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Two U-M docs named Kimmel Scholars

April 20, 2016

The Sidney Kimmel Foundation recently selected 15 research scientists and medical doctors from across the U.S. to receive two-year grants totaling $200,000 each as part of the prestigious Kimmel Scholars Program.…

Deadline today: Nominations for 10TH ANNUAL UM-AAOP AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

April 18, 2016

Remember, the deadline to nominate someone for the University of Michigan Association of Administrative Office Professionals (UM-AAOP) Award of Excellence is today. This program is designed to honor an administrative office professional who embodies the values, skills, and behaviors reflected in the UM-AAOP Mission, Vision, and Core Values statement. The winner will be chosen based upon demonstrated excellence in all of the following categories: Exemplary Performance Leadership Meaningful contribution to our organization Commitment to continuing professional development In addition to the Award of Excellence itself, the award recipient will receive a $500 (after taxes) cash prize. The winner will be recognized…

Be a Heart Hero, Earn a T-Shirt!

April 12, 2016

Be a U-M Heart Hero and help the University of Michigan Heart Walk team reach its goal of raising $50,000 for the American Heart Association!  Here's how: Click here to join a…

Champs for Mott

April 11, 2016

The 3rd annual CHAMPS for Mott Culinary Gala, co-presented by Delta Air Lines and Lexus of Ann Arbor, will take place on Saturday, May 14. As a dedicated member of the UMHS…

Call for nominations: 10th Annual UM-AAOP Award of Excellence

April 11, 2016

The University of Michigan Association of Administrative Office Professionals (UM-AAOP) is proud to host its 10th annual Award of Excellence event. This program is designed to honor an administrative office professional…

One month left to nominate faculty for awards

April 6, 2016

The deadline is fast approaching for Medical School leaders and faculty to nominate their fellow educators, researchers and physicians for one of seven awards through the Dean’s Awards Program. The deadline for nominations for the following awards is May 2, 2016:   Education Award   Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education — recognizes faculty with a lifetime of achievement in all types of education: undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, and doctoral and postdoctoral education in research. Research Awards Basic Science Research Award — recognizes a scientist, or group of scientists, who make outstanding contributions to the basic biomedical research of…

Health Affairs – Value-based insurance plan boosts employee use of preventive services, reduces ER visits

April 6, 2016

On Thursday, April 7, V-BID Center Director Dr. A. Mark Fendrick will speak at the Health Affairs Briefing on Patients’ and Consumers’ Use of Evidence in Washington, DC.  Dr. Fendrick will speak during Panel 5:  Engaging on Price and Quality. Dr. Fendrick’s presentation is titled Value-Based Insurance Design:  Improving Adherence Through Shifting Benefit Designs.  Dr. Fendrick will discuss V-BID in the context of Connecticut’s Health Enhancement Plan (HEP).  The associated Health Affairs article, released on Monday, April 4th, reports the results of the HEP's first 2 years. For more information, please contact the University of Michigan V-BID Center, vbidcenter@umich.edu, or visit our website, www.vbidcenter.org. Website: http://vbidcenter.org/thursday-april-7-health-affairs-briefing-on-patients-and-consumers-use-of-evidence/

Celebration of UMHS Educators and Managers

April 4, 2016

Please join us in recognizing all UMHS Educators and Managers who support Learning on Tuesday, April 12th at 1:30 pm in MCHC. UMHS Learning Catalyst Award nominees and winners of the awards…

Participate in National Walking Day

April 4, 2016

It’s time to get out from in front of your screens and get active! There are two ways to join the movement: On-site: Join us Wednesday, April 6 for a UMHS…