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Announcing the RISE initiative

February 14, 2019

Michigan Medicine is pleased to announce the next phase in its efforts to enhance innovation in education across the spectrum of physicians and scientists. For 170 years, the organization has been at the forefront of imagining what the physicians and scientists of the future need to succeed and change health care globally. Now is a chance to lean on these strengths to further innovation in medical and graduate education, a key strategic priority for the institution. To that end, the organization is announcing a new initiative, RISE (Research. Innovation. Scholarship. Education), that will facilitate meaningful opportunities for all members of…

Attend Tuesday’s town hall on organization’s journey to high reliability

February 11, 2019

As the organization’s journey to high reliability continues, the Office of Patient Safety will be hosting a town hall to review the information presented by Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI). All faculty and staff…

Apply now for diversity, equity and inclusion mini-grants

February 5, 2019

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is seeking applications for its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Mini-Grant Program. The program provides an opportunity to acknowledge, inform, reinvigorate and refocus departmental and unit efforts on activities that promote respect for and learning about others. The grant program is funded by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and the Dean of the Medical School. Grant submissions should align with the strategic priorities of Michigan Medicine to enhance inclusion, increase diversity and promote equity across the institution for our patients, faculty and staff. All Michigan Medicine faculty,…

Reminder: Attend high reliability town hall meetings

January 30, 2019

As the organization’s journey to high reliability continues, the Office of Patient Safety will be hosting two town halls to review the information presented by Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI). All faculty and staff and welcome to attend. Feb. 5: Kahn Auditorium, 10 – 11 a.m. Feb. 12: NCRC Research Auditorium, 9 – 10 a.m. Representatives from the Office of Patient Safety are also available to visit individual departments or units to discuss the findings of HPI’s research. Over the next couple of months, HPI will be preparing for their next visit to Michigan Medicine, when they will initiate the design phase of…

Expanding access: Michigan Medicine brings bariatric surgery to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea through joint venture

January 30, 2019

Michigan Medicine surgeons successfully performed the first bariatric surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC) last week. Adult…

Kellogg is keeping an eye on patient safety

January 29, 2019

Michigan Medicine recently kick-started its journey to zero harm, in partnership with Healthcare Performance…

‘Designing our future’: Q&A with Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

January 22, 2019

In June 2018, Ann Scanlon McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, joined the organization as chief nurse executive. Recently, McGinity sat down with Headlines to discuss her first six months on campus and…

You’re invited: High reliability town hall meetings

January 17, 2019

As the organization’s journey to high reliability continues, the Office of Patient Safety will be hosting two town halls to review the information presented by Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI). All faculty…

Access: Opening the doors for patients at Michigan Medicine

December 12, 2018

When a patient wants to receive care at Michigan Medicine, they should be able to see the right provider at the time they need and at the location that is most…