Week in Review: Week of March 26, 2018

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Local schools may be out on Spring Break, but there’s certainly no break at Headlines!

This week, the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center announced a transformational gift that promises to enhance cancer care and research in the years ahead. Headlines also honored a few of the many hard-working women across the organization during Women’s History Month; Graduate Medical Education shared how it supports the education of tomorrow’s physicians; faculty and staff learned more about the upcoming Easter holiday; and readers took a look back at a month-long celebration of employee recognition.

Got all that? Here’s the latest:

$150M gift will transform cancer research, care at U-M

Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers — and they are pledging $150 million to the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision. Click here for details of the largest gift ever made to Michigan Medicine and one of the largest in the university’s history!

Women at Michigan Medicine making history at home, across globe

March is Women’s History Month, a chance to celebrate some of the many dedicated women across the organization who play a major role in patient care, education or research. From a doctor attempting to tackle the issue of sexual harassment in academic medicine to a social worker helping patients deal with loss and grief, take a closer look at women making an impact across Michigan Medicine.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Graduate Medical Education

At any given time, there are more than 1,200 residents and fellows on campus at the academic medical center. They are here with the help and support of a small, dedicated group in the Office of Graduate Medical Education. Click through for a closer look at this department and learn about their many responsibilities at Michigan Medicine.

Diversity Matters: Easter

This weekend marks a spiritually significant day on the Christian calendar — Easter. To help promote understanding and support among all members of the Michigan Medicine community, learn more about the holiday and how patients, families and colleagues may be celebrating it on Sunday.

Recognition wrap-up

Throughout the month, Michigan Medicine has been focused on employee recognition and why it’s so important. Click here to see a full recap of Recognition Month, which included a look at best practices, a Q&A with the recognition program manager and the launch of a new theme for recognition campaigns: Inspire.