Week in Review: Reducing email overload, Camp Little Victors — and more!

July 1, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The long holiday weekend is here! Before you start prepping for your July 4 festivities, be sure you take just a few minutes to get caught up on all that’s happening at Michigan Medicine.

Earlier this week, Headlines gave faculty and staff tips and resources to help them avoid email overload when they go on summer vacation. Employees were also told about Camp Little Victors — a virtual summer camp for children; the Mott Golf Classic raised $1 million for vital pediatric programming; and the organization was recognized for its work to protect the environment.

In case you missed anything, here’s the Headlines Week in Review: 

Afraid your email pile will grow sky high during vacation? Read these email-busting tips

Creating a backup plan with your colleagues to carry out your work while you’re gone, putting up a thoughtful and helpful out of office message, deleting notifications while on vacation … these are just three of the ways you can help reduce anxiety and ensure you will be in the best shape possible when you return to work after a summer vacation. Click through to learn more valuable tips!

Sign your kids up for some summer fun!

It’s been hot, hot, hot over the last few weeks! Summer is certainly here in southeastern Michigan, and that means your kids might be looking for things to do. Fortunately, experts at Mott have created an innovative, enriching and virtual summer camp that will keep little ones busy. Learn more about Camp Little Victors and how you can get your kids involved!  

Mott Golf Classic celebrates 50th anniversary of raising funds for Little Victors

The Mott Golf Classic celebrated an exciting milestone this year: 50 years of raising funds for the Little Victors at Mott. With more than 400 golfers competing on three courses, the event raised an incredible $1 million. Take a look back at the exciting event!

‘Think green. Go Blue.’: Michigan Medicine lauded for environmental efforts

Thanks to its work at minimizing and recycling waste, addressing chemicals of concern, lowering energy and water consumption and more, Michigan Medicine recently received two awards for environmental efforts. Click here for a closer look at the Practice Greenhealth Partner for Change Award and Greening the OR Award, both presented to the organization in recent days!

Psych yourself up for new research funding competition

Mental health research is at a crossroads. Despite billions of dollars dedicated to depression and bipolar disorder research, rates of mental health across the U.S. have continued to soar for decades. The time to innovate is now. That’s where the Psych Tank Funding Competition comes in, as the Eisenberg Family Depression Center aims to uplift the work of researchers who aren’t afraid to think outside the box.

Learn more about the competition and why it’s so important on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast. You can find the show via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below!