Across disciplines, across the world: Multidisciplinary team engages in Uganda

A group of eight students from the U-M Nursing, Medical, Social Work and Pharmacy schools traveled this summer to Uganda as part of a project that combines interdisciplinary education and research with global health.

Rotation, research brings student to distant Vanuatu

A medical student recently traveled to a remote island nation in the South Pacific for a research project and clinical observation.


Students return from Winter School program in Brazil

A pair of fourth-year medical students spent much of July in Brazil learning alongside students from all over the world.

UMMS, PUHSC to launch bioinformatics dual master’s degree

A new dual degree initiative between the Bioinformatics departments at the University of Michigan Medical School and Peking University Health Science Center (PUHSC) is set to launch next year.

Resident enjoys clinical, research rotation in Beijing

One UMMS resident’s recent rotation in China included clinical work plus a little something extra that could help shape how visitors to UMMS are received.

Global Surgery course to be a first at UMMS

A new medical school course set to launch this fall aims to help students explore an emerging field in global health: surgery.


A game-changer: New fellowship expanding emergency care in Ghana

An Emergency Medicine program has produced its first fellowship graduates in Ghana, a major milestone in a 10-year U-M partnership to build emergency medical care capacity across that country.

Faculty, students help large India eye hospital launch outcomes survey

A new survey for cataract surgery patients in India is set for implementation after being developed and tested with the help of Michigan Medicine students and faculty.

Students Josiah Smiley, Hong Gam-Le, and Charlie Frank, along with Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Joshua Ehrlich, published a recent paper along with their colleagues in India describing how they conceived and tested a short survey to more effectively measure patient-reported outcomes for those undergoing cataract procedures at India’s Aravind Eye Care System.

‘Learning from the best’: Peruvian students reflect on their time at Michigan Medicine

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. February alone saw visitors from Brazil, India, Nigeria, China and Peru. Some spend years on campus developing their research skills, while others have clinical experiences that last a few weeks.

In either case, they take the lessons learned at Michigan Medicine and apply them throughout their careers to the benefit of patients near and far.


Envision global health opportunities at upcoming Kellogg International Night

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 faculty members involved in global health work.


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