Week in Review: Week of Dec. 4, 2017

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From the holidays to a new health center, this week at Headlines had something for everyone!

Readers learned five tips to stay happy and healthy during December; faculty and staff were given details of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care — set to open in 2018; employees shared information about a new Mott wheelchair basketball program aimed at helping kids in the community; and the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion demonstrated how it mentors students of all backgrounds and helps them find success.

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

Eat, drink and be healthy: 5 tips for a happier holiday season

Holiday parties may already be underway — and with them come delicious foods and quality time with friends and family. Such festivities often make December a challenging time of year to keep up with your health goals. Click here for helpful tips from MHealthy designed to keep you on a healthy track during the holiday season!

The future is Bright-on! New health center set to open in 2018

With nearly 300,000 square feet of space, the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care will allow Michigan Medicine to expand its footprint and impact thousands of more lives across the region. Click through for more information on the facility — set to open in 2018 — and to learn how you can take the next step in your career by joining the Brighton team!

Wheelchair basketball a slam dunk for kids with disabilities

A former Mott patient and wheelchair basketball player is helping bring the sport to a new generation of children with disabilities. Learn more about Michigan Medicine communication specialist Daniel Ellman and find out why he is working with staff members at Mott to offer free basketball clinics to kids across the Ann Arbor area.

Diversity Matters: Putting students on the right path

As an undergraduate at U-M, Sheena Bahroloomi found herself struggling due to a challenging workload, a lack of confidence and other personal obligations. That’s when she sought the help of a program run by the Michigan Medicine Office for Health Equity and Inclusion. Find out more about the Pathways program and how its entorship opportunities give students the boost they need to succeed.