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We remember: Honoring those lost in transplant team tragedy, 15 years later

June 2, 2022

This weekend will mark the 15th anniversary of a tragic event that killed members of the organization’s transplant team. On June 4, 2007, six faculty and staff members were returning from…

We Are Health Care: Together, we make a difference

May 27, 2022

This month, the organization participated in the nationwide celebrations of Hospital Week and Nurses Week. But May is also a great time to recognize the contributions of every member of the…

APS nursing team offers comfort, support while managing pain

May 24, 2022

The day team, L-R: Robert Viviano, RN-BC; Jember Bekele, R.N., M.S.N., Ryan Meral, M.D.; Mitzi Moon, R.N.; April Floyd R.N. Pain is complicated. It feels different for each patient. Acute pain,…

‘Breathtakingly beautiful’: How faculty and staff enjoy their time in Pure Michigan

May 23, 2022

Deirdre Fidler in Au Train.Lamia Marouf attends the Tulip Festival.Millions of tulips blossom every year in Holland.Sandy beaches in Munising.The sun sets over Lake Michigan in South Haven.Grace Wu's children play…

It’s National Psychometrists Day!

May 20, 2022

Today is National Psychometrists Day! The first question most people ask is, “What on Earth is a psychometrist?” It’s the great job you’ve never heard of! A psychometrist (also psychometrician) is a clinician who is responsible for the administration and scoring of psychological and neuropsychological tests in partnership with a clinical psychologist or clinical neuropsychologist. They play a critical role in ensuring that patients who have neurological, developmental and/or psychiatric conditions are carefully assessed using complex cognitive and behavioral measures. Here's the answer to some more questions about psychometrists: What exactly do psychometrists do? Psychometrists earn a bachelor’s and, often,…

Faculty members receive Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards

May 19, 2022

Seven faculty members have received 2022 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards, and another was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, for their contributions to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community. Established in 1996, the annual award is given by the Office of the Provost in honor of Harold Johnson, dean emeritus of the School of Social Work. This year’s recipients are: Jonathan Ford Finks, Medical School.Gary Freed, Medical School.Odest Chadwicke Jenkins, College of Engineering.Ramaswami Mahalingam, LSA.Damani James Partridge, LSA.Charles Ransom, University Library.Sara Soderstrom, LSA, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, School for Environment and Sustainability.…

24 units added to hand hygiene compliance honor roll

May 18, 2022

Congratulations to 24 units across U-M Health, which were recently added to the Infection Prevention & Epidemiology Honor Roll for hand hygiene compliance for their efforts in April. The units are: 8B, 5B, 8A, UH OR, Transport/Life, 5C, 4A, 7C, SSS, 11W, CVC 5, PFANS, MSSU Maize, 6A, 7A, 4B, 8E, CICU, 4C, 5A, 7B, 6C, Lab/Phlebotomy, Rad Prep/Recovery. Please be reminded that excellent hand hygiene is one of the best ways to protect yourself and patients from infections. Please encourage each other to wash hands and use “Clean-Remind-Thank”: Clean in and clean out of patient care areasRemind someone if…

Last call: What do you love about living in Michigan?

May 17, 2022

Do you love running up and down the sands of Sleeping Bear Dunes? Or chowing down on a fried chicken dinner in Frankenmuth? What about watching the tulips grow in Holland or eating fresh cherries in Traverse City? As the weather warms up, it’s almost road trip season in Michigan. And Headlines wants to know what you love about our great state. Send your favorite spots to visit in Michigan — and why you love them — to headlines@med.umich.edu by Wednesday, May 18. Your entries could be featured in an upcoming edition of Headlines!  

Show your heart: Big Hearts for Seniors invites you to annual fundraiser

May 13, 2022

Do you love storytelling, entertainment and giving back to the community? If so, an upcoming event at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre is perfect for you! “Big Hearted Stories: Journeys” is a…