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4A, Trauma Burn earn patient safety honors

November 11, 2020

Congratulations to the faculty and staff of 4A and the Trauma Burn Unit, who recently received a 365 Days of Safety award from the organization. 4A was recognized for going a full year without a CLABSI (Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection), while Trauma Burn was fall- and injury-free for 12 months. The 365 Days of Safety Award program recognizes outstanding practice within a patient care unit, area, clinic or department which resulted in the avoidance of patient harm and health care-acquired conditions for 365 consecutive days. The award also demonstrates the sustainability of the associated patient safety practice. To learn more…

On Veterans Day, a salute to those who served our nation

November 11, 2020

Across Michigan Medicine, current and former members of the U.S. armed forces work hard to help the organization excel in patient care, education and research. From…

Oncology nurse Lauren Castro earns DAISY Award

November 10, 2020

Castro Lauren Castro, an oncology nurse on 8A, recently received a DAISY Award for her extraordinary care. The DAISY Awards are given out by the DAISY Foundation to nurses who go above and beyond in their role. At Michigan Medicine, Castro’s work has been recognized with seven DAISY nominations. Here is just one of the letters from a thankful family member: “Not only during my father’s stay was Lauren an outstanding nurse, but she extended her commitment to her patients well beyond her duty as a nurse. She humbly went out of her way to show continuous compassion and care…

It’s Radiologic Technology Week!

November 9, 2020

Nov. 8-14 is designated as Radiologic Technology Week. It’s the perfect time to recognize all of the hard-working radiologists, registered technologists and tech assistants at Michigan Medicine. These front-line workers have dedicated themselves to assisting patients and colleagues throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been essential in carrying out medical imaging and radiation therapy. And their efforts have not gone unnoticed — so be sure to thank a member of this valuable team this week!

Costume party: Colleagues virtually connect, have fun on units or in clinics for Halloween

November 6, 2020

Halloween certainly looked a little different this year. But that didn’t stop faculty and staff around the organization from getting creative and having a spook-tacular bit…

Call for new members: Advancing Inclusive Leadership for Women and Underrepresented Identities subcommittee

November 5, 2020

The Advancing Inclusive Leadership for Women and Underrepresented Identities Subcommittee is currently seeking applicants to fill a maximum of six membership positions. The AIL Committee focuses on developing and implementing innovative ways to reduce discrimination and emphasize inclusive leadership skills and competencies throughout the institution. For more information on the AIL committee mission or member roles in responsibilities, please visit this website. AIL committee member qualifications: Permanent Michigan Medicine employeeDemonstrated interest and involvement in enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Michigan MedicineUpon selection, AIL committee chairs will contact your immediate supervisor for approval Please fill out the application form no later than Tuesday,…

Employee Recognition Task Force seeks new members

November 4, 2020

The Michigan Medicine Employee Recognition Task Force is seeking passionate individuals to participate on the task force. Task force members will identify, develop and implement an additional Michigan Medicine recognition program that meets the recognition needs of both faculty and staff, celebrates the new Michigan Medicine values, aligns with the current institutional recognition programs and initiatives, and aims to increase overall engagement and satisfaction metrics. The approximate time commitment is 2-4 hours per month, through June 2021, including meeting time. Please complete this application to be considered for participation on the task force. The application deadline is Nov. 11, 2020. If you have…

Benefits changes announced for Michigan Medicine faculty, staff

November 3, 2020

For many at Michigan Medicine, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years ever experienced, both personally and professionally. Through all of this, faculty and staff have still carried out the organization’s tri-partite mission each and every day. “Your dedication has been the reason our patients continue to receive outstanding care, our labs continue to make discoveries, and our learners receive a high quality education,” said Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., executive vice president for medical affairs, dean of the U-M Medical School and CEO of Michigan Medicine. On Tuesday, Runge announced that Michigan Medicine’s comeback from the daily…

Calling all veterans: Send in your photos!

November 2, 2020

As part of Veterans Week at U-M — which runs from Nov. 9-13 — the organization will honor team members who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Headlines is proud…