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Support workplace well-being: Become an MHealthy Champion

August 5, 2020

Earlier this spring, Abi Borener, an MLB financial specialist and MHealthy Champion for LSA Finance, wanted to help encourage her coworkers to take care of themselves while working from home. She decided to launch a week of “MHealthy Habits Bingo.”  “The ‘bingo’ card included things like sharing a laugh with someone, taking a walk, eating a healthy breakfast, or even just changing out of your pajamas,” said Borener. “We had about 12 participants and it was a fun way to stay connected and support my coworkers’ well-being during a difficult time.” Now through Aug. 31, staff and faculty can apply to become an MHealthy Champion.…

SICU provides critical care beyond the curve

August 4, 2020

Despite the decreasing number of COVID-19 patients in our hospitals, and many areas beginning to resume normal operations, the multidisciplinary team on one unit continues caring…

Wellness Wednesday Archive

July 31, 2020

April Tips April 8: Be kind to yourselfApril 15: Navigating the new normalApril 22: Focus and parentingApril 29: Social (-ly distant) summer May Tips May 6: Navigating life during stressful timesMay 13: Checking inMay 20: Social distancing during the holidaysMay 27: Managing stress and PTSD June Tips  June 3: Acknowledging your feelings and the importance of advocacyJune 10: Being a better ally: Pride MonthJune 17: Take of Yourself and Those Around You July Tips July 15: Tough Times Create a Stronger YouJuly 29: How to Protect Your Financial Well-being

Hybrid approach enables continued care for young patients with eating disorders

July 30, 2020

Members of the CEDP team during a recent Zoom meeting. For adolescents and young adults with eating disorders, life can feel like a roller coaster ride of emotions. Imagine what it…

Michigan Medicine Security SAVE Training team receives Staff Impact Award

July 30, 2020

The Michigan Medicine Security SAVE (Situational Awareness for Violent Events) Training team was among the nine individuals and six teams who were presented with Staff Impact Awards at the online ceremony on July 21 by U-M President Mark Schlissel. This special recognition honors those who have displayed outstanding innovation in support of the mission of the university. SAVE Training is an innovative program developed by Michigan Medicine Security (MMS) to prepare and empower staff to take control of their safety. Through both classroom and hands-on training, participants learn best practices for handling aggressive behaviors and responding to acts of violence.…

Welcome to the Michigan Medicine Virtual Art Fair!

July 23, 2020

Around this time each year, the streets of Downtown Ann Arbor are transformed into a robust gallery of incredible artwork. People walk around with delicious treats and savory eats from the…

2020 Virtual Art Fair: Poetry and Literature

July 23, 2020

Hero by Alison Knapp, business analyst, Office of Development Nonessential, IClick away at my keyboard upstairsFutzing with spreadsheetsSaving zero livesFinding nary a cure, while downstairs, Essential, heClacks away at his keyboard,Downloading issue sets andClosing user-error ticketsBetween Xbox breaks —All the while, valiantly, tirelesslyResuscitating my calm,Defibrillating my synapses,Fireman-carrying my laughOut of the flaming wreckage,Scrubbing away the pointlessnessIn just 20 seconds April Snow on Spring Blooms by Cel Gallardo, medical technologist April snow on Spring bloomsWhen you're locked down in a world ofpain and hear people's sorrows everywhere.Days go floating by ...But know there is HOPE!For Spring blooms will not be hurt…

2020 Virtual Art Fair: Drawings, jewelry and graphic art

July 23, 2020

Click on each piece for a larger view:   A list of the artists whose work can be viewed above: Janine Driver, M.A., marketing specialist, Adolescent Health Initiative Elizabeth Kotus, ULAM Maide Raeker, Ph.D., research lab specialist lead - lab manager, Carethers' lab Merideth Sauvé, Nursing Clerical Overhead Department Veronica Vachon (and child), medical coder, outpatient, Revenue Cycle Joseph Van Valkenburg, patient services intermediate, West Ann Arbor-Parkland Plaza To view more categories of artwork, click below: Mixed media, quilts, fiber arts, miscellaneous Painting Photography Poetry and literature

2020 Virtual Art Fair: Photography

July 23, 2020

Click on each photo for a larger view:   A list of the artists whose work can be viewed above: Sandra Hess, B.A., R.R.T., clinical research technician associate, Michigan Medicine Asthma Research Program Stephen King, administrative assistant senior, Office of Clinical Affairs Stephanie King, Department of Communication Elizabeth Kotus, ULAM Chuck Marshall, Revenue Cycle Angela Natalie Martin, patient services associate, breast imaging/radiology A. Bilge Ozel, M.S., Ph.D., research area specialist, human genetics Golfo Tzilos Wernette, Ph.D., assistant professor, family medicine and psychiatry Sara Williams, M.B.A., administrative specialist, quality administration Kathleen M. Woods Ignatoski, Ph.D., research area specialist-compliance, CBATS…