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4/3/2017

A new training partnership is bringing Brazilian doctors to UMMS to learn about end-of-life care.

Dr. Marcos Montagnini (left) and recent visiting Resident Lucas... more
4/3/2017

Expanding UMMS collaborations in India are focused on combating infectious diseases, particularly those showing increased resistance to antibiotics.

Members of a... more
4/3/2017

Meredith Hickson may have put medical school on hold for a year, but her education has continued straight through.

M4 Meredith Hickson, a Fogarty Global Health... more
3/6/2017

Already this year, more than 40 medical students have scheduled international electives across more than a dozen countries. Several are slated to speak at the upcoming Global... more

3/3/2017

It might be called Michigan Medicine, but the pursuit is global.

Medical students from around the world regularly make their way to Ann Arbor as part of their studies.... more

3/3/2017

Scholars from two Brazilian universities are spending time at Michigan Medicine to gain expertise on the latest gene-modification techniques.

Associate... more
3/3/2017

Every year, the University of São Paulo Medical School invites medical students from around the world to network, study and socialize for two weeks at Brazil’s preeminent... more

3/3/2017

A U-M Nursing Professor who teaches healthcare workers to identify and  address substance use among patients has been named a Fulbright Scholar.

Nursing... more
2/3/2017

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

2/3/2017

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
2/3/2017

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

2/2/2017

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

Fourteen Global Public... more

2/1/2017

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

1/12/2017

Colleagues,

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

1/12/2017

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
1/12/2017

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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12/8/2016

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

Huilun (Helen... more
12/8/2016

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
12/8/2016

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

12/8/2016

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
11/4/2016

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

11/4/2016

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

11/4/2016

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