Medicine at Michigan Spring 2010

Spring 2010

VOL. 12


Our Fight with Fat

We're losing...

John Birkmeyer, M.D.: “The obesity epidemic is not simply that we've all put on 20 or 30 pounds.”

Quantum Leaps

Safer patient care, well-being of house officers are at the core of...

iPods are just one new tool available to residents in today’s fast-paced training programs. Here, resident Shawn Hervey-Jumper views a podcast from the journal Neurosurgery.

The North Campus Research Complex

Building Interdisciplinary Innovation

The North Campus Research Complex


Ink and Paper Matters

From the Dean

IT WAS THE SUMMER OF 1976. The nation was celebrating its bicentennial,...

James O. Woolliscroft

In Print

Faculty Books & Journals

Inside Scope

Michigan Medicine Health System-Wide

Engineering a Better Hand


Faculty Honors & Awards


Lives Lived

Alumni, Faculty and Friends of U-M Medical School

Looking Back

Breath by Breath

U-M President Harlan Hatcher visits a polio patient in an iron lung (ca. 1954)


New School Meets Old

Justin Zumsteg

On Call

High Stakes

Amanda Dempsey


Alumni News & Notes

The Michigan Difference

Champions of Women and Children: Von Voigtlander, Woodson, Jones

Von Voigtlander Foundation Director Steven Bearden, Timothy R.B. Johnson and Gwen Haggerty