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University Hospital Memorial Service

April 19, 2019

All faculty, staff, and students are invited and encouraged to attend the annual University Hospital Memorial Service, remembering Michigan Medicine adult patients who have passed away during the previous 18 months. Each year, families are invited to attend the memorial to honor their loved ones. The service also provides an opportunity for faculty and staff to remember those they have lost, and also enables them to interact with family members. This year’s service will be held on Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m. at Rackham Auditorium, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor. Parking is free on Sundays and available at several…

Shoe Prints Sale benefiting Child and Family Life

April 18, 2019

SHOE PRINTS IS COMING TO THE TRIANGLE MAY 6th, 7th, 8th 9AM TO 3:30PM WE ARE BRINGING THE SHOES THAT YOU LOVE DANSKO SOFT WALK ALEGRIA BIRKENSTOCK NURSEMATES SPECIALS NURSEMATE HOPE AND FAXON $45 SKECHERS KALDOG $35.00 PAYROLL DEDUCTION AVAILBLE CASH AND CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

Ann Arbor Medication Take Back Event

April 18, 2019

Spring cleaning isn’t just for dust and grime – medicine cabinets need it too, especially in the face of a growing epidemic of misused prescription drugs such as opioid painkillers. On Saturday, April 27, take this opportunity to get rid of your opioids and other unused and expired medications.

2019 Big Hearts for Seniors

April 12, 2019

Join us for our 14th anniversary as we present AARP’s first original documentary film, Care to Laugh, featuring Jesus Trejo as he pursues his dream of comedy success while caring for his aging parents. BENEFITTING Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels Housing Bureau for Seniors Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Silver Club Memory Programs Turner Senior Wellness Program Trailer, ticket, silent auction bidding & event information: www.med.umich.edu/geriatrics/bhs

SPEAK WITH PLASTIC SURGERY EXPERTS IN TOWSLEY TRIANGLE!

April 9, 2019

Stop by the Towsley Triangle on Tuesday, April 16 to speak directly with Michigan Medicine plastic surgery experts! Robert Gilman, M.D., D.M.D, Tonyia Seeland, P.A., and senior resident Michael Sorkin, M.D., will be on-site to answer any questions you may have about plastic surgery cosmetic services and products. Plastic Surgery swag items, Botox/fillers brochures, cosmetic surgery brochures and more will also be available! Don’t miss this opportunity to speak with an expert!  

Enriching Scholarship 2019: Where teaching and technology meet

April 3, 2019

Enriching Scholarship is a free, four-day event from May 6-9, 2019, that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. More than 80 workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, and other events will take place all across campus during the four days of Enriching Scholarship 2019. The opening keynote is sure to be exciting! On Monday, May 6, 2019, at 10 a.m., hear Dr. Saundra McGuire present, “Metacognition: The Key to Equity and Excellence for All Students!” McGuire is the Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success and Retired Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana…

Registration open for Mindfulness-based dementia care program

April 2, 2019

Join the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center's Wellness Initiative for an 8-week program designed for family caregivers of adults living with memory loss. Learn how the practice of mindfulness can help you cope with the challenges and stresses of dementia care. Stress can be mentally draining, physically damaging, and emotionally overwhelming. Mindfulness offers invaluable resources and coping practices that can improve the wellbeing and quality of life of both you and the person in your care. This eight-week course is a program of the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center Wellness Initiative and is led by Laura Rice-Oeschger, LMSW. Laura holds advanced professional…

UH/CVC Spring Town Hall

April 2, 2019

UH/CVC employees are invited to attend this interactive session. Chief Nursing Officer Devin Carr, Executive Director Shon Dwyer and Chief Clinical Officer David Miller will share important updates and information specific to UH/CVC as well as addressing questions from faculty and staff.  

Patient Experience Learning Forum: Cultural Humility in LGBTQ+ Healthcare

March 27, 2019

Join us for an engaging presentation and panel about LGBTQ+ patient and family experiences in healthcare, and discuss opportunities to improve care, communication, and experience for all. Patients and families who identify as LGBTQ+ often face challenges in their healthcare. In this learning forum, Pedro Coracides from the Office of Patient Experience will share concepts and terminology applicable to people who identify as LGBTQ+, as well as concrete strategies to effectively engage with patients and families who identify as LGBTQ+. A facilitated panel of patient/family advisors and providers will share their experiences and discuss opportunities to create a welcoming and…