Week in Review: Faculty, staff reflect on vision; CES expands to better serve patients – and more!

April 14, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Hopefully you had a chance to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather this week. But if you spent too much time outside and missed out on anything that ran in Headlines this week, you’re in luck. 

Here’s the Headlines Week in Review!

Our discoveries change care. Our care changes lives: Michigan Medicine team members reflect on organization’s mission

It’s been a month since Headlines highlighted the organization’s vision: Our discoveries change care. Our care changes lives. In the following weeks, faculty and staff shared how they see the vision reflected in their daily work lives. Check out what they had to say! 

Expanding Children’s Emergency Services to improve access, safety and experience

CES recently debuted 10 new, private patient rooms which aim to improve three pillars of U-M Health’s strategic priorities: access, safety and experience. Take a look inside the new expansion and find out how it will benefit those who give and receive care at Mott!

Introducing Health Lab

The Department of Communication has rolled out a new online destination for patient stories, tales of medical research and advice from Michigan Medicine leaders. Learn more about Health Lab and how it enhances the reach of the work performed by all of our teams. 

Shaping the future of DEI at Michigan Medicine: Over 5,000 voices speak up

Michigan Medicine recently conducted a DEI 2.0 Priorities Questionnaire to gather insights regarding diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. The questionnaire received an overwhelming response from over 5,000 participants, helping to shape DEI initiatives for the next five years. Click for more on the priorities and steps that will be taken as a result of this important survey!

How much do you know about Chain of Command and its importance? 

Do you know who to talk to or how to speak up when you observe a situation that you believe compromises the safety of a patient, employee or visitor? Having a Chain of Command in your area is essential, whether you work in patient care, education, research or shared services. 

On this week’s episode of The Wrap employee podcast, colleagues stopped by to discuss the importance of Chain of Command, and to share personal stories on how it has worked to alleviate concerns. They also offer tips that will make it easier to speak up for safety.

Check it out via YouTube at the top of the page or media player below!