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OBGYN Services to Start at Northville

 The U-M Northville Health Center brings great ObGyn care closer to home. Opening July 15, our newest building will offer primary and specialty care for the whole family.

Schedules are open and appointments can be scheduled now. We are happy to see new patients as well as established patients who find Northville more convenient. Patients can be scheduled through existing offices (vonVoigtlander ObGyn Clinic, Center for Reproductive Medicine, Livonia Center for Specialty Care, etc). If any question about where to call, you can always call 1-800-211-8181.

 

U-M leaders welcome Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Leaders from the University of Michigan, including Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson and Dr. Senait Fisseha, recently welcomed H.E. Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, the Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, who visited Ann Arbor this week as part of the expanding collaborations between the University and its Ethiopian partners.  To read more, please click here

Inaugural Rudi Ansbacher Women in Academic Medicine Leadership Program

Faculty Development is excited to announce the Inaugural Rudi Ansbacher Women in Academic Medicine Leadership Program. To learn more, click here

Doctors from U-M and Ghana create new partnerships for improving health in low resource countries

New “Charter for Collaboration” helps international health partners more effectively pool knowledge and resources to improve health programs in low income nations.  Click here for the full article

U-M OB/GYN chair quoted in AP, Detroit Free Press on bill to repeal abortion insurance law

Timothy R.B. Johnson, M.D., was quoted at a news conference this week held by lawmakers who introduced legislation to repeal a controversial new law that requires women to buy extra insurance in order to get health care for an abortion, even in the cases of incest or rape.
Johnson, Bates Professor of the Diseases of Women and Children and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, said the Michigan law requiring women to buy a separate health insurance rider for abortion coverage is having negative affect on patient care.

World Bank grant to train gynecologists in (Sub-Saharan) Africa

Elevate Health and the University of Michigan are honored to have received a World Bank grant to develop on a pilot project for the 1000+OBGYN consortium. The 1000+OBGYN consortium is an initiative to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity by training 1000 new obstetricians and gynecologists in Sub-Saharan Africa. Elevate will facilitate the development of the online course about “Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.

New Book Focuses on International Partnerships to Reduce Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

A new book by Dr. Frank Anderson, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, captures the compelling ideas, stories, and knowledge shared by international maternal health specialists who gathered during the 2012 meeting of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) in Rome, Italy slightly more than a year ago.

$5.2 million grant to fund U-M research into pelvic injuries to mothers during childbirth

Largest NIH award for life-long impact of birth-related injuries on common pelvic floor disorders

UM OBGYN & Global Reach departments launch resident training program in Ethiopia

With funding from the CDC lead by Dr. Senait Fisseha, the University of Michigan Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the UM Medical School Global REACH program started a partnership to strengthen maternal child health in Ethiopia.

U.S. News and World Reports - Women's Health is #5 in Graduate School rankings

Today, the annual Best Graduate Schools rankings are being published online by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

Here are some highlights:

• The Medical School holds its spot at 10th in the nation among research-based medical schools, tied with the University of Chicago and the University of Washington.

• The Medical School’s rank among medical schools for primary care training rose sharply, from 20th last year to 8th this year, tied with the University of Minnesota

Inaugural Lecture of the F. Wallace and Janet Jeffries Professorship

The F. Wallace and Janet Jeffries Professorship in Reproductive Health

Commemoration of the Regental Approval
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, December 15, 2011

"We look forward to the future that is represented by this Professorship, by the people that are here now, the people who will follow" ~ James Woolliscroft, M.D., Dean, University of Michigan Medical School

The New Von Voigtlander Women's Clinic opens December 5, 2011

Here is a sneak peek of the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital (click on the photo for a slideshow):

We will be located on the 9th floor. 

Our new address will be: 
Von Voightlander Women’s Clinic
1540 East Hospital Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109





  


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