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Before last summer, Mark Peterson had never worked with anyone in China. The Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation didn’t even have any professional... more


Cameroon is the latest nation where a University of Michigan-developed OB/GYN training program has taken root, part of broader effort to confront maternal and infant mortality... more


A new institutional partnership with Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital has produced its first joint research projects.

Colleagues from UMMS and Chang Gung... more

Newly created professorships in the School of Public Health recognize faculty who’ve worked extensively on global public health issues.

Fourteen Global Public... more


Global REACH is pleased to announce the return of Partnership Development grants, providing up to $10,000 to faculty working on developing new global health partnerships. First... more



As 2017 arrives, we at Global REACH are excited to introduce an all new program and format for our Global Health Initiatives Forum series. Our first... more


New international collaborations in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care are likely to emerge from the recent UM-Brazil Symposium held in São Paulo.

Attendees... more

A group of UMMS gastroenterology physicians is using lessons and best practices from U-M’s fellowship programs to train much-needed GI specialists in Ethiopia.

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A research training initiative in partnership with the Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) has welcomed its newest student from China.

Huilun (Helen... more

A handful of faculty who hail from Macedonia are working to build partnerships and improve healthcare in their home country.

Three UMMS colleagues  have been... more

A longtime U-M doctor specializing in gerontology is now helping to improve elder care programs in Southeast Asia, where he has been appointed a visiting professor at the Yong... more


A $10 problem doesn’t need a $1,000 solution.

Second-year med student Stephen John is the inventor of the NeoVent, an affordable way to provide live-saving dual-... more

It was inside-the-box thinking that led a multi-disciplinary University of Michigan team to reimagine a shipping container as an ophthalmology clinic in Jamaica.... more


Good science transcends culture, language and distance, as it did last month during an annual symposium that attracted a large group of China’s top physician scientists to the... more


A career in global health can be found on the other side of the world or right in your own backyard.

Dr. Hugh Taylor, of the University of Melbourne Medical... more

The Global Engagement and Education Abroad Office (GEEA) provides programming that brings the global local by engaging international and domestic students and by providing... more


Flint’s water crisis will be the focus of an annual event held in memory of a late UMMS student and... more


The Kellogg Eye Center is preparing to host its annual International Night, an opportunity for medical students to learn about international elective opportunities and meet... more

From left: Dr. Aravind Srinivasan, the namesake of Aravind Eye Care Center, his son Arya, Kellogg Eye Center Fellow Josh Ehrlich, and U-M medical students Charlie Frank... more

Despite advancements in recent years, giving birth remains a dangerous proposition for too many mothers in too many places. That’s according to a new global maternal health... more


The Center for Human Growth & Development Announces the MHIRT Program Call for Applications The Minority Health & Health Disparities International Research... more


Eight new research projects have been selected for the most recent round of funding through the University of Michigan Health System's Joint Institute partnership with Peking... more


The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's 8th Annual Meeting will bring together more than a thousand committed leaders, professionals, educators, and students from... more

Leaders from UMMS and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan meet during a symposium to formalize a new institutional partnership. From left: Ming-Huei Cheng, MD, Chang... more

A leading African physician and a prominent documentary filmmaker will team up this September at U-M to discuss Congo’s civil war and the related health and humanitarian... more