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“Understanding Dementia” presentation launches Speaker Series by the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center

July 30, 2019

Join us to kick off the monthly speaker series hosted by the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center. Director Hank Paulson, MD, PhD will present "Understanding Dementia" at the University of Michigan Detroit Center. Registration is free but required. Please RSVP to Erin Fox at 734-232-2459.

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.    

Udall Center for Parkinson’s Disease Research Symposium

July 29, 2019

Join us for the 5th Annual Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research Symposium. A keynote presentation by Bernard Balleine, PhD will be featured. Dr. Balleine is the Head of the Decision Neuroscience Laboratory in the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales in Syndey, Australia. A complementary luncheon will follow the Symposium at noon. There is no cost to attend. Registration is required by August 23. Register at the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/udall-center-of-excellence-for-parkinsons-disease-research-symposium-tickets-56113820949  

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…

Barbershops & Other Surprising Scientific Settings: MICHR Summer Student Research Symposium

July 25, 2019

This symposium will feature student oral and poster presentations from students participating in the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), Medical Scientist Training Program (SMART), and Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) summer programs.  The symposium will also feature keynote speaker Dr. Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health; Associate Member, Huntsman Cancer Institute; and Founding Director, Men’s Health Inequities Research Lab, University of Utah School of Medicine. Schedule: Tuesday, July 30 9:00-10:00 a.m.: A Translational Tale of Colon Cancer Disparities Elimination among African-American Men presentation by Dr. Charles R. Rogers (Forum Hall, Palmer…

Morgan Penny (Hammer Lab) Presents Cancer Biology Thesis Defense

July 24, 2019

Please join us for Morgan Penny's Thesis Defense Seminar, "Translational Models of Adrenocortical Carcinoma", on Monday, August 5 at 1:00 P.M. in West Lecture Hall (3rd floor of Med Sci II.

Researchpalooza

July 24, 2019

Researchpalooza is the perfect opportunity for colleagues and friends to have a great time and meet, mingle, and learn more about many of the organizations that offer their stellar services to faculty, students, and staff -- all at one convenient time and location. New this year, Researchpalooza will be a Zero Waste Event in support of U-M’s sustainability goal of reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills by 40% by 2025. On the day of the event, we will provide a water filling station, compost and recycling disposal bins, environmentally conscious giveaways, and sustainable serving ware in collaboration with…

Machine Learning for Healthcare conference

July 22, 2019

The Machine Learning for Healthcare conference is a national research meeting that attracts clinicians and data scientists with machine learning and big data expertise. The conference will be held at Rackham Auditorium August 9-10 beginning with a community data challenge on August 8 at the U-M North Quad Dining Room. This annual research meeting includes invited talks, poster presentations, and panel discussions. Speakers will include machine learning leaders from across the nation and Andrew Rosenberg, MD, Chief Information Officer for Michigan Medicine. The Michigan Integrated Center for Health Analytics and Medical Prediction (MiCHAMP) is a gold sponsor of the event.…

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.