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Whether you need to find the best place to live to reduce your commute, you're curious about student organizations at U-M, or you just want some insider tips on uniquely Ann Arbor places to explore, this guide will help!

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Life in Ann Arbor | Michigan Medicine

Listen in as students and trainees in our MD, MSTP, PhD, residency, fellowship, master’s and postdoctoral programs cover the highlights of what Ann Arbor and the surrounding area has to offer.

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Get access to all of the resources and services available to you.

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    Taking a holistic approach to your health and well-being.

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    Connect with others at the University of Michigan.

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    Plenty of housing is available for those who make their decision to come to Michigan.

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    Ann Arbor is consistently ranked among the top places to live in the United States.

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  • Student Organizations
    Something for everyone

    You don't have to give up what you love when coming to Michigan Medicine. Our campus hosts hundreds of student groups, many of them founded by students. Ranging from socially and academically focused, to service and identity oriented, these groups round out your student experience.

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    For partners and families

    Whether you plan to arrive with a partner, kids, or all of the above, it's easy to feel right at home in Ann Arbor. Michigan Medicine and our family-friendly city are packed with resources to help you get settled and ready to take on your new adventure together.

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    I knew that my transition to Ann Arbor was complete when I found a community to be part of outside of the University. Yes, there are wonderful connections to be made on campus, but there is also a big world outside. Being part of something outside of science and outside of the University can help you un-tunnel your vision."

    Sharena
    PhD student
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    Health Lab
    Adolescents with heart disease learn resilience skills, connect with peers through unique program
    Youth with heart disease enrolled in unique program that teaches resilience and builds connections with their peers
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    Health Lab
    Building a sustainable kidney transplant program in Rwanda
    A Michigan Medicine surgeon builds a sustainable kidney transplant program in Rwanda.
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    Health Lab Podcast
    Presenting: The Fundamentals
    Today on Health Lab, we are sharing an episode of The Fundamentals, another podcast from the Michigan Medicine Podcast Network that just launched its second season earlier this month. On this episode of The Fundamentals: "Cannabis and psychedelics: stigmatized substances or powerful therapeutics?" Dr. Kevin Boehnke talks about cannabis, psychedelics, and the increasing body of evidence for their legitimization as therapeutics.
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    Department News
    Chase Weidmann, PhD, receives the 2024 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the Cellular and Molecular Biology Program
    Assistant Professor Chase Weidmann of the Department of Biological Chemistry at U-M Medical School is the 2024 recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the CMB Program.
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    Office of Research
    New RN Pool Available to Support MCRU Overnight & Extended Hours
    The Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) is excited to announce the development of an overnight RN pool to support overnight/extended hours. If you have current or upcoming studies that require overnight RN services in MCRU, contact [email protected] for more information.
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    Research News
    ALS Immune Findings Yield Important Results
    A new study by Dr. Benjamin Murdock uncovers important information that will shape therapeutic strategy, diagnosis, and prognosis in ALS.