I just read one of your press releases - how do I find out more
about what it described?
your interest in news from the U-M Health
System. Many of our news releases include contact information for
the clinic, department or program that is featured, or links to
their Web sites where you can read more. If the press release you're
interested in does not give an easy way to find out more, or you
still need information:
the press release mention a clinic or treatment program? You
can find out how to get an appointment or referral for nearly
every clinical service at UMHS in our online Guide
to Physicians & Clinics. Or, you can get help from our
Referral Service at 800-211-8181.
the press release describe a discovery that was made in laboratory
research, perhaps in animals? If so, the discovery may be
too early to apply to medical treatment for human patients.
- Are you
a health professional interested in further technical information
from the lead researcher on a study? You can often find contact
information for individual faculty or staff members on their department
Web sites or in the U-M
I saw/heard/read something in the news about the U-M - how do I
find out more?
or search the press
release archive or use the search box on the news release page
to see if there's a press release about the topic. If there isn't,
you can call our Physician
Referral Service at 800-211-8181 or visit them online.
Some U-M news
on health-related topics doesn't come from the U-M Health System
and its Public Relations office. There are several schools, programs
and departments on the main U-M campus that also do health-related
research. For news from the U-M Institute
for Social Research, School
of Nursing, School of Public
of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry,
Science Institute and School
of Social Work, visit the U-M
News & Information Services Web site.
How do I find out about open clinical trials at UMHS?
releases that describe new or ongoing clinical
trials at UMHS will also contain contact information for patients
and their families. You can browse or search our press
releases or you can look for open clinical trials at UMHS via
trials Web page.
patients with access to some of the most cutting-edge clinical trials
in the nation, and our scientists and physicians work hard to move
discoveries from our laboratories to our clinics quickly. But it's
important to keep in mind that some of our press releases describe
new therapies or techniques that may not enter clinical trials or
widespread use for years.
How do I find out if UMHS provides a certain service or has a physician
or clinic to meet my needs?
services, you can search our online Guide
to Physicians and Clinics. The Guide provides a comprehensive
index of our services and allows you to search by a keyword if you're
not sure which department provides a certain service! Or, you can
get help from our Physician
Referral Service at 800-211-8181 or online.
& Visitors Guide provides a great listing of non-medical
services and key information for our patients and others.
Where can I find more information about certain health conditions,
tests, operations or medical topics?
the award-winning Health
Topics A to Z site, where you can find reliable, updated information
on diseases, medications, tests, coping with illness and other topics.
Plus, many A to Z pages have links to pages that can give you even
I still need answers! How can I get in touch with UMHS?
- For inquiries
about medical services, call our Physician
Referral Service at 800-211-8181 or contact them online.
- For inquiries
about cancer, call our Cancer
Answer Line at 800-865-1125 or contact them online.
- For inquiries
about women's health: Use the Women's Health Resource Center
- To find
out about employment or education/training at UMHS: Visit
the U-M Jobs page
or the U-M Medical
- For miscellaneous
inquiries: Visit the Contact