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A night of gratitude: Employees earn recognition at annual Service Awards

November 1, 2018

Earlier this week, Michigan Medicine’s most committed employees earned recognition for their dedication and perseverance. “Tonight, we honor so many who have spent decades helping this…

‘Team effort’ saves cardiac patient’s life

October 30, 2018

One day on the job, David Lossing was suddenly struck by a sore throat and tightness in his chest. “I just…

Photo gallery: Flu do you love?

October 30, 2018

Don’t forget, now is the time for employees to show some love to their family, colleagues, neighbors and friends. By getting the annual influenza vaccination, faculty and staff help prevent the spread of disease and protect those who mean the most to them. Headlines recently asked employees who they get the flu shot for each year. Check out the photo gallery above to find out their answers! What you need to know this flu season Under the organization’s influenza vaccination policy, faculty, staff, students and volunteers must receive their annual vaccine by Dec. 1, 2018 or receive…

Plan to attend: ‘Hearts Intertwined: Ann Arbor to Pittsburgh’

October 30, 2018

All Michigan Medicine community members are invited to attend “Hearts Intertwined: Ann Arbor to Pittsburgh,” a special event designed to provide a space for healing, feeling and solidarity. The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. in Dow Auditorium. The intention of this gathering is to hold a space where members of the Michigan Medicine community can grieve and find comfort together in the aftermath of hateful acts in Pittsburgh and beyond. It was organized by a response team comprised of individuals from Spiritual Care, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion, social work and the Office…

A month in a day: Organization celebrates Quality Month 2018

October 29, 2018

Every October, Michigan Medicine celebrates Quality Month — a time to recognize and honor teams across the institution that are working to continuously improve the quality…

U-M Precision Health recognizes cutting-edge research with Investigators Awards

October 25, 2018

Precision Health at the University of Michigan is happy to announce 10 recipients of its Investigators Awards, which include grants of up to $300,000 each over two years. The grants, totaling nearly $3 million, will support research in a spectrum of precision health fields, including wearable technology, machine learning, predictive modeling, genetic analysis, imaging, and social science. Awardees were chosen from among an initial pool of more than 100 applicants with significant research projects. “It was exciting to learn about the breadth of activities proposed across the many strong grant applications, and challenging to choose the 10 that were eventually…

David Chesney receives 2018 James T. Neubacher Award

October 25, 2018

The U-M Council for Disability Concerns has named David Chesney, a lecturer in computer science and engineering, as the 2018 recipient of the James T. Neubacher Award. The award, established in October 1990, honors Neubacher, a U-M alumnus who was a columnist for the Detroit Free Press and an advocate for equal rights and opportunities for people with disabilities. It recognizes faculty, staff, students or alumni from U-M or Michigan Medicine who demonstrate a commitment to making campus welcoming and accessible to people…

Children’s book about transplant surgery inspired by young patient

October 24, 2018

When 9-year-old Noah Cohoon needed a kidney transplant in 2017, there wasn’t any kid-friendly literature available to help him process…

Fabulous 50: Administrative manager celebrated for half a century at Michigan Medicine

October 17, 2018

When Pam Beatty Cupitt first joined the organization, everything was different. “We had typewriters…