Features

Past Issues

Winter 2017

By Allison Wilson, with Additional reporting by William Foreman

A U-M partnership to improve ENT care in Ghana

Medicine at Michigan - Into the Fold
Winter 2017

By Jenny Blair and Emily Martin

An interdisciplinary investigation of misfolding proteins and their role in several diseases

Let's Talk About the Pelvic Floor
Winter 2017

By Sara Talpos

U-M’s work to reduce stigma and improve care of pelvic floor disorders

Over Dosed
Fall 2016

By Allison Wilson

Opiods and U-M’s efforts to curb a national epidemic

U-M taps into smart devices
Fall 2016

By Lauren Crawford

U-M taps into smart devices, making medicine mobile

In improv, as with doctor-patient interactions, “you have to be listening, seeing, tuned to [the other person’s] body language, to their emotions, to their words.” –David Fessell, M.D.
Fall 2016

By Jenny Blair

Medical students, improv and doctor-patient interactions

Marschall Runge, M.D.
Spring 2016

By J. Peder Zane

Marschall Runge and his future plans for UMHS

Connecting the dots
Spring 2016

By Allison Wilson

U-M experts tackle complexities of multi-chronic conditions

Helping Kids Heal
Spring 2016

By Lauren Crawford
Photos by Eric Bronson

Mott program heartens hospitalized children

Suprasonic
Spring 2016

By Lauren Crawford

Is histotripsy the next wave of noninvasive surgery?

Decoding Cancer
Fall-Winter 2015

By Lily Raff McCaulou
Photos by Noah Stephens

The new precision medicine program at the U-M uses patients’ DNA and RNA to match them with personalized treatments.

Sketches of medical device prototypes created by patients during a Design my Diabetes Solution workshop.
Fall-Winter 2015

By Allison Wilson
Photographs by Sarah Nesbitt

A team of interdisciplinary collaborators at the U-M is creating a culture where patients, caregivers and the community participate in the design of health systems, tools and technologies.

Taubman Medical Library
Fall-Winter 2015

By Kara Gavin
Photos by Leisa Thompson

The Taubman Health Sciences Library has reopened after a $55 million renovation, transforming it into a medical education hub for in-person, collaborative, active learning.

James Woolliscroft
Fall-Winter 2015

By Sara Talpos

James Woolliscroft reflects on his decade as dean of the Medical School.