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Data for Public Good Symposium

January 25, 2020

Do you have experience in working alongside community partners in data analysis or program evaluation? Do you want to connect with others who are using their skills for public good? We invite you to attend the 3rd Annual Data for Public Good Symposium hosted by the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS). The symposium will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 and will showcase the many research efforts and community-based partnerships at U-M that focus on improving humanity by using data for public good. Registration for the symposium is free and lunch is provided, along with refreshments throughout the…

10th Annual Kountz/Callender/Drew Transplant Symposium

January 24, 2020

Michigan Medicine is pleased to be hosting Gift of Life MOTTEP's 10th Annual Kountz/Callender/Drew Transplant Symposium on Friday, March 27 at the North Campus Research Complex. The symposium is designed to promote the exchange of ideas on cultural empowerment and how to create a community of change in regards to organ and tissue donation. Experts highlight ways to engage physicians, healthcare professionals and community leaders to become champions in saving lives. Presenters will examine the roles and responsibility of professional and public education to encourage strategies to increase the number of organs available for transplantation and promote healthier communities. This…

“How chromosome structure and recombination ensure homolog segregation in mammalian meiosis” – Francesca Bergemann Cole, Ph.D.

January 23, 2020

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Francesca Bergemann Cole, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis Her talk is entitled “How chromosome structure and recombination ensure homolog segregation in mammalian meiosis.” Sponsored by:  Cell and Developmental Biology

Schwartz Rounds: Navigating challenging family dynamics

January 22, 2020

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Navigating challenging family dynamics." 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.

Metabolic syndrome: A dangerous combination of risk factors (Facebook Live)

January 22, 2020

Watch our Facebook Live for a discussion with Michigan Medicine specialists about Metabolic Syndrome – a group of health conditions that increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure and diabetes. Our experts will talk about what metabolic syndrome means and how obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and liver disease play a role in diagnosis. Treatment involves lifestyle modification, and our panel includes a patient who had success in making changes to improve her health through treatment. She will share what she learned and how she overcame challenges and obstacles.

EMERSE 101: Live Online Training

January 21, 2020

Join the Data Office for a live online tutorial that will cover the basics of EMERSE (the Electronic Medical Record Search Engine), an easy-to-use, self-service search engine for the free text documents coming from Michigan Medicine's electronic health record systems. Learn how to: Access 172 million progress notes, history and physicals, outpatient clinic visit notes, radiology reports, pathology reports, and even older CareWeb notes for your research! Find a cohort based on a set of search terms, and save the cohort to do a deeper-dive chart review. And more! Register: https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4NiO1L7aFtllulf

University of Michigan (U-M) Injury Prevention Center 2020 Inaugural Research Symposium

January 20, 2020

Join us at the University of Michigan (U-M) Injury Prevention Center 2020 Inaugural Research Symposium. Date: March 25, 2020 Time: 8:00 am -1:00 pm Location: U-M Campus, at the North Campus Research Complex (Building 18 - Dining Hall, next to the cafeteria) in Ann Arbor The University of Michigan (U-M) Injury Prevention Center has organized an unique event for researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and students to disseminate research, facilitate new collaborations, and explore ideas for new research in injury prevention science. Featuring Keynote Speaker: Amy Bohnert, Ph.D., MHS Dr. Bohnert is a public health researcher who serves as the Opioid Content…

Grateful Hearts Jewelry Sale sponsored by the Friends Gift Shop

January 20, 2020

The Friends Gift Shops will be sponsoring the Grateful Hearts Jewelry sale in the Towsley Lobby on Thursday February 6 and Friday February 7, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sterling silver jewelry at 50% off the retail price. Great for Valentine's Day!!  Cash, credit cards, and payroll deduction (for those in our database) will be accepted. The proceeds for the sale go back to the hospital and community to help fund programs and grants in need.

Grateful Hearts Jewelry Sale sponsored by the Friends Gift Shop

January 20, 2020

The Friends Gift Shops will be sponsoring the Grateful Hearts Jewelry sale in the Towsley Lobby on Thursday February 6 and Friday February 7, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sterling silver jewelry at 50% off the retail price. Great for Valentine's Day!!  Cash, credit cards, and payroll deduction (for those in our database) will be accepted. The proceeds for the sale go back to the hospital and community to help fund programs and grants in need.