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Coming soon: Inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pulse Survey

October 7, 2019

Employee surveys have been a longstanding tradition at Michigan Medicine and with good reason. Feedback from team members helps to provide leaders with valuable information and accountability tools to keep the organization strong. “One of the best tools we have to assist leadership in making positive, impactful and lasting changes across the organization are the many voices of our employees,” said David J. Brown, M.D., associate vice president and associate dean for health equity & inclusion. “The upcoming Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pulse Survey provides an opportunity for staff to share their input on topics such as communication, respect and…

President Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation at Leadership Breakfast

October 4, 2019

Emphasizing the University of Michigan’s ongoing focus on transformation, President Mark Schlissel unveiled new initiatives and updated the campus community on a variety of other developments during his annual Leadership Breakfast.…

Improving professionalism and accountability for physicians

October 3, 2019

“When I raised my concern to Dr. AA, Dr. AA rolled his eyes.”“I told Dr. BB our policy didn’t allow us to do that. Dr. BB said ‘Well can you put…

Livestream planned for president’s Leadership Breakfast remarks

October 2, 2019

President Mark Schlissel will outline his priorities for the year ahead at the annual President’s Leadership Breakfast on Thursday. The event at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business’ Robertson Auditorium is for invited university leaders and will be livestreamed for faculty, staff and students on the Gateway at 8:30 a.m. Click here to find the livestream on Thursday morning.

20 years of celebrating improvement: Michigan Medicine commemorates Quality Month 

October 1, 2019

As Quality Month kicks off, Michigan Medicine is set to celebrate two decades of quality improvement, safety efforts and top-notch patient care! “This October marks the…

You’re invited: Inaugural Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship

October 1, 2019

For more than 17 years, Margaret (Marge) M. Calarco, Ph.D., R.N., served as the chief nurse executive at Michigan Medicine. In honor of her many contributions to the health system and nursing community, health system President David Spahlinger, M.D., established an endowment to support an annual leadership lectureship in her name. It was Calarco’s wish that all staff be invited to attend the event, which is planned in partnership with the health system and the U-M School of Nursing. Therefore, all staff are invited to attend the inaugural Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship on Friday, Oct. 4. The event will…

‘Ahead of the curve’: Michigan Medicine a national leader in cardiovascular training, simulation

September 30, 2019

L-R: David Sturmer, C.C.P., Anna Watterworth, M.S., B.S.N., R.N., Greg MacLean, C.C.P. Michigan Medicine recently received recognition from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) as a high-fidelity perfusion simulation center.…

HITS publishes Year in Review

September 26, 2019

This month marks three years since Health Information Technology & Services formed. To commemorate the anniversary, HITS published a Year in Review, an interactive website highlighting some of the organization’s major accomplishments and inspiring staff. “As we look back at the past year with pride, I want to thank our staff for their enthusiasm, support and dedication,” said Andrew Rosenberg, M.D., chief information officer for Michigan Medicine. “The stories highlighted this year reflect our partnership with the Michigan Medicine community and the state of Michigan to improve access to care, design research IT services, drive professional growth and support accessibility.” Click…

Steven J. Kasten, M.D., MHPE, named surgeon in chief for C&W

September 26, 2019

Steven J. Kasten, M.D., MHPE, has accepted the position as Surgeon in Chief for the Children’s and Women’s (C&W) Hospital, effective Sept. 1.  In his new role, Kasten will lead process…