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Help Michigan Medicine scientists win a championship with your vote!

April 4, 2019

March Madness is over for U-M's basketball teams, but another U-M team has a chance…

Telling her story: Employee lends a listening ear to patients, families in need

April 2, 2019

Thankful. Productive. Helpful. These are the words…

PTO and sick time policies expanded with new eligibility, new uses

April 1, 2019

Recent legislation has expanded the university’s sick time and PTO policies to cover new uses. The state of Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act of 2018 requires employers to offer paid sick time to eligible employees. While U-M already meets or exceeds most of the requirements, the legislation includes specific circumstances that were not previously identified under university policies. As of March 29, faculty and staff may request sick time or PTO for purposes relating to domestic violence or sexual assault situations, closure of an individual’s primary worksite or child’s school due to a public health emergency, and to care for…

Take the 2019 Employee Engagement Survey!

April 1, 2019

The 2019 Employee Engagement Survey is here — and taking it is quick and easy! In just about 10 minutes, you can make your voice heard and help impact the organization’s…

Redefining disability, redefining doctors

March 29, 2019

The patient tells his story with his hands, postures and facial expressions: a rapid-fire set of movements that he uses to explain to his physician that he has continued post-surgical pain…

Watching the U-M game tonight? Root for science, too!

March 28, 2019

The U-M men's basketball team isn't the only one with a big tournament matchup tonight — Michigan Medicine scientists have one too! The STAT Madness virtual tournament of science is down to eight teams, and one is Team Tinnitus, led by Susan Shore, Ph.D., of otolaryngology. After a decade of work to understand what causes millions of people to hear phantom noises in their ears, they've developed a technology that's currently in clinical trials and showing promise. That's why they were chosen to represent Michigan Medicine in the tournament. You can help them emerge victorious from their matchup against the Massachusetts…

Leading women sparking advancements across organization

March 27, 2019

Across the organization, women are taking on leadership roles when it comes to carrying out Michigan Medicine’s mission of advancing health to serve Michigan and the world. From clinics to labs…

Sign up for U-M emergency alerts

March 26, 2019

The U-M Division of Public Safety and Security uses multiple methods to communicate with the campus community in the case of an emergency, including email to all umich.edu addresses, text messages, phone calls, links from the U-M homepage, alerts via the Michigan and DPSS apps, and the DPSS twitter account (@umichdpss). Please recognize that the only authoritative information during an emergency is communication coming from DPSS. To make sure everyone is able to receive emergency alerts in every way possible, please sign up for emergency alerts: Input your mobile number into Wolverine Access from DPSS’ emergency alert page. Emergency alert…

Introducing a new approach to performance evaluations!

March 25, 2019

The Organizational Learning team, in collaboration with Organizational Effectiveness in Human Resources, is excited to announce the introduction of a novel approach to performance management. Highly encouraged for the fiscal year 2019 performance review cycle, the team is introducing the Performance Valuation, which focuses not on performance gaps, but on how current and future accomplishments can help achieve overall professional goals. Resources to support this approach include a future-focused development section and tools that encourage impactful conversations between leaders and direct reports. The focus is on the value that employees bring to Michigan Medicine. For a video overview of the…