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In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.
In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.

In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.

Jerry Yee, M.D., division head of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Henry Ford Medical Group and medical director for Greenfield Health Systems for the past 25 years, passed away unexpectedly in June 2022. Dr. Yee was internationally recognized for his expertise in nephrology and actively involved in leadership and academic activities with the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology. In addition, he served on numerous editorial boards and achieved a long list of honors and awards for his outstanding service and excellence in academics and clinical care.“Jerry has been a mentor to many fellows and junior faculty over the years and his passion for science and medicine was felt by all who had the privilege of knowing and working with him,” said Eric Scher, M.D., Chair of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Yee’s family shared that “his colleagues, friends, and family benefitted from his incredible intellect, keen wit and sense of humor, but most importantly, his patients experienced the compassion he felt for them.”This collection showcases scholarly activity by Dr. Jerry Yee during his tenure at Henry Ford Health. Scholarly Commons Exhibit is a service of Sladen Library of Henry Ford Hospital.

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Medical Education Research Forum
Medical Education Research Forum

Medical Education Research Forum

The annual Henry Ford Health Medical Education Research Forum (MERF) is held in the E&R building at Henry Ford Hospital. This year's event will be held in person on May 6, 2022. All posters/presentations are from projects that are completed while authors are a trainee within Henry Ford Health, not prior to training. Research Categories are described below; click each section to view individual entries.
Research Categories
  • Basic Science Research – research done on a more molecular level “bench research”. May include tissue samples, lab animals, microscopic assays, bacterial cultures, or other similar projects.
  • Case Reports – a descriptive report of the presentation, workup, diagnosis, and/or management of an interesting or unusual case from Henry Ford Health.
  • Clinical Research – research on an important topic on our patients – can be prospective or retrospective.
  • Health Care Disparities – involves looking at health outcomes that may differ from one population of our patients to another. May include prospective or retrospective data, and may look at various groups.
  • High Value Care – for projects focusing on cost-conscious care, with an emphasis placed on measures which help to improve patient care while decreasing waste or unnecessary or testing/medications/visits or excessive costs.
  • Quality Improvement – involves looking at processes and systems of care, with an aim to improve the overall care of our patients.
  • Simulation in Healthcare – projects that seek to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through the use of simulation-based training such as human patient simulators, virtual reality, standardized patients and task trainers.
  • Teaching and Education – descriptive reports of education related projects, education related research, innovative curricular reform, new teaching methods or tools (with outcomes).
  • Visual Art – includes illustration/drawing, photography, painting, sculpture or any form of art that can be expressed or captured for print display. An image of the art work will be submitted and displayed during the event.
  • Literature – includes poetry, drama, novel, short story.

Surgery and Anesthesia Research Celebration Day
Surgery and Anesthesia Research Celebration Day

Posters presented at Henry Ford Health's Surgery & Anesthesia Research Celebration Day on July 9, 2021.

Nursing Research Conference
Nursing Research Conference
Detroit Stroke Conference
Detroit Stroke Conference
Henry Ford Hospital Osteoporosis and Bone & Mineral Disorders Symposium
Henry Ford Hospital Osteoporosis and Bone & Mineral Disorders Symposium
In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.
In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.

In Memoriam: Jerry Yee, M.D.

Jerry Yee, M.D., division head of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Henry Ford Medical Group and medical director for Greenfield Health Systems for the past 25 years, passed away unexpectedly in June 2022. Dr. Yee was internationally recognized for his expertise in nephrology and actively involved in leadership and academic activities with the National Kidney Foundation and American Society of Nephrology. In addition, he served on numerous editorial boards and achieved a long list of honors and awards for his outstanding service and excellence in academics and clinical care.“Jerry has been a mentor to many fellows and junior faculty over the years and his passion for science and medicine was felt by all who had the privilege of knowing and working with him,” said Eric Scher, M.D., Chair of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Yee’s family shared that “his colleagues, friends, and family benefitted from his incredible intellect, keen wit and sense of humor, but most importantly, his patients experienced the compassion he felt for them.”This collection showcases scholarly activity by Dr. Jerry Yee during his tenure at Henry Ford Health. Scholarly Commons Exhibit is a service of Sladen Library of Henry Ford Hospital.