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Army-Navy Wheelchair Hoops Clash at Crisler March 30

March 13, 2019

There’s another major hoops matchup this March, and it’s happening right here at the Crisler Center. On March 30, the University of Michigan Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game returns, celebrating its 14th year! The game is open to the public at no charge with free parking and tickets are not required. The Crisler Center doors open at 2 p.m. to music by DJ Ell,  tip-off is 3 p.m. "We do this to emphasize the ABILITY within 'disability,' to honor veterans and active-duty military, especially student veterans, and to raise awareness of and appreciation for the spirit of inclusion. We also just want…

101st Galens Smoker: Les Misdiagnoses

March 4, 2019

The Galens Smoker, an annual medical school tradition roasting the faculty of Michigan Medicine, takes on Les Miserables as its theme for the 2019 show--featuring characters such as Helen Morgan, Paul Fine, Steve Gay, Hari Conjeevaram, and Sam Kempner, along with many others that faculty and staff will recognize from around the hospital and medical school. We'd love to see everyone there to enjoy the production that the medical students have spent the last year putting together. The show is March 8 and 9 (this Friday and Saturday) at 7pm at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Tickets available from $15 at…

Patient Experience Learning Forum: Mental Health Stigma – Understanding the Impact on Patients and Families

February 27, 2019

Patients and families with mental health diagnoses often experience stigma in their journey through the healthcare system. We hope you’ll join us for an engaging discussion with providers, patients, and families about the experience of that stigma, and ultimately opportunities to combat that stigma and improve the experience for all patients and families. Dr. Victor Hong and Paula Kramer will share the initial overview and background of this stigma, including origins of stigma and populations impacted, and will facilitate a patient and family panel to learn more about their experiences. Ultimately, the presentation, panel, and audience will aim to discuss opportunities…

One Day Closer – A day of science discovery to get us one day closer to cures for cancer

February 27, 2019

Rogel Cancer Center is excited to announce the return of One Day Closer for students of all ages, survivor’s, University of Michigan employees, and their families, to inspire our young future scientists and support their career paths in cancer research, care and prevention. This event is being held right where the research happens, at University of Michigan, North Campus Research Complex (NCRC). Attendees will witness firsthand all that goes into translational research, from a cancer diagnosis and biopsy, through study and procedures in the lab, to a new drug treatment development and application. Students will be able to engage with…

4th Annual RNA Symposium

February 27, 2019

Featuring Keynote speakers: Rachel Green, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Howard Chang, PhD, Stanford University Alice Telesnitsky, PhD, University of Michigan Kristen Lynch, PhD, University of Pennsylvania David Bartel, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology For more information and registration visit: umichrna.org/2019-symposium/

Schwartz Rounds: Fostering compassion and sensitivity across the gender spectrum

February 21, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Fostering compassion and sensitivity across the gender spectrum." Panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU. Lunch is available.

Focus on Women: Living a Finer Life!

February 20, 2019

Focus on Women Health Awareness Event Details: Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019 Time: 8:30 breakfast, 9:00-11:30 Program Location: Washtenaw Golf Club, 2955 Packard Road, Ypsilanti, MI   Topics Covered/Featured Speakers : Digestive Health: Colorectal Cancer / Diets- Susan Daron, RN, BSN, OCN Mindfulness: Tips for Self Care and Gratitude - Ebony Robinson, MA, CLC – Certified Life Coach, Author, CEO Here to Hear!: Understanding that if you see something, say something! - Vanessa Jackson, LMSW – Therapist, Author, Business Owner   Register by calling: 734-998-7071 On-line registration: https://focusonwomen_march2019.eventbrite.com      Registration encouraged! Limited Seating  

U-M Heart Walk Kickoff/Heart Heroes T-Shirt Launch

January 31, 2019

Visit us to learn more about the 2019 U-M Heart Walk initiative and see the new Heart Heroes t-shirt design, which goes on sale at noon on 2/4!

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 (6 classes per session) Session 2: Wednesdays : April 17 - May 22 Join us for this six week class exploring music and movement in enjoyable, creative, and stimulating ways. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group's "Dance for PD" program. Appropriate for all levels of PD and no dance experience required. Care Partners Welcome! Fee:  $30 per person; $50 per couple/pair* Call (734) 998-9353 for more information or to register.   Turner Senior Resource Center 2401 Plymouth Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (734) 998 - 9353   Support for this patient education activity…