Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a significant holiday in the United States that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. In the Department of Pathology, Juneteenth is honored with an Equality Walk, in which members of the department from all levels and backgrounds, walk in unity around the North Campus Research Complex and take time to kneel to remember those who have been unjustly killed due to their race. Video and social media posts share this activity with people around the world, as just one aspect of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at Michigan Medicine’s Department of Pathology.
Dr. Robertson Davenport was recently interviewed regarding the new Blood Bank at Michigan Medicine. You can view his interview here. Please consider donating blood today! You can find a blood donation site near you and sign up to give blood at www.redcrossblood.org/.
On Saturday, May 21, 2022, Michigan Medicine hosted its first-ever Youth Summit at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. The event, which included local middle schools from Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and surrounding communities, invited young students out to the Big House in order to come and experience a day in medicine. The Department of Pathology had a station set up on the concourse, where these students could come try out microscopy, learn about urinalysis and practice phlebotomy on a fake arm [...]
The Department of Pathology is set to participate in the Michigan Medicine Youth Summit on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Big House in Ann Arbor [...]
Michigan Medicine and the American Red Cross will be hosting blood drives on campus next month. To schedule an appointment, log onto RedCrossBlood.org (use sponsor code: goblue), call 1-800-RED-CROSS [...]
In September of 2019, Sean Ferris, MD, PhD, moved his family from San Francisco to Ann Arbor to join the Department of Pathology as an assistant professor specializing in neuropathology in the division of anatomic pathology. [...]