Week in Review: Week of Feb. 5, 2018

February 9, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Happy Friday! It was a celebratory week at Mott, where the hospital earned the distinction of being named a prestigious Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center. Headlines also featured Deloris Hunt, M.S., who was named the organization’s chief human resources officer; faculty and staff nominated colleagues who deserve a gold medal in their unit; the Office of Patient Experience shared details of its Peer Mentoring Program; and readers learned about Lent, a sacred time of reflection for many members of the Michigan Medicine community.

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

Mott earns distinction as Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center

The American College of Surgeons recently bestowed an impressive recognition on C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, naming it the state’s first Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center. Click here to learn more about what the distinction means and why it reflects the exemplary patient care offered each day by Michigan Medicine’s faculty and staff.

Deloris Hunt, M.S., named chief human resources officer

With more than 20 years of experience as a human resources executive in the health care industry, Deloris Hunt, M.S., is the perfect fit to become Michigan Medicine’s new chief human resources officer. Learn more about Hunt, who will join the organization and begin in her new role on Feb. 19.

Going for gold: Nominate your superstar colleagues

This week, the 23rd Winter Olympiad began in Pyeongchang, South Korea. In honor of the games, employees were asked to honor the superstar colleagues in their unit or department. Click through to see how you can nominate those who deserve a gold medal and give them a chance to win a fantastic prize!

Service Spotlight: Peer Mentoring Program

At Michigan Medicine, no one needs to travel their health care journey alone. That’s why the Office of Patient Experience runs the Peer Mentoring Program – allowing patients to meet and learn from individuals who have gone through similar challenges. Find out details of this integral program by clicking here.

Diversity Matters: Lent

Beginning next week, many members of the Michigan Medicine Christian community will observe Lent. During this 40-day period of reflection and penance, those who celebrate traditionally abstain from something that brings them joy. In an effort to better serve faculty, staff, patients and families of the Christian faith, find out more about this important time of year.