Week in Review: Week of March 27, 2017

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There’s no better way to wrap-up recognition month than with a week full of stories honoring those who make a difference to their colleagues, patients and families.

Headlines profiled the Patient Food and Nutrition Services team whose healthy contributions help patients heal. Strong women across the organization shared their thoughts on leadership in celebration of Women’s History Month. And a day in the life of a doctor was highlighted showcasing a balancing act of commitment to family and patients.

Don’t start your weekend without checking out what you may have missed! Here’s the latest:

Meet Michigan Medicine: PFANS

Did you know that PFANS serves more than 2,200 meals per day to patients and their guests? Or that the department helps train future dietitians through its annual internship program? Learn more about the department that delivers great food and great service 24 hours a day.

Impactful leaders celebrate Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, Headlines caught up with some of the most impactful female leaders across the organization to get their perspective on what makes a powerful leader, who served as their role models and what advice they have for the future generation of women leaders. Find out what they had to say.

A doctor’s day

Thursday was National Doctors’ Day and the perfect opportunity to honor the dedication of the organization’s doctors, fellows and residents. One resident, Eileen Carpenter, shared how she works to balance family time with her ongoing commitment to learning and “taking care of people when they need it the most.” Click here for her inspirational story.

Recognition wrap-up

Earlier this month, Headlines asked you to thank colleagues who make remarkable contributions to the organization by sending in your accolades. Click through to learn more about team members who help to create a more engaging, productive and innovative work environment.


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