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Are you up for the Well-Being Challenge? Read the blog of Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to find out

September 20, 2021

Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., wants everyone at Michigan Medicine to build our personal and team resiliency by finding moments when we can pause, reflect and recharge between the more hectic moments of the day. He has an organizationwide recommendation which could give employees some time back on their calendars and help fight stress and burnout. He is also issuing a challenge to every leader to bring their teams together and make a group well-being commitment. To learn more, read his Minute with Marschall blog.

Kendrick, Baird-Cox appointed to Nursing at Michigan’s CNO positions

September 16, 2021

Following a national search, Nancy May, D.N.P., RN-BC, NEA-BC, Michigan Medicine’s chief nurse executive, announced the appointments of two chief nursing officer positions on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Cathy Kendrick, M.S., B.S.N., CNML, NE-BC, R.N., was named CNO of the University Hospital & Frankel Cardiovascular Center, and Kelly Baird-Cox, DNP, RN, CPNP, CPEN, CEN, TCRN, NEA-BC, CENP, CPPS, will lead C.S. Mott Children’s & Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital as CNO. About Kendrick Kendrick has served as the interim CNO since August 2020, after having the role of associate CNO in the cardiovascular and neurosciences service lines.  Cathy Kendrick, M.S., B.S.N., CNML,…

Amir Ghaferi, M.D., M.S., named chief clinical officer for U-M Medical Group

September 16, 2021

Amir Ghaferi, M.D., M.S., will serve as the next chief clinical officer for the U-M Medical Group (UMMG), effective Sept. 15. As the chief clinical officer for the UMMG he will provide clinical operational leadership related to all clinical processes, systems and practices focused on improving safety, quality, timeliness and financial stewardship and people in the UMMG. Ghaferi has a proven track record of collaborative, principled, consensus-driven leadership within our organization.  Ghaferi is the Moses Gunn, M.D. Professor of Surgery, and the vice chair for strategy and finance in the Department of Surgery. He has served as the associate medical director…

Linda Larin, M.B.A., FACHE named chief operating officer for UH/CVC

September 14, 2021

Linda Larin, M.B.A., FACHE, will serve as the next chief operating officer for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, effective Sept. 1.  As the chief operating officer for UH/CVC, Larin will have responsibility for providing strategic leadership and operational management for all administrative matters in the UH/CVC, in partnership with the chief clinical officer and chief nursing officer, integrating the Michigan Medicine values and principles with a focus on patient and family centered care.    Larin has served as the interim chief operating officer for UH/CVC since February 2020. Prior to this role, she served as the associate chief operating…

Video: Sept. 10 virtual Town Hall

September 13, 2021

On Friday, Sept. 10, Michigan Medicine leaders held a virtual Town Hall to discuss COVID-19 updates, updates/reminders on the COVID-19 vaccine policy, testing, the Flexible First initiative and a Q&A session. In case you missed it, you can find a full recording of the meeting by clicking here.

Reminder: Michigan Medicine leaders to host virtual Town Hall this afternoon

September 10, 2021

Don't forget, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. this afternoon, Sept. 10. Topics will include COVID-19 updates, updates/reminders on the COVID-19 vaccine policy, testing, the Flexible First initiative and a Q&A session. To attend, please click on the following link: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Rajesh Mangrulkar, M.D., to direct Center for Interprofessional Education

September 9, 2021

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D., has been named the new director of the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education. He is the Marguerite S. Roll Professor of Medical Education, associate professor of internal medicine and learning health sciences, and former associate dean for medical student education at the U-M Medical School. His five-year appointment as director of the Center for IPE was effective Sept. 7 and will run through June 30, 2026. He succeeds Frank Ascione, professor and former dean of the College of Pharmacy, who is retiring. “Addressing the health care needs of today requires an understanding of and appreciation for…

Michigan Medicine leaders to host virtual Town Hall this Friday, Sept. 10

September 8, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall meeting from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10. Topics will include COVID-19 updates, updates/reminders on the COVID-19 vaccine policy, testing, the Flexible First initiative and a Q&A session. To attend, please click on the following link: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Sepsis Awareness Month highlights year-round priority

September 7, 2021

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Reminders across Michigan Medicine this month will emphasize the importance of spotting the signs of sepsis — a time-sensitive medical emergency that can lead to tissue…