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Help direct Michigan Medicine’s core values during upcoming survey

November 20, 2018

Core values determine how an organization will pursue its purpose and further its mission. They are standards of behavior that lead to action. At Michigan Medicine, that means core values must help team members meet the following mission: “We advance health to serve Michigan and the world.” In order to determine which values will help the organization best reach this mission, all Michigan Medicine employees have the chance to provide feedback in a short survey that will take place between Nov. 26 – Nov. 30. The survey has only four questions and will take just a few minutes to complete.…

Don’t forget: UH/CVC leaders to reflect on past year, set tone for new year at Dec. 12 town hall

November 14, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a town hall with UH/CVC leadership on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition. Carr and Dwyer will also introduce recently-announced UH/CVC chief clinical officer David Miller, who began his new role Sept. 4. The leadership triad will dedicate time to taking live questions from employees in attendance. This event is open to all Michigan Medicine employees, but will be most relevant to…

Newcomers Acker, Brown elected to board of regents

November 8, 2018

Democrats Jordan Acker and Paul Brown have been elected to fill two eight-year terms on the U-M board of regents. With all but five precincts in Wayne County reporting, statewide totals indicate Acker was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s election, with 1,747,624 votes or 25.21 percent of votes cast. Brown drew 1,657,548 votes, or 23.91 percent. Regent Andrea Fischer Newman, a Republican seeking her fourth term, finished third with 1,599,428 votes, or 23.07 percent. Regent Andrew Richner, a Republican seeking his third term, drew 1,470,377 votes, or 21.21 percent. Meanwhile, Garlin Gilchrist II, executive director of U-M’s Center for Social Media…

Symposium draws nearly 100 from Beijing to advance Michigan Medicine partnership

November 7, 2018

Nearly 100 of China’s top physician researchers recently visited Ann Arbor for a meeting highlighting collaborations between Michigan Medicine and Peking University Health Science Center (PKUHSC)…

UH/CVC leaders to reflect on past year, set tone for new year at Dec. 12 town hall

November 6, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a town hall with UH/CVC leadership on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium.…

Steve Kunkel, Ph.D., appointed interim executive vice dean for research and chief scientific officer

October 19, 2018

Steve Kunkel, Ph.D., has been appointment by the…

Year-two report shows U-M’s progress toward DEI goals

October 18, 2018

U-M leaders recently announced notable progress in the university’s efforts to recruit and retain a diverse community, build an inclusive campus environment, and ensure students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds can thrive at U-M. The year-two progress report for U-M’s five-year Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was outlined by Chief Diversity Officer Robert Sellers during a community assembly that began the university’s 2018 DEI Summit. Sellers said the report reflects the university’s progress to date and opportunities for continued growth in realizing specific goals outlined in the strategic plan. “As we approach the midpoint of our initial…

Breaking the rules for better care

October 18, 2018

In June, the Office of Patient Experience’s…

Providing quality leadership: Q&A with Linnea Chervenak, M.H.A.

October 16, 2018

Linnea Chervenak, M.H.A., joined the Quality Department when it was formed in 2016, and she and Chief Quality Officer Steve Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H., have played a major role in the department’s…