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National news features Dr. Uren’s firework safety tips

July 6, 2016

ABC News recently shared insights from Brad Uren, M.D., in its Fourth of July story, "Tales from the E.R." Dr. Uren encouraged revelers not to look into a dud firework, and…

Last chance: Final day for Employee Engagement Survey

July 1, 2016

Don't forget that today is the final day to complete this year's Employee Engagement Survey. If you haven't already done so, spend a few minutes completing the confidential survey, which is…

Helping Kids During Pokes and Procedures

June 29, 2016

Calming a child during immunizations or other medical procedures can be as simple as a parent's touch.  A cross-disciplinary team of staff from across C.S. Mott Children's Hospital recently teamed up…

Dr. Neumar speaks at HVA’s EMS Week Awards

June 23, 2016

Robert Neumar, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of emergency medicine, recently delivered the keynote address at Huron Valley Ambulance’s annual EMS Recognition Awards Dinner on May 18. Neumar, who is a…

Call for Volunteers: Community Health Tent

June 21, 2016

The Ypsilanti Heritage Festival is a popular annual community and family event held at Riverside Park. The free screenings provided by UMHS and Community Health Tent partners like Blue Cross Blue Shield, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Washtenaw County Public Health, have been a valuable resource to community members. This year’s health tent will be a dynamic and interactive experience with live demonstrations and interactive health education activities! We are looking for volunteers to help provide health information and provide blood pressure screenings for community residents on:Friday, August 26, noon – 6 p.m.Saturday, August 27, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Sunday,…

Employee Engagement Survey Deadline Extended

June 17, 2016

Employees across UMHS now have extra time to participate in the ongoing 2016 Employee Engagement Survey.Because of a few minor setbacks involving invitation links from survey vendor Press Ganey, the survey…

Dr. Brummett featured in national opioid article

June 16, 2016

Chad Brummett, M.D., was recently featured as a leading expert on pain research by the Associated Press.The article, picked up by the Washington Post, Fox News, ABC News, Yahoo! and more…

Making a Difference: May 2016 Highlights

June 16, 2016

Employees across UMHS continue to make a difference through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to UMHS helps our team to become more motivated, drives better teamwork,…

Dr. Chervin named AASM president

June 13, 2016

A leading sleep specialist at U-M was named president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors today. Ronald Chervin, M.D., M.S., is professor of neurology and director of…