Kidney Donor Cheryl Wonch shares her story
Lizbeth Harcourt, MSW and LaTresa Wiley, MSW share their experiences supporting Michigan Medicine families
The American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) recently announced that our very own Dr. Jeffrey Myers, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Quality and Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories was selected for the prestigious 2022 ASCP Mastership Award. This award recognizes distinguished members of the ASCP who have made significant contributions to the field of pathology and laboratory medicine and to the ASCP [...]
Recently, the ASCP published the Department of Pathology's Patient Advocate Michele Mitchell’s story in The Pathologist and as a series of videos. Mitchell described the impact of these projects [...]
Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Myers, the A. James French Professor of Diagnostic Pathology, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality, and Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories for his selection to The Power List – 2021 as an In the Spotlight Award winner [...]
Learn more about pathologists' attitudes toward patient interactions in this new publication, led by Dr. Cathryn Lapedis.
"Patient advocacy and engagement is essential to provide high quality care. Your dedication to empower other patients through education and awareness has made big contributions to the life-changing impact of patient-pathology interactions.” So begins the award letter to Michele Mitchell from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), who is awarding Michele the ASCP Patient Champion Award for 2020...
Speaking directly with a pathologist could help patients better understand their diagnosis and feel empowered, a survey of patient sentiment finds.
When Kasey Hilton was 19 weeks pregnant, she and her husband, Mike, visited U-M Midwives for their first ultrasound. Not knowing what to expect, the couple wasn’t concerned when a doctor was called into the room. Then, everything changed [...]
Focusing on our patients, we wanted to focus on leukemia patient, Brenda Berky, who is given the unique perspective of going into the pathology laboratories and meeting with hematopathology specialists who show her the science behind her disease. She is able to see her chromosomes, her bone marrow biopsy, and her pathology slides, as well as meet with multiple pathologists and medical laboratory scientists who help explain more about her cancer. Watch her Full Video [...]
Rohit Mehra, MD—faculty perspective on the need to understand why a patient’s cancer would not respond to treatment.
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A new U-M initiative aims to improve the patient experience by forging connections between pathologists and the people they serve.
2,080 miles. That’s the distance between the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s 2017 Annual Meeting site of San Diego, California, and the 2018 Annual Meeting site of Chicago, Illinois. It is also [...]
A young patient with a fatal heart condition gets the chance to see his former organ up close