Health & Medicine

  1. September 29, 2021

    Partnership launches new Medicare Advantage plans in area

    Michigan Medicine and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System have announced a partnership with Physicians Health Plan to bring a new choice in Medicare Advantage plans to Livingston and Washtenaw counties.

  2. September 29, 2021

    U-M receives $11.7M grant for Parkinson’s disease research

    U-M has been awarded a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke to re-establish a Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research.

  3. September 28, 2021

    U-M wins C. Everett Koop National Health Award for workplace well-being

    U-M has been recognized as a national leader in workplace well-being with the 2021 C. Everett Koop National Health Award. Since 2006, MHealthy has led U-M’s employee health and well-being programs and services.

  4. September 27, 2021

    Rackham creates committee on graduate student mental health

    The Rackham Graduate School has announced the creation of the Committee on Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-Being, following the recommendation of a task force that Rackham convened in 2019.

  5. September 14, 2021

    U-M ends general COVID-19 notifications for classrooms

    The university has discontinued its broad, generalized COVID-19 case notifications for classrooms and building spaces following recent changes to state guidance and community feedback that the notices were confusing and of limited benefit.

  6. September 7, 2021

    Employees working on-site or remotely have flu shot options

    U-M faculty and staff working on campus or remotely have several options for receiving their flu vaccination. Employees should determine the best approach for their situation. 

  7. August 30, 2021

    U-M updates metrics used to monitor spread of COVID-19

    U-M has updated the set of COVID-19 Campus Response Metrics it will closely monitor to help determine whether “more intensive local or campuswide policies” are recommended to slow the spread of the virus.

  8. August 30, 2021

    Study: Survivors’ plasma of no benefit to new COVID-19 patients

    A new study authored by a U-M researcher found that COVID-19 convalescent plasma did not prevent disease progression in an at-risk group of COVID patients when administered within one week of their symptoms.

  9. August 25, 2021

    What to know about navigating an in-person fall amid COVID-19

    As students, faculty and staff kick off a new in-person academic year on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus, a number of COVID-19 response efforts, policies and community expectations are in place for a productive and healthy fall term.

  10. August 25, 2021

    U-M outlines accountability measures for COVID-19 vaccine policy

    U-M employees and students who do not comply with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will be subject to a number of administrative interventions and disciplinary actions.