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Taubman Healthy You Conversation – “Under your skin: Psoriasis and the immune system”

February 25, 2021

Please mark your calendar to join Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD on Tuesday, March 9, 1-2 pm via Zoom, when he presents, "Under your skin: Psoriasis and the immune system." He will discuss his work on basic immunological and genetic research on psoriasis, with projects directed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis. Webinar is free and open to all, but registration is required. Register Here. Dr. Gudjonsson is the Arthur C. Curtis Professor of Skin Molecular Immunology, an Associate Professor, Dermatology and the Taubman Institute’s Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Emerging Scholar.

AROC Community Conversation Presented by OHEI Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Steven A. Vinson

February 18, 2021

Community Conversation is an opportunity for faculty, staff and student to come together weekly to engage on meaningful ways to increase belonging at Michigan Medicine. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. The sessions are designed for space to hear your voice and all are welcome! OHEI Events Michigan Medicine

OHEI Community Conversation: Real Talk on Parenting in a Pandemic: Stories of Impact Facilitators: Clarissa Love, Meghan Spiroff, Amber Basnaw & Reggie Beasley

February 17, 2021

Community Conversation is an opportunity for faculty, staff and student to come together weekly to engage on meaningful ways to increase belonging at Michigan Medicine. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. The sessions are designed for space to hear your voice and all are welcome!  OHEI Events Michigan Medicine

NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies Mini Symposium Series: Nutrition & Brain Health with The Henry Ford

February 16, 2021

"You are what you eat" is a common phrase that researchers and scientists are proving remarkably true. Unhealthy diets not only lead to obesity, but that obesity can even lead to cognitive decline, or a decreased ability to think. Register: https://michmed.org/WnPPZ The third installment of the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies Mini Symposium Series will explore what unhealthy foods do to the nervous system, a historical look at the downhill trend of eating habits, and how everyone can find an optimal nutritional balance. These presentations will be followed by a question and answer session. “Nutrition & Brain Health” is made possible…

OHEI Community Conversation: “Leadership and Excellence: Diversifying the Pipeline Through HBCUS” Facilitators: Clarissa Love & Dr. Lucas

February 16, 2021

Community Conversations is an opportunity for faculty, staff and student to come together weekly to engage on meaningful ways to increase belonging at Michigan Medicine. We feel that it is important to carve out space for dialogue, provide support for one another, promote self-care, and share valuable resources. The sessions are designed for space to hear your voice and all are welcome! We will be talking about the Leadership at Historically Black Colleges and will engage with HBCU Alumni at Michigan Medicine to unpack the importance of the pipeline of talent from HBCUs.  OHEI Events Michigan Medicine

April Book Discussion: Ibram X. Kendi’s “How to Be an Antiracist”

February 15, 2021

Most people will tell you that racism is all about hatred and ignorance. In "How to Be an Antiracist," Ibram X. Kendi's follow-up to his National Book Award-winning "Stamped from the Beginning," he explains that racism is ultimately structural. Racism directs attention away from harmful, inequitable policies and turns that attention on the people harmed by those policies. Kendi employs history, science, and ethics to describe different forms of racism; at the same time, he follows the events and experiences of his own life, adapting a memoir approach that personalizes his arguments. This 90-minute discussion will be moderated by Laura…

March Lunch & Learn: Negotiations of Authenticity in the Workplace

February 15, 2021

The workplace is a crossroads of filtering identities where negotiations of the self and displays of authenticity are regularly calibrated to conform to professionalism norms. In this lunch and learn session we’ll discuss the benefits of living an authentic life, the codeswitching costs made by communities of color, and actions we can take to purposely create a culture of inclusion. Presented by Staffing and Work Culture Specialist & DEI Lead Maria Flores of the Department of Learning Health Sciences. Open to all, but please register here to attend. (Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to this event.)

MSA Onboarding

February 15, 2021

Medical School Administration (MSA) offers this “onboarding” session for new employees who have been in their positions at least 2-3 months. Although part of welcoming new team members, it's likely that information offered in this session will be beneficial to all -- so everyone is invited to attend and learn more about Michigan Medicine, the Medical School and MSA. Please register here, however, to attend.

Intro to LGBTQ+ Language & Identities

February 15, 2021

In this introduction to LGBTQ+ language and identities, gender identity, attractionality, and pronouns will be discussed. Participants will consider inclusive practices that can be employed as well as how to be an active ally. There will be opportunities for participants to reflect on their own experience with allyhood development and identify strategies for personal and organizational change. Facilitated by Elizabeth González, the Spectrum Center's Education & Training Program Manager. Open to all, but please register here to attend. Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the session.