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Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House open to children of employees and learners

May 12, 2022

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion’s inaugural Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House regional outreach event on Saturday, May 21 is now open to Michigan Medicine and U-M faculty, staff and learners! OHEI…

‘We Are Health Care’ — Thank you for your contribution to our mission

May 11, 2022

This week marks Hospital Week and its theme, “We are Health Care,” reminds us that together all of us contribute to the organization’s mission to advance health to serve Michigan and…

Recharge Rooms redefining relaxation and rejuvenation

May 9, 2022

According to research, a chance to rest shows a decrease in stress. And one year after first opening, Michigan Medicine’s Recharge Rooms have redefined the ways staff can relax and rejuvenate…

Nurses Week 2022 is here! Learn how nurses are ‘Rooted in Strength’

May 6, 2022

https://youtu.be/cw83zDebPY8 The exceptional care provided by U-M nurses is on full display for Nurses Week 2022. This year’s theme, ‘Rooted in Strength,’ exemplifies what it means to be a nurse. The annual celebration runs from today, May 6, until Thursday, May 12, which coincides with Florence Nightingale’s birthday. There are numerous ways nurses are being recognized, thanked and rewarded this week. Paw-ffice Hours with Anna the therapy dog: All staff are invited to join with Anna inside the Recharge Rooms for a chance to relax and rejuvenate. No reservations required. May 9 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) at CW 7-231May…

Jayapalli Bapuraj joins Police Department Oversight Committee

May 6, 2022

Jayapalli Rajiv Bapuraj, MBBS, clinical professor of radiology in the Department of Neuroradiology, was nominated to represent the non-senate faculty position on the U-M Police Department Oversight Committee. Bapuraj accepted the two-year term which begins this month. The oversight committee receives and makes recommendations regarding grievances against any police officer deputized by the university. The committee includes two students, two faculty members (one Senate and one non-Senate faculty), and two staff members (one union and one non-union) who are elected by their peers.  Learn more about the Police Department Oversight Committee.

What do you love about living in Michigan?

May 5, 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. Your entries could be featured in an upcoming edition of Headlines!  

May the 4th be with you: C&W celebrates Star Wars Day

May 4, 2022

Virtual story time at Mott had a Star Wars theme today. Faculty and staff at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital are celebrating National Star Wars Day today!…

Thank you, Michigan Medicine perfusionists!

May 4, 2022

What do you know about perfusionists? Did you know that perfusionists work primarily in cardiac operating rooms and are responsible for operating the heart lung machine during scheduled cardiac, thoracic, emergency and oncological procedures? Did you know that perfusionists take over the function of the heart and lungs during cardiac surgery, as well as maintaining blood pressure, oxygenation and electrolyte balance for surgical patients? Did you know that there are only 3,989 perfusionists nationwide, making it one of the most specialized jobs in the health care industry? In the end, it’s clear that the work perfusionists do every day is…

Superhero window washers surprise kids at Mott

May 2, 2022

Batman, Captain America and Iron Man were spotted scaling down the side of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital last week.  Window washers dressed as superheroes surprised young patients who smiled, cheered and…