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Ganesh S. Palapattu, M.D., named chair of urology; Lisa A. Prosser, Ph.D., new assistant dean for research faculty

February 25, 2019

The board of regents recently approved the appointment of Ganesh S. Palapattu, M.D., as chair of…

Recording of High Reliability town halls available online

February 25, 2019

If you were unable to attend the High Reliability town halls hosted by The Office of Patient Safety, you can now access all of the information online. A recording of the…

Nurses: Attend upcoming town hall discussion

February 20, 2019

All members of the Michigan Medicine nursing team are invited to participate in an upcoming town hall discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The town hall will be hosted by Nancy May, M.S.N., R.N.-B.C., NEA-BC, chief nursing officer for the U-M Medical Group. It will be held in the Brighton Center for Specialty Care MI Maize and Blue Conference Room 2264AB from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. During this discussion, May will provide an update about ongoing projects, initiatives and accomplishments. It will also serve as a chance for nurses to get to know one another — as well as their…

A more convenient option: E-visits launched for primary care pediatric patients

February 20, 2019

In February 2018, Michigan Medicine launched E-visits for adult primary care patients. E-visits are written consults designed to diagnose and treat minor illnesses or conditions initiated through the MyUofMHealth patient portal.…

Keeping ‘our neighborhoods’ safe: Q&A with Brian Uridge, director, Michigan Medicine Security

February 19, 2019

Brian Uridge, M.P.A., C.P.P., CHPA, joined Michigan Medicine as the director of security in late 2018. Prior to his role in the organization, Uridge spent close to three decades in public…

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…