Week in Review: Week of April 8, 2019

April 12, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

The week began with a preview of the Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner, giving readers plenty to “chew on” over the past few days!

In addition to highlighting the April 17 event, the faculty and staff on 8E were featured for their dedication to protecting patient safety; colleagues were recognized for making a difference last month; and Headlines unveiled the latest in its Acronym of the Month series.

In case you missed anything, here’s another helping of the Headlines Week in Review!

You’re invited: Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner

Next Wednesday, employees will be treated to breakfast and dinner, thanks to the Michigan Medicine leadership team. At the UH Café, faculty and staff will be able to grab some tasty treats, pose in a photo booth and have a blast with their colleagues. Those who work at off-site locations will also have lunches scheduled over the next few weeks. Click here for details!

Teamwork pays off for faculty, staff and patients on 8 East

The team on 8 East is exactly that — a team. And their commitment to working together has led to unmatched success when it comes to patient outcomes and limiting harm events. Learn more about 8E’s efforts, which have helped the team earn seven 365 Days of Safety awards — more than any other unit at Michigan Medicine! As a bonus, Carol Kristofik, clinical nursing director of 8E, was a guest on this week’s episode of The Wrap, which can be found at the top of the page!

Making a Difference: March 2019 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 the remarkable faculty and staff members who were recognized by a patient, family member or coworker for their work in March.

Learn Our Lingo (LOL): Research programs

Now’s your chance to “study up” on many of the groundbreaking research programs at Michigan Medicine! From IHPI to MICHR to IRBMED and more, these teams are helping advance health across Michigan and the world — though their names may be unfamiliar to some. So click through to check out what each acronym stands for and to learn more about the vital work the programs are performing!

Want to stay in the know on the go? Check out the latest edition of The Wrap at the top of the page!