Week in Review: Colleagues honored for decades of service; Employee Art Exhibition — and more!

November 19, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

While Thanksgiving isn’t until next week, there was plenty to celebrate this week at Headlines!

For instance, Michigan Medicine team members were recognized for decades of dedicated patient care, education and research at the annual Service Awards event; while faculty and staff showed off their creative skills in the Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition.

On top of that, Survival Flight shared how it is innovating to keep patients, clinicians and pilots safe; and readers learned the HRO tools of the month that will help them in their daily work lives.

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

Michigan Medicine Service Awards: Celebrating more than 4,740 years of combined service

On Wednesday, 143 faculty and staff members were honored for the decades of service they have given to the organization. Specifically, they were recognized for reaching 30, 40, 45 or 50 years at Michigan Medicine at the annual Service Awards event, which was held virtually amid the pandemic. Click here for a look back at this special evening.

Employee art exhibition is back and better than ever

Another event affected by the pandemic, the Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition, returned this year! There is both an in-person and online exhibit, giving employees a chance to show off their talents to as many people as possible. Check out a slideshow of the 2021 exhibition winners, including Best in Show and the People’s Choice Award, which were given to Cecile Hollinshead, PA-C, for her inspiring photo collages of emergency department clinicians.

New weather system focuses on Survival Flight safety

Do you know how Survival Flight ensures the safety of crew members and patients? They do so by constantly evaluating weather conditions. And a new weather camera at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital will make those evaluations even more accurate. Read more about this innovative system, which is the first of its kind for a critical care transport program.

HRO tools of the month: Cross-checking and coaching

Every month, employees are given tools that will help them enhance their daily work — and help Michigan Medicine become a highly-reliable organization. This month, those tools are cross-checking and coaching. Learn more about these tools and how they will allow you to become better team members in the months and years ahead.

Early next year, Michigan Medicine will be virtually visited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as the organization reapplies for Magnet designation. Find out more about this process — which, if successful, leads to the highest honor in nursing — on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast!

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!