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Today, Turkey. Tomorrow, the world: Mott’s mission to improve CF treatment across the globe

January 23, 2020

The Mott CF Center team invited a team from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey to observe and learn CF best practices Michigan Medicine’s mission is to advance health to serve Michigan…

Five projects earn funds to support research and programs in women’s health

January 21, 2020

This year's winners. In 2018, Michigan Medicine launched the Women’s Health Leadership Board. The board, under the leadership of Dee Fenner, M.D., is made up of about 30 passionate advocates and donors…

New FY20 enhanced benefits begin with January paychecks

January 16, 2020

Last November, Michigan Medicine announced a series of enhanced benefits for eligible U-M Health System and Shared Services employees. Benefits range from an increase in retirement contributions, to holiday pay and…

Photo gallery: Colleagues collaborate at inaugural Internal Program and Resource Fair

January 15, 2020

Last month, hundreds of faculty and staff came together for one cause: To improve patient outcomes. And they did so by carrying out a very simple…

Nominate colleagues for Social Worker of the Year Awards

January 13, 2020

Each year, employees are recognized for excellence in social work practice for social workers at the master’s level (MSW) and bachelor’s level (BSW). Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate social workers for this year’s awards! The 17th annual Beverly Jean Howard Award for Excellence in Social Work This award recognizes excellence in social work practice at the MSW level and is given in the name of a beloved colleague who died in September 2002. Howard taught everyone that that leadership, friendship and mentorship go hand-in-hand. Her legacy is celebrated with this award and acknowledges fellow social workers who embody…

Meet Michigan Medicine: Office of the Staff Ombuds

January 13, 2020

L-R: Donna Hooper, program specialist; Jennifer Symanns, J.D., ombuds assistant and mediator; Jacqueline Bowman, Ph.D., staff ombuds. At Michigan Medicine, faculty and staff work in a fast-paced — and sometimes stressful…

Mingle with Michigan Medicine Security on Feb. 11!

January 10, 2020

On Feb. 11, all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to mingle with the organization’s security team! The team will host a hot chocolate bar from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Towsley Triangle. While you’re there, you can learn about new programs and available training opportunities — including SAVE training, meet new Michigan Medicine lead police officer Theo Chalogianis and make connections with other members of the security staff. See you there!

Nominations sought for President’s Award for Distinguished Service in International Education

January 9, 2020

In celebration of International Education Week, the Office of the President is seeking nominations for the President's Award for Distinguished Service in International Education, an award program recognizing the extraordinary efforts of our faculty and staff who advance international education for U-M students. Award recipients receive $1,000 in recognition of their accomplishments. Nominees should demonstrate some or all of the following: Sustained commitment and dedication to international education for U-M students (e.g. education abroad, international student support, global learning programs on campus, institutional partnerships, intensive language programs, etc.).Specific accomplishments in the field of international education, e.g. successful program development, significant…

Nine units lauded for hand hygiene compliance

January 9, 2020

Congratulations to the following nine units, which were heralded as the organization’s top performing areas for hand hygiene compliance in December: PICU, 12E, 4A, 7E, IR prep/recovery, Mott PACU, Environmental Services, lab/phlebotomy and RC. Those units will be added to the Infection Prevention and Epidemiology honor roll, along with: 12W, CVICU, CCMU, 8B, 8A, UH OR, Neuro ICU, SICU, adult dialysis, TBICU, 8E, VV PACU, CICU, pediatric dialysis, 7B, PCTU, Brandon NICU, CVC OR, 4C, 8C, 6B, CPU prep/recovery, PFANS, 7C, VV OR, 5A, adult ED, CVC 5, 8 DNS, Mott OR, 7W, MPU prep/recovery, 11W, SSS and 5B. Click…