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Stepping-In for Respect

August 24, 2021

Stepping-In for Respect is a bystander intervention training intended to cultivate a culture of respect and inclusion that is aligned with our core values. This optional training, provided by Organizational Learning specifically for Michigan Medicine, focuses on relationships amongst colleagues. It is another tool in your tool box for addressing behaviors of disrespect, whether you are witnessing it or experiencing it firsthand, and provides guidance to be able to have open and honest conversations with peers. When we practice the same values, together we can build trust, improve our culture and advance health to serve Michigan and the world. Any…

Stepping-In for Respect

August 24, 2021

Stepping-In for Respect is a bystander intervention training intended to cultivate a culture of respect and inclusion that is aligned with our core values. This optional training, provided by Organizational Learning specifically for Michigan Medicine, focuses on relationships amongst colleagues. It is another tool in your tool box for addressing behaviors of disrespect, whether you are witnessing it or experiencing it firsthand, and provides guidance to be able to have open and honest conversations with peers. When we practice the same values, together we can build trust, improve our culture and advance health to serve Michigan and the world. Any…

Engagement Survey Improvement Planning Information Sessions

August 23, 2021

This session is intended for Michigan Medicine leaders. We will begin to move forward with improvement (action) planning based on results from the 2021 Faculty and Staff Engagement Surveys. In support of this work, there will be two one (1) hour information sessions for leaders. Each of the Improvement Planning sessions will: Outline current MM improvement priorities related to engagement and provide detailed guidance for each from a panel of MM subject matter expertsProvide instructions for entering Improvement Plans into the Press Ganey portalIdentify additional resources to aid in improvement planningAnswer questions Sessions will be held via Zoom, and no…

Faculty and Staff Engagement Improvement Planning Information Session

August 23, 2021

Last week, it was announced that we will begin to move forward with improvement (action) planning based on results from the 2021 Faculty and Staff Engagement Surveys. In support of this work, there will be two one (1) hour information sessions for leaders. Each of the Improvement Planning sessions will: Outline current MM improvement priorities related to engagement and provide detailed guidance for each from a panel of MM subject matter expertsProvide instructions for entering Improvement Plans into the Press Ganey portalIdentify additional resources to aid in improvement planningAnswer questions Sessions will be held via Zoom, and no register is…

A Space for Healing: Honoring our Experiences with COVID

August 23, 2021

Michigan Medicine Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in this session to acknowledge our experiences and connect with others who have endured losses over the past year, including the deaths of loved ones, loss of stability, job changes, and loss of connection. This session will include mindful moments and time to recognize our emotional landscape during the pandemic, as well as ways to cope with loss and build resilience. Please register for the session below. We will continue to add future dates as requested. Number of participants per session will be limited in order to encourage discussion and interaction.…

Fall DEI Film Discussion Series – Anita: Speaking Truth to Power

August 23, 2021

Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race, a nation watched mesmerized as a Black woman sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice, recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Anita Hill's graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual harassment and power in the workplace that resonates today. This astonishing 2014 Freida Lee Mock documentary is available to stream free to the U-M community on the Kanopy website -- accessible…

Fall DEI Film Discussion Series: Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

August 23, 2021

The first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968, Shirley Chisholm became the first woman and the first Black to seek the presidential nomination of a major political party four years later. Despite overwhelming discrimination (including being blocked from participating in the presidential debates by the leaders of her own party), her fierce support of racial and gender equality, the plight of the poor, and ending the Vietnam War won a stalwart following for her “Chisholm trail” campaign. An amazing story -- everyone should know about. This stunning 2004 Shola Lynch documentary is available (free) to the U-M community on…

Fall DEI Film Discussion Series – Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

August 23, 2021

If all you know about her is A Raisin in the Sun, then you don’t know Lorraine Hansberry. An outspoken artist ahead of her time, the first Black woman to have a play produced on Broadway. A fearless Civil Rights activist. A lesbian who struggled to voice her truth. A visionary whose untimely death at 34 left a void that still echoes a half-century later. This absorbing 2017 documentary (originally televised on PBS' American Masters series) is available to stream free to the U-M community on the Kanopy website (accessible with your Level One password) or on the PBS website . This discussion is open to all,…

“Sensing and Reacting to Staphylococcus Aureus in the Skin”

August 23, 2021

University of Michigan Skin Biology & Diseases Resource-based Center Fall 2021 Speaker Series:  Please join in to welcome The University of Michigan's Department of Pathology Research Investigator Masanori Matsumoto, PhD, presenting:  "Sensing and Reacting to Staphylococcus Aureus in the Skin" On Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 12 noon (EST) Please register in advance for this meeting: https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcof-6uqDktEtGdVvhhIwSFRoCDwrDaxBaN After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This event is hosted by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, UM Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center, UM Medical School and Department of Dermatology, and is open to…