Week in Review: Week of Sept. 24, 2018

September 28, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Listen up, it’s time for the Week in Review — and the first edition of The Wrap, Headlines’ new podcast!

In addition to learning about The Wrap, readers this week took a closer look at the Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition, now on display at Taubman Center. Faculty and staff also met the Department of Finance, learned how to prepare for the upcoming flu season, and found out the story of Chris Connolly, a med student who is helping change the way U-M and others think about doctors.

Here’s the latest:

The Wrap is here!

Headlines’ new podcast, The Wrap, is designed to keep busy employees informed about what’s happening across Michigan Medicine with news briefs, trivia and more. Today marks The Wrap’s premiere episode! Find it on iTunes, Stitcher, Amazon or any of your preferred podcast hosting platforms — or just listen below!

For more information about The Wrap, click here.

Employees once again give the gift of art

From photographs to paintings, jewelry to needlework, the creativity of Michigan Medicine team members is on full display at Taubman Center. The 2018 Employee Art Exhibition is made up of more than 100 pieces of art from faculty, staff, volunteers and family members. Learn more about the exhibit, which is open daily through Dec. 7.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Finance

Every day, individuals across the organization make decisions impacting patient care, education and research. Fortunately, there is one dedicated team that plays a vital role in ensuring that every plan keeps the organization moving in the right direction. Click here for more on the Department of Finance!

Show some love during flu season

Flu season is just around the corner, and once again Michigan Medicine team members are asked to help keep their friends, family, patients and colleagues healthy by getting a flu vaccination. Find out details of the organization’s flu policy, and learn where you can get a free flu shot on campus over the next couple of months.

Diversity Matters: Changing the way the medical profession thinks about doctors

When Chris Connolly suffered a traumatic injury during high school water polo practice, his life was changed forever. The accident left him a quadriplegic, though it never took away his drive to become a doctor. Click through for more on the current U-M med student — and how he’s made schools like U-M rethink the technical standards used to evaluate potential students.