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Communicating medical concepts is hard enough when a physician and patient share a common language. Add a second language to the mix, and it gets much more complicated,... more


When it comes to health disparities, how do academics and activism intersect? “Advancing Health Through Advocacy” is the theme of the ninth annual Sujal M. Parikh Symposium for... more


The University of Michigan Medical School is set to welcome more students from China for biomedical science training thanks to a new dual-degree agreement with Central South... more


With a recent gift to Global REACH, two generous donors want to make sure that medical students are thinking about their education – not worrying about expenses– when... more


A Global REACH Partnership Development Grant awarded last spring has set the stage for a new pediatric ophthalmology fellowship training program in Ghana, that country’s first... more


In global health research, where the study takes place matters as much as what the study is about.

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An extended partnership agreement between Michigan Medicine and Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital promises to bring select Chang Gung faculty to Ann Arbor for extensive... more


Sixteen physicians and administrators from Peking University Third Hospital recently became the first to complete a new Global REACH training program for healthcare leaders... more


The first-ever EMERGE conference drew Emergency Medicine professionals from all over the globe to Michigan Medicine and set the stage for an exciting new multinational platform... more


A medical student’s invention to help newborns in developing countries breathe easier is now in  trials and may soon be ready for market.

Stephen John... more

The first team to be awarded a Faculty-Student Travel Grant from Global REACH launched a pair of research projects in Ethiopia to strengthen ophthalmology training and care... more


The daughter of a Haitian family doctor, Jennifer Severe grew up around medicine. In addition to his work at a charity clinic, her dad frequently saw patients at an office in... more


Anjan Saha leads two separate lives in medical school.

UMMS MD-PhD student Anjan Saha at this year's CUGH confernece  presenting on his work in Sri Lanka.

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A Joint Institute research collaboration aims to drastically shorten the diagnostic and treatment window for patients with critical sepsis infections.

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An Obstetrics and Gynecology resident set to finish her training this summer will remain in Ann Arbor to become Michigan Medicine’s first Global Women’s Health Fellow.... more


A nascent effort to build a collaborative research network for emergency departments around the world is gaining traction and garnering attention as leaders prepare for a kick-... more


Fourth-year medical student Greg Woods had been to Uganda many times before and had even lived there for an extended period. But being there on a clinical rotation was unlike... more


NOTE: U-M School of Public Health student Clara Schriemer was the winner of a recent Reflections in Global Health Essay contest sponsored by the Consortium of Universities in... more


Michigan Medicine faculty have joined forces with two other US institutions to expand anesthesiology training in Ethiopia through live-streamed lectures.

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For visiting international student Akshita Gupta, a recent clinical rotation at Michigan Medicine provided everything she was looking for in an elective.

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A Michigan Medicine-run training program for visiting hospital administrators from abroad will launch in earnest this year with a visiting group from Peking University Health... more