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Photo gallery: #shelookslikeacardiologist event aims to inspire young women

October 17, 2019

The percentage of women entering most first year medical school classes across the nation is about 50 percent. The ratio of women in most internal medicine residency programs across the nation is about 45 percent. However, the ratio of women in most cardiology fellowship programs is only around 20 percent. Across the nation, it is estimated that less than 15 percent of cardiologists are female and less than 10 percent of interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists are women. While there are likely many factors affecting this trend, one of the main difficulties in recruiting women is…

An added convenience: After-Hours Nurse Triage now offered at Michigan Medicine

October 17, 2019

Patients often experience symptoms after their doctor’s office has closed its doors for the day. This can be frustrating to a parent or caregiver whose child has…

U-M drafts umbrella sexual, gender-based misconduct policy for all campuses

October 16, 2019

U-M has released its draft umbrella policy for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct that would apply to students, faculty, staff and third parties on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The U-M Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct includes common definitions for prohibited conduct and responsible employees, separate procedures for addressing student misconduct allegations and those of employees and third parties, and further clarifies available confidential resources and ways to report misconduct. “The actions we have taken to prevent and address sexual misconduct at U-M, including the new draft policy, further our goal of ensuring a safe and respectful…

Bridging across difference: OHEI hosts sixth DEI symposium

October 16, 2019

At the root of diversity is difference. It isn’t the acceptance of those differences that make diversity and inclusion efforts sustainable, rather the embracing of those…

2019 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pulse Survey launches today!

October 14, 2019

With just a few mouse clicks, you can help shape the future and employee culture at Michigan Medicine. Many Voices, the organization’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Pulse Survey, launches today,…

Coming soon: Inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pulse Survey

October 7, 2019

Employee surveys have been a longstanding tradition at Michigan Medicine and with good reason. Feedback from team members helps to provide leaders with valuable information and accountability tools to keep the organization strong. “One of the best tools we have to assist leadership in making positive, impactful and lasting changes across the organization are the many voices of our employees,” said David J. Brown, M.D., associate vice president and associate dean for health equity & inclusion. “The upcoming Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pulse Survey provides an opportunity for staff to share their input on topics such as communication, respect and…

President Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation at Leadership Breakfast

October 4, 2019

Emphasizing the University of Michigan’s ongoing focus on transformation, President Mark Schlissel unveiled new initiatives and updated the campus community on a variety of other developments during his annual Leadership Breakfast.…

Improving professionalism and accountability for physicians

October 3, 2019

“When I raised my concern to Dr. AA, Dr. AA rolled his eyes.”“I told Dr. BB our policy didn’t allow us to do that. Dr. BB said ‘Well can you put…

Livestream planned for president’s Leadership Breakfast remarks

October 2, 2019

President Mark Schlissel will outline his priorities for the year ahead at the annual President’s Leadership Breakfast on Thursday. The event at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business’ Robertson Auditorium is for invited university leaders and will be livestreamed for faculty, staff and students on the Gateway at 8:30 a.m. Click here to find the livestream on Thursday morning.