Week in Review: Employee discounts and perks; implicit bias training — and more!

April 8, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Perk up — it’s Friday! And it’s also time for the Week in Review, featuring exclusive employee discounts and perks offered only to Michigan Medicine employees.

On top of that, Headlines readers learned about important implicit bias training that will start next month; the newsletter helped you prepare for spring by offering fun outdoor activities to do to protect your physical and mental health; and you were given an inside look at the Michigan Health and Michigan Health Lab blogs, offering stories and resources directly from the organization’s health care experts.

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

Spring has sprung: Give yourself a break with these employee discounts, perks

Are you planning a getaway sometime soon? Or are you ready to start that long-awaited home improvement project? No matter your spring plans, you can save some money thanks to exclusive deals made available to faculty and staff. From cheaper hotel reservations to lower prices on appliances and home remodeling, check out all the offers you can get all thanks to your MCard.

Building Toward Belonging Implicit Bias Training available in May

Michigan Medicine is committed to creating a more respectful and inclusive academic medical center. Part of that process is the introduction of Building Toward Belonging: Michigan Medicine Implicit Bias Training (LARA Compliant). The training will educate our community on why inclusion matters, identify key allyship behaviors and integrate strategies for mitigating bias in daily work. Click through for details!

Spring called and said ‘outside is open’

Research has shown that being outside is good for both your mental and physical health. So what do you plan to do as the weather warms up? Headlines has plenty of suggestions, from farmer’s markets to baseball games to bike rides and more. Take a look at some of the great ways you can spend your spring!

Live your healthiest life (by getting these weekly emails)

Looking to get health and wellness news delivered straight to your inbox? Wish you could get a trusted, weekly dose of advice from medical doctors and specialists from Michigan Medicine. Well, your wish is coming true! The Michigan Health blog offers wellness updates, health news and patient stories from right here at Michigan Medicine. Click here to find out how you can subscribe!

Pushing discoveries forward: Learn about the importance of clinical research coordinators on the latest episode of The Wrap

Clinical research coordinators (CRCs) are a critical underpinning to conducting high-quality clinical research, and their work contributes to the research stature of Michigan Medicine and advancing patient care. Learn more about the CRC role and a newly created career ladder on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast!

You can find the show via YouTube at the top of the page or the 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!