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Summer 2022

Dean Runge discusses the importance of patience and self-care

Block M
Winter 2022

Questioning the use of virtual reality technology, remembering a classmate, and more

Dr. Runge
Winter 2022

Dean Runge gives recent examples of teamwork at Michigan Medicine

News & Research

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Summer 2022

Discovery research updates

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Summer 2022

Nicole Fawcett

The prize is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which also awards Nobel Prizes

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Summer 2022

Kristy Demas

A van gets converted into a speech lab

Faculty

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Summer 2022

Faculty milestones and accolades

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Summer 2022

Professorships recently inaugurated

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Summer 2022

Katie Whitney

Q&A with the new executive vice dean for academic affairs

History

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Summer 2022

Carl E. Bartecchi

The unsung story of a Med School alum, Confederate soldier, POW, Union surgeon, pioneer, politician, and entrepreneur

Two soldiers on campus on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. One is wearing a mask due to the flu pandemic.
Summer 2021

By J. Alexander Navarro

People paid a price for prematurely celebrating the end of the 1918 flu pandemic.

This stomach amulet depicts the lion-headed serpent Chnoubis.
Spring 2021

By Katie Whitney

A historian unpacks the collection at U-M.

Alumni

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Summer 2022

The latest updates from our alumni

Summer 2022

Katie Whitney

An alum fights racism in medicine and says we need to focus on policy changes

Man in a white physician's coat
Summer 2022

Katie Vloet

An oncologist is helping veterans get access to telehealth

Lives Lived

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Summer 2022

Otto Gago, M.D. (Residency 1967), died February 26, 2022, at age 86.

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Summer 2022

Larry Sanford Matthews, M.D. (Residency 1970), died November 27, 2021, at age 84.

Photo portrait of a smiling man in a white shirt and tie
Summer 2022

David Alvarez, D.O. (Residency 1995, Fellowship 1996), died January 13, 2022, at age 62.

Development News

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Painting of Max Harry Weil wearing a white physician's coat
Summer 2022

Megan VanStratt, Sarah Nodarse, and Noah Fromson

$10 million gift will rename the critical care institute for Max Harry Weil, M.D.

Paul and Carolyn Lichter
Summer 2021

By MargaretAnn Cross

Paul and Carolyn Lichter make generous plans for the future.

Regent Ron Weiser and Eileen Weiser
Summer 2020

BY TIFFANI LANGFORD

The institute will pursue diabetes research and life-changing therapies

Gray Matters

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Summer 2022

Kirk Brower

Chief wellness officer talks about how to avoid burnout

Winter 2022

By Mark Bicket, M.D.

Caring for patients with acute and chronic pain

illustration of doctor blasting a virus with a syringe
Summer 2021

By Dana Habers

A race to deliver COVID vaccines at Michigan Medicine

Moments

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A young Vietnamese American woman in a white physician's coat stands with her arms crossed, looking at the camera and smiling
Summer 2022

Katie Whitney

A first-generation student develops a web platform to break down barriers for others

Victor Agbafe
Winter 2022

By Katie Whitney

A dual enrollee is focusing on his “why.”

Chris Connolly
Summer 2021

by Katie Whitney

A medical student advocates for health care providers with disabilities.

Web Exclusives

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Architectural drawing of proposed new hospital
June 2021

By Kristy Demas

The hospital will be called the Pavilion at University of Michigan Health

April 2021

By Maggie Callahan-Mabus

The Steinbergs are giving back to their "second family" at Michigan Medicine.

Outdoor portrait of an older white couple surrounded by family members
May 2021

By Maggie Callahan-Mabus

Bringing awareness to metastatic breast cancer