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Union staff nominations sought for police oversight committee

May 20, 2019

The election to fill the union representative staff position on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee will take place from June 10 until 14. Nominations are being accepted for the seat representing bargained-for staff members from the following unions: AFSCME, IUOE, HOA, MNA and Skilled Trades. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 24. The Police Department Oversight Committee considers grievances against any police officer or the U-M Police Department. It reports its findings and recommendations to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security. The six-member committee is comprised of two student members, two faculty members…

Pediatric leukemia patient returns to cancer unit as nurse tech

May 20, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2zOvNGqhhg During a recent hospital shift, Shannon Spicer played peekaboo with a giggly toddler, held and rocked a crying baby and checked in on a teen who wasn’t feeling well. The…

Making a Difference: April 2019 highlights

May 15, 2019

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps the team to become…

Staff celebrated for impact, innovation at U-M and beyond

May 14, 2019

Founding an international professional organization. Doubling student voter turnout. Creating a model of workplace flexibility. Teaching thousands of middle school students how to live healthy lives. These are a few of…

Rogel Cancer Center names 14 inaugural Rogel Scholars

May 9, 2019

Fourteen Rogel Cancer Center researchers will have the opportunity and freedom to pursue new directions in their work. These faculty members comprise the inaugural class of Rogel Scholars, a select designation with research support funded as part of a $150 million commitment from Richard and Susan Rogel. “We are excited to move forward with this first initiative funded by Rich and Susan Rogel’s generous gift. The Rogel Scholars program will provide the kind of support that allows our exceptional researchers the intellectual freedom to take risks and develop new and innovative approaches,” said Eric R. Fearon, M.D., Ph.D., director of the…

Family ties: Kids share what they love most about their moms

May 9, 2019

Sunday is Mother’s Day, a chance to celebrate so many of the incredible moms both within and outside the Michigan Medicine community. Recently, Headlines went straight…

Nominate faculty and staff for 2019 Dean’s Awards

May 7, 2019

To honor the U-M Medical School’s best and brightest faculty and staff, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs/Dean is accepting nominations for the 2019 Dean’s Awards Program. The deadline for nominations for the following faculty awards — which carry a $5,000 discretionary academic support prize in each category — is May 24: Education Award Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education Research Awards Basic Science Research Award Clinical and Health Services Research Award Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research Clinical Care Award Outstanding Clinician Award Innovation Award Innovation and Commercialization Award Service Award Community Service Award The…

6C lauded for going a full year without a CAUTI

May 6, 2019

Congratulations to the faculty and staff of 6C, who recently went 365 days without a CAUTI (Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection)! The team was presented with a 365 Days of Safety…

It’s Nurses Week! Celebrating life savers at Michigan Medicine

May 6, 2019

Through their work at the bedside, in ambulatory clinics or in the skies above as part of Survival Flight, nurses at Michigan Medicine carry out exceptional…