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.
Few older adults use medical marijuana, a new national poll finds, but the majority support its use if a doctor recommends it, and might talk to their own doctor about it if they developed a serious health condition.
Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, will undertake an architectural planning study for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor. The U-M Board of Regents authorized Michigan Medicine to hire HOK Group, Inc. architects at a cost of $18.4 million to complete a comprehensive assessment for this possible construction project.
A team of microbiologists, systems biologists, infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists from across U-M has been picked to represent the university in STAT Madness, a virtual online tournament of scientific discoveries made in 2017.
High school students can help their peers understand depression and what to do if they experience it or see signs of it in others, a new study finds. The U-M-developed program is now available for free for any school to use.
Doctors and older patients may disagree more often than either of them suspects about whether a particular medical test or medicine is truly necessary, according to findings from a new poll of Americans over age 50.
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan, have signed a definitive agreement to establish a master affiliation and a joint venture for the 133-bed St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital (SJMC), effective immediately.