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Don’t forget, send in your recipes for first-ever Michigan Medicine virtual holiday recipe book!

November 16, 2020

The holiday season will look different this year, and there certainly won't be the annual team potluck or dinners happening. So, why not share your best and most delicious recipes with your colleagues? Headlines wants to know which family recipes will be on your menu over the next few months. It could be a delicious pie, mouth-watering appetizer or a new way to fry turkey. Or maybe it’s just a stuffing, dressing or green bean casserole recipe that has been passed down from generation to generation. Whatever it is, you can share it by clicking here — but hurry, your recipes must…

Tipping the scales: How a simple health care need gained importance during pandemic

November 16, 2020

Re'mon Cleveland at his home. Emily Bair, a pediatric specialty dietitian, works in the outpatient GI/craniofacial anomalies and surgery clinic at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Her team works with patients from…

Meet your Michigan Medicine MVPs

November 12, 2020

In a year unlike any other, faculty and staff across Michigan Medicine have stepped up in incredible ways. Many are now working from home, others are practicing patient care and teaching…

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,…