Week in Review: Week of Aug. 5, 2019

August 9, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week at Headlines was all about three Ps: pride, perks and partnerships!

That’s because readers learned how Michigan Medicine provided outreach at the recent Ann Arbor Pride event; faculty and staff were given information on all the perks they get at local businesses thanks to their MCards; and Partners for Children celebrated its first anniversary by sharing how they assist families of children with complex health conditions.

To learn about all that, and more, here’s the Week in Review!

Celebrating with Pride: Organization provides outreach at annual event in Ann Arbor

Volunteers from the Office of Patient Experience, Comprehensive Gender Services, social work and more came together last weekend to meet with members of the community at Ann Arbor Pride. The team was able to share a number of resources and programs offered at Michigan Medicine geared toward members of the LGBTQ+ community. Click to learn more!

Hit the road in style with exclusive employee discounts and perks

A discount at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa … a deal at the Great Wolf Lodge … offers from Belle Tire and Speedy Auto Service. Earlier this week, Michigan Medicine team members learned about all sorts of perks that give them a chance to hit the road and enjoy the rest of the beautiful Michigan summer. Check out all the offers available just by using your MCard!

Gaining trust: Partners for Children celebrates first year

Across the state, there are hundreds of children with complex conditions who receive care from multiple health care specialists. Fortunately, there is now a program in place that helps coordinate this care and provides in-home services to those who need it the most. Click through to learn more about Partners for Children, which recently celebrated its first anniversary!

Making a Difference: July 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 April.

Want to stay in the know, on the go? Check out The Wrap above, which this week highlights another valuable resource, the Michigan Medicine News Break!