Week in Review: Week of Nov. 13, 2017

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Faculty and staff got a closer look at the winners of the annual Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition; a U-M physician shared how he is bringing much-needed genetic counseling to sub-Saharan Africa; Jesus Cepero, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, sat down with Headlines to discuss his advocacy for the nursing community at Michigan Medicine; and employees were honored for making a difference last month.

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

Art at work: Employees show off talent, skill in annual exhibition

Every year, dozens of faculty, staff, students, volunteers and family members share their creative talents through the Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition. This year was no different, with 79 members of the Michigan Medicine community submitting artwork. Click here to check out the winning submissions, including a piece by security officer Jennifer Baldwin that took home two awards!

Pediatrician using technology to expand genetic counseling to Ethiopia, Ghana

Michigan Medicine faculty and staff continue to impact health care around the globe. Shane Quinonez, M.D., for instance, recently developed a software application for health workers in Ethiopia to provide much-needed genetic counseling to their patients. Learn Quinonez’s remarkable story and how patients are benefiting from his valuable work.

Advocating for our nursing community: Q&A with Jesus Cepero, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC

In May, Jesus Cepero joined the organization as chief nursing officer for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. Next month, he will also take over as interim chief nurse executive for Michigan Medicine. Headlines recently caught up with Cepero to discuss his current and future roles and his priorities for the nursing community. Find out what he had to say!

Making a Difference: October 2017 highlights

Employees across the organization work hard every day to make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Read about some of the remarkable colleagues who were lauded by a patient, family member or coworker last month!