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Marschall Runge
Spring 2021

Dean Runge on the power of optimism and humor

Marschall Runge
Fall 2020

Dean Runge on the importance of employee appreciation

Andrew Rosenberg, M.D. (seated) reviews the telemetry monitor in the RICU with anesthesiology residents Amanda Westman, D.O., and Syed Mahmood, M.D.
Summer 2020

A letter from the editors on the COVID-19 special issue

News & Research

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Spring 2021

Test your scientific knowledge of COVID-19 and the RNA vaccines.

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Spring 2021

The lighter side of health and healing

mouse on counter
Fall 2020

by Katie Whitney

U-M researchers are genetically engineering a mouse that could have massive implications for our understanding of COVID-19.

Faculty

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David Fessell
Spring 2021

By Katie Whitney

David Fessell, M.D., knows the value of a good laugh.

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Spring 2021

Professorships recently inaugurated

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Spring 2021

Faculty milestones and accolades

History

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

By Katie Whitney

A historian unpacks the collection at U-M.

Old Main hospital in 1924
Fall 2020

By Joel Howell

The 1918 flu and WWI wreaked havoc on U-M construction plans.

Winter 2020

BY JAMES TOBIN

150 years ago, U-M made history when it converted a professor’s house

Alumni

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Michael Schermer
Spring 2021

By Katie Whitney

An ophthalmologist helps blind people drive bumper cars.

Anthony DeBenedet
Spring 2021

By Katie Whitney

Five Habits to Boost Your Resilience Repertoire

The words Class Notes over an outline of a block M
Spring 2021

The latest updates from our alumni

Lives Lived

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Gordon F. VanOtteren
Spring 2021

Gordon F. VanOtteren (M.D. 1960) died November 30, 2020, at the age of 84.

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Spring 2021

Remembering our faculty, alumni, and friends

Colin Campbell, M.D.
Fall 2020

Colin Campbell, M.D., former associate dean of the U-M Medical School, died December 1, 2019, at age 92.

Development News

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Regent Ron Weiser and Eileen Weiser
Summer 2020

BY TIFFANI LANGFORD

The institute will pursue diabetes research and life-changing therapies

Liz and Eric Lefkofsky
Summer 2020

BY KRISTY DEMAS

Encouraging high-risk, high-impact projects

Michigan Medicine workers accepting donations
Summer 2020

BY MARGARETANN CROSS

Generous donations support COVID-19 philanthropy

Gray Matters

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COVID illustration
Fall 2020

Experts weigh in on the latest research at Michigan Medicine.

Coronavirus model
Summer 2020

BY JANICE FIRN, RESHMA JAGSI, ANDREW SHUMAN, KAYTE SPECTOR-BAGDADY, AND CHRISTIAN VERCLER*

From patient-centered to community-centered decision making

Winter 2020

BY SARAH J. CLARK, MPH

Data show which policies parents support

Moments

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Alesha Kotian
Spring 2021

By Katie Whitney

She brings her gender studies chops to all aspects of life and school.

Victoria Koski-Karell
Fall 2020

By Katie Whitney; Photograph by Leisa Thompson

A medical student explores anthropology and emergency medicine.

Winter 2020

BY KATIE VLOET
PHOTOGRAPH BY LEISA THOMPSON

Air Force pilot to M1

Web Exclusives

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Blue masks on a yellow background
January 2021

Katie Whitney

The GreaterGood passes two big milestones of giving.

Jim Wigginton sky jumping
August 2020

Jim Wigginton has always said he would go to great heights to remember his beloved wife, Nancy, and to spread the word about thyroid cancer and quality of life for cancer patients.

Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Alene Lipshaw, and Stephanie Eid, Ph.D.
August 2020

By Matt Trevor

For most people, a power outage or a broken bottle would be minor inconveniences. For Alene (Franklin) Lipshaw, they were nearly catastrophic.