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What do you imagine the new hybrid workplace will look and feel like?

June 9, 2021

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., wants to know! In his latest Minute with Marschall blog, he invites you to look at our workplace through a different kind of lens. As Sept. 13 draws near, many groups are preparing to return to work, either full- or part-time, while others may remain at home working remotely. Either way, this “hybrid” world will not look or feel the same as it did before the pandemic. Read what Runge has to say about our flexible path forward and share your thoughts about your own work environment.     

Leaders to host virtual town hall this Friday, June 11

June 8, 2021

Michigan Medicine leaders will host a virtual town hall this Friday, June 11 from 2 – 3 p.m.  Updates from operations, human resources, the Flexible First Workforce Committee and marketing will be provided to faculty and staff. To join the meeting, click on the link below. Password: 657670

Birth Center in Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital expecting summer surge

June 7, 2021

The Birth Center in Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital is anticipated to have a surge of patients during the summer months. Hospital data shows a 10-to-15% higher volume of patients expected in June, July and August. To accommodate this surge and provide patients safe, highly-reliable care, the Birth Center needs additional beds. A variety of capacity and strategy workgroups met over the past several months to plan for this expected surge and the downstream impacts to patient safety, and devised a strategy. Units that are impacted in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, as well as some adult…

Updated logos, new name for clinical enterprise launched as part of Michigan Medicine brand realignment initiative

June 3, 2021

When you introduce yourself at a national conference, how do you describe where you work? When patients tell someone where they received their care, how do they reference us? Do learners…

Diversity Means More: Diversify the Workforce

June 2, 2021

The Anti-Racism Oversight Committee’s Diversify the Workforce subcommittee is working to identify and address critical factors in Michigan Medicine’s demographic composition. Once that work is completed, the team will recommend short-…

2021 Vital Voices Staff Engagement Survey results: How we did and what’s to come

June 1, 2021

In March, employees across Michigan Medicine made their voices heard as part of the 2021 Vital Voices Faculty and Staff Engagement Survey. After being postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19, the…

A message from Michigan Medicine leaders: Year-end recognition bonus

May 26, 2021

Colleagues, As we near the end of the fiscal year, we have some great news to share with you. In these past months, we have done exceedingly well with both operational and financial performance. We thank you deeply for all of your efforts during this very challenging year. We have surpassed the clinical activity and volumes that we originally forecasted, which is an excellent reflection of our ability to manage both COVID-19 patients and non-COVID-19 patients despite multiple surges. We also received unanticipated funding from the Provider Relief Fund, and have successfully managed expenses through the Economic Recovery Plan. All…

Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., blogs about new hospital’s influence on our mission

May 25, 2021

According to Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., construction is always a sign of progress. In this week’s Minute With Marschall Blog, read how the building of Michigan Medicine’s new hospital serves as a symbol of the organization’s continual progress toward its mission to advance health to serve Michigan and the world. He also invites you to share how your team contributes to reaching our future goals. Check it out today!

Steven E. Gay, M.D., M.S., appointed interim associate dean for medical student education

May 21, 2021

On Thursday, the board of regents approved the appointment of Steven E. Gay, M.D., M.S., as interim associate dean for medical student education in the Medical School, effective July 1. He will serve until a successor is appointed. Gay is a member of the U-M Medical School leadership team as the assistant dean for admissions. He also is an associate professor of internal medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and director of Critical Care Support Services. He received his medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and served his internship and residency…