A new name for UMHS: Michigan Medicine

. February 28, 2017.

Michigan Medicine is the new name of the University of Michigan’s academic medical center. The change is intended to reflect the University health system’s three-part mission of patient care, education and research. “Becoming Michigan Medicine is more than a name change. This new name reflects a growing trend among world-class academic medical centers to showcase the integration of their missions: medical education, healthcare research and patient care,” said Marschall S. Runge, Dean of the University of Michigan Medical School, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of Michigan Medicine. The U-M Medical School name will not change, but will remain a part of Michigan Medicine.