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JDRF One Walk

September 30, 2022

Join the Caswell Diabetes Institute (CDI) and Michigan Medicine in supporting the 2022 JDRF One Walk. The CDI team walks to power more research, enable more advocacy and fund more support for the 1.6 million Americans living with type 1 diabetes. By joining the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) One Walk, you can be part of the lasting footprint we’ll make for the T1D community now and for generations to come. We welcome you to join the Caswell Diabetes Institute (CDI) team. Staff, faculty and their families as well as patients and their families are all welcome to join us! The JDRF in-person walk is…

Change it Up!

September 29, 2022

Change it Up! brings bystander intervention skills to the University of Michigan community for the purpose of building inclusive, respectful and safe communities. It is based on a nationally recognized four-stage bystander intervention model that helps individuals intervene in situations that negatively impact individuals, organizations and the campus community. You will learn to: Identify self-awareness and social responsibility as qualities of strong personal leadershipDiscuss your own and others’ identities and experiencesDetermine the various options for effectively intervening during a negative situationDevelop your ability to assess which intervention option is based on the situationDiscuss and practice how to leverage bystander intervention skills within…

34th annual Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

September 29, 2022

This course will benefit hospitalists and general internists, family physicians, pulmonologists, intensivists, physicians-in-training, and allied health professionals who care for patients with pulmonary diseases. Health providers who venture into the critical care setting will find this course increases their clinical acumen in these domains. After this course, participants will identify and treat drug-induced lung disease. At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: understand up-to-date therapeutic options for patients living with COPD.identify and treat drug-induced lung disease & diagnose and treat patients with severe ARDS.describe the importance of multi-disciplinary care in severe asthma & evaluate and manage…

Fall DEI Big Read: Trevor Noah’s “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood”

September 29, 2022

This 2016 New York Times bestseller by comedian and The Daily Show host Noah Trevor is the MSA's Fall DEI Big Read. A memoir of growing up as a mixed-race child in South Africa during the apartheid era,  it's a poignant, wise and witty tale of found grace and resilience. Everyone in the U-M community is welcome to attend this discussion, but please register here to receive the Zoom link prior to this virtual event.

Public panel discussion and film screening: The Science and Ethics of GATTACA in 2022

September 29, 2022

This October marks the 25th anniversary of the theatrical release of GATTACA, a science fiction film that addresses the potential complications of a world in which genetic information can be rapidly analyzed and manipulated. Since the movie’s release, many of the tools anticipated by the film have become a reality and some aspects of the genetic selection processes proposed are used in reproductive clinical practice today.To highlight this brave new world, the Departments of Neurology and Human Genetics within Michigan Medicine and the Center for RNA Biomedicine are sponsoring a one-time showing of GATTACA at the Michigan Theater as part…

FRIENDS Gift Shops Leather Sale

September 28, 2022

The Friends Gift Shops are pleased to announce the return of IN PERSON Special Sales! Friends will sponsor the Leather Sale, on Monday, Oct. 10 from 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Towsley Lobby. Carline Leathers will be here with fashion outerwear, footwear, handbags, accessories and more, from designers like Kenneth Cole, Via Spiga, Laundry, Steve Madden, and others. Credit cards and payroll deduction (for those in our database) will be accepted. Payroll deduction purchases over $100 will be split into 4 payments. All proceeds from the sale go back…

FRIENDS Gift Shops Leather Sale

September 28, 2022

The Friends Gift Shops are pleased to announce the return of IN PERSON Special Sales! Friends will sponsor the Leather Sale, on Monday, Oct. 10 from 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Towsley Lobby. Carline Leathers will be here with fashion outerwear, footwear, handbags, accessories and more, from designers like Kenneth Cole, Via Spiga, Laundry, Steve Madden, and others. Credit cards and payroll deduction (for those in our database) will be accepted. Payroll deduction purchases over $100 will be split into 4 payments. All proceeds from the sale go back…

October Lunch & Learn | Dr. Rita Fields: A Testament to Resilience & Possibility

September 28, 2022

Among the many roles she currently holds, UM-Flint School of Management Rita Fields, Ph.D., is the dual CEO of both 313 Industries, Inc., and Copper Phoenix Consulting, LLC; Lighthouse Michigan's chief talent & strategy officer; and a board member of several high-profile Metro Detroit nonprofits. Remarkable even if you didn't know she was once a 17-year-old homeless and pregnant high school dropout. This powerful presentation is open to all. Registrants will receive the Zoom link prior to the session. Open to all, but please register here to attend. URL link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfu-p0fZI9ayB73qvCC7l9ouls88XUG5WY1P2npWy_Ry1x6rA/viewform

Semi-Annual Heart and Vascular Symposium: A Practical Update for the Primary Care Provider

September 28, 2022

The Semi-Annual Heart and Vascular Symposium course will take place virtually via Zoom Friday, Oct. 21 from 12:50 p.m. – 5 p.m. This course will be of interest to community and academic general internists, family physicians, advance practice providers, physicians and nurses in training, and allied health professionals who care for patients with cardiovascular disease in the outpatient setting. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to: Stress Testing: When to Order, What to Order, and What to Do with The Results, Making a Diagnosis of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction, and What Do You Do When You’ve…