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John Armelagos Retirement Reception

November 20, 2018

After 31 years at UM, John Armelagos is retiring on December 31, 2018.  Please come and wish John well at a reception.  Remarks will begin at 2pm.  Congratulations, John.

Planning for Retirement Webinar

November 20, 2018

Attend an online version of the popular Planning for Retirement class offered by the Benefits Office. Covered topics will include retirement eligibility, benefits in retirement, retiree contributions to health care and retiree privileges. Free and open to all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff. Learn more or register: https://hr.umich.edu/about-uhr/uhr-news/sign-retirement-planning-webinar-december-4

Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders: Web Chat

November 19, 2018

Join our nationally recognized urogynecology experts for an online Q&A session. Our board-certified physicians will answer questions about basic bladder and pelvic health, common problems and treatment options. Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to take action and improve your pelvic health. Visit uofmhealth.org/onlinechats for more information and to register.  

Dr. Fred Finkelman (Univ of Cincinnati/Tel Aviv) Presents Immunology Research Seminar

November 19, 2018

Dr. Fred Finkelman, MD, McDonald Professor of Internal Medicine (Emeritus), Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Microbiology And Immunology, Tel Aviv University, will be presenting an Immunology research seminar, “Rapid, Safe Suppression of IgE-Mediated Disease with Monovalent Anti-Fc Epsilon RI alpha Monoclonal Antibody” at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in 5330 Medical Science I Building.

A Trip to Vienna: Life Sciences Orchestra concert

November 19, 2018

Ann Arbor will feel a little like Vienna on Saturday, December 8 as the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra takes the stage of Hill Auditorium for a free concert of works written and arranged by Vienna-based composers. Beginning at 8 p.m., the LSO and music director Chelsea Gallo, will transport their audience to the Austrian capital through works by both Richard and Johann Strauss, and a piece by Johannes Brahms arranged by Arnold Schoenberg. The LSO brings together medical, health and science faculty, staff, students and alumni from across the university. The concert is free and open to the public, as…

Schwartz Rounds: Human trafficking: supporting vulnerable populations

November 19, 2018

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Human trafficking: supporting vulnerable populations." Three panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is approved for CME, Nurse CE, and Social Work CEU and specifically meets criteria for human trafficking education. Lunch is available.

Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award Ceremony Honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D.

November 14, 2018

The prestigious Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research will be held on Wednesday, December 12, honoring Thomas W. Glover, Ph.D., Professor of  Human Genetics, Professor of Pathology, and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Glover is being recognized for his fundamental discoveries in human genetics, including as the defining scientist of the field of human common fragile sites - a pervasive feature of human chromosomes that has become increasingly important to our understanding of critical molecular mechanisms and related human genomic disorders. He is an outstanding cytogeneticist who routinely applies his unique research insights in the clinical laboratory, and he is widely known…

Beyond the Admin Shell: Proposal Editing 101

November 14, 2018

Back by popular demand! Learn how to help researchers improve the scientific portions of their grant proposals using specific editing strategies. This free workshop was developed by Research Development team members for Research Development staff and research administrators. It will cover topics like clarity, organization, conciseness, consistency, formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. At the end of the workshop, you will have a proposal editing checklist, an understanding of the editing strengths you already have, a resource sheet to guide you in filling editing gaps, and experience practicing the editing strategies on a Specific Aims page. FREE and open to anyone!…

Fundraiser for the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center

November 14, 2018

This fun event on Saturday, November 24, raises funds for the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center.  Just $30 gets you shoes, two games of bowling, soda and pizza!  To reserve your spot please contact cmgidabomb@yahoo.com