Recruit and Retain Extraordinary Minds — The U-M Medical School faculty and staff are widely recognized for team science across campus, across the country, and around the world. Our faculty and staff excel in the fulfillment of our mission and represent everyday excellence.

U-M has a world-class medical school because of our people. Today, the U-M Medical School faculty educate, empower, and share their skills and passions with the next generation of students; they pursue bold ideas, conduct groundbreaking research, and provide world-class care for our patients.

Endowed professorships enable us to continue to bring the world’s leading experts to Michigan and provide them with the support necessary to advance the field of medicine and continue our legacy as the nation’s Leaders & Best.

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The following video demonstrates the cycle of excellence at the U-M Medical School. Bob Bartlett, M.D., was a U-M medical student taught by clinicians and scientists. In turn, as a faculty member, he created the technology of ECMO, which has supported care for more than 60,000 people around the world.