Michigan Medicine’s Department of Community Health Services (CHS) has awarded $7.2 million to 26 community-based projects that aim to address the root of the health inequities facing Washtenaw County residents.
Comprehensive eye care for adults and children will be provided by Kellogg Eye Center at Brighton Center for Specialty Care. For the first time eye surgeries will be provided, offering advanced eye care closer to home for Michigan residents.
Nurses represented by the University of Michigan Professional Nurses Council (UMPNC) have ratified a three-year contact with Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.
A new grant to University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center member Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., will provide long-term support to increase understanding of genetic markers of cancer to leverage targeted treatments.
On Sunday, the newest students will arrive at one of the nation’s oldest medical schools, and don the white coats that mark the start of their journey toward becoming physicians. A new element awaits this year’s class of 169 incoming University of Michigan Medical School students during the annual White Coat Ceremony: a new oath that focuses on the elements of “humanism” that can get lost in modern medicine.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center a grant worth $33.4 million over five years. At the same time, the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center” was renewed.
Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks that come with the potent painkillers, how to reduce their use, when to switch to a non-opioid option, or what to do with leftover pills.
Patients fighting life-threatening illnesses who have run out of conventional options will get a chance to try some of the most cutting-edge treatments available, through a national effort that just received nearly $4.8 million in funding from the federal government.
Michigan Medicine’s Survival Flight has added a new Bombardier Learjet 75 fixed-wing aircraft to its existing fleet of three rotor-wing aircrafts to serve even more critically injured patients and improve organ procurement services.
Michigan Medicine reported fiscal year-end results today, with an anticipated 2.4 percent ($103 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $4.3 billion for the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.