Week in Review: Send valentines to Little Victors; med school honors Karin Muraszko, M.D. – and more!

February 10, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Super Bowl weekend has arrived! Before you settle in for the big game, take some time to get caught up on everything that happened at Headlines over the past few days.

For instance, team members had a chance to send special valentines to patients at Mott; the medical school held a special Women in Academic Medicine event that recognized the contributions of Karin Muraszko, M.D.; readers learned about the Purple Initiative, which is helping to combat racism at Michigan Medicine; and there was an update on the organization’s new web presence.

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

Send a valentine to a Little Victor!

Valentine’s Day is almost here and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is once again holding a celebration for its patients. That’s where you come in. You can choose between a free card or, new this year, a $5 donation sends a brand-new book to each patient to accompany their valentine card and limited-edition holiday teddy bear. Here are details on how you can help.

U-M Medical School celebrates Muraszko’s ‘near-mythical status’

Last Friday, colleagues, former students and trainees, and friends gathered to honor Karin Muraszko, M.D., for her groundbreaking achievements as a woman leader in medicine. Her recognition came as part of the inaugural Women in Academic Medicine event, hosted by the U-M Medical School. Click through for a look back at the important day!

Unity and a conversation: How the Purple Initiative is spreading positivity about equality through action and support

A t-shirt, a defaced photo and the friendship of two PICU nurses turned a negative incident into a positive by bringing about conversations, unity and awareness of racism. Welcome to the Purple Initiative, where on the third Friday of every month, the PICU and other units join in by wearing something purple to stand up to racism together. Learn more about this inspiring movement.

Michigan Medicine’s enterprise website launch a crucial step toward cohesion and simplicity

Members of the Department of Communication worked for years to revamp the organization’s external web presence project. Launched in late January, michiganmedicine.org is the central piece to a reimagined digital footprint that will consolidate, simplify and strengthen Michigan Medicine’s brand recognition.

Click here or listen to The Wrap employee podcast for more more. The podcast can be found via the YouTube video at the top of the page or media player below.