Week in Review: Match Day, Women’s History Month — and more!

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

This week, Headlines celebrated both current and future experts in health care, education and research.

For instance, there was a feature highlighting some of the organization’s most impactful women in honor of Women’s History Month. There was also a look back at the virtual Match Day celebration, when U-M medical students learned where they were going to carry out their residency training.

On top of that, David Miller, M.D., M.P.H., discussed his first three months in his new role as UMHS president; and faculty and staff were given insight into how they can protect patients by spotting sepsis and taking immediate action to treat it.

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

Blazing their own trail: Women make enormous impact at Michigan Medicine, beyond

Across Michigan Medicine, team members have had to adapt and innovate in the face of COVID-19. The result has been remarkable findings, new treatments and improved processes. As Women’s History Month winds to a close, read about just a few of the incredible women who have met the challenge of the past year and helped Michigan Medicine advance health across the globe.

Match Day suspense: Medical students learn their future residency destinations

It may have looked a bit different than other years, but the excitement remained palpable last Friday as 169 of the organization’s medical students learned where they were going to perform their residency training. Click through for a look back at the festive and virtual Match Day celebration for the U-M Medical School Class of 2021!

Fostering a ‘sense of belonging’ to improve culture, care: Q&A with David Miller, M.D., M.P.H.

David Miller, M.D., M.P.H., took over as UMHS president at the beginning of the calendar year. Since then, he’s helped guide the organization through the ongoing pandemic and laid out his strategic priorities for the months and years ahead. Among them? Enhanced access to care, improved safety and quality, and an emphasis on the patient experience. Check out a Q&A with Miller to learn more!

Spot sepsis, stop sepsis: Early detection and fast action save lives

Sepsis is one of the leading causes of deaths in hospitals across the U.S. That’s why Michigan Medicine is making it a priority that faculty and staff know how to spot sepsis and initiate actions to treat it. Click here for more on the life-threatening condition, including how you can detect it in patients and what you should do if some of the warning signs appear!

Recognition Month is coming to an end! To help celebrate, Recognition Program Manager JoAnn Grantham stopped by The Wrap employee podcast to discuss the importance of recognition and ways you can express gratitude to your employees. She also gave listeners a sneak peek at the upcoming Employee Appreciation Week. Take a listen via the YouTube video above or media player below. Please note, the media player is not compatible with Internet Explorer, so find The Wrap on your personal device or open this story in a new browser to take a listen.