Week in Review: Vital Voices results; upcoming Pride Month celebration – and more!

May 26, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

The long holiday weekend is here, but before you start celebrating the unofficial kickoff to summer, take just a few minutes to get caught up on anything you may have missed at Headlines!

Earlier this week, readers were given some of the results of the Vital Voices faculty and staff engagement survey; the organization shared details of its inaugural Pride Month keynote and celebration, coming in June; there was a closer look at the support team behind virtual care; and research specialist Nick Mularoni provided insight into one of his typical days at Michigan Medicine.

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

Results: 2023 Vital Voices faculty and staff engagement survey

More than 17,000 staff members and 1,800 faculty participated in this year’s engagement survey. And that feedback will lead to changes and improvements across the organization. Click here to see the results from the recent survey and what the organization – and your specific areas – plan to do with them!

Celebrating Pride Month with Michigan Medicine: Inspiring health equity and inclusion

On June 8, the LGBTQ+ Health Advisory Committee will host the inaugural Pride Month Keynote and Celebration, designed to foster collaboration and advance health equity. That’s just one of the many festivities Michigan Medicine team members will participate in during Pride Month. Click through for details!

A Day in the Life: Nick Mularoni, research specialist

The A Day in the Life Headlines series is back, bringing you an inside look at the unique roles carried out across the organization. In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month, this week readers learned about a typical day in the life of Nick Mularoni, a research specialist who is helping find new treatments for stuttering in children. Check out his story!

Anxious about using virtual care? There’s support for that!

With U-M Health Virtual Care, patients can access the same world-class care experience in the clinics, now from the comfort and convenience of home. However, some may feel intimidated or unsure of how to access this type of care. That’s where the Virtual Care Support Team comes in. Find out more about this valuable group!

Meet the Office of the Staff Ombuds
Last week in Headlines, you learned all about the Office of the Staff Ombuds and how it is helping your colleagues. This week, the team stopped by The Wrap employee podcast to dive even deeper into their work and how they can better support you. Check out this important episode via YouTube at the top of the page or media player below!