Week in Review: New Recharge Rooms, Employee Referral Program — and more!

April 30, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

A place to recharge, a chance to refer, movies to recommend … there were plenty of fascinating stories in Headlines this week. So be sure to recap all of them by reading the Week in Review!

Over the past few days, there was an inside look at the new Employee Referral Program, where you can earn up to $1,500 should someone you refer to Michigan Medicine get hired; a story highlighted a recent donor gift that has led to new rooms on the main medical campus designed to improve the well-being of faculty and staff; colleagues shared their favorite movies in honor of the Academy Awards; and the organization celebrated Patient Experience Week.

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

New employee referral program offers up to $1,500 bonus

In order to stay among the nation’s top health care destinations, it’s vital that Michigan Medicine recruits and retains top talent. Now, you can play a role in helping the organization do just that! Learn about the new Employee Referral Program, which will reward employees with a bonus of up to $1,500 for referring family, friends and neighbors who are successfully hired for specific, high-demand jobs. 

Donors come together to gift ‘Recharge Rooms’ to Michigan Medicine employees

Now, more than ever, taking a break during the workday is integral to the well-being of faculty and staff. To help, innovative and sensory Recharge Rooms on campus are designed to induce short-term decreases in blood pressure, stress hormones and heart rate to instill calmness and reduce anxiety. Click for an inside look at the new rooms!

Lights, camera, action! It’s time to check out your favorite movies

Last Sunday was the Academy Awards, and the newsletter took the awards show as an excuse to compile a list of the favorite movies from faculty and staff. You and your colleagues certainly did not disappoint! Check out a list of more than 100 movie recommendations from faculty and staff and start planning your movie nights for the weeks and months ahead!

Pandemic puts renewed focus on importance of the patient experience

This past week has been celebrated as Patient Experience Week at Michigan Medicine. And while the week is the perfect time to learn about ways to improve the patient experience, it is also ideal for celebrating the people who do such work every day. Find out why this week was so important — especially during the pandemic — and find links to any of the events you may have missed! 

The Wrap employee podcast also celebrated Patient Experience Week! You will hear from two members of the Office of Patient Experience and learn about some of the best examples of faculty and staff enhancing the patient experience during COVID-19.

Check it out via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below. Please note, the media player is not compatible with Internet Explorer, so open this story in a new browser or search for The Wrap on your personal device to take a listen!