Week in Review: Week of Oct. 30, 2017

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

Have you come down from your sugar high yet? Burn off some of that extra energy by checking out these “sweet” stories from Headlines!

This week, faculty and staff got an inside look at a spook-tacular Halloween party at Mott; Aunita Erskine, a member of the patient business services team, shared why it’s a “treat” for her to work at Michigan Medicine; readers learned about Dia de los Muertos, a holiday that is much more than costumes and candy; and employees were given a sneak peek at upcoming Veterans Week events.

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

Little Victors have spook-tacular day at Mott

From costumes to pumpkin painting, games to photo booths, children at Mott had a frighteningly good time at a recent Halloween party. Click here for more on the event, including a gallery of Little Victors enjoying the festivities! 

Why I work here: Aunita Erskine, patient business services

Michigan Medicine is a world-class destination for patient care, education and research — all thanks to its exceptional faculty and staff. Headlines recently caught up with one long-time employee, Aunita Erskine of patient business services, to find out why she has chosen to spend 40 years with the organization. Find out what she had to say!

Diversity Matters: Dia de los Muertos

Halloween wasn’t the only festive holiday to take place this week. Many in the Michigan Medicine community also celebrated Dia de los Muertos — a festival that honors the deceased through upbeat and festive gatherings. Learn more about the celebration and how you can better support those who observe it.

Veterans Week to honor military members for service, dedication

Next weekend, people across the country will celebrate Veterans Day in honor of the brave men and women of the U.S. armed forces. At U-M, such festivities will last all week long. Click through for a rundown of events on campus designed to help you better understand colleagues and students who served the nation.