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Rachel Dawson elected to Police Department Oversight Committee

June 30, 2020

Rachel Dawson, managing director of precision health, has been elected as the non-bargained-for staff representative to the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee for a two-year term beginning July 7, 2020. The committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer deputized by the university. The six-member oversight committee includes two students, two faculty members (one Senate and one non-Senate), and two staff members (one union and one non-union), who are nominated and elected by their peers for two-year terms. The union staff representative election will be held in spring 2021. Learn more about the committee and its procedures.…

Answering the call: Call centers prove vital in helping organization ramp down, then back up

June 30, 2020

They may be some of the most behind-the-scenes members of the Michigan Medicine team. Indeed, many patients or families never even see their faces. But without…

Don’t forget: Share your summer staycation plans with Headlines!

June 29, 2020

As Michigan looks to remain on the downside of the COVID-19 curve, your summer plans may be in flux. Trips to distant destinations or amusement park visits may not be on the docket this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! Headlines wants to know your summer plans. What are you planning for yourself or your family that will provide a much-needed break or offer self-care? And how will you pull that off safely? It could mean that you set aside daily reading time in your backyard. Or set up a tent and go “camping” out front.…

On the front lines of home care

June 29, 2020

For some, providing care during the pandemic means storing PPE in their trunk. For many at Michigan Medicine, working lives seemed to change overnight. From the donning of new types of…

#OpenCall: Michigan Medicine DEI Social Media Ambassadors

June 29, 2020

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion is excited to launch its all new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Social Media Ambassador initiative. If you have an interest in diversity, equity and inclusion events and efforts at and around Michigan Medicine, you are invited to join the conversation on Twitter, whether you are currently active on social media or not. On Tuesday, July 14 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Ed Bottomley, social media strategist for Michigan Medicine, along with the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion, will host a virtual social media ambassador training to navigate the dos and don’ts…

Office for Heath Equity and Inclusion launches two additional Employee Resource Groups

June 25, 2020

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion will be launching two new Employee Resource Groups. The Black Resource Group and the Working Families Resource Group will join the roster of current resource groups: LGBTQ+ Resource Group, Disability Resource Group and Spirituality Resource Group. These groups are a mechanism for feedback to Michigan Medicine leadership on how to foster inclusion and collaboration. Resource group membership is open to all Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, students, friends and allies. Group membership is voluntary and the member-led group catalyzes efforts to drive innovation and make workplace culture more inclusive, engaged, productive and aligned to…

Stay safe this summer: What are your staycation plans?

June 23, 2020

As Michigan looks to remain on the downside of the COVID-19 curve, your summer plans may be in flux. Trips to distant destinations or amusement park visits may not be on the docket this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! Headlines wants to know your summer plans. What are you planning for yourself or your family that will provide a much-needed break or offer self-care? And how will you pull that off safely? It could mean that you set aside daily reading time in your backyard. Or set up a tent and go “camping” out front.…

Making a Difference: May 2020 highlights

June 23, 2020

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps the team to become…

Photo gallery and video: Faculty, staff, learners and more participate in Juneteenth Tribute

June 22, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byz5IDd_SNU&feature=youtu.be Last Friday, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion held a Juneteenth Tribute. Juneteenth is the day set to commemorate the end of slavery in America, and the freedom of…