Week in Review: Week of Jan. 15, 2018

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This week, Headlines featured faculty and staff who are focused on making improvements in the months ahead.

Colleagues shared their new year’s resolutions and the positive changes they plan to make in 2018; MHealthy outlined its Rewards program, which offers incentives for individuals to improve their health; readers learned more about Spiritual Care and how it can enhance the experience for patients, families and coworkers; and employees were given a recap of the MLK Health Sciences Symposium, where attendees were urged to make an impact both in the organization and in the community.

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

Picture it: Employees put 2018 resolutions into action

The Michigan Medicine Compliance Office vowed to make philanthropy a regular part of their 2018 routine, while the CMC therapy team in Northville committed to drinking more water. Those were just two of the new year’s resolutions faculty and staff shared in Headlines this week to win fantastic prizes. Check out the rest of the entries and see who is bringing home movie tickets or Michigan Medicine swag!

MHealthy Rewards offers new incentives in 2018

If you’re a benefits-eligible faculty or staff member, now is the perfect time to learn more about your health and take steps to maintain or improve it. That’s because MHealthy is offering incentives for individuals to complete activities designed around helping them stress less, exercise more and manage their weight or other health conditions. Click through for details.

Service Spotlight: Spiritual Care

When facing a health care challenge, individuals often turn to their faith for guidance and support. That’s where Michigan Medicine’s Spiritual Care Department comes in. Learn more about this dedicated group of chaplains and how they can help patients, families and colleagues when they need it the most.

At MLK Symposium, employees urged to ‘change the world’

On Monday, the entire university came together to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the festivities was the 28th annual MLK Health Sciences Symposium at Michigan Medicine. Find out more about this important event, where faculty, staff and students were implored to fight health inequities and make a difference in their community.