Week in Review: Week of June 12, 2017

June 16, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF — thank goodness it’s finally time for the Headlines Week in Review!

This week, employees were invited to MStaff200, the “party of the century” designed to celebrate 200 years of contributions from U-M staff members. Readers also learned the touching story of the Hartwells — and why the father-son pair is committed to helping patients; Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D. outlined his vision for the future of the Michigan Medicine research enterprise; and faculty and staff learned a tip to help patients and families who face a cancer diagnosis.

Check it out:

You’re invited to the party of the century!

From live entertainment to gifts, giveaways and even a staff talent show, MStaff200 will be jam-packed with fun for the whole family! Click here for details of the festive event, which is open to all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff and their immediate family members.

Dad’s devotion: Meet the Hartwells, a tightknit Michigan Medicine family

Like most U-M med students, Matt Hartwell focused on getting good grades and learning as much as he could in the classroom and clinic. Yet he was always keenly aware of something he considered even more important: the comfort of patients and families. Credit that to his dad, Mike Hartwell, who works in the Michigan Medicine Office of Development. Learn the Hartwells’ story and the personal connection that makes them committed to improving the patient experience.

Building partnerships: Q&A with Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D.

Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D. began his new role as the university’s chief scientific officer and vice dean for research last month. Recently, Headlines caught up with Omary to discuss his new role and his vision for the future of the organization’s research enterprise. Click through to see what he had to say.

Service Spotlight — Cancer AnswerLine

Did you know that when a patient or loved one is diagnosed with cancer, there is a team of dedicated Michigan Medicine experts just a phone call away to answer questions and guide them through all stages of the treatment process? Find out more about the Cancer AnswerLine and how you can provide excellent service by recommending it to those you serve.