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Hitinder Gurm, M.D., named next chief clinical officer for UH/CVC

May 14, 2021

Hitinder Gurm, M.D. will serve as the new chief clinical officer for the University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center (UH/CVC) segment of Michigan Medicine, effective June 1.  The announcement yesterday from…

Phoning it in: New devices improve patient safety, care at Michigan Medicine

May 13, 2021

Most clinicians have been there before: They page a colleague and then wait, wait and wait some more for the person on the other end to get back to them. Now,…

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., encourages you to make a difference for the community

May 11, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, the community has looked to Michigan Medicine for guidance on how to survive through these challenging times. According to Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., our advice, based on strong data and scientific knowledge, is still critical to address growing vaccine hesitancy. In his Minute with Marschall blog, he shares how all of us can use Michigan Medicine resources to help members of the community get answers to their questions about vaccines. Check it out today!

Video: May 7 leadership Town Hall

May 11, 2021

In case you missed last Friday’s virtual Town Hall with Michigan Medicine leadership, you can view the video here. The following timestamps will allow you to find the segment of the discussion that are most interested in: 0:15: Welcome and opening remarks2:26: Operations update5:26: Vaccine update11:07: Nursing update17:12: Research update22:54: HR update28:31: Q&A The next town hall will be held on Friday, June 11, at 2 p.m. More information about the meeting will be forthcoming at a later date.

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual Town Hall this afternoon

May 7, 2021

Don't forget, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting this afternoon, May 7. The event will take place from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and include: COVID-19 and vaccine updates; information on Nurses Week and nursing; research updates; HR information and a Q&A session. To join the event: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09

Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 7

May 5, 2021

This Friday, May 7, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting. The event will take place from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and include: COVID-19 and vaccine updates; information on Nurses Week and nursing; research updates; HR information and a Q&A session. To join the event: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Assistance for India: A message from Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

April 28, 2021

Colleagues, Despite the hope that vaccinations have brought to expediting the end of the pandemic, the battle against COVID-19 rages on around the globe. In particular, India has experienced dramatic spikes in positive cases and the pace of illness has crippled the hospital and health care systems across the country. Around the world, countries that are able are pledging their help with philanthropic funding, oxygen supplies, vaccines and PPE. India has had many long-standing connections to University of Michigan through academic and research collaborations and partnerships. I urge you to read the message from President Schlissel, and if you are…

Pandemic doesn’t hold med school back from reaching even higher standards

April 27, 2021

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., recognizes the U-M Medical School for continuing to build on its stellar reputation by launching the new RISE innovative program and completing the intensive reaccreditation process for its M.D. degree program through the accrediting body, LCME. For more details about these great achievements, read his latest Minute with Marschall Blog.

Donors come together to gift ‘Recharge Rooms’ to Michigan Medicine employees

April 27, 2021

With calm lighting, plants and visual effects, the Recharge Rooms are designed to help employees improve wellbeing. After an exceptionally stressful year for health care workers and learners, two couples donated…