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Abstracts Due for 2021 Health Professions Education Day

January 13, 2021

Faculty, students, and others across U-M health professions are invited to share your work! See: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/lhs/news-events/annual-events/health-professions-education-day-2021

The 2021 Sarah Goddard Power Award and Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award Ceremony

January 7, 2021

Please join us for the annual Sarah Goddard Power & Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Awards Ceremony. This event celebrates the legacies of Sarah Goddard Power and Rhetaugh Dumas by recognizing current staff, scholars, and units that are carrying forward shared values through named awards. The Sarah Goddard Power & Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Awards are presented by the Academic Women’s Caucus, which was founded in its current form in 1975. The charge of the group is ” …to develop an inclusive organization of all women faculty members of the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses of the…

Evan Newport HOPE & JOY Awards Virtual Ceremony

November 30, 2020

Join us for the annual ceremony honoring the finalists and winners of the Evan Newport HOPE and JOY Awards, celebrating the ongoing and innovative practices and initiatives that are improving the patient and family experience at Michigan Medicine. This year's ceremony will be held virtually via Zoom - click here to register for the login information, and to add the event to your calendar. All are welcome to join the celebration! The Evan Newport HOPE and JOY Awards were established to formally recognize the ongoing patient and family centered care practices and initiatives that are happening each day within Michigan…

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day 2020

November 6, 2020

Genetic Counselors are specialized health professionals with training in medical genetics and counseling. With this expertise, genetic counselors help patients understand their risk for genetic conditions, establish a personalized plan for genetic testing, and provide support during decision making and adjustment to the genetic information learned through this process. As genetic testing is increasingly incorporated into a variety of medical specialties, genetic counselors are there as part of the healthcare team to support physicians and patients. In honor of GC Awareness Day, we say “THANK YOU” to the genetic counselors at Michigan Medicine for all that you do! To learn…

Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 28 include: "Decreasing Premature Failure of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters" (Presented by RoseAnn Dubke) "Chemotherapy Remote Care Monitoring Program" (Presented by Shannon Hough) "Reducing Unnecessary Aspirin in Warfarin Patients" (Presented by Linda Perry) "Improving Transitions…

Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 21 include: "Using a Clinically Equivalent Alternative to Nitric Oxide to Reduce Costs" (Presented by Amanda Ausmus) "UMMG Blood Pressure and A1c Drive-Through" and "Utilizing Michigan Patient Outreach Texting Application (MPOTA) for COVID-19 Home…

Quality Month virtual poster session

October 12, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Quality Month 2020 will feature four virtual poster session to replace the annual in-person poster sharing session. These sessions will allow teams from across Michigan Medicine to share their improvement stories, learn from one another, and build future connections. Each session will include five to six teams briefly sharing their work followed by questions from the session participants. Posters being presented on Oct. 14 include: "Proactive Patient Outreach Initiatives during COVID-19" (Presented by Laura Petersen) "Use of an EMR-Based Severe Sepsis Trigger to Improve Early Administration of Antibiotics in the PICU" (Presented by Anisha Mazloom) "A protocolized…

2020 Respiratory Care Week

October 8, 2020

October 25th - 31st, 2020 is Respiratory Care Week Thank you to our front line hero Respiratory Therapists! For more than 60 years, Respiratory Care at Michigan Medicine has made local, national and international contributions to their profession.   The departments are rich in the traditions and contributions they have made to their patients, the community and our health system.  Their compassion and commitment to improve the care they provide to the patients and their families is truly inspirational.  This is evident every day through their professionalism, dedication and numerous improvement initiatives.  These are qualities that have always been the hallmark of Respiratory…

U-M Interprofessional Leadership Fellows Cohort 4 Virtual Graduation & Team Project Presentations

July 2, 2020

See https://twitter.com/umichHealthIPE to join in congratulating the 15 faculty members from across U-M's health science schools who have completed their Interprofessional Leadership Fellowship with projects on these topics: Developing Interprofessional Communication Practices for the Opioid Naive Population Chronic Crusaders – Uniting to Protect the Community in a Health Emergency Interprofessional Initiative to Reduce Burnout A Case-Based Virtual Simulation to Improve Interprofessional Communication Regarding Patient Safety