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Two clinician-scientists receive Taubman Scholar appointments

June 25, 2021

Two clinician-scientists at U-M have received Taubman Scholar appointments, the Taubman Institute announced. Lama Vibha Lama, M.D., M.S., is a pulmonologist whose research focuses on fibrosis pathways in the lung that are common to several pulmonary conditions. She is an expert on the mesenchymal cell and its fibrogenic transformation regarding lung transplants. Srijan Sen, M.D., Ph.D., is a psychiatrist whose research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment, and their effect on stress, anxiety and depression. The Taubman Scholar grants of $450,000 over three years will allow Lama and Sen to pursue research projects that are higher risk,…

Going to extremes to let off some steam

June 24, 2021

What’s your idea of a relaxing time? Is it sitting on a beach soaking up the summer sun? What about hiking through the woods of northern…

Making a Difference: Caring

June 23, 2021

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Each month, Headlines features a set of randomly selected submissions from the Making…

Rewrite the Script launches Addiction Consult Team (ACT) service

June 22, 2021

ACT team members, L-R: Emily McCall, M.S.W., Michelle Brauninger, peer recovery coach, and Nathan Menke, M.D. Rewrite the Script, a group of physicians, nurses, therapists and other volunteers dedicated to fighting…

Calling all artists: Enter the second annual Michigan Medicine Virtual Art Fair!

June 21, 2021

This year’s Ann Arbor Art Fairs are back on the schedule, but that doesn’t mean Headlines can’t continue to celebrate all the incredible artists at Michigan Medicine. Last year, the employee newsletter published its first-ever virtual art fair, highlighting the work of dozens of faculty and staff in a number of different categories. So what are your creative outlets? Do you paint, draw or practice photography? Maybe you do woodworking in your garage or shed. Or maybe you play an instrument, sing or write poems or short stories. Email photos of your existing artwork, recordings of your music, poems or…

Music to your ears: Check out playlists curated by your colleagues!

June 21, 2021

Today is World Music Day or Fete de la Musique, an annual celebration to honor musicians and music around the world. Originally celebrated in Paris, France in 1982, World Music Day is…

LGBTQ+ health: A collaborative of care

June 17, 2021

When it comes to health equity, ensuring that individuals within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning — or LGBTQ+ — community receive adequate health care is essential. Unfortunately, health disparities,…

4A earns honors for hand hygiene compliance

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to 4A, which was the highest performing unit for hand hygiene compliance at Michigan Medicine last month. Along with that team, 8B, 4B, 6B, 5B and the CICU were named to the honor roll by Infection Prevention & Epidemiology. Click here to check out the latest hand hygiene scores from your unit.

Reminder: Submit your favorite songs for World Music Day!

June 14, 2021

Don’t forget, your music selections can become part of a special Headlines feature in honor of World Music Day! World Music Day or Fete de la Musique is an annual celebration on June 21 to honor musicians and music around the world. Originally celebrated in Paris, France in 1982, World Music Day is now celebrated in more than 120 countries across the globe. At Michigan Medicine, we understand the power of music and how it inspires and heals our patients. In celebration of this day, we want to know your favorite songs, albums, soundtracks and artists. Headlines would like to compile a list of music…