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The head of international giving at one of the country’s largest charitable organizations was recently in Ann Arbor to speak about how her Michigan Medicine experience shaped... more


A UMMS student is taking a year off for training in an unusual sub-specialty: journalism.

Gina Yu in Uganda in 2017. The UMMS student has been selected to... more

A record 12 new research projects between UMMS faculty and collaborators in China have been funded through the Joint Institute (JI) partnership between Michigan Medicine and... more


Michigan Medicine’s partner institution in Ethiopia has graduated its first-ever ophthalmology residents with help from the Kellogg Eye Center (KEC).

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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


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

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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


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.

Dr. Scott... more