Week in Review: Week of Feb. 12, 2018

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Did you feel the love this week at Headlines?

Over the past few days, readers learned how they could create lovely valentines for patients; a Michigan Medicine security sergeant shared why she loves her job; Shon Dwyer discussed her love and passion for excellence as it relates to her role as executive director of the UH/CVC; and employees found out more about the Chinese New Year and the beloved celebrations associated with it.

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

Where is the love? At Michigan Medicine!

Whether it was creating a unique valentine of their own at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center or signing a “virtual” card online, faculty and staff had plenty of opportunities this week to brighten up the day of those they serve. Click here to learn more about two Valentine’s Day programs designed to “send a little smile” to patients and families across the organization.

Security sergeant offers warm ‘Greet’ings at Michigan Medicine

Nothing about Nikki Greet’s job is mundane — and that’s just the way she likes it. From escorting colleagues to their vehicles, to helping jumpstart their cars or working to make the environment more comfortable for patients and families, the security sergeant plays a vital role at Michigan Medicine. Learn more about Greet and how she works hard to impact lives every day.

A steadfast passion for excellence: Q&A with Shon Dwyer, M.B.A., R.N.

Shon Dwyer, M.B.A., R.N., is the executive director of University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, though she’s held various roles across the organization. Recently, Headlines caught up with Dwyer to discuss the changes and constants she’s seen in her career and how a collaborative culture contributes to excellence at Michigan Medicine. Check out what she had to say!

Diversity Matters: Chinese New Year

Happy lunar new year! Today marks the start of the new lunar year, which will be the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese Zodiac. To better support the patients, families and colleagues who celebrate, click through for more about the history and traditions surrounding this festive holiday — and what it means to be born in the Year of the Dog.