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U-M President Mark Schlissel to attend Sept. 10 Medical School virtual faculty meeting

September 7, 2021

Medical school leadership will hold the second U-M Medical School faculty meeting of the calendar year on Friday, Sept. 10. U-M President Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., will be the featured guest. Faculty can convene virtually from noon-1 p.m. at this Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/99111743014?pwd=UjFadzhESitjVWUvY3lFT3hJWTJ6dz09 Passcode: 673981 President Schlissel will deliver remarks and update attendees on topics of interest to university faculty and he also will answer questions. In order to facilitate a meaningful conversation, faculty are encouraged to submit a question anonymously, or to suggest additional agenda items for the meeting by filling out this form. In addition to President Schlissel’s participation,…

Video: Flexible First employee forum

September 1, 2021

On Tuesday, Michigan Medicine leaders held an employee forum to discuss the Flexible First Workforce and Workplace initiative. Members of the Planning Committee presented an update on Flexible First and shared resources for managers and employees as the organization prepares for many members of its workforce to return to campus in some capacity in the coming weeks and months. There was also a Q&A session. In case you missed it, click here to watch a video of the event.

Reminder: Flexible First forum to be held this afternoon

August 31, 2021

Don’t forget, Michigan Medicine leadership will host a virtual employee forum to discuss the Flexible First Workforce and Workplace initiative from 1-2 p.m. this afternoon, Aug. 31. Members of the Planning Committee will present an update on Flexible First and share resources for managers and employees as the organization prepares for many members of its workforce to return to campus in some capacity in the coming weeks and months. There also will be a Q&A session. To join the webinar:  https://umich.zoom.us/j/96237792683 or one-tap mobile: US: +13126266799,,96237792683#  or +16468769923,,96237792683#. More information on Flexible First, including a list of Frequently Asked Questions, a Workplace roadmap that outlines what managers and…

Video: Town hall from Thursday, Aug. 26

August 27, 2021

On Thursday, Aug. 26, Michigan Medicine leaders hosted a virtual town hall to discuss the organization’s COVID-19 vaccine policy. Among the topics of discussion was information about weekly testing for those not vaccinated, actions resulting in non-compliance with the policy, and bargained-for staff. In case you missed it, you can watch video of the event here.

Michigan Medicine announces new donation drive to benefit Food Gatherers

August 26, 2021

As summer comes to an end, Michigan Medicine is launching another community effort that will begin next week and continue throughout September. It’s designed to help our neighbors in need during an unprecedented time of food insecurity.  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in many ways, but especially the most vulnerable among us. That includes children whose return to school may be less successful than it could be — if there isn’t enough food at home. It includes tens of thousands of others, of all ages, in our immediate area who face an unstable food supply and higher…

Reminder: Leaders to host COVID-19 vaccine policy town hall this afternoon

August 26, 2021

Don’t forget, as a follow up to the virtual town hall conducted on Aug. 5 regarding the COVID-19 vaccine policy, another session will occur this afternoon, Aug. 26, from 1 – 2 p.m.  Michigan Medicine leaders will discuss additional information about weekly testing for those not vaccinated, actions resulting in non-compliance with the policy and bargained for staff. To join: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670

Exploring career options with The Biotech Career Development Program

August 26, 2021

Jackee Sanchez, Ph.D., currently works as a medical science liaison at AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. Sanchez’s work assists the company’s thoracic immuno-oncology team where she finds herself…

Plan Ahead Checklist, roadmap can help returning employees; forum set for Aug. 31

August 24, 2021

As Michigan Medicine managers and their teams work together in the coming weeks and months to craft strategies for onsite and remote work, several tools are now available to help employees…

COVID-19 vaccine policy town hall scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 26

August 23, 2021

As a follow up to the virtual town hall conducted on Aug. 5 regarding the COVID-19 vaccine policy, a follow up session will occur on Thursday, Aug. 26 from 1 – 2 p.m.  Michigan Medicine leaders will discuss additional information about weekly testing for those not vaccinated, actions resulting in non-compliance with the policy, and bargained for staff. To join: https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/92478265278?pwd=SGVvMk1NeHZISlUyRlVZNUFxWkNldz09 Password: 657670