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Improving the ‘human experience’ at Michigan Medicine

September 20, 2022

Approximately a 5-minute read Key takeaways: Devin Lippert joined the Office of Patient Experience a little over a year ago after a lengthy career in the health care industry.Headlines recently had…

You’re invited: Community Conversation series

September 15, 2022

These are challenging times. Climate change, war, poverty, surging gun violence, an ongoing pandemic, intractable racism, provider shortages and healthcare disparities make our lives and our work more difficult — but also make our work more important, meaningful and impactful. Recent Supreme Court decisions are weighing heavily on many caregivers, and our nation’s political polarization makes it more complicated to navigate different belief systems and our roles as patient advocates. With that in mind, the Office for Health Equity & Inclusion and the Office for Medical School Education will partner with various leaders and subject matter experts to host a…

U-M Medical School to host Staff Forum on Sept. 29

September 15, 2022

As the medical school community settles into its new academic and fiscal years, leadership will host its second Staff Forum of 2022. The forum will be held virtually from 11 a.m.-noon on Sept. 29 and can be accessed by clicking here. Passcode: 485061 Medical school Chief Operating Officer Matt Comstock will provide a high-level overview of the Employee Engagement Survey results. The forum also will include presentations from leaders in Facilities, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and Health Information Technology & Services (HITS). Leadership also will interact with staff through questions solicited prior to the session, as well as a live…

Don’t forget: Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday

September 15, 2022

Please be reminded that Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Note the early start time, which is different than past town halls. To access the meeting, click here: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241?pwd=STM1aTZLYUhtWGlCY0dwclR4UkVXQT09

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, Sept. 16

September 14, 2022

Don't forget, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Please note the early time, which is different than past town halls. To access the meeting, click here: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241?pwd=STM1aTZLYUhtWGlCY0dwclR4UkVXQT09

Community assembly to gather input for U-M’s Culture Journey

September 13, 2022

Community input has been key in shaping work to strengthen U-M’s workplace culture and identify a set of unifying shared values. A virtual community assembly from noon-1 p.m. on Sept. 28 will provide updates on the university’s Culture Journey and its next steps. Featured speakers include President Mary Sue Coleman, Provost Laurie McCauley, Chief Organizational Learning Officer Sonya Jacobs and other campus partners. They will share how this work is progressing, what has been learned so far, and how faculty and staff can engage in the next stage of the journey. The event will include a Q&A session for the…

World Sepsis Day offers time to reflect on progress

September 13, 2022

Rosalie Mulcahy, R.N., B.S.N., PCCN, inpatient sepsis coordinator for the Adult Hospitals presents information on sepsisSarah Poley, R.N., B.S.N., RNC-NIC, sepsis coordinator for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s…

Leadership to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, Sept. 16

September 12, 2022

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Please note the early time, which is different than past town halls. To access the meeting, click here: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241?pwd=STM1aTZLYUhtWGlCY0dwclR4UkVXQT09

Introducing new Chief Quality Officer Brook Watts, M.D., M.S.

September 12, 2022

Approximately a 2-minute read. Key takeaways: Brook Watts, M.D., M.S., recently began her tenure as the new chief quality officer at U-M Health.Watts will help continue the organization’s focus on BASE…