Week in Review: Week of March 23, 2020

March 27, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This week, Headlines highlighted the teamwork, ingenuity and resourcefulness currently on display at Michigan Medicine.

For instance, the newsletter featured College of Pharmacy students and Department of Pharmacy employees who have come together to create hand sanitizer in the face of a looming shortage. Colleagues also recognized faculty and staff for stepping up in the wake of COVID-19; medical students found creative ways to virtually celebrate Match Day; and M-LINE showed how they can enhance the care provided at partner organizations.

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

A handy solution: College of Pharmacy students, Michigan Medicine pharmacy partner to meet critical need

When the organization — and health care facilities worldwide — realized that they were facing a critical shortage of hand sanitizer, many in the organization immediately put their heads together. The result? The production of sanitizer on-site, produced by Michigan Medicine pharmacy staff and U-M College of Pharmacy students. Click for details!

Making a Difference: COVID-19 special edition

Across Michigan Medicine, faculty and staff have stepped up to meet unprecedented challenges. From unit custodians to IT professionals, nurses to administrative staff, check out a number of teammates who have been recognized with a Making a Difference award over the past few weeks.

Senior medical students reveal their residency destination

This year’s Match Day celebration was unlike any other. With students at home, M4s learned electronically where they will be carrying out the next phase of their medical education. Take a look back at the virtual celebration and find out where a number of senior medical students will be performing their residency!

M-LINE helps create ‘seamless system of care’

One Michigan Medicine team has stepped up to help Metro Health — an affiliate of the organization — provide better care to its stroke and emergency patients, as well as the inpatient population. Find out how M-LINE is facilitating patient transfers to community hospitals and other facilities and enhancing the level of care in west Michigan.