Week in Review: Week of Jan. 30, 2017

February 3, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Happy Friday! Are you ready for some football? Before you settle in for the Big Game this weekend, make sure you didn’t miss some of the Big Stories covered in Headlines this week.

Colleague Shannan Shaw shared how a painful personal experience motivated her to help patients and families in need; MHealthy gave you tips on how to stay active and healthy while at work; and the Med School delivered details on how its updated curriculum better trains the future leaders of medicine.

Here’s the latest:

Grief to growth: Employee channels personal loss to help patients and families

Nearly a decade after losing her young daughter, Shannan Shaw takes solace in comforting others. Click here for the story of this Patient and Family Centered Care coordinator, who helps patients and families get the best care possible in the midst of circumstances she is all too familiar with.

Stay well at work: Easy tips to keep active throughout your day

Do you know some stretches and exercises you can do at work to stay in shape during the cold winter months? MHealthy offers a few that are certain to boost your energy levels without ever having to leave your desk or unit! From leg extensions to arm stretches, click through for details.

Medical student curricular transformation takes shape

The U-M Medical School is in the midst of a sweeping transformation of its curriculum to better train the health care leaders of tomorrow. Find out what changes are being made and how they will benefit students and patients in the university’s world-class academic medical center.