Week in Review: National Volunteer Week; Patient Experience Week preview — and more!

April 22, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

In this edition of the Headlines Week in Review, it’s time to take a look back at National Volunteer Week and ahead to Patient Experience Week.

Employees will also find out how to make the most of the fourth quarter Valuation, and readers can learn about the importance of interprofessional education at Michigan Medicine.

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

It’s National Volunteer Week: Honoring those who strengthen the Michigan Medicine community

Volunteers have been giving their time and efforts to Michigan Medicine since 1941. Today, more than 2,000 volunteers support the work of faculty and staff across the entire organization. In honor of Volunteer Week, learn about all these team members do and find out what drives them to help out every week.

Patient Experience Week is coming – celebrate with us!

Next week will be chock full of events that celebrate everyone who impacts the patient experience every day. Click here for a full schedule of the festivities and a rundown of existing resources and tools that will help you improve your patient interactions at Michigan Medicine.

Bringing it all together on your fourth quarter Valuation

Believe it or not, the fiscal year is winding down. Over the next two months, you should reflect on the past year and start thinking about your future goals. The FY22 Valuation can help you carry out these important steps. Check out this story for more on how you can make the most of the Valuation process.

Center for Interprofessional Education enters next phase in advancing health

Since its inception, the Center for Interprofessional Education has brought together hundreds of faculty and thousands of learners to help the latter learn how to become members of skilled teams of collaborative care practitioners. It’s all part of an effort to positively impact the delivery of high-quality, safe and effective health care services. Click through for details!

How Michigan Medicine is advancing health for the LGBTQ+ community

Last week, Michigan Medicine was recognized for being a “Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign. Learn more about this honor – and the steps Michigan Medicine has been taking to improve care for this community – on the latest episode of The Wrap podcast. You can find it via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below.

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