Week in Review: Week of Jan. 14, 2019

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Happy Friday — reward yourself for getting through the week by taking a look back at some of the featured stories at Headlines!

Speaking of rewards, MHealthy informed readers about its annual Rewards program, which gives employees a chance to learn about their health and earn up to $220 in the process. Also this week, two departments relayed how they have found employee engagement success; faculty and staff shared their new year’s resolutions for 2019; and Headlines previewed the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. symposium.

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

Learn about your health and earn up to $220 with MHealthy Rewards

All Michigan Medicine employees are eligible for a free on-site wellness screening, thanks to the 2019 MHealthy Rewards program. Those who participate in the screenings, and fill out a quick health questionnaire, will earn $100 — with another $120 available to go toward a fitness center membership. Click here for details!

Departments provide blueprint for employee engagement success

At the Canton rehab therapy clinic, faculty and staff are involved in every decision, ranging from hiring to program development to what kind of music is played in the gym. In the Quality Department, there is a visual management system in place to keep employees engaged and aware of how they fit into the department’s bigger picture. Learn more about these areas at Michigan Medicine and how they keep their employees engaged!

New goals in the new year: Employees show off their resolutions for 2019

One Michigan Medicine employee aims to set a personal record at the Berlin Marathon later this year. Another is attempting to become more familiar with the Ann Arbor arts and culture scene, while a third is committed to offering a meaningful smile to the patients that they see each day. Check out what a number of your colleagues have adopted as their new year’s resolutions! 

Help ‘unravel’ strands of inequality during 2019 MLK Symposium

Beginning Monday, and lasting through the end of the month, faculty and staff have an opportunity to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the highlights of the university’s annual MLK Symposium are a keynote address to be given by author and educator Tim Wise and Detroit school principal and writer Julia Putnam, and a health sciences lecture to be delivered by Jacquelyn Taylor, Ph.D., R.N., PNP-BC, FAHA, FAAN. Click through for information on these activities and many more!

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