They’re helping create the future of medicine through research, clinical care, education and public policy. What do they have in common? A start as general internists.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
General internal medicine physicians are prime drivers of high-quality clinical care, education, research and innovation — which is why U-M faculty say more students should consider the path.
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The lifting of a three-year ban on gain-of-function research revives the critical goal of averting disaster — but may also increase the risk of accidental or deliberate pandemics.