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Reminder: July 4 parking and transportation update

July 2, 2020

Please be advised that enforcement in campus lots and structures will be suspended beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 and lasting until 6 a.m. on Monday, July 6, with the exception of P1, P2/P3, P4, P5 and the Arbor Heights (M95) parking lots. Additionally, campus transit service as well as the East Ann Arbor Employee Parking Shuttle and Late Night service will not operate on Friday, July 3 and the July 4 holiday.  Please note that the EAA shuttle and Late Night service will run until midnight on Thursday, July 2 and not operate on Friday, July 3.…

Disclose outside interests in M-Inform in July

July 2, 2020

It will soon be time to review and update your job-related outside interest disclosures in M-Inform in July. Employees who are required to annually disclose job-related outside interests (e.g., executives, managers, faculty, house officers, PAs, APRNs and certain research staff) will receive an email reminder at the beginning of July to kick-off the annual disclosure period.  The email reminder will include a link to M-Inform with instructions on how to complete your disclosure. Recall, M-Inform is the U-M online outside interest disclosure system. Even if you do not have a job-related outside interest, you must still log into M-Inform to complete conflict-of-interest training and…

The Wrap looks back at Pride Month and the way Michigan Medicine serves the LGBTQ+ community

July 2, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYCtykLteOE&feature=youtu.be Earlier this week wrapped up Pride Month. And in its honor, The Wrap took a closer look at the way Michigan Medicine serves the LGBTQ+ community, including details of the Comprehensive Gender Services Program. Learn how the program provides gender-affirming care for transgender, non-binary and gender non-comforming patients. And once you finish watching the in-depth discussion, be sure to participate in the weekly trivia contest! Watch a video version of the employee podcast via YouTube above or check out an audio-only version in the media player below. Please note, the media player is not compatible with Internet Explorer, so…

Be happy, safe and healthy this Fourth of July!

July 2, 2020

Independence Day may look a bit different this year. Many cities have canceled their annual fireworks shows or parades, and families may have put off barbecues and picnics. But that doesn’t…

Workshops: Change management and strategic execution

July 2, 2020

The Office of Faculty Development will host two workshops for faculty and staff on the topics of change management and strategic execution on Sept. 18. Change management: Moving from strategy to implementation After this session participants will be able to: Understand the concept of “change management” and recognition of various change modelsIdentify the role of judgment and critical thinking in the change processUnderstand the need for alignment of leadership – shared visionUnderstand “commander’s intent” in change initiativesDevelop strategies for managing key stakeholders using models Date: Friday, Sept. 18 Time: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location: Held online - link will…

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month to keep you hydrated and safe this summer

July 1, 2020

The Healthy Eating Tip of the Month for July is focused on being well hydrated and staying safe during the summer months! If you are at the hospital, visit the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display located in the University Hospital Café to learn all about water and its health benefits. In addition, learn about the role of dietary antioxidants in non-melanoma skin cancer prevention. Handouts are also available at the display on the B1 level of the Rogel Cancer Center. You can visit the HETM website to view online materials from this month and previous months, too!

LHS seminar to discuss COVID-19 lessons learned from Italy, Spain and the U.S.

July 1, 2020

Please join the Department of Learning Health Sciences for a special webinar session on Wednesday, July 29 from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.   This 90-minute webinar is designed to share the work of an internationalcollaboration to develop the foundation for a global Learning Health System addressing COVID-19 and future public health crises. Presenters will share lessons learned from Italy, Spain and the U.S., including describing a proposed international comprehensive systemic framework for collection, management and analysis of high-quality data to inform decisions in managing the clinical response and social measures to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, presenters will discuss how…

Adolescent Health Initiative announces virtual 2020 Connection Session

July 1, 2020

The Adolescent Health Initiative is pleased to announce the fifth annual Connection Session, "Practicing Adolescent-Centered Trauma-Informed Care in a Clinical Setting," which will be completely virtual this fall! The 2020 Connection Session is designed for health care professionals who serve adolescents, including physicians, nurses, social workers, health center managers and other youth-serving community professionals. This interactive event is funded in part through support from the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Lifelong Learning at Michigan Medicine. The date will be announced soon with registration to follow. Click here for more information. Website: http://bit.ly/AHIConnects

Radiation dosimeters due

July 1, 2020

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today, July 1. If you have not yet done so, please return your June (or second quarter) dosimetry to your departmental dosimetry contact and retrieve your July (or third quarter) dosimetry. The wear period is indicated on the front and back of the dosimeter. If your department is operating under reduced staffing (due to COVID-19) and your departmental dosimetry contact is unable to exchange your dosimetry, you should continue to wear your June (or second quarter) dosimetry until you receive your July (or third quarter) dosimetry. However, effort should be…