Week in Review: Week of Feb. 22, 2021

February 26, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

Happy Friday! As February draws to a close, Headlines readers heard from two patients who shared details of the extraordinary care they received at Michigan Medicine. Employees also found out how they will be able to make their own voices heard in the upcoming Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey.

For those stories and more, it’s time to check out the Week in Review!

Work, humor and family help Stage 4 cancer patient thrive

Nothing seems to be able to stop Kelly Rossman-McKinney from carrying out her work in the Michigan Attorney General’s Office or for putting her sense of humor on display. Not even Stage 4 cancer. Learn more about Rossman-McKinney’s journey and how she is finding perspective while undergoing chemotherapy and other treatment at the Rogel Cancer Center.

Heart failure, pregnancy and a specialized approach

When Sheila Galinis became pregnant, it immediately became clear that her previous diagnoses of advanced heart failure and asthma would make the ensuing months a challenge. Fortunately, she had a group of Michigan Medicine experts on her side. And with their help, Galinis was able to persevere and deliver a healthy baby boy late last year. Click here for more of Galinis’ story. 

Vital Voices 2021 Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey coming soon

From March 15-26, Michigan Medicine team members will be able to share feedback with leadership via the faculty and staff engagement survey. The survey will touch on a variety of topics including communication, fairness, teamwork, safety and more. Click through for details!

Creating a lasting (virtual) impression: U-M welcomes doctoral applicants during pandemic

How do you show off all that Michigan Medicine has to offer when prospective students can’t travel to Ann Arbor and see campus? You give them a unique virtual experience! Check out all the work that went into such an endeavor by the U-M Program in Biomedical Sciences, as they created an interactive and engaging weekend for applicants in 13 doctoral disciplines.

The Wrap employee podcast was off this week, but be sure to check out all 100 of the show’s previous episodes designed specifically for faculty and staff by clicking here!