Plan to attend: An afternoon designed to enhance awareness of disability issues

September 19, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to an afternoon of talks and discussions aimed at enhancing awareness of disability issues as experienced by employees, patients, providers, leaders and learners.

The free event is called MIGHT, which stands for Michigan Inclusion and Growth in Health Care Transformation. It is sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion and the Michigan Medicine Disability Resource Group and will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. in Danto Auditorium at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center.

“We are excited to offer everyone at Michigan Medicine a unique opportunity to learn more about disability issues and become advocates at making the organization fully inclusive for everyone,” said Clarissa Love, co-lead of the disability resource group.

As part of the festivities, attendees will be given tools and tips on how to advocate for health care transformation, promote innovation and empower people to focus on inclusion, compassion and excellence.

The highlight will be a keynote address by Karin Muraszko, M.D., chair and Julian T. Hoff, M.D., Professor of Neurological Surgery.

There will be other discussions and talks given by Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, trainees and patients.

Attendees are invited to drop-by for however long they are able to make it. There will sign language interpreters available.

For more information or if you need any special accommodations, please email disability@umich.edu. See you there!

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