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Black lives. Patient stories.

August 27, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzLAtvofBbk&feature=youtu.be Though we live in a time of significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, there is mounting evidence that racial and ethnic minorities tend to receive lower…

Video: Follow-up to Aug. 21 virtual town hall

August 25, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuWfWZAgjH0&feature=youtu.be Leaders hosted a virtual town hall on Friday, Aug. 21 to discuss medical students’ safe return to campus, family care survey results, wellness survey results and operational updates. If you missed it, view the town hall video above. Several questions that were not addressed during the town hall are answered below. Q: Will dependent care flex spending funds be extended beyond March since it is difficult to spend the funds at this time? A: Yes, the new deadline to submit FSA expenses is May 31, 2021. Q: Do we expect reduction in services if we have another COVID-19 spike?…

Advocating for women and children: Q&A with Luanne Thomas Ewald, FACHE, M.H.A.

August 25, 2020

Luanne Thomas Ewald, FACHE, M.H.A., was appointed chief operating officer of C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s hospitals on Jan. 6, when the dangers of COVID-19 were not widely known.…

Michigan Medicine leadership to host virtual Town Hall this afternoon

August 21, 2020

The Michigan Medicine leadership team will host a virtual Town Hall discussion from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. this afternoon, Aug. 21. At the town hall, leaders will share the latest updates from around the organization. To attend, click on the following link: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670 To join via iPhone one-tap:     US: +13017158592,,92478265278#  To join via telephone:     Dial: +1 301 715 8592      Webinar ID: 924 7826 5278

Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, Aug. 21

August 19, 2020

The Michigan Medicine leadership team will host a virtual Town Hall discussion from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21. At the town hall, leaders will share the latest updates from around the organization. To attend, click on the following link: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670 To join via iPhone one-tap:     US: +13017158592,,92478265278#  To join via telephone:     Dial: +1 301 715 8592      Webinar ID: 924 7826 5278

Reminder: U-M leaders to host virtual Town Hall this afternoon

August 12, 2020

U-M President Mark Schlissel, Chief Financial Officer Kevin Hegarty and other university leaders will host a virtual town hall discussion for all U-M faculty and staff. The meeting will take place this afternoon, Aug. 12, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. The leaders will share information and answer questions from the staff community about COVID-19 plans for the fall semester and beyond for the Ann Arbor campus. Participants: Mark S. Schlissel, presidentKevin Hegarty, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Town Hall moderatorRob Ernst, associate vice president for student life, executive director of University Health Service, and director of…

U-M’s interim policy on sexual and gender-based misconduct

August 11, 2020

A message from U-M President Mark S. Schlissel: Dear Student and Colleagues: Following several months of work and review within our community, the University of Michigan’s Interim Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct will go into effect Aug. 14, 2020. It applies to all students, faculty, staff and third parties across the university community on our three campuses and Michigan Medicine. Improving how we prevent and address sexual and gender-based misconduct in our community must always remain a foremost priority at U-M. We strive to do better, always, and creating an umbrella policy that covers all members of the U-M…

U-M leaders to host virtual Town Hall

August 10, 2020

U-M President Mark Schlissel, Chief Financial Officer Kevin Hegarty and other university leaders will host a virtual town hall discussion for all U-M faculty and staff. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. The leaders will share information and answer questions from the staff community about COVID-19 plans for the fall semester and beyond for the Ann Arbor campus Participants: Mark S. Schlissel, presidentKevin Hegarty, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Town Hall moderatorRob Ernst, associate vice president for student life, executive director of University Health Service, and director of…

Follow-up to recent virtual Town Hall

August 6, 2020

As a follow-up to the July 17 Virtual Town Hall, here are responses to a number of questions that were submitted online: Q. Now that we know the financial situation is not as dire as originally presented, and the rationale for stopping our retirement benefits is no longer valid, will it be reinstated? $400 million deficit is not the same as $3 million. A. It is correct that Michigan Medicine lost $3 million in Fiscal Year 20.  However, this isn’t the full picture. The below slide shows that the University of Michigan Health System was projecting to make $175 million in…