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Doug Armstrong receives 2019 James T. Neubacher Award

October 29, 2019

Dealing with a serious medical condition can be challenging at any age but especially for children and teens. For Doug Armstrong, the 2019 James T. Neubacher Award recipient, providing an outlet for children with serious health challenges and their families is more than a job — it’s a passion. Armstrong received the award Oct. 25 during the Neubacher Award presentation ceremony. Armstrong is the founder and chief executive officer of North Star Reach, a nonprofit recreation program and camping site designed to support children ages 7-17 living with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions. It operates year-round and is cost-free to…

A Day in the Life: Angel Gama-Diaz, security sergeant

October 29, 2019

Across the organization, thousands of employees spend their days carrying out exceptional patient care, education and research. But each individual’s role is unique — and with…

A personal touch: Quality Month celebrates improvements for patients, employees

October 28, 2019

Last week, hundreds of faculty, staff and guests came together to recognize the important work being carried out daily to support the organization’s mission of advancing…

We want you! Veterans, send in your photos

October 28, 2019

As part of Veterans Week at U-M — which runs from Nov. 5-15 — the organization will honor team members who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Headlines is proud to salute these brave men and women, as well. If you served, please email a photo of yourself in your military uniform to headlines@med.umich.edu by Tuesday, Nov. 5. Michigan Medicine veterans will be honored with a photo gallery scheduled to run on Thursday, Nov. 7. Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice to our nation!

Come celebrate the hospital of the future!

October 24, 2019

Don’t forget, all Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to come celebrate the hospital of the future! A special event is planned for 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 in an outdoor tent adjacent to the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. Remarks by Michigan Medicine leadership will begin at 4:30 p.m. The festivities will mark the beginning of the construction phase of the new hospital announced last month. “The planning and design of this hospital would not have been possible without the many dedicated hours of input from our key stakeholder in the Michigan Medicine community,” said Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.,…

Meet Michigan Medicine: Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience

October 23, 2019

The Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience team. Working in any academic medical center can be incredibly gratifying and rewarding, as exceptional patient care, education and research is carried out each…

Three faculty members elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 22, 2019

L-R: Cunningham, Dalton, Nunez They've devoted their careers to studying topics as wide-ranging as violent injuries, new drugs to address muscle loss and the way microbes interact with the immune system.…

It’s National Pharmacy Week! Thank you to our pharmacists, technicians and support staff

October 21, 2019

It’s National Pharmacy Week and in recognition, Michigan Medicine is thanking all of its pharmacists, technicians and support staff for the role they play in helping the organization advance health to serve Michigan and the world. From the academic medical center to ambulatory care facilities across the region, the pharmacy staff are an integral part of the care team. “Our team procures, stores, repackages, compounds and distributes the majority of medications across Michigan Medicine,” said Stan Kent, chief pharmacy officer. “We also optimize drug therapy and keep our patients safe through clinical treatment recommendations and closely monitoring drug therapy.” Be…

You’re invited: Come celebrate the hospital of the future!

October 17, 2019

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to come celebrate the hospital of the future! A special event is planned for 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 in an outdoor…