Week in Review: Week of March 19, 2018

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Happy Spring! As you prepare for the first weekend of the season, check out some warm, cheerful stories from the past few days in Headlines.

The week kicked off with a recap of Match Day — a festive occasion that revealed where students will continue their medical journey. Headlines also featured Toni Morgan, a medical assistant specialist who shared why working at Michigan Medicine is meaningful to her; faculty and staff learned how they can give back to a program of their choice at U-M; and JoAnn Grantham sat down with Headlines to discuss recognition and why it’s so important.

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

Match Madness: U-M medical students learn their fates

On one dramatic afternoon, 162 U-M med students tore open envelopes and learned where they will take the next steps of their medical career. The celebratory scene took place on Match Day, when tens of thousands of students nationwide found out where their residency trainings will take place. Click here for more on the exciting day!

Why I Work Here: Toni Morgan, medical assistant specialist

Toni Morgan has been with Michigan Medicine for 17 years, currently working as a medical assistant specialist in the Department of Urology — a job filled with highly-personal motivation. Learn Toni’s heartfelt story — and find out why she is dedicated to improving the lives of urology patients each and every day.

Give from within: Victors for Michigan campaign

What programs or services at Michigan Medicine are most meaningful to you? Consider giving back to those areas during the ongoing Victors for Michigan campaign. That’s what research lab specialist Lisa Beyer did, donating to the U-M Comprehensive Cancer’s Helping Hands Fund and to Project Healthy Schools. Check out how you can join Lisa and give back today!

The impact of recognition: Q&A with JoAnn Grantham, recognition program manager

It’s National Recognition Month — a perfect opportunity to discuss the importance of recognition at Michigan Medicine and what the organization can do to support employees in carrying it out. With that in mind, Headlines caught up with Recognition Program Manager JoAnn Grantham, who covered those topics and more in a wide-ranging Q&A. Click through to see what she had to say!