Week in Review: Match Day, Child and Family Life celebrate 100 years — and more!

March 25, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

It was a celebratory week at Headlines, as readers took a look back at Match Day festivities and the Child and Family Life Program marked its 100th anniversary.

On top of that, Kelly Baird-Cox — the chief nursing officer for C&W — honored Women’s History Month by offering her advice to aspiring women leaders; and faculty and staff were recognized for creating a sense of belonging at Michigan Medicine.

Find all of that as part of the Headlines Week in Review!

Match Day anticipation: Medical students reveal their residency futures

One week ago, 157 U-M medical students saw their lives change as part of the Match Day celebration at the North Campus Research Complex. The students all found out where they will be carrying out their residency training. Take a look back at the memorable day.

Child and Family Life celebrates 100 years of patient care as first program of its kind in the U.S.

In 1922, Michigan Medicine became the first facility in the country to offer play programs and a hospital school program for pediatric patients. What is now Child and Family Life has since evolved to include recreational therapy, music therapy, art therapy, learning specialists and more. Learn more about the influential program’s first 100 years!

‘Imposter Syndrome? Conquer it!’ C&W’s Kelly Baird-Cox’s advice for women leaders and vision for the future

Kelly Baird-Cox, D.N.P., R.N., CPNP, CPEN, C.E.N., TCRN, NEA-BC, CENP, has been chief nursing officer for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital for about six months. But she’s been breaking glass ceilings for a lot longer than that. From her early days playing Little League baseball and Pee Wee football to her new role helping colleagues carry out world-class care, click through for a candid conversation with one of C&W’s most prominent leaders.

Showing appreciation builds a culture of belonging

Throughout Recognition Month, faculty and staff have been showing appreciation for their colleagues by giving them shoutouts, Making a Difference Awards and other forms of kudos. Check out just a few of your peers who were recognized for creating a culture of belonging in their area of the organization.

Shining a light on the importance of sleep

How well do you sleep? Do you want easy tips that you can implement today to help you sleep better? And how would permanent Daylight Saving Time potentially affect your sleep here in Mcihgian? Find out all that and more 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!

This week had a second, bonus episode of The Wrap! Click here to meet a colleague who has experienced mental illness in her family and learn why we need to better prioritize mental health in our society.