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Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Receives NFL Physicians Society’s Top Research Award

March 27, 2020

Congratulations to Asheesh Bedi, M.D., chief of sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Michigan Medicine and director of the Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance (MCHAMP). He was awarded…

Surgical ICU honored by American Nurse Journal

March 19, 2020

Healthcom Media, the publisher of American Nurse, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Nurses Association, recently released the outcome of its 2020 All-Pro Nursing Team Awards. Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine surgical ICU nursing team, which earned second place among 69 entries! American Nurse celebrates the dedication, commitment, patient advocacy, and clinical expertise of all nurses, and as part of the April 2020 “Nurses Week” issue, the journal is honoring top performing nursing teams. The All-Pro Nursing Team Awards recognize the best teams in the United States based on several professional criteria, including communications, responsiveness and adaptability; as well as…

I would like to nominate Kimberlyn Lazarski for a Making a Difference Award

March 3, 2020

Kimberlyn has made a HUGE difference in making everyone in my group's life easier by taking on the function of handling Service Now tickets.  By doing this, it allows us to focus on our core jobs.  Thank you Kimberlyn

Nicole Fawcett named among ‘Top Women in Communications’ by Ragan Communications

March 3, 2020

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine’s Nicole Fawcett, who announced as an honoree by Ragan Communications for its 2019 Top Women in Communications Awards program. Fawcett, who is director of communications for the Rogel Cancer Center, was named a top mentor and will be honored during an awards luncheon on March 31 in New York City. Fawcett and other honorees represent the inspirational, influential and fearless women who have helped shape the communications industry. The program will honor the female communicators who inspire their peers and are making a powerful impact on their organization. The full list of Top Women in Communications…

Updates In Nephrology for the Primary Care Provider

February 21, 2020

The course will begin with an opening plenary lecture given by the course director, Patrick Gipson, MD. Following this, there are seven topics being offered for the five small group sessions…

A Year of Staff Engagement to Enhance the Workplace

February 20, 2020

Voices of the Staff began in 2004 with a presidential request for greater staff involvement - to give all staff a Voice. It was an unprecedented opportunity for institution-wide staff communication and…

A Year of Staff Engagement to Enhance the Workplace

February 20, 2020

Voices of the Staff began in 2004 with a presidential request for greater staff involvement - to give all staff a Voice. It was an unprecedented opportunity for institution-wide staff communication and…

Dr. Katharine Seagly Named Co-Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program

February 17, 2020

Congratulation to Dr. Katharine Seagly on her appointment as co-director of the brain injury rehabilitation program in the Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.  She will co-direct with Dr.…

RNA-Sequencing Draws a Packed House in Ann Arbor

February 14, 2020

The Advanced Genomics Core and Illumina host a sold-out event at U-M. On Wednesday, February 5th, 177 U-M researchers came out in droves to learn from the technical experts of Illumina! Topics presented at the seminar included: RNA-seq overview and related applications (ex. ATAC-seq) Experimental Design for successful RNA-seq Projects RNA quality assessment through data processing RNA-seq Bioinformatics considerations and applications, including Data Analysis and interpretation in BaseSpace™ Sequence Hub The adage “Garbage in, garbage out” was also mentioned multiple times during this event. Researchers walked away with a better understanding of the big picture including what happens on the sequencer…