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

January 4, 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…

Ethics for a learning health care system: The “Common Purpose” Framework

January 4, 2019

There is increased interest among health care institutions to transitioning to become learning health systems.  In this process, however, there are increased practical and moral challenges from using the traditional definitions of “research” vs “practice” to determine which activities within such systems require IRB review and other ethics oversight, and which do not.  As health systems more deliberately integrate care delivery with ongoing data collection, a set of ethics commitments for this integrated approach must be articulated.  This presentation will provide an example of an ethics framework for learning health care and underscore how also being guided by commitments to…

Pharmacology Seminar Series – Michelle Mazei-Robison, Ph.D.

January 4, 2019

Michelle S. Mazei-Robison, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Physiology, Michigan State University "Novel mechanisms in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons in drug addiction"  

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Reclaiming Our Right to Safe Water: Unraveling the Social Justice and Moral Implications of our Failing Water Systems

January 3, 2019

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Bethel AME Church, 900 John A. Woods Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Speakers Rev. Diane Smith, M.Div, BCC, Director of Mission Integration, Angela Hospice Sarah Page, Ph.D., Drinking Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor The Honorable Debbie Dingell, U.S. Congresswoman (MI-12) Special Guest Prof. George Shirley, Tenor, Joseph Edgar Maddy Distinguished, University Emeritus Professor of Voice, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admission is FREE! Lunch served. For information and registration, please call (734) 998-9353. http://www.med.umich.edu/multicultural/pdf/MLK%20%20flyer_2019.pdf

Finding Your Center: Staying Grounded While Navigating Decisions

January 3, 2019

Every day, whether big or small, hard or easy, you make decisions; from the kind of breakfast you will eat to changing jobs or returning to school. These choices, although a part of life, can be stressful. This interactive workshop is created to dedicate a space for you to hit ‘pause’ and find your center. You will leave equipped with tools and resources to help reduce stress by staying grounded while navigating the many decisions of life. This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will take place from 1:30pm-2:30pm, followed by 30 minutes of optional networking.…

CEW+ Open House

January 3, 2019

On Friday, February 15, drop in anytime between 1:30-3:30 to learn about what CEW+ has to offer you, while you enjoy a made to order crepe and gourmet coffee on us in our newly renovated space. In addition, you’ll get a full tour, highlighting our improvements. We look forward to welcoming you!

CEW+ Inspire Workshop – Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities: Using Your Skills and Gifts to Create Access in Your Community

January 3, 2019

Presenter: Jacqueline Kaufman, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical School This workshop encourages attendees to consider how they can work to be deliberately more inclusive of individuals with disabilities in their local and world communities. While exploring the unique journey of Dr. Jacqueline Kaufman as she shifted from hard sciences to clinical psychology, attendees will examine how to pull from their full range of experiences to forge their own path. After discussing the complexity of defining disability, attendees will consider the experiences of individuals living with disabilities and the debates and conversations about disability that are taking place…

CDB Seminar – Bettina Winckler, Ph.D.

January 2, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Bettina Winckler, Ph.D., Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Cell Biology, University of Virginia, School of Medicine. Her talk is entitled "Proteostasis in dendrites: Regulating endosomal flux for lysosomal degradation.” Link to seminar info

CDB Seminar – Wenjing Wang, Ph.D.

January 2, 2019

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology seminar series is pleased to present Wenjing Wang, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor - Life Sciences Institute, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan. Her talk is entitled "Design of optogenetic tools for monitoring and manipulating neuronal activity.” Link to seminar info