For Members of the Media
Reporters and editors: For expert sources, information on our press releases, or other immediate help, call 734-764-2220 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
After business hours (from 5 to 11 p.m. and 7 to 8 a.m. ET), and from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekends and holidays, members of the media may call the UMHS operators at 734-936-6267 and receive assistance with patient condition reports from the staff of M-LINE. Highly urgent matters may be escalated to a media team member.
For requests with non-urgent deadlines
If you are a reporter or editor looking for a cancer expert, please visit our Locate the Expert web page.
If you are a reporter or editor looking for assistance with a news story, please contact Nicole Fawcett, media coordinator, at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-764-2220.
For news-related updates on patients in our hospitals:
First, read these guidelines for release of one-word patient conditions. Any further information release to the media, or visit to a patient, requires a signed consent from the patient or his/her legal representative, and must be arranged through our team.
Any visit by media to our facilities requires advance approval and an escort by a member of our team.
If you work or study at U-M and you have a story idea or need assistance with a news-related matter, call our office. For general tips and guidelines on working with reporters, see Media Relations at UMHS (available to U-M computer users only).
For the latest Cancer Center news, visit News Releases.
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