Week in Review: Week of Jan. 21, 2019

January 25, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,


It’s Friday at Headlines, where the word of the week was “team.”

Over the past few days, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery shared how their team collaborates with experts across the organization to provide exceptional patient care, education and research.

Also this week, unit host Lynn Hubrecht gave insight into a typical day on her unit, where team members add a personal touch to every interaction; Chief Nurse Executive Ann Scanlon McGinity stopped by to describe her first six months on campus meeting with members of the nursing team; and faculty and staff were recognized with Making a Difference awards for their teamwork and dedication last month.

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

Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery serve as athletic trainers for U-M varsity sports, USA Hockey and nearly 20 high school programs around the region. But sports medicine is just a small fraction of the department’s overall duties. From treating traumatic injuries to performing world-class research, click here to learn much more about this Michigan Medicine department.

A Day in the Life: Lynn Hubrecht, unit host

Every day, Lynn Hubrecht ensures patients and families on 12W at Mott are as comfortable and cared for as possible. As unit host, she helps them settle in upon admission, pack up upon discharge — and gives them personalized attention in between. Check out a snapshot of Lynn’s daily tasks in the first-ever edition of “A Day in the Life,” a new series highlighting the unique and vital work performed across the organization.

‘Designing our future’: Q&A with Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

It’s been six months since Ann Scanlon McGinity joined the organization as chief nurse executive. In that time, she has met with as many nurses as possible and heard their voices on how to advance patient care. See what she had to say, and find out why McGinity is confident that “our best days for discovery and transforming care are occurring now.”

Making a Difference: December 2018 highlights

Employees across the organization work hard to inspire their colleagues and make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Read about some of these remarkable faculty and staff members who were recognized by a patient, family member or coworker last month.

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