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OHEI Community Conversation: Gender Safety and Bias

October 14, 2021

Community Conversations is an opportunity for faculty, staff and student to come together bi-weekly to engage on meaningful ways to increase belonging at Michigan Medicine. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. The sessions are designed for space to hear your voice and all are welcome! OHEI Events Michigan Medicine

OHEI Community Conversation: Empathy and Allyship with LGBTQ+ Community

September 29, 2021

Community Conversations is an opportunity for faculty, staff and student to come together weekly to engage on meaningful ways to increase belonging at Michigan Medicine. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. The sessions are designed for space to hear your voice and all are welcome! How can we use empathy to be allies with the LGBTQ+ Community given unique identities and storiese Facilitator: Pedro Coracides – Office of Patient Experience

2nd annual Disability Research Symposium

September 28, 2021

The U-M Center for Disability Health and Wellness is hosting its second annual Disability Research Symposium. The virtual event will consist of research and TEDx style presentations highlighting the diverse disability research being conducted at the University of Michigan. The keynote speaker is Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt, Director of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Additional presentations will cover challenges faced by individuals with disabilities and health care solutions for patients, including wearable technology and artificial intelligence. For more information and to register:

Leading Equity and Inclusion in a Hybrid Workplace

September 22, 2021

This past year represented major changes to the way we do our work at U-M. As leaders, we have had to learn to be more agile and responsive in our leadership style. While we do the work to determine what our workplaces will look like moving forward, it is important that we keep our commitment to DEI central to our efforts. This session will help you to foster equity and inclusion while building a new hybrid workplace culture. You will learn to: Utilize four ways to actively manage the structurally inevitable differences in power that arise in a hybrid environment…

Leading Equity and Inclusion in a Hybrid Workplace

September 22, 2021

This past year represented major changes to the way we do our work at U-M. As leaders, we have had to learn to be more agile and responsive in our leadership style. While we do the work to determine what our workplaces will look like moving forward, it is important that we keep our commitment to DEI central to our efforts. This session will help you to foster equity and inclusion while building a new hybrid workplace culture. You will learn to: Utilize four ways to actively manage the structurally inevitable differences in power that arise in a hybrid environment…

Fostering Equity and Inclusion in a Hybrid Workplace

September 22, 2021

Over the past year, the workplace had to make major shifts in order to adjust to an ever-changing landscape during the public health crisis. This session will give you the opportunity to share with and learn from colleagues across the university about the challenges we are facing and how we can keep equity and inclusion in the forefront of our efforts. You will learn to: Apply emotional intelligence to workplace relationshipsCreate and engage with others in a listening culture Discover the role of psychological safety in a hybrid workplace You will benefit by: Contributing to a more equitable and inclusive workplace…

Fostering Equity and Inclusion in a Hybrid Workplace

September 22, 2021

Over the past year, the workplace had to make major shifts in order to adjust to an ever-changing landscape during the public health crisis. This session will give you the opportunity to share with and learn from colleagues across the university about the challenges we are facing and how we can keep equity and inclusion in the forefront of our efforts. You will learn to: Apply emotional intelligence to workplace relationshipsCreate and engage with others in a listening culture Discover the role of psychological safety in a hybrid workplace You will benefit by: Contributing to a more equitable and inclusive workplace…

DEI Book Discussion – Cathy Park Hong’s Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

September 21, 2021

Published just a month before the COVID pandemic hit, poet Cathy Park Hong’s provocative, brutally honest collection of autobiographical essays immediately hit the New York Times Best Sellers list -- and a cascade of awards followed (including the 2020 National Book Critics Circle award for autobiography and the finalist list for 2021 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction). Join Stacey Nguyen of Michigan Medicine’s Office for Health Equity & Inclusion (OHEI) for a deep dive into this unforgettable book. Open to all, but please register here to receive the Zoom link prior to this event.

October Lunch & Learn – Quiet Influencer: Becoming a Courageous Introvert Leader

September 21, 2021

Introversion is the new personality buzzword, often used to describe anyone who is a quiet thinker. Underneath, the quiet persona is an innovative, resilient, and thoughtful introvert that is the next influencer in the business world. The gregarious, fast talking, and flashy branding presentations are no longer as effective in creating personal connection, staff inclusivity and company loyalty in the current work environment. Introvert leaders make a difference by challenging the status quo, provoke new ways of thinking, and inspire others to move forward. Learn how Introverts can use writing, preparation, focused conversation and engaged listening to become an influential…