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A Bright start: Brighton Center for Specialty Care is now open!

September 4, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rypv09kktk0&feature=youtu.be Michigan Medicine has expanded its health care services with today’s opening of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care. Located at 7500 Challis Road, the three-level, 297,000 square feet facility…

Migraine nightmare sparks successful photography career

August 27, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmOc61xNjz8 Debilitating migraines once left Adam Jacobs confined to a dark bedroom at home in his native London. Today, he’s hard at work around the world, photographing celebrities such as Mick Jagger and…

2018-2019 Clinical Simulation Center Research Grant recipients selected

August 23, 2018

Three research projects that apply best practices in simulation-based medical education (for UME, GME and other health care professionals) were recently chosen to receive this year's Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) Research Grants. Projects were selected from a pool of 13 strong applications from the Colleges of Engineering and Pharmacy and the Schools of Medicine and Nursing. Executive director of the Clinical Simulation Center, James M. Cooke, M.D., praised this simulation research opportunity and extended his congratulations to the recipients, all those who submitted, as well as the review committee. “The number of quality proposals sets the bar quite high and represents…

Heart transplant, VAD programs hold annual patient and family picnic

August 22, 2018

Nearly 100 individuals gathered on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the 23rd Annual Heart Transplant and VAD Patient and Family Picnic. As always, there were many new faces and some familiar ones as well. Whole Foods provided some great sandwich fixings and guests brought a dish to pass, many of them homemade! Lots of shared experiences, laughter and even some challenging times made the day one to remember. A special tribute was paid to caregivers — including spouses, adult children and friends — who have made commitments to patients.  A special lapel pin was created to honor these unsung heroes. Each…

Diversity Matters: Advice from first-generation college students who made it to med school

August 16, 2018

Juan Caceres learned the value of hard work from a young age. After emigrating with his parents from their…

Michigan Medicine hospitals ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

August 14, 2018

Michigan Medicine’s adult hospitals were ranked No. 5 in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2018-19, an honor that measures excellence in patient care. Michigan…

Partners for Children launched

August 13, 2018

Michigan Medicine, in partnership with Hospice of Michigan and Michigan Health Endowment Fund, have begun piloting a novel home/hospital care partnership for children who have multiple medical problems and receive care from three or more pediatric specialists. Under the new program — which was launched on Aug. 8 — a community team composed of pediatric nurse practitioners, social workers and support team professionals will work with supervising physicians and specialists at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital to provide home-based care, symptom management,…

Michigan Medicine honored as one of America’s Best Employers

August 9, 2018

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which was recently named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes! Forbes compiled the list in collaboration with analytics firm Statista, based on an independent survey of more than 30,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people. The employees were consulted not via their employers but anonymously through several online panels. The respondents were asked to rate, on a scale of zero to 10, how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others. Michigan Medicine was ranked fourth among all companies in Michigan! For more information or to learn more about…

Michigan Medicine recognized for its commitment to diversity, inclusion

August 6, 2018

Michigan Medicine was recently honored for its commitment to diversity and inclusion! Blackdoctor.org — a health and wellness online destination for African Americans — listed the organization among its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity. Each hospital on the list was recognized for delivering quality care at the highest level while promoting equity and inclusion in its operations, programs, services and staffing. “Being named to this list is a wonderful honor, in that it reflects both Michigan Medicine and OHEI’s goal of creating an atmosphere where everyone feels valued and can thrive,” said David J. Brown, associate vice president and associate dean for health…