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Apply now for DEI mini-grants

January 13, 2020

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is seeking applications for its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Mini-Grant Program. The Michigan Medicine Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Mini-Grant Program provides an opportunity to acknowledge, inform, reinvigorate and refocus departmental and unit efforts on activities that promote respect and learning about others. Grant submissions should align with the strategic priorities of Michigan Medicine to enhance inclusion, increase diversity and promote equity across the institution for patients, faculty, learners and staff. All Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by March 1 and award notifications…

Update: Executive director position for UH/CVC

January 9, 2020

Shon Dwyer, executive director for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, has accepted the position of president, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH), the flagship facility of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dwyer’s leadership during her entire 32-year career at the health system — and, most importantly, in her nearly six years as executive director of UH and CVC — has been instrumental in the growth and success of hospital operations. During her tenure, she has played a critical leadership role in the reorganization and change transformation of the hospital operating system. Efforts included the implementation of a robust daily management system…

‘Here to serve the Michigan Medicine community’: Organization welcomes an on-site police officer

January 9, 2020

Michigan Medicine is committed to ensuring the safety of all patients, staff, faculty and visitors who walk through its doors. To continue broadening its approach to creating the safest environment possible,…

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., shares new year’s message

January 7, 2020

In the latest “Minute with Marschall,” Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., shared his new year’s message with the organization. The entry began with Runge, executive vice president for medical affairs, dean of the medical school and CEO of Michigan Medicine, thanking “each and every one of you who bring your unique talents to Michigan Medicine every day.” Runge went on to share some interesting tidbits about himself — did you know one of his favorite movies is Rambo? — and asked others to do the same. Check it out by clicking here!

Luanne Thomas Ewald, FACHE, M.H.A., named chief operating officer of C&W

December 23, 2019

Luanne Thomas Ewald, FACHE, M.H.A., who has more than 25 years of experience working in health care, has been selected as the new chief operating officer of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. Ewald most recently served as the CEO of Detroit Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan, where she has overseen the Detroit facility and seven outpatient centers since 2016. She begins her new role at Michigan Medicine Jan. 6. Ewald will be responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of all administrative activities at Mott and Von Voigtlander. In partnership with the chief clinical…

Your voice: DEI survey shows progress in creating an inclusive culture

December 19, 2019

In October, more than 12,000 Michigan Medicine faculty and staff participated in Many Voices, the organization’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Pulse Survey. The survey gave employees the opportunity to share…

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., reflects on recent faculty breakfasts

December 17, 2019

In recent months, Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., has hosted a number of faculty breakfasts. There, he’s been able to connect with and learn from faculty members in basic science and clinical departments. In his latest Minute with Marschall, Runge reflects on those meetings and shares what he’s learned and how the organization can improve moving forward. Check it out today!

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., named chair of Department of Anesthesiology

December 6, 2019

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and the Robert B. Sweet Professor of Anesthesiology, effective Dec. 1. The board of regents approved both appointments Thursday.   Mashour, formerly the Bert N. La Du Professor of Anesthesiology Research, has served the U-M Medical School as associate dean for clinical and translational research and director of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) since 2015. Additional leadership positions include: associate chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology since 2014, director of the Center for Consciousness Science since 2014, and executive director of…

Michigan Medicine to lead Cancer Network of West Michigan

December 6, 2019

A new initiative to integrate cancer care services in west Michigan will soon give patients broader access to state-of-the-art, comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and support across leading health care institutions. The Cancer Network of West Michigan, a joint venture between Mercy Health and Metro Health-University of Michigan Health, leverages the combined resources and capabilities of the two west Michigan health systems and Michigan Medicine. The boards of Metro Health and Trinity Health-Michigan had approved the entities entering into an agreement. The U-M Board of Regents gave approval to execute the agreement at its regular meeting Thursday. The parties are working to finalize the agreement…