Week in Review: Week of March 9, 2020

March 13, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

It’s been a busy week at Michigan Medicine. In case you missed anything, Headlines is here to keep you up-to-date on the latest information, including resources related to COVID-19.

Here’s the Week in Review:

Update: COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

The organization has dedicated teams working day and night to keep faculty, staff, learners, patients and families as safe as possible. Be sure to stay on top of all the COVID-19 updates by checking out these frequently asked questions, this Headlines webpage or by visiting the website maintained by Infection Prevention & Epidemiology. Additionally, learn about new visitor restrictions and the Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner, which was canceled out of an abundance of caution.

Valuing patient safety: How two units have found the keys to success

It’s National Patient Safety Awareness Week and to help celebrate, Headlines highlighted two units who have taken a number of steps to enhance safety efforts. From improving communication to focusing on teamwork, 7D at University Hospital and 11W at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital have found the ingredients to success. Click through for details!

Leaders and Best: Milestones in the history of women in medicine at U-M

In the fall of 1870, the first 18 female medical students enrolled at U-M. Since then, thousands of women have passed through the organization’s doors as students, staff members, clinicians and leaders. In honor of Michigan Medicine’s yearlong historical celebration, meet some of the most influential women in the organization’s history!  

Learn about policy governance reform at Michigan Medicine on The Wrap podcast via the media player or YouTube link below!