Week in Review: Week of July 29, 2019

August 2, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week, Headlines highlighted the various ways Michigan Medicine serves as a tremendous place to work, study and heal.

For instance, employees got details of the upcoming Employee Appreciation Event — formerly known as the Ice Cream Social — to be held Aug. 15. New U-M med students also celebrated their arrival on campus during the White Coat Ceremony; readers learned about MDisability, a program designed to help the organization become a leader in inclusive medical education; and U.S. News & World Report named Michigan Medicine as the best hospital in the state and the 11th best in the nation.

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

Upcoming Employee Appreciation Event is all about celebrating YOU!

Michigan Medicine’s workforce is what makes the organization the world-class destination it is today. In celebration of you, the faculty and staff, an Employee Appreciation Event will be held Aug. 15 on the main medical campus. The event — formerly known as the Ice Cream Social — will include chef demonstrations, financial well-being sessions and, of course, delicious ice cream. Click here and listen to The Wrap above for more details!

Future doctors start their journey with a white coat

The U-M Medical School’s newest class — 177 aspiring physicians in all — began their medical education last Saturday at the annual White Coat Ceremony in Hill Auditorium. Take a look back at the festivities, which included the traditional “calling of the class,” along with the students receiving a white coat, stethoscope and reflex hammer.

‘It’s about us needing us’: How Michigan Medicine is improving access to education

MDisability is a new program at U-M looking to ensure that the brightest minds have access to a medical education. That includes students with physical disabilities. Learn how the program is taking important steps to make the U-M Medical School more inclusive — acknowledging that the best caregivers are often those who understand patients and can relate to them and their circumstances.

Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked best in Michigan, No. 11 in nation by U.S. News & World Report

In its latest “Best Hospitals” rankings, U.S. News & World Report once again recognized Michigan Medicine as a top destination for patient care. The organization was ranked the top hospital in Michigan and 11th best in the nation. Click through for more about the distinction and find out how it serves as a reflection of the outstanding work carried out by physicians, nurses and all care providers.

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