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Eric Jenkins, Perfusionist Retires

October 4, 2016

Eric Jenkins, BA, BS, CCP, CCT, FPP is retiring October 7th, after 35 years in the perfusion profession. Eric started his perfusion career in 1975 as perfusion assistant at the University of Alabama, at Birmingham. He worked his way up to operating the bypass machine for Dr. John Kirkland. Eric subsequently graduated from the perfusion program at Ohio State University and spent the next 25 years as a perfusionist with the University of Michigan: University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Eric, a long time American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion fellow, has been a regular contributor…

Dr. David Sandberg Named Member of SGMRWG

October 3, 2016

Dr. David E. Sandberg, Director of Pediatric Psychology in the Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases, has been named a member of the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Working Group (SGMRWG)…

Dr. Domino receives clinical champion award

September 29, 2016

VA Ann Arbor has awarded Steven Domino, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, with the clinical champion award. The recognition describes Domino, who leads the Women\'s Health Clinic, as \"approachable, professional and a pleasure to work with.\" He is also credited for being attentive, accessible, compassionate, personable, responsive and \"providing excellent care to female veterans.\" \"Dr. Domino receives outstanding comments from medical residents regarding their experiences in the Women\'s Health Clinic,\" the award says. \"He respects the rights of patients and all others, shares his scientific knowledge with colleagues and staff and contributes to the community.\"…

Neurosurgery Employee Among Top 100 Art Prize Entries

September 27, 2016

Neurosurgery's own medical illustrator, Megan E. B. Foldenauer, PhD, CMI, is in the Top 25 "Time-Based" art entries for the Grand Rapids' Art Prize 8 Public Vote. The live leaderboard was…

Dave Quinn to retire after nearly 50 years

September 15, 2016

Dave Quinn, who works in the Medical School Office of Facilities Management and Planning, is retiring after more than 46 years of service to the University of Michigan, effective Sept. 21.…

Retirement reception honoring Jeannine Roberge, Thursday 9/8

September 7, 2016

Please join us at the retirement reception honoring Jeannine Roberge, BSN, RN, Frankel Cardiovascular Center Operating Rooms. Jeannine began her U of M nursing career at the UH Operating Rooms and in 2007, she helped open the CVC Operating Rooms. She has served as the afternoon charge nurse during the last several years. Her expertise and generosity will be greatly missed. The event takes place: Thursday, September 8, 2016, 1-3pm, CVC Operating Rooms, CVC 4167 (Please post through Thursday)

Jeanne Koval, RN Retires

September 7, 2016

After more than 23 years of service, Jeanne Koval will be retiring on September 9, 2016. Jeanne has worked in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit for the past 7 years. Prior to that she worked at the East Ann Arbor Ambulatory Surgery Center. Please join us to celebrate with Jeanne on September 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in room #1B342-UH (OR Classroom).

MCIT Teams Increase MiChart Performance to Top Five Percent

August 24, 2016

MiChart, U-M’s Electronic Health Record, saw remarkable performance improvements this past March due to server upgrades. The upgrades addressed workflows that commonly exceeded target response times, such as opening the Visit Navigator, accessing Patient Summary windows and opening the In Basket launch folder. A more recent upgrade to a new class of server, implemented in July, has placed MiChart performance related to response times and exception percentages in the top five percent of all health systems utilizing similar electronic health records. The blue line in the graph below shows MiChart’s updated exception percentage while the orange line reflects MiChart’s updated…

Michelle Thurman, RN Retires

August 10, 2016

After more than 28 years of service, Michelle Thurman will be retiring on August 12, 2016. Michelle has worked in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit for the past 8 years. Prior to that she worked for 20 years in the Thoracic Intensive Care Unit. Please join us to celebrate with Michelle on August 12, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., in room #1B342-UH (OR Classroom).