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.

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.

U-M faculty launch research workshop for Kenyan partners

More than 100 doctors and other healthcare leaders in Kenya got a crash course in clinical research courtesy of some committed partners at the University of Michigan.

U-M Dr. joins world’s top maternal health researchers for Lancet Series

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 series published in The Lancet by an international group of leading experts in the field, including one U-M researcher.

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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