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A group of Med ECG students learn lessons of leadership from Michigan Medicine during COVID-19

Taylor Standiford, David Portney, Kavya Davuluri, and Nikki Trupiano interviewed 16 Michigan Medicine leaders about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to share their tales and lessons on leadership. Summary videos are available here:

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Med ECG hosted a virtual symposium on Saturday, October 3, 2020, highlighting the work that UMMS students had done during 2020.  Over 40 presenters shared their work ranging from COVID-19 responses, to improving diversity in medicine, and from projects aiming to improved access to healthcare to clinical research.


Med ECG team members highlight their projects at the 2019 Sujal Symposium

On September 14, 2019, Med ECG team members presented 3 posters, including the first place poster, during the poster presentations. Co-founders Matt Carey and Paige VonAchen were the student keynote speakers discussing the ways that Med ECG members and their projects can impact patient care of the underserved.


Med ECG publishes an educational research paper

The research paper highlights the creation of a medical student consulting group. It was published online by MedEdPortal, the Journal of Teaching and Learning Resources

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UMMS Students: Taking Extracurricular Activities to an Impressive New Level

The Michigan State Medical Society did a feature profile piece on Med ECG's founding and its purpose. Take a look to see what Med ECG's co-founders say about why they created Med ECG.

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Med ECG and NextGen Med to host Reimagining Healthcare panel

The event was held on September 24, 2018 at Michigan Medicine's Ford Auditorium in the University Hospital. Med ECG's co-founders, David Portney and Taylor Standiford, moderated a fantastic discussion with the three panelists (Dr. John Ayanian, Dr. Betty  Chu, and Dr. Marianne Udow-Phillips). The panel discussed a variety of topics surrounding the future of healthcare in the US.

Med ECG wins the AOA Medical Student Leadership Project Grant

In April, we won a three year grant from the national chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha. This grant allows Med ECG to expand and grow our membership at the University of Michigan Medical School and continue to pursue our goals of impacting the community through consulting projects. It also allows us to pursue our goal of developing future leaders of medicine through special educational and leadership development events.

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