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#HailtotheFrontLine: Community reaches out to offer support

April 9, 2020

Last week, faculty, staff and learners shared notes of gratitude to those on the front lines of patient care. But that was just the tip of…

Hail to the Front Line: Share your story

April 8, 2020

The entire organization is inspired, grateful and so very thankful for all of the efforts throughout the Michigan Medicine community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we weather this storm…

Working from home? Share what’s working for you!

April 7, 2020

Across Michigan Medicine, hundreds of employees are working long hours in challenging conditions to keep patients, colleagues and the community safe. At the same time, thousands of others have shifted their work to carry it out remotely, committed to flattening the curve of COVID-19. Are you one of those working from home? If so, Headlines wants to hear from you on how you’ve adjusted your routine! What are some of your best practices to balance work, family obligations, child care, self-care and more? Email what’s working for you to headlines@med.umich.edu. The newsletter will share some of your tips in a…

They’re official! Michigan Medicine’s first Security K-9 duo report for duty to help staff

April 7, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvWc-TZmDR4&feature=youtu.be Please note, some of the scenes from this video were filmed prior to social distancing and mask measures being implemented. After 12 weeks of intense training, German shepherd Leo and…

Voices of the Staff extends application deadline to April 17

April 6, 2020

These days, everyone at U-M is doing whatever they can to help out. If you are looking for a way to make an ongoing impact in the workplace, apply to join Voices of the Staff. It's a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues that matter most. In the coming months, as faculty, staff and learners return to normalcy on campus, you are invited to join Voices of the Staff. Provide input on key opportunities for improvement Voices of the Staff consists of six network teams, each with a specific…

#Hailtothefrontline: Faculty, staff, learners give thanks during challenging times

April 2, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U_KyXwopj4&feature=youtu.be Across Michigan Medicine, doctors, nurses, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, Environmental Services staff, security personnel, administrators and hundreds of others are serving patients. The teams are working long hours in challenging…

No quarantine on innovation: Kellogg Eye Center, College of Engineering team up to design eye exam shield

April 1, 2020

The new breath shield was designed, tested, manufactured and distributed in less than two weeks. While COVID-19 is creating a number of unique and unprecedented challenges, the pandemic is sparking collaboration…

Moving research — and women — forward at the Rogel Cancer Center

March 31, 2020

Lynn Henry, M.D., Ph.D., left, and Sarah Hawley, Ph.D., M.P.H. Every day, the research teams at the Rogel Cancer Center are taking steps toward uncovering the mysteries of the disease and…

2020 faculty and employee engagement survey postponed

March 31, 2020

Due to the ongoing crisis due to COVID-19, Michigan Medicine has announced that the 2020 Faculty and Employee Engagement Surveys will be postponed until later this year. The survey was scheduled to run April 13-24, 2020. The postponement will allow faculty and staff to focus on the task at hand — caring for patients and supporting colleagues in operations, research, education and every part of Michigan Medicine. Leadership and the engagement survey planning team will monitor the ongoing situation and work together to determine a more suitable time to administer the survey. Stay tuned to Headlines for more information once…