Today at noon, 157 University of Michigan medical students ripped open envelopes, and instantly knew where they’ll spend the next three to seven years of their lives. Together with nearly 19,000 of their peers nationwide, the students were participating in Match Day, an annual event which reveals where graduating students have been accepted for residency training.
Michigan Medicine concludes its most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the health system having raised $1,497,027,267 – the largest amount ever during a campaign – and substantially exceeding the $1 billion goal announced in 2013.
gift from University of Michigan alumni Susan and Paul Meister will expand the university’s impact on children’s health research. The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at Michigan Medicine will now be known as the Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center in honor of Dr. Meister, a respected health care policy expert.
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.