On the occasion of my recent visit to your Ann Arbor campus, invited by Dr. Stephen Feinberg and professor at the School of Dentistry, I gained insights that I really would like to share with you. During this time, I had the chance to observe the university’s health system and to enjoy the politeness and quality of physicians and residents. However, what especially impressed me was the level of health care delivered to people and the splendid results.
I think your institution, with incredible personalities and leaders, is positioned today better than ever before where, in the past, we could not even imagine medicine could go. Treatment is provided under state of the art conditions, where changes on how to provide health care are possible. For a long time, we have been trapped on a wheel of only treating patients with a curative vision, focused on observation of negative event affecting patients and how to solve them. But now, your approach allows revolutionizing the system. Wolverines are able to focus on a more prevention-oriented vision with multidisciplinary teams in multiple areas of knowledge. I am convinced that the Ann Arbor attitude has what is needed.
— Dr. Sergio Calleja, Chile
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Mark Haviland, program manager, Center for Campus Involvement, on working with students to produce a show: “I have a real ‘show-must-go-on’ mentality. It will happen … I’m a cheerleader.”
Orson Welles New Acquisitions exhibit, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections Library, through June.