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Focus on Women: Living a Finer Life!

February 20, 2019

Focus on Women Health Awareness Event Details: Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019 Time: 8:30 breakfast, 9:00-11:30 Program Location: Washtenaw Golf Club, 2955 Packard Road, Ypsilanti, MI   Topics Covered/Featured Speakers : Digestive Health: Colorectal Cancer / Diets- Susan Daron, RN, BSN, OCN Mindfulness: Tips for Self Care and Gratitude - Ebony Robinson, MA, CLC – Certified Life Coach, Author, CEO Here to Hear!: Understanding that if you see something, say something! - Vanessa Jackson, LMSW – Therapist, Author, Business Owner   Register by calling: 734-998-7071 On-line registration: https://focusonwomen_march2019.eventbrite.com      Registration encouraged! Limited Seating  

NEC Symposium

February 18, 2019

The NEC Symposium will convene some of the most committed NEC stakeholders from around the world to focus on the meeting’s theme of “Breaking Down the Barriers of NEC Prevention and Treatment.” The NEC Symposium will provide the setting for discovery, collaboration, and sustained partnerships on research. The keynote speakers and diverse faculty have been carefully chosen to highlight the field’s vision and long-term strategies. We are dedicated to improving outcomes for an extraordinarily vulnerable population. The children who are at risk of NEC were born early – too young to breathe, nurse and regulate their body temperature. The NEC…

Healthier Together: Collaborative Networks of Patients, Clinicians and Researchers Working Together to Transform Care

February 18, 2019

Today’s health system fails to deliver the best possible outcomes. Research takes too long and costs too much, and opportunities to engage the participation and contribution by patients and families are not yet common. What if we could create a better care system by harnessing inherent motivation and collective intelligence of patients, clinicians and researchers? In every part of our lives, networks are having a profound effect. How could networked organizations accelerate progress towards Learning Health Systems? This talk will describe how several large-scale learning health system networks are eliminating the artificial barriers between clinical care, improvement and research while…

Safe Medication Disposal Event

February 18, 2019

Drop off your expired, old, or unused medications to be disposed of in an environmentally safe way! Pharmacy students will operate two collection locations simultaneously, on Ingalls Mall and the Towsley Center at Michigan Medicine. Accepted Items: Prescription & OTC medications, medication samples, vitamins, ointments & lotions, inhalers, antibiotics, steroids, veterinary medicine, and controlled medications. NEW THIS YEAR: we now accept sharps and sharps containers! Unaccepted Items: Sunscreen, insect repellent, cosmetics, hair care or personal hygiene products, hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol, aerosol cans, blood or infectious waste, and tobacco. More information: pharmacy.umich.edu/events/safemed

Grateful Hearts Jewelry Sale

February 13, 2019

The Friends Gift Shops will be sponsoring Grateful Hearts Jewelry, in the Towsley Lobby on Monday March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sterling Silver jewelry, selections includes earrings, pendants, anklets, bracelets, rings, toe rings, chains and necklaces, all set in sterling silver. Pieces include semi-precious stones as well as marcasite, cubic zirconium and Italian glass. Men's items available as well, and a smaller selection of stainless steel and tungsten. Prices are 50% below retail and range between $3 and $130 with the majority of items under $35, making it affordable to all. Cash, credit…

Grateful Hearts Jewelry Sale

February 13, 2019

The Friends Gift Shops will be sponsoring Grateful Hearts Jewelry, in the Towsley Lobby on Monday March 4th and Tuesday, March 5th from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sterling Silver jewelry, selections includes earrings, pendants, anklets, bracelets, rings, toe rings, chains and necklaces, all set in sterling silver. Pieces include semi-precious stones as well as marcasite, cubic zirconium and Italian glass. Men's items available as well, and a smaller selection of stainless steel and tungsten. Prices are 50% below retail and range between $3 and $130 with the majority of items under $35, making it affordable to all. Cash, credit…

Substance Use Disorder & Recovery in the Health Care Professional

February 12, 2019

Rewrite the Script Educational Series: kickoff event Substance Use Disorder & Recovery in the Health Care Professional Please join us on Monday, February 25th, from 3-4pm in the CVC Danto Auditorium for an expert panel discussion and Q&A featuring Jack Stem and Dr. Steven Strobbe: Jack Stem is a health care addiction expert and former CRNA, who will share his personal story with drug diversion and his road to recovery. Jack has worked extensively with health care professionals with substance use disorder, state boards, peer support networks and is a nationally known speaker on these topics. Dr. Strobbe is a…

ASAPbio preprint seminar on February 13th (MSci.2) 20th (NCRC) with lunch provided; RSVP now!

February 6, 2019

“Democratizing Scientific Knowledge- Open access and preprint in advancing your career and improving science’s publishing power” Presented by Kanagaraj Palsamy, PhD, ASAPbio Ambassador, University of Michigan Date: 13th Feb, 2019 Time: 12 PM Location: North Lecture Hall, MedSci II  Lunch Provided! https://mailchi.mp/11d6b2cdad77/join-us-tomorrow-september-11th-for-a-seminar-on-3d-cultures-230907?e=c3a4194547   ASAPbio in collaboration with the UMPDA invites all students, postdocs and faculty to learn more about and discuss the benefits of the Open Access publication and Preprint in biology. Publication is a way to communicate new findings with the scientific world to advance research and discovery and to share knowledge for human advantage. Current publication system and journal…

Bingo with Drag Queens for Mott Children’s Hospital

February 6, 2019

If you want to have fun and help out Mott Children's Hospital, please contact cmgi@umich.edu to see how to reserve your spot for Bingo with Drag Queens!  Just thirty dollars will get you a rink ticket, performances by Drag Queens, and the most fun you have had in a long time!