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Stars continue to shine: Name the MVPs and standouts in your area!

September 6, 2022

Approximately a 2-minute read Key takeaways: This past weekend, Michigan football used a balanced effort in a season-opening win.In much the same way, balanced efforts help Michigan Medicine find success —…

‘We are one community’: Record-setting school supply drive helps students and families in need

September 2, 2022

Approximately a 3-minute read Key takeaways: Michigan Medicine team members donated 458 backpacks and a record 231 cases of supplies during the recent school supply drive.It was the first drive held…

Flu season is coming: Learn about organization’s vaccination policy to keep the community safe

August 31, 2022

Approximately a 5-minute read Key takeaways: The organization’s Influenza Vaccination Policy (04-06-030) requires all faculty, staff, learners and volunteers to be compliant with the policy by Dec. 1, 2022.There are three…

Summer of fun: UMAISE gives patients, community a season full of adaptive experiences

August 29, 2022

UMAISE hosted an adult sports club for the first time this year.The outdoor camping group.For the first time, a group kayaked downriver in Ann Arbor.Fishing was held weekly at Argo Park…

Safety first: Hear firsthand from a Michigan Medicine safety coach about her group’s important work

August 26, 2022

https://youtu.be/nWNum3dlRws Earlier this week, you learned all about safety coaches and how they are helping protect employees and patients by limiting avoidable harm at Michigan Medicine. To look closer at the work of these essential team members and how they are improving the organization's culture, coach Debbie Kollar joined The Wrap employee podcast for an in-depth discussion. Check it out via the YouTube video at the top of the page or find an audio-only version via the media player below.

Adult Hospital teams make a difference in patient care

August 25, 2022

Noreen MyricksCandice MillerNathan Roberts, M.D.Omar Taher Care team members from University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center, the Adult Hospitals at U-M Health, are often acknowledged by patients, family members and peers…

Photo gallery: School supply drive still running through Aug. 28

August 24, 2022

Don’t forget, you can help carry on Michigan Medicine’s legacy of being generous, kind and supportive of our communities — both at work and outside the walls of the academic medical center. The organization is sponsoring a school supply drive from now through Sunday, Aug. 28. The drive aims to build off previous efforts, which collected 845 cases of school supplies and more than 2,500 backpacks for area youth between 2012-2019. All of the supplies went toward creating a more positive learning experience for those who need it most. “I am proud and grateful for what we have done over time,” said…

Congratulations to the Michigan Medicine Bingo winners!

August 24, 2022

A couple weeks ago, Headlines readers were asked to play Michigan Medicine Bingo by engaging with the organization’s internal and external communication channels. More than two dozen of you successfully completed your Bingo cards — making you incredible online ambassadors for the organization. Congratulations to the following winners, who will be taking home great prizes for submitting their completed cards! A member of the Department of Communication will be reaching out shortly to help you claim your prizes: Grand prize: Anna Wilson, LSS Payroll ServicesRunner-up prize: Cassandra Choryan, outpatient authorization specialist, UMMGRunner-up prize: Jasmine Kun Shi, Chinese interpreter/translator, Interpreter Services

Former army medic turned emergency physician offers training, care during Ukraine war

August 22, 2022

Schmitzberger while doing humanitarian work in Ukraine. The family had escaped from Mariupol, Ukraine, just weeks after the invasion began. As they were leaving, their car was hit by small arms…