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Medical School Administration to host Diversity Week from Sept. 9-13

September 6, 2019

Michigan Medicine is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the pursuit of the tripartite mission throughout the academic medical center. Medical School Administration (MSA) will celebrate the organization’s rich diversity Sept. 9-13 during MSA Diversity Week. Programming will include an array of events, workshops and discussions (on the Medical Campus as well as at the North Campus Research Complex) that will raise awareness, stimulate engaging conversations, create thought-provoking experiences, and inspire dedication to promoting an inclusive and more diverse workplace. The week begins at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 with DEI and the Art of Healing with Gifts of…

Last call: Apply for diversity, equity and inclusion mini-grants

September 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,…

Back to life: New psychiatric program helps patients get there

September 5, 2019

Life. It’s going to work, attending school, raising children, caring for aging parents, spending time with friends and family, pursuing passions, enjoying hobbies. Life is different…

‘We are here!’ BCSC celebrates one-year anniversary

September 4, 2019

Last September, Michigan Medicine and Livingston County welcomed the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care (BCSC) with open arms. In a speech Brighton Mayor Jim Muzzin…

Medical School Administration to host Diversity Week from Sept. 9-13

August 29, 2019

Michigan Medicine is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the pursuit of the tripartite mission throughout the academic medical center. Medical School Administration (MSA) will celebrate the organization's rich…

Culture of Safety Survey coming soon!

August 29, 2019

On Sept. 9, Michigan Medicine will start conducting the Culture of Safety Survey. This survey, which happens every other year, enables the organization to assess what faculty and staff think about various aspects of the organization’s patient safety culture. Previously, Michigan Medicine utilized the Agency for Healthcare Research (AHRQ) and Quality Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture. This time, however, the survey will be an abbreviated version of the SCORE tool — a validated tool that has also received accreditation through Leapfrog and Magnet organizations to reduce overlap with employee engagement surveys. This change makes the survey much shorter and…

UH/CVC leaders to hold Town Hall on Oct. 2

August 27, 2019

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to attend a Fall 2019 Town Hall planned for Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Dow Auditorium, located…

Employees are the ‘key to our success’: Everyone has a role to play on journey to high reliability

August 20, 2019

As Michigan Medicine embarks on its journey to high reliability, faculty and staff at all levels will be the keys to its success. No matter your role — as administrator, clinician or…

Deploying technology, enhancing care: Q&A with Carleen Penoza, MHSA, B.S.N., R.N.

August 14, 2019

Carleen Penoza, MHSA, B.S.N., R.N., became Michigan Medicine’s chief nursing informatics officer in April. As CNIO, she leads the strategic planning and deployment of technology for nursing. She previously served as…