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DEI at 5 years: A 360-degree view

October 13, 2021

Join the Voices of the Staff Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team for a town hall with Q&A on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from noon until 1:30 p.m. At the town hall, a number of organizational leaders will reflect on the accomplishments of the first five years of the university’s strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion. Among the speakers will be: David Brown, M.D., associate vice president and associate dean for health equity and inclusion at Michigan MedicineLauren Davis, director of diversity, equity and community, School for Environment and SustainabilityNicole Figueroa, R.N., M.S.N., diversity, equity and inclusion resilience and wellbeing…

Care at Home named FY22 Initiative of the Year

October 13, 2021

https://youtu.be/d2jyq-aRxes Last month, the U-M Health leadership team announced the enterprise-wide FY22 Strategic Priorities, which includes “Building our BASE” and strategic growth. These priorities are accompanied by specific initiatives that support…

Reminder: Leaders to Host Virtual Town Hall Wednesday, Oct. 20

October 8, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall Wednesday, October 20, from 1- 2 pm. To join, click on the link below: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Supply Chain Services navigates ‘complex ecosystem’ to keep patients, employees safe

October 8, 2021

Almost everything you touch at Michigan Medicine — whether it’s personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, hand sanitizer, wipes or medical devices used directly in the care of patients…

Protecting children from COVID-19 is latest blog topic from Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

October 5, 2021

In his latest Minute with Marschall blog, Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D. shares his thoughts on how misinformation is increasing many parents’ hesitancy to giving their children the COVID-19 vaccine, despite scientific evidence of its protective qualities. He invites you to join him in a discussion about this controversial topic. Click here to read the blog and add in your comments!

Building our BASE: Quality Month celebrates those performing vital work toward U-M Health priorities

October 4, 2021

https://youtu.be/pe_eCAjtJQQ Every October is Quality Month, a chance to highlight important improvement work happening across Michigan Medicine. This year’s celebration is no different — and, in fact, it gives the organization…

U-M Health President David Miller, M.D., on ‘Building our BASE’ for the future

September 29, 2021

https://youtu.be/fSk30Fnn65E After witnessing “the unyielding resiliency and resolve of our Michigan Medicine teams,” U-M Health President David Miller, M.D, has high expectations for what can be achieved in fiscal year 2022,…

Phase IV of Birth Center surge accommodation strategy effective today

September 28, 2021

Due to a recent increase in pediatric capacity, the birth surge accommodation strategy is moving into its fourth phase. Units that are impacted in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, as well as some adult patient units from University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center that are located in the children’s and women’s hospitals, have been notified of updated adjustments that go into effect today, Sept. 28. Hospital leadership will continually assess the situation and will keep teams updated if additional changes need to be made. Everyone is thanked in advance for their support and partnership in…

Upload your policies, procedures and other important documents now. Not three months from now.

September 28, 2021

The Michigan Medicine Office of Corporate Compliance and the InterProfessional Policy Committee (IPPC) are encouraging all leaders and departments to complete their policy, procedure and guideline (PP&G) transition to PolicyStat by…