Week in Review: Gymnast doctors, DAISY Award winners — and more!

May 14, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

It’s Friday — before you “flip” the switch and enjoy the beautiful weekend, be sure to flip through the featured stories this week at Headlines!

Among them? There was a feature on three physicians in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Michigan Medicine who got their start flipping through college as part of their school’s gymnastics programs. Learn how they are applying what they learned in the gym to their work in the clinic.

On top of that, there was a rundown of nurses who received recognition for going above and beyond in their roles, and a closer look at new iPhones that are helping faculty and staff do their jobs better.

In case you missed anything, here’s the Week in Review:

Balancing many titles: How three former gymnasts apply lessons learned to medical career

Teamwork, collaboration and support for one another. Those are just a few of the skills that Deborah Berman, M.D. (maternal fetal medicine), Aimee Rolston, M.D., M.S. (gynecologic oncology), and Katherine Zurales, M.D., M.B.A. (obstetrics and gynecology), learned in collegiate gymnastics. Click through to read their inspiring story!

Honoring Michigan Medicine’s award-winning nurses

To wrap up Nurses Week 2021, Headlines highlighted all the nurses who have received DAISY Awards this calendar year. The recognition is given out by the DAISY Foundation to those who shine in their clinical roles. Check out who earned the awards and read some of the heartwarming nominations from patients and families!

Phoning it in: New devices improve patient safety, care at Michigan Medicine

Instead of paging someone and hoping for an eventual answer, many faculty and staff now have a new tool to collaborate with the colleagues: Unified Clinical Communication (UCC) iPhones. The phones are designed to be more reliable than pages and provide a single tool for documenting health information, setting alarms and alerts and communicating with others. Learn more about the devices here.

Feeling burned out? Check out tools and tips on managing burnout on latest episode of The Wrap

Are you feeling exhausted by work? Do you know where to turn to for help? If so, this week’s episode of The Wrap employee podcast is for you! Chief Wellness Officer Kirk Brower, M.D., lays out how to identify burnout and then offers resources to be able to treat it.

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 by Michigan Medicine Headlines” on your personal device to take a listen!

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