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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.

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…

Breastfeeding 101: Web Chat & Q&A

July 29, 2019

Join breastfeeding experts from Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital for a free web chat. Whether you’re pregnant with your first child, experiencing latch difficulties, or planning for the transition back to work, our experts are ready to take your questions! Participation is free and the chat will be streamed live over the Von Voigtlander Facebook page and the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Facebook page. For more information, visit our online web chat page.    

Community Volunteer Opportunity! at YpsiFest Community Health Tent 2019 For Emplyees

July 25, 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the 2019 Community Health Tent at YpsiFest.  We are registering volunteers for the 2019 YpsiFest Community Health Tent. We welcome volunteers ages 14 – 99!  Volunteers provide a variety of support in multiple areas.  All volunteers receive training onsite.  Please see available volunteer roles below. YpsiFest is a popular family-friendly annual event that takes place at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti, MI  Friday, August 23rd afternoon (1-5pm) through Sunday, August 25th. The Community Health Tent is a partnership between Michigan Medicine and several health organizations.  Volunteers are a vital part of the Health…

Schwartz Rounds: We are only human: managing emotions after medical errors

July 22, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "We are only human: managing emotions after medical errors." 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.

Patient Experience Learning Forum, “Lost in Translation: Inclusivity for Patients’ Language and Communication Needs

July 2, 2019

Join us for an engaging presentation and panel discussion identifying opportunities to support optimal care and experience for patients with Limited English Proficiency and other communication needs. (more…)

Rose Run 5k Run/Walk & Kids’ 1k Fun Run

June 26, 2019

The 11th Annual Run/Walk in Petersburg, MI  will kick off Community Day. Over $100k has been raised in memory of Rose Marie Hunt. Rose was a Petersburg native who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2009 at the age of 54. All proceeds from this event will go to Metastatic Breast Cancer research at The Rogel Cancer Center at The University of Michigan.  Dr. Merajver is making great advancements in metastatic breast cancer and we are happy to support her, along with her amazing team of researchers. www.theroserun.com