Week in Review: Influential women leaders share their perspectives; celebrating RDNs — and more!

March 11, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This week, the calendar gave Headlines plenty of reasons to celebrate valuable Michigan Medicine team members!

For instance, Tuesday was International Women’s Day — and some of the organization’s most impactful leaders reflected on their leadership styles, their role models and what advice they have for the next generation of leaders. The following day was RDN Day, a chance to recognize registered dietitian nutritionists at Michigan Medicine.

Also this week, Headlines featured teams who have adapted to hybrid work amid the pandemic and three medical students shared how they improved mental health care for their peers.

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

Influential leaders share perspectives on International Women’s Day

Across Michigan Medicine, leaders bring a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds to their roles — enriching the organization and providing mentorship to others who aim to climb the career ladder. Five of those leaders sat down with Headlines this week to provide valuable insight to others at Michigan Medicine. Check out what they had to say.

Celebrating registered dietitian nutritionists’ integral role at Michigan Medicine

Across the organization — in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings — approximately 100 registered dietitian nutritionists ensure individuals get the nutrition support they need no matter their diagnosis. In honor of RDN Day, Headlines met with a number of RDNs who described their daily work and what they love most about their jobs.

Evolving our workspace for 2022 and beyond

In response to the pandemic, the organization has created a unique blend of remote, hybrid and on-site workplace environments, driven by a need to become more flexible and relevant for individual work groups. Click through to learn about some of these environments and how they are helping teams thrive during a challenging time.  

This week’s RDN Day story wasn’t the only way to learn about the valuable role of registered dietitian nutritionists. Two members of the Nutrition Services team also joined The Wrap employee podcast to describe their work and provide insight in celebration of Nutrition Month.

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 find The Wrap on your personal device to take a listen!

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