Education

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.

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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.

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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.

Treatment meets tech: Students tackle social issues during Colombia visit

A group of medical students spent part of their summer in Colombia exploring high-tech ways to curb substance use and abuse.

Int’l research projects lead to publications for multiple students

Several medical students are now published authors following the completion of international research projects under the guidance of Hepatology Professor and longtime student mentor Anna Suk-Fong Lok, MD.

Dr. Lok’s projects explored aspects of liver disease treatment and care and included extensive on-the-ground research in China. The resulting publications, in recent issues of Digestive Diseases & Sciences and Liver International, garnered author credits for four U-M Medical School students: Fanny Du, Jiaxin Huang, Mary Guan, and Jeremy Balch.

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