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Enhancements made to retirement savings plans

March 21, 2019

The benefits offered by Michigan Medicine and U-M are highly valued by employees and viewed positively relative to industry peers. Recently, the Michigan Medicine leadership team endorsed a change to the retirement savings plan benefit for the health system and shared services employees to align them with the medical school and university. Effective Jan. 1, 2020, university contributions to health system and shared services employee retirement savings plans will be capped at 10 percent (currently 9 percent) of base pay, when employees contribute 5 percent (currently 4.5 percent) of base pay. Retirement savings contributions for bargained-for employees are still determined…

Game on: MedSport helps patients get on the road to recovery

March 21, 2019

Beginning today, men’s and women’s college basketball teams around the country will begin competing for the national championship. While athletes take center stage annually during March…

Celebrating Social Work Month

March 20, 2019

Each year, the month of March is dedicated to celebrating and honoring the work that social workers across the country are doing each and every day. Michigan Medicine is home to more than 400 social workers, and the reach of the Department of Social Work across inpatient and outpatient settings is vast and ever growing. The mission of social workers at Michigan Medicine is “to promote the health and well-being of patients, families, and communities across the lifespan.” Social workers at Michigan Medicine accomplish this through direct clinical care in medical and mental health settings, program development, project management, academic…

Recognition from a patient’s perspective

March 20, 2019

Throughout March, faculty and staff have been recognized by their colleagues for the exceptional work they perform daily. But recognition isn’t only important among coworkers. Individuals often reach out to thank…

Your vote could help Michigan Medicine scientists win!

March 20, 2019

March Madness is officially underway, and the U-M men's and women's basketball teams have made it into the NCAA…

Coming soon: 2019 Employee Engagement Survey

March 19, 2019

Employees will soon have an opportunity to make their voices heard in vital ways! Feedback that will be collected during the upcoming 2019 Vital Voices Employee Engagement Survey will help provide…

Safe at home: Faculty, staff celebrate National Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 15, 2019

This past week, Michigan Medicine joined thousands of health care organizations across the country to celebrate National Patient Safety Awareness Week. Faculty and staff across the…

Enhance the employee experience as a member of Voices of the Staff

March 13, 2019

Voices of the Staff, a volunteer-based program that gives staff members a forum for sharing ideas and defining the campus community issues…

U-M neurointerventional radiology team celebrates 15 years

March 13, 2019

Congratulations to the U-M neurointerventional radiology team for demonstrating 15 years of exceptional teamwork and world-class patient care! Neurointerventional radiology uses minimally-invasive procedures to diagnose and treat various cerebrovascular disorders involving the brain, head, neck, orbit, spine and spinal cord regions. The team consists of specialists in neurointerventional radiology and neuroendovascular surgery who are leaders in their fields and who work collaboratively alongside nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, radiology technologists, clinical engineers, administrators, schedulers, administrative assistants, and numerous other support staff to provide superior quality care to patients and…