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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.

Free screening of movie ‘Wonder’

January 20, 2020

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion invites you and your family to a free screening of the film Wonder. The film tells the story of Auggie Pullman, whose facial differences had prevented him from going to a mainstream school. As he enters the fifth grade, Pullman becomes the most unlikely of heroes. The screening will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16 in the Forum Hall at Palmer Commons (100 Washtenaw Ave.). Free popcorn will be served. Click here to RSVP, which will enter you into a drawing to win one of three copies of the book 365 Days…

Developing transgender health services: An online discussion hosted by the Annals of Family Medicine

January 14, 2020

Are you interested in serving the health needs of transgender and gender diverse patients? Are you curious about how LGBTQ health care fits into your work? All are welcome to learn more and share your experiences with transgender health care services in our online Twitter discussion, titled: A Blueprint for Transgender Health Programs in Primary Care The chat will be held Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, from 7PM to 8PM EST. We will be joined by clinicians and health educators from Fenway Health, Harvard Medical School, and the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute.  The chat is hosted…

Live Stream Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium in Danto Auditorium

January 10, 2020

The (Mis)Education of US University of Michigan Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium Monday, January 20 10:00-11:30a Live Stream in the Danto Auditorium Featuring Keynote Speaker: Angela Davis

Biorhythms – Winter

January 7, 2020

Biorhythms is a medical student-run performance group that holds biannual shows on the University of Michigan campus.  Biorhythms welcomes all levels of participants, from beginners to advanced artists who have studied dance or music for years.  Past performances have included forms of dance from around the world, vocal performances, and instrumental pieces. Choreographers and band leaders meet with their groups once per week throughout each semester and the entire group assembles the week of the show for rehearsals. Biorhythms Sunday, January 19, 2020 Lydia Mendelssohn Theater 7 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets-$7 pre-sale - $10 at the door. email…

Life Sciences Orchestra

December 20, 2019

Twenty years ago, a musical experiment started on the University of Michigan campus. A group of amateur musicians, all of them working or studying in medicine and science, put out the word that they wanted to form an orchestra for people like them. They weren’t sure anyone would show up for auditions. But dozens did. And year after year, they kept coming – even choosing to enroll or take a job at U-M instead of another institution because of the ability to keep playing their instrument. On Sunday, January 12, the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will kick off its 20th season…

Schwartz Rounds for Compassionate Care: “Personal Connections: Patient as a Whole Person”

December 16, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Personal Connections: Patient as a Whole Person." 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.

DEI Symposium: Transforming Culture

December 11, 2019

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion will host it's 4th annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion symposium April 30, 2020, in the NCRC Dining Hall. The theme of this year's symposium is Transforming Culture.