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Faculty Mixer for IP-X Interprofessional Team Funding Info

October 23, 2018

U-M faculty teams across the health sciences are invited to this mixer and info session about the 8 IP-X interprofessional education and practice grants currently offered (up to $60,000 per team!). Hear progress reports from Year 1 IP-X grantees, ask questions about the Year 2 Mcubed Diamond format for the IP-X pilot grant program, and find interprofessional partners for collaboration on team-based funding proposals. Learn more about IP-X grants and RSVP for the mixer soon.  

The Woll Family Speaker Series on Health, Spirituality and Religion

October 23, 2018

Speaker: Jonathan Crane, M.D. Title: "Disclosing Demise: Judaic Perspectives on Telling Dying Patients the Truth" RSVP by Friday, Nov. 23 to Renee Hafner at to reserve a lunch.

Employee Artist Reception & Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, Oct 30, 11:45 am-1:00 pm

October 23, 2018

Come join us at the Employee Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony on Tues, Oct 30, hosted by Shon Dwyer, BSN, RN, MBA, Executive Director, University Hospital & Frankel Cardiovascular Center. All Michigan Medicine employees, families, students and volunteers are cordially invited, and refreshments will be served. The juror for this annual Gifts of Art exhibition is Elizabeth Barrett Sullivan, Curator of Exhibits of the Arab American National Museum. Ribbons and prizes will be given for Best in Category and Best in Show. The People's Choice award, determined by votes of visitors to the exhibit, will also be given at the Artist…

Immunology Research Seminar (Journal Club) by Shannon Estadt (Kahlenberg Lab)

October 22, 2018

The next Immunology Research Seminar (Journal Club) will be next Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 12 noon in 5330 Med Sci I. The presenter will be 2nd year graduate student Shannon Estadt from Michelle Kahlenberg’s lab who will present the paper titled, "A protective Langerhans cell–keratinocyte axis that is dysfunctional in photosensitivity".

Cancer Biology Research Seminar by Dr. Nina Steele (Allen & Pasca Di Magliano Labs)

October 22, 2018

The next Cancer Biology Research Seminar will be next Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 4 pm in 2903 THSL. The presenter will be Dr. Nina Steele, Cell & Developmental Biology Research Fellow from Dr. Ben Allen’s lab and Dr. Marina Pasca Di Magliano’s lab, who will present her research “Hedgehog Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer”. 

Unsustainable Pharmaceutical Prices and Potential Solutions

October 19, 2018

The annual U.S. market for prescription drugs is more than $500 billion, representing almost 17% of all health care expenditures, and it is rising at an unsustainable rate. In 2017, the average American spent $1,100 per year on medications. It is, therefore, no wonder that the public and elected officials are fixated on understanding the factors leading to high prices and forging workable policy solutions. Dr. Sean Sullivan, a health economist and expert on drug pricing, will discuss the many reasons why prescription drugs cost so much in the US and the options to address the problem.

Washtenaw County Medication Take Back Events

October 16, 2018

When your medicines are no longer needed, they should be disposed of promptly. Consumers and caregivers should remove expired, unwanted, or unused medicines from their home as quickly as possible to help reduce the chance that others accidentally take or intentionally misuse the unneeded medicine, and to help reduce drugs from entering the environment. Mark your calendars for this free and convenient opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinet. Other locations around Washtenaw County include: Ann Arbor *Sharps accepted at this location only St. Francis Catholic School 2270 E. Stadium Blvd Chelsea Chelsea Retirement Community 805 W. Middle Street Dexter Monument…

INSPIRE 5K Run and Walk

October 15, 2018

Michigan Medicine is more than just a place to work for many of us. It's a family of people who share common goals for their patients. We put attention and care in seeing our patients through their rehab needs. Now we have the opportunity to help one of our co-workers. Many of you know Jo Klein, PT who works in inpatient rehab, ALS clinic, and adult MD clinic, and previously worked in med-surg acute care, cardiopulmonary acute care, as well as Med Rehab Briarwood. In April 2017, her son Charles was diagnosed with juvenile Batten Disease. The disorder is neurodegenerative,…

Navigating the Clinical Trials Landscape

October 15, 2018

Are you interested in clinical trials research, but don’t know where to start? Are you eager to learn best practices from your colleagues? What were the hurdles faculty faced in adopting the new clinical trials support infrastructure and management system? What support and resources are now available? Join faculty with trials supported by the Clinical Trials Support Office as they shine a spotlight on the clinical trials research transformation here at the University of Michigan. The seminar will be an engaging panel program featuring: -Peter Higgins, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology -Njira Lugogo, MD, Associate Professor…