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From the Other Side of the Stethoscope: Improving Patient Experience through Cultural Humility and Communication [Patient Experience Learning Forum]

August 22, 2019

Join us for an engaging presentation and panel about the importance of practicing cultural humility to provide optimal care and experience for our increasingly diverse patient population. For more information, visit the Office of Patient Experience Website. Featured Speaker: Oluwaferanmi O. Okanlami, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Featured Panelists: Subha Hanif, BS, Patient/Family Advisor Elissa Patterson, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor Rita Galin, M.D., CMI, Supervisor and Russian Interpreter, Interpreter Services LaKita Pogue, Administrative Manager, Logistics and Support Services  CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AVAILABLE: PHYSICIANS, SOCIAL WORK, NURSING The University of Michigan Medical School is…

Schwartz Rounds: “Managing Expectations: What Outside Examples Tell Patients About Medical Outcomes”

August 22, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Managing Expectations: What Outside Examples Tell Patients About Medical Outcomes." 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.

2019 MSA Diversity Week

August 20, 2019

Slated for September 9-13, 2019 MSA Diversity Week celebrates our rich (and enriching!) diversity through an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus and NCRC) that raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive, even more diverse workplace. Everyone – staff, learners and faculty – are welcome to all of these free workshops, discussions and events. All listings are on the MSA Intranet homepage under “Trainings and Learning Opportunities.”

2019 MSA Diversity Week

August 19, 2019

Slated for September 9-13, the 2019 MSA Diversity Week celebrates our rich (and enriching!) diversity through an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus as well as NCRC) that will raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive, even more diverse workplace. Listings are also on the MSA Intranet homepage – along with those registration links. All are welcome -- staff, students and faculty.

Interprofessional Facilitation Workshop

August 19, 2019

All University of Michigan faculty are invited to register for this free opportunity. The workshop will help with skill-building that can be utilized in leading interprofessional courses and offerings (including IPE in Action). It is sponsored by the Michigan Center for IPE and its Faculty Development Committee. Space is limited, so register now!

Being a Parent in Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

August 16, 2019

Mary Jo Desprez, MA, Wolverine Wellness Director, and Amber Horwitz, MSW candidate, will discuss the importance of maintaining a strong recovery program while parenting in recovery from substance addiction; explore “parenting skills 2.0; and include a panel discussion by parents in recovery from substance use disorders.  Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all; registration is not required. Provides free CEUs for addiction professionals. For more information: please see http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org or contact 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org.

Real Talk about Tobacco and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery

August 16, 2019

Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT; Health Educator and Tobacco Treatment Specialist at University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service will discuss the connection between smoking and mental health/substance use disorders, challenges faced in quitting and resources for quitting.  People in recovery can quit smoking, and when they do, they experience improved mental health and greater rates of sobriety.  Free quit kits will be available in preparation for the Great American Smoke Out on November 21 2019, courtesy of University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service! This event is part of the free Dawn Farm Education Series. All are welcome, and…

Interdisciplinary Management of the Voice and Airway

August 16, 2019

Michigan Medicine Presents: “Interdisciplinary Management of the Voice and Airway” Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st in Ann Arbor, Michigan Keynote Speaker: Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD, CCC-SLP – University of Utah This two-day conference will feature lectures and workshops/breakout sessions with hands-on training in therapeutic management of voice, chronic cough, and upper airway disorders. We will have expert Speech-Language Pathologists, Laryngologists, and a panel of MD specialists guide you through multidisciplinary considerations for the most comprehensive care of this patient population. REGISTER HERE: http://bit.do/umvoiceairway.   This link will provide details about the conference, hotel, dining options, and shuttle service.  We have applied…

Group Discussion on Data Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) for Statisticians

August 16, 2019

In an informal, group discussion on Thursday, September 12 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in the NCRC Building 10 South Atrium, Dr. Susan Ellenberg from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will address questions related to the expectations of being a statistician member of Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) of clinical trials, best practices for statisticians who report to DSMBs, and issues and controversies that arise during the monitoring of ongoing trials. Register here