U-M, colleges team up in biomedical science teaching and learning

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They’re at two different ends of the higher-education journey: some just starting out on associate’s degrees, others finishing up advanced training after earning a doctorate in biomedical science. But there’s a lot they can teach one another, with the help of their professors.

Through a new five-year National Institutes of Health grant totaling $3.64 million, the two types of “learners” will come together for science and engineering education at two southeast Michigan colleges.

Henry Ford College and the Wayne County Community College District have signed on to allow U-M Medical School and College of Engineering postdoctoral fellows to co-teach in their classrooms, working alongside their faculty.

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