that University of Michigan medical and scientific teams can spare other families what they endured.
n 1910, a report by Abraham Flexner sharply criticized most American medical schools – but singled a few out for praise, including the University of Michigan Medical School. Now, the school’s current dean will receive an award named for Flexner, in recognition of outstanding leadership in transforming medical education in the modern age.
For the sixth time in a row, the University of Michigan Health System’s patient care has earned a top grade on a national report card for patient safety – showing how well U-M clinicians protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.
University of Michigan experts in genetic and statistical analysis, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS), head and neck cancer, health policy and nursing are among the new members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.
Deep in the brains of the million Americans with Parkinson’s disease, changes to their brain cells put them at high risk of dangerous falls -- a problem that resists even the most modern treatments. Now, U-M scientists and doctors have launched a five-year, $11.5 million effort to better understand the cause of these problems, and find new options based in the latest brain science.