Program Opportunities

Faculty members shaking hands at an event

The Medical School Emeritus Program offers opportunities for Medical School emeritus faculty to continue to provide their assistance, experience, and leadership to the Medical School. Current opportunities for participation through the Emeritus Faculty Program include the following: 

Medical Student Education & Mentoring

  • To be available to medical students and/or to offer comments/feedback to students or course directors
  • While involvement in the new curriculum is still not clear, participation is still being pursued
  • Some of these activities are organized at the department level by the chair and/or the program director and include commitments ranging from individual meetings to yearlong participation

Leads: Tom Gelehrter and Vince Cimmino

Retirement Planning

  • To inform and educate faculty considering retirement
  • Next Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement
    Monday, October 12, 2015, 5-7 PM, in the BSRB Seminar Rooms
  • Next Faculty Planning for Retirement Benefit Workshop
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 12-1 PM, in the BSRB Seminar Rooms

Lead: Tom Shope

Emeritus Research Activities

  • To provide opportunities for participation in research activities or mentoring

Lead: Sumer Pek

MCAS and Development Program

  • Participate in alumni activities and events in conjunction with the MCAS Development office, such as dinners or events with students

Lead: Rudi Ansbacher

Clinical Practice

  • Many emeritus faculty continue clinical practice in retirement
  • These arrangements are made within each department with the chair

Leads: Rick Swartz and Andy Zweifler

Emeritus Archive

  • To document and archive the careers and experiences of Medical School Emeritus Faculty, including personal histories, curriculum vitae and bibliographies as well as video interview

Lead: Ed Domino

Emeritus Commentary

  • To publish articles in a variety of venues (Medicine at Michigan; newsletters, websites, etc.) by Emeritus Faculty on topics ranging from memoirs and biographies to commentaries

Lead: Rick Swartz