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UH/CVC leaders to host Town Hall on May 1

April 17, 2019

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend the Spring 2019 Town Hall on Wednesday, May 1, from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium. UH/CVC…

Medical School community asked to take brief survey on new strategic plan

April 17, 2019

The U-M Medical School (UMMS) is rolling out a new strategic plan — a vision that will guide faculty, staff and learners in their pursuit of excellence across the tripartite mission. The foundation of the plan is formed by five strategic pillars: People, Discovery, Education, Care and Service. Each pillar has a goal and various strategies and tactics that have been developed by focus groups as areas of potential improvement. UMMS leadership is gathering input on that work for three of the pillars: People, Education and Service. The Discovery pillar tactics have already been vetted with multiple stakeholders and the…

Thank you, volunteers!

April 8, 2019

A message from Tony Denton, senior vice president and chief operating officer Our Michigan Medicine community is filled with thousands of individuals who have a passion for carrying out our mission.…

Medical school leadership renews commitment to invest in research strategy focused on people

April 2, 2019

Last month, the chairs from the departments of the U-M Medical School met for a forward-looking ceremony — the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a 10-year agreement to finance a Research Strategic Investment Fund. The objective is to provide ongoing financial support for a number of strategic investments, especially the retention, recruitment and retraining of research faculty. The groundwork for the Research Strategic Investment Fund was actually laid more than 10…

Sally Camper, Ph.D., appointed interim chair of Department of Human Genetics

March 29, 2019

Sally Camper, Ph.D., has been appointed interim chair of Department of Human Genetics, effective March 1. Camper’s appointment was approved by the board of regents on Thursday. Camper had previously served as the department’s chair from January 2005 through December 2015. Currently, Camper is the Margery W. Shaw Distinguished University Professor of Human Genetics, and is also professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. She joined the U-M faculty in 1988 and has since contributed to the medical school in a variety of roles, including director of the U-M Transgenic Animal Core and associate director of the graduate program in…

Michigan Medicine, Sparrow Health System sign affiliation agreement

March 29, 2019

On Thursday, the board of regents approved a master affiliation agreement between Michigan Medicine and Sparrow Health System, paving the way for ongoing collaboration between the two systems. The first implementation of the agreement will be a joint venture integrating the pediatric services offered through Sparrow Children’s Center in Lansing. The joint venture is expected to launch in early May. “It’s a privilege to partner with Sparrow to provide care for children and families in the communities of mid-Michigan,” said Chris Dickinson, M.D., interim executive director of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. “Our commitment is always to keep care close to…

Leadership change: Chief nurse executive

March 29, 2019

Ann Scanlon McGinity, chief nurse executive (CNE) for Michigan Medicine, is leaving the organization effective today. McGinity had been in the CNE role since June 2018 and has since shared unique strategies and energy to assist in completing several goals the organization had in place. The current chief nursing officer for the U-M Medical Group and Ambulatory Care services, Nancy May, has agreed to serve as the interim chief nurse executive, effective immediately. May has been with Michigan Medicine for more than three years. She previously held both acute care and ambulatory leadership positions at Baylor Scott and White Health and…

Making recognition ‘part of our daily routine’: Q&A with Dee Hunt, M.S.

March 28, 2019

Dee Hunt, M.S., joined Michigan Medicine as the Chief Human Resources Officer in early 2018. For the past year,…

U-M launches new website to integrate compliance resources

March 25, 2019

U-M’s Ethics, Integrity and Compliance website makes it easier to learn about compliance activities across the university and to report concerns through the existing compliance hotline. “Thanks to the diligence of the faculty, staff and students of this university, U-M’s reputation is built on a foundation of integrity,” said President Mark Schlissel. “It’s up to each of us to continue those high standards.” The new website was developed by the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel and Michigan Creative, incorporating user feedback and input from compliance officers across the university. It’s designed to make it easier to find…