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Community Conversations: “What Can You Do? We Will Share and Discuss Opportunities That Exist to Volunteer Within Michigan Medicine and Beyond.” Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Stacey Nguyen

April 1, 2020

OHEI is now offering a re-formatted Community Conversations approach that is virtual. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources.  It is important now, more than ever, for us to come together as a community. *Please note that we welcome and encourage participants to bring forth topics at these sessions.  The format for each session allows for spontaneous conversation. We are developing topics and content in a fluid manner based on the voiced needs of our community and may make changes accordingly. Join Zoom Meeting…

Community Conversations: “Self-Care: Tips for Navigating Social Isolation and Building Community.” Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Stacey Nguyen

April 1, 2020

OHEI is now offering a re-formatted Community Conversations approach that is virtual. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources.  It is important now, more than ever, for us to come together as a community. *Please note that we welcome and encourage participants to bring forth topics at these sessions.  The format for each session allows for spontaneous conversation. We are developing topics and content in a fluid manner based on the voiced needs of our community and may make changes accordingly. Join Zoom Meeting…

Community Conversations: “What Can You Do? We Will Share and Discuss Opportunities That Exist to Volunteer Within Michigan Medicine and Beyond.” Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Stacey Nguyen

April 1, 2020

OHEI is now offering a re-formatted Community Conversations approach that is virtual. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. It is important now, more than ever, for us to come together as a community. *Please note that we welcome and encourage participants to bring forth topics at these sessions.  The format for each session allows for spontaneous conversation. We are developing topics and content in a fluid manner based on the voiced needs of our community and may make changes accordingly. Join Zoom Meeting https://umich.zoom.us/j/459897728…

The Summer Session in Epidemiology

March 11, 2020

For more than 55 years, the Summer Session in Epidemiology at the University of Michigan has been one of the nation's most highly regarded summer epidemiology programs. The program can give you a career boost in just one to three intensive weeks.

Beautiful Boy

March 6, 2020

Beautiful Boy: Film Screening Followed by a Q&A Session Please join us at 7:30pm on April 29 at the Michigan Theater for a screening of the film Beautiful Boy, followed by a Q&A with Joanna Quigley, M.D. and Sarah Rollins, LMSW, from the U-M Department of Psychiatry and U-M Addiction Treatment Services. Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney and Amy Ryan. 2018.…

HIV/AIDS Treatment Program Hosts Long-Term Survivors Celebration

March 5, 2020

On March 3rd, 2020, the HIV/AIDS Treatment Program (HATP)'s social work team hosted a celebration for long term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Having lost tens and even hundreds of friends and family members during the AIDS crisis (1980s and 90s) is a shared experience for many survivors, and as a result, many people live with residual grief, guilt, and even PTSD. Recognizing that events targeting long term survivors often center on remembrance, HATP social work wanted to provide an opportunity for long term survivors to celebrate survival, how far HIV care has come, and connect with others with similar experiences. The…

Mindfulness Mingle focus group and dinner

March 4, 2020

Dive into mindfulness with Michigan Medicine Dr. Frank Anderson and a group of Interprofessional Leadership Fellows on March 17 and get dinner and thank you gift card while you are at it! Space is limited; advance registration required. Details: https://interprofessional.umich.edu/about/events-2/

Free Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

February 27, 2020

Please join us in a free class designed for people with Parkinson’s and their families/care partners. In these classes with teachers trained by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group’s Dance for PD® program, participants will explore music and movement in ways that are enjoyable, creative and stimulating.  This program is appropriate for all levels of PD.  No dance experience is required. This six-week session will be offered on Wednesday afternoons March 4 - April 6, 2020.  The movement class is from 3:00-4:00pm, and there is also an optional social hour (snacks & fellowship) from 4:00-5:00 pm.  The…

Web Chat: The Dangers of Vaping

February 18, 2020

Last year, an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease associated with vaping sent hundreds of people to the hospital. While public health authorities are closer to identifying the cause of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI), questions still remain. Is it safe to vape? Michigan Medicine experts will discuss the risks associated with vaping, what is known about the vaping illness outbreak, and what parents should be on the lookout for. Our expert panel includes Clifford Douglas, J.D.; Douglas Arenberg, M.D.; Thomas Saba, M.D. Participation is free and the chat will be streamed live over the Michigan Medicine…