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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

<strong>Mindfulness Mondays: Mindfulness of Thoughts</strong>

August 19, 2022

Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice and Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the body, mindfulness of self-compassion, mindfulness of feelings, and mindfulness of thoughts. The sessions will be led by David Fessell, M.D. David is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher who has been meditating for several years. This is a 4-week series, 30 minutes per session, and is appropriate for beginners or those with experience. Attendees are welcome to attend all sessions or whatever works for…

Mindfulness Mondays: Mindfulness of Feelings

August 19, 2022

Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice and Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the body, mindfulness of self-compassion, mindfulness of feelings, and mindfulness of thoughts. The sessions will be led by David Fessell, M.D. David is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher who has been meditating for several years. This is a 4-week series, 30 minutes per session, and is appropriate for beginners or those with experience. Attendees are welcome to attend all sessions or whatever works for…

Mindfulness Mondays: Mindfulness & Self-Compassion

August 19, 2022

Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice and Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the body, mindfulness of self-compassion, mindfulness of feelings, and mindfulness of thoughts. The sessions will be led by David Fessell, M.D. David is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher who has been meditating for several years. This is a 4-week series, 30 minutes per session, and is appropriate for beginners or those with experience. Attendees are welcome to attend all sessions or whatever works for…

Mindfulness Mondays: Mindfulness of the Body

August 19, 2022

Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice and Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the body, mindfulness of self-compassion, mindfulness of feelings, and mindfulness of thoughts. The sessions will be led by David Fessell, M.D. David is a Certified Mindfulness Teacher who has been meditating for several years. This is a 4-week series, 30 minutes per session, and is appropriate for beginners or those with experience. Attendees are welcome to attend all sessions or whatever works for…

IDEAL RRTC Disability Webinar Series

June 20, 2022

Please join us for an interactive, dynamic conversation about healthy aging for people with long-term physical disabilities. Our interdisciplinary panel of experts includes those with lived experience. Together, they will consider the importance of environmental factors, such as the built, attitudinal, and policy environments. They will discuss high-priority concerns of people aging with disabilities, such as housing, social disconnectedness and isolation, and home and community-based supports. These experts will also focus on how individuals and communities can take steps to enhance outcomes. We invite you to participate by including your questions for the panelists on the registration form and during…

Men’s Health Matters

June 2, 2022

Please join the U-M Rogel Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement team on Saturday, June 11, at 9 a.m. for Men's Health Matters.  This FREE virtual health promotion program will educate and motivate us to make more informed choices for health, disease prevention and management. ALL are welcome; please invite others to join us by sharing this email and the attached flyer. Program and registration details are below. Advanced registration is required to receive the program link. Program and Registration Details: Annual Physical Exam: Discuss This, Check That! Timothy Tellez, M.D., Michigan Medicine, Department of Family MedicineErectile Dysfunction: Causes and Treatment Options: Bahaa Malaeb, M.D., Michigan Medicine, Department of UrologyZoom…

Humans Before Heroes: Stories of the Journey from Burnout to Well-Being

May 16, 2022

Join us to hear three panelists from the Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners’ community - who will each share their own experiences navigating the challenges of the pandemic alongside their well-being journeys, including burnout and their efforts to move beyond it.  This session will include personal narratives with time for discussion. Register to attend. 

Grand Rounds: When It Is Darkest: Understanding Suicide Risk by Rory O’Connor, Ph.D.

May 9, 2022

Virtual presentation open to all. Professor Rory O'Connor completed his Ph.D. at Queen's University Belfast in 1997 and then moved to Scotland where he has been ever since. He joined the University of Glasgow in July 2013 where he is professor of health psychology, director of the Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory and head of the Mental Health and Wellbeing group there. He is a registered health psychologist who is broadly interested in self-regulation processes and health outcomes.  He is a president of the International Association for Suicide Prevention and past president of the International Academy for Suicide Research and a member of the American Assocation…