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Medical School News
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., to deliver Woolliscroft Endowed Lecture on April 30
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., president and chief executive officer for Intealth, will deliver the James O. Woolliscroft, M.D. Endowed Lecture in Medical Education from 5-6 p.m. on April 30 in the Danto Auditorium of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The Grand Rounds presentation is open to the entire Michigan Medicine community, as well as faculty, staff and learners from the U-M’s other health sciences schools
Malini Raghavan, Ph.D., and members of her laboratory
Medical School News
Medical School faculty embrace honor, history and future tied to named professorships
There are many intriguing aspects to the honor of a faculty member holding a named professorship in the University of Michigan Medical School: the excitement of receiving one of the highest honors the U-M can bestow on a faculty member; an understanding of the rich history of the person(s) for whom their professorship is named; and the flexibility of what the professorship allows the holders to do during their career. On April 1, the Medical School hosted a celebration of faculty who were appointed to named professorships in 2023.
University of Michigan 2024 National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellows
Medical School News
Six from U-M, including Medical School professor, inducted as distinguished fellows of National Academies of Practice
Six members of the University of Michigan community were inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as Distinguished Fellows in a ceremony held on March 16, 2024 in Jacksonville, Florida as part of the Annual NAP Meeting and Forum. The group includes faculty and clinicians from the University of Michigan, University of Michigan-Flint and Michigan Medicine.
Go Blue and Beyond
News Release
The wait is over: graduating medical students find out what’s next at Match Day
The wait is over: graduating medical students find out what’s next at Match Day
Panel presentation from 2024 Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
Medical School News
Michigan Medicine celebrating, advancing women in medicine by doing more than “checking boxes”
On Feb. 28, the Medical School hosted the second annual Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine.
Timothy Blackwell, M.D.
News Release
Timothy S. Blackwell, M.D., named the chair of U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Lung disease specialist comes to Michigan from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to lead largest department
Medical School News
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D.
Medical School News
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., to deliver Woolliscroft Endowed Lecture on April 30
Eric S. Holmboe, M.D., president and chief executive officer for Intealth, will deliver the James O. Woolliscroft, M.D. Endowed Lecture in Medical Education from 5-6 p.m. on April 30 in the Danto Auditorium of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The Grand Rounds presentation is open to the entire Michigan Medicine community, as well as faculty, staff and learners from the U-M’s other health sciences schools
Malini Raghavan, Ph.D., and members of her laboratory
Medical School News
Medical School faculty embrace honor, history and future tied to named professorships
There are many intriguing aspects to the honor of a faculty member holding a named professorship in the University of Michigan Medical School: the excitement of receiving one of the highest honors the U-M can bestow on a faculty member; an understanding of the rich history of the person(s) for whom their professorship is named; and the flexibility of what the professorship allows the holders to do during their career. On April 1, the Medical School hosted a celebration of faculty who were appointed to named professorships in 2023.
University of Michigan 2024 National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellows
Medical School News
Six from U-M, including Medical School professor, inducted as distinguished fellows of National Academies of Practice
Six members of the University of Michigan community were inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as Distinguished Fellows in a ceremony held on March 16, 2024 in Jacksonville, Florida as part of the Annual NAP Meeting and Forum. The group includes faculty and clinicians from the University of Michigan, University of Michigan-Flint and Michigan Medicine.
Panel presentation from 2024 Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine
Medical School News
Michigan Medicine celebrating, advancing women in medicine by doing more than “checking boxes”
On Feb. 28, the Medical School hosted the second annual Celebration of Women in Academic Medicine.
Medical student Zach Eisner (right) leads an lay-first responder exercise with U-M student actors for an online training curriculum aimed at LMIC settings.
Medical School News
Crash course: Student-led lay-first responder training scales up in Africa
A new hybrid training model developed with University support is helping to mitigate road traffic injuries in parts of Africa. Since launching LFR International several years ago, UMMS M3 Zach Eisner and former student Peter Delaney have trained thousands of first responders in Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and other countries with limited emergency medical response services.
Nitin B. Jain, M.B.B.S., M.S.P.H.
Medical School News
Nitin B. Jain, M.B.B.S., M.S.P.H, appointed chair of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nitin B. Jain, M.B.B.S., M.S.P.H., has been appointed chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the James W. Rae Collegiate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a professor of orthopaedic surgery in the Medical School, effective February 12, 2024. The provost provided interim approval of this appointment, and it will be reported at the February Board of Regents meeting.
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Points of Blue
Paul Fine, MD: Healing through music and medicine
Paul Fine, MD, is a clinical associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He earned his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine at Michigan Medicine. Here, he shares how he loves to help others, his passion for piano (make sure to check out his music!) and his advice for students.
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Jasmyne Jackson, MD, MBA: Connecting Innovation and Equity
Jasmyne Jackson, MD, MBA, is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow at Brown University and an Emergency Medicine Healthcare Leadership and Administration Fellow at Brown Emergency Medicine.
A photo of Kahli Zietlow
Points of Blue
Kahli Zietlow, MD: Building interprofessional teams
Kahli Zietlow, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of internal medicine who specializes in geriatric medicine. Originally from Michigan, she earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan before attending Duke University, where she earned her medical degree and completed her residency and fellowship. Dr. Zietlow returned to U-M in 2020 and is currently the interim director of Interprofessional Education (IPE) at UMMS and the associate program director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship. She is passionate about IPE, geriatric medicine and medical education. Read on to learn more about Dr. Zietlow, including her talent as a wildlife photographer!
A woman, Alli Ruff, holds a maize and blue sign that reads #ProudToBeGIM, General Internal Medicine
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Alli Ruff, MD, MHPE: Helping students succeed
Alli Ruff, MD, MHPE is a clinical associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Originally from Florida, she came to Michigan after earning her MD from the University of Miami and completing an internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Dr. Ruff loves working with learners at all levels and fills many roles around the medical school. Find out how she faces challenges as a physician and her most important advice for medical students.
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Points of Blue
Gabriela Leticia Maica: Breaking through language and cultural barriers
Gabriela Leticia Maica (she/her/ella), pictured far right above, comes from Staten Island, NY.
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Brandon Lu: Seizing opportunities
Brandon Lu (he/him/his) is from Basking Ridge, NJ and graduated from NYU in 2021. Before attending college and opting for an MD/PhD in med school, Brandon was involved with the Structural DNA Nanotechnology lab at NYU.
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Michigan Medicine doctor gains new perspective as a stroke patient
Experience gave him a new appreciation for interprofessional patient care
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Nearly 30% of caregivers for severe stroke survivors experience psychological distress
Post-traumatic stress worse among Mexican American caregivers compared to white caregivers.
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Health Lab Podcast
A smart watch that could help your heart
The device would be the first clinical-grade, diagnostic wrist-worn device for long term Afib monitoring. Visit Health Lab to read the full story.
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Health Lab
Medical students use virtual reality to improve diabetes
A physician invents a creative approach for medical students in diabetic care.
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Health Lab Podcast
New Research on Gender-Affirming Testosterone and Fertility
Evidence can help inform fertility care for transgender and gender diverse people who wish to become parents. Visit Health Lab to read the full story
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Free online tool expands anatomical science to the world
The tool, which is free to use, includes photography, videography and virtual reality learning resources from anatomical donors, along with comprehensive lab manuals and interactive files with click-to-reveal testing capabilities.
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