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WORKSHOP: IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY THROUGH IMPROVED COMMUNICATION SKILLS

May 21, 2019

This workshop is focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators:  Milisa Manojlovich, Ph.D., R.N., professor, Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership, U-M School of Nursing Nathan Houchens, M.D., associate chief of medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System; assistant professor, Department of Internal Medicine, U-M Sarah Krein, Ph.D., R.N., Renis Likert Collegiate Research Professor, research professor, Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School and adjunct research professor, U-M School of Nursing  Date: Thursday, June 6  Time: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Breakfast provided)  Location: BSRB…

ORL Essentials Boot Camp

May 1, 2019

Develop essential skills for the junior resident, including intubation and surgical airway management, bronchoscopy and epistaxis management. Integrate these skills with practical applications through complex scenarios using high-technology manikins. ?With emphasis on experience and practice rather than lectures and formal didactics, learners leave with increased comfort and confidence as they embark on their early careers! More Information Here.

Orthotics and Prosthetics Technologies Conference

April 26, 2019

The Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is proud to present the 4th Orthotic and Prosthetic Innovative Technologies Conference, May 16-18, 2019. It will be held in the Junge Family Champions Center in Ann Arbor. Approved for 14.75 ABC credits/ 17.42 BOC credits 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (applied for) Send questions to: OPTech2019@med.umich.edu

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.

NEC Symposium

February 18, 2019

The NEC Symposium will convene some of the most committed NEC stakeholders from around the world to focus on the meeting’s theme of “Breaking Down the Barriers of NEC Prevention and Treatment.” The NEC Symposium will provide the setting for discovery, collaboration, and sustained partnerships on research. The keynote speakers and diverse faculty have been carefully chosen to highlight the field’s vision and long-term strategies. We are dedicated to improving outcomes for an extraordinarily vulnerable population. The children who are at risk of NEC were born early – too young to breathe, nurse and regulate their body temperature. The NEC…

17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture

January 29, 2019

We hope you will join us for the 17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture on Wednesday, March 6th from 10:30 – 11:30am in the CVC Danto Auditorium. Thomas E. Scammell, MD will present “Neural Mechanisms of Narcolepsy”.Dr. Thomas Scammell is a Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital. He is a widely respected physician-scientist who has lectured both nationally and internationally on narcolepsy and the neurobiology of sleep and wakefulness. His current research interests include identification of how loss of orexin signaling results in sleepiness and cataplexy; interactions of sleep…

Bioethics Grand Rounds- “Publication Ethics: Authorship, Predatory Publications, and Peer-Review”

January 9, 2019

Abstract: A great equalizer of faculty across the institution is challenges related to publishing. This talk will review both requirements and best practices for publishing across the life-cycle of a paper, including authorship, responsibility for data analysis, journal placement, peer review, and what to do if things go wrong. Material covered will be relevant to all schools and departm

Dr. John Varga, MD (Northwestern Univ) presents Immunology Research Seminar on Jan. 9

December 23, 2018

Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology & Graduate Program in Immunology welcome John Varga, MD John and Nancy Hughes Professor of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  The immune-fibrotic pathogenesis of scleroderma  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3330 Medical Science I Bldg  Faculty Host: David Fox, MD   For additional information, contact: Zarinah Aquil (zaquil@umich.edu, 615-4846) Financial Disclosure Information: There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests to disclose for this activity.   Accreditation and Credit Designation: The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University…

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion

December 19, 2018

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion. Presents: “From Medical Image to Icon: How Art Can Heal A Broken Body” Devan Stahl, PhD. Michigan State University When: Monday January 28th from 12-1 pm. Where: 5915 Buhl Building R.S.V.P. to Renée Hafner (rhafner@umich.edu) by January 23rd