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Nurse practitioners and physician assistants supported by one dynamic organization

May 19, 2022

The new APP directors. Top row: Andrea Kline and Stan Mukundi. Middle: Brian Downie and Nicole Speck. Bottom: Shahrzad Patterson and Paul Ranella. Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are…

You’re invited: A discussion with U-M Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Rob Sellers on DEI 2.0

May 18, 2022

In October 2021, the university shared its Year Five annual report from the initial Diversity Equity and Inclusion Five-Year Strategic Plan, which is now referred to as DEI 1.0. At that time, the organization also embarked on a year-long evaluation process in which central and unit-level content and actions from DEI 1.0 are being assessed to determine what action and initiatives worked well, what actions and initiatives did not work well, and what new DEI issues warrant greater attention in the future. The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) has planned to host a series of Community Conversations for students, faculty…

Video: May 13 virtual Town Hall

May 17, 2022

Michigan Medicine leaders hosted a virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 13. In case you missed it, you can catch up on updates from operations, Care at Home, nursing, pharmacy, the medical school and Human Resources by watching a video of the meeting.

Birth Center surge strategy

May 17, 2022

The Birth Center in Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital is anticipated to have an increase once again in expected delivery dates over the summer months. To accommodate this expected increase and provide our patients safe, highly reliable care, we need to provide the Birth Center with a minimum range of 4-7 additional beds. Based on last year’s successful strategy and the experience gained from all our teams, C&W, Adult Hospitals and Capacity Strategy workgroups have been actively meeting to plan for this summer’s increase and the downstream safety and quality impacts for patients, families and staff. The team has devised the…

Meet Michigan Medicine: New team tackles leading cause of hospital deaths and readmissions

May 17, 2022

Left to right: Tami Garcia, M.S.N., R.N.; Carly Redstone, M.S.N., R.N.; Jessie King, M.D., Ph.D.; Sarah Poley, R.N., B.S.N., RNC-NIC; Rosalie Mulcahy, R.N., B.S.N., PCCN Nearly 270,000 Americans die each year…

Paul Lee, M.D., J.D., named interim executive director of UMMG

May 12, 2022

This week, U-M Health President David C. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., announced that Paul Lee, M.D., J.D., will be assuming the interim executive director (ED) position for the U-M Medical Group (UMMG),…

Reminder: Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 13

May 11, 2022

Don't forget, Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to noon. Topics will include updates from operations, Care at Home, nursing, the U-M Medical School and Human Resources. To join, click on the below link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241?pwd=STM1aTZLYUhtWGlCY0dwclR4UkVXQT09

Rounding: A game-changer that builds teams and a sense of belonging

May 10, 2022

Rounding in the PICU on Purple Friday The High Reliability Organization (HRO) manual describes rounding as “a method for connecting with front line employees to reinforce our commitment to safety and…

Leaders to host virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 13 at 11 a.m.

May 9, 2022

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to noon. Topics will include updates from operations, Care at Home, nursing, the U-M Medical School and Human Resources. To join, click on the below link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/93473748241?pwd=STM1aTZLYUhtWGlCY0dwclR4UkVXQT09