Week in Review: Week of May 29, 2017

June 2, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

As another week — and another month — passes by, it may (get it?) be worth a look back at some of the week’s notable news.

There were a few helpful tips about minimizing stress in everyday life and a feature on the newly-formed Office of Patient Experience. Plus, don’t forget about today’s memorial reception to be held in honor of six heroic members of the Survival Flight transplant team who were lost nearly a decade ago.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest:

Remembering a transplant team tragedy

Almost 10 years ago — on June 4, 2007 — Michigan Medicine suffered the loss of a dedicated transplant team. This afternoon, join colleagues, friends and family as the organization honors those lost in the tragic accident. Click here for details of the memorial reception and reflection ceremony at University Hospital.

The symphony of stress: How to improve harmony in your life

From smartphones and emails to commutes and home commitments, everyone faces a large amount of stress on a daily basis. Fortunately, the university offers free resources to promote wellness and help faculty and staff carry out exceptional patient care, education and research. Click through for more on the U-M Employee Assistance Program and learn steps you can take today to reduce the negative stress in your life.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Office of Patient Experience

Did you know that a new program will be launched this summer to help visitors navigate the academic medical center? Or that a quiet kit is under development to help improve the environment of care for patients? These are just two initiatives being undertaken by the Office of Patient Experience. Find out more about this new Michigan Medicine department that puts a spotlight on patient- and family-centered care!