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A faculty member with active partnerships and an extensive network of professional relationships in Brazil has been designated to help foster and expand University of Michigan... more


A visiting student from China earning her PhD at UMMS has garnered an award from the American Heart Association (AHA) to support her research.

Hiulun Wang and... more

With an expanded call for research proposals, the Michigan Medicine-Peking University Health Science Center (PKUHSC) Joint Institute is looking to help investigators bring... more


A UMMS faculty member has been selected as the next Medical Director of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), the prominent, nonprofit organization that uses medical science to... more


More than 80 Michigan Medicine leaders, faculty and staff made a recent visit to China to celebrate and advance the medical school’s largest international partnership.... more


The University of Michigan last month welcomed a delegation from the American University of Beirut (AUB), one of the premier academic institutions in the Middle East. Six AUB... more


A small group of physicians recently became the first Michigan Medicine faculty delegation in recent memory to visit Uzbekistan, where they explored potential collaborations in... more


The head of international giving at one of the country’s largest charitable organizations was recently in Ann Arbor to speak about how her Michigan Medicine experience shaped... more


A UMMS student is taking a year off for training in an unusual sub-specialty: journalism.

Gina Yu in Uganda in 2017. The UMMS student has been selected to... more

A record 12 new research projects between UMMS faculty and collaborators in China have been funded through the Joint Institute (JI) partnership between Michigan Medicine and... more


Michigan Medicine’s partner institution in Ethiopia has graduated its first-ever ophthalmology residents with help from the Kellogg Eye Center (KEC).

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Communicating medical concepts is hard enough when a physician and patient share a common language. Add a second language to the mix, and it gets much more complicated,... more


When it comes to health disparities, how do academics and activism intersect? “Advancing Health Through Advocacy” is the theme of the ninth annual Sujal M. Parikh Symposium for... more


The University of Michigan Medical School is set to welcome more students from China for biomedical science training thanks to a new dual-degree agreement with Central South... more


With a recent gift to Global REACH, two generous donors want to make sure that medical students are thinking about their education – not worrying about expenses– when... more