Week in Review: Week of Feb. 6, 2017

February 10, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

It was a week full of stars at Headlines!

You had the opportunity to nominate the superstars and MVPs in your unit or department; you learned the story of Celeste Lee, a star in Patient and Family Centered Care; and the recent United Way campaign proved U-M employees are stars in the community.

Here’s the latest:

Call for Michigan Medicine MVPs: Nominate your superstars

Fresh off a fantastic Super Bowl, this week was the perfect opportunity for faculty and staff to nominate colleagues who make remarkable contributions to the organization on a daily basis. Click here to learn more about the nominating process and how you can give your superstar coworkers the chance at winning a cool prize!

Celeste Lee, a champion for patients and families

Celeste Lee devoted her career to helping patients and families get through difficult times. That’s why the Office of Patient and Family Centered Care established the Celeste Lee Peer Mentoring Award, given annually to mentors who stand out in the care and support they provide. Find out more about the award and Celeste’s inspirational story of commitment to those in need.

U-M employees get in the spirit of giving

The university’s most vulnerable neighbors are set to receive some much-needed support, all thanks to Michigan Medicine employees! The recent United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.3 million for various nonprofit organizations in Washtenaw County. Learn more about the programs that will benefit directly from the community’s generosity.

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month and the organization has a number of events planned to celebrate the diversity of faculty, staff, students and patients. Click through for a look at the films, workshops and other festivities on campus designed to honor the history and culture of Africans and African Americans.