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Managing seasonal depression: Tips and resources to help you navigate the season

January 29, 2020

In Michigan, after the excitement fades of cider and donuts, Halloween and Thanksgiving food, we know that winter is coming. The days are shorter and the night skies are longer. The…

Watch: Well-balanced recipe can help you manage diabetes

January 29, 2020

When you think of carbohydrates, you probably think of bread, pasta and potatoes. But carbs are also in grains, legumes, starchy vegetables, milk, yogurt and fruit. They’re one of the three main energy sources in our food and they provide the body’s preferred fuel source for the brain, nervous system, and exercising muscle: glucose. And while it’s often prescribed for diabetes patients, you shouldn’t cut carbohydrates out completely. Click here to learn more about low carb diet do's and don'ts, and watch a video showcasing a well-balanced sample recipe you can try at home!

Free concert to feature jazz music and more

January 29, 2020

Beth Stalker will perform as part of Thursday's concert. The Jake Reichbart Trio features vocalist and guitarist Beth Stalker. A Detroit native, Stalker was an American Idol finalist, has won 7 Detroit Music Awards and performs in a variety of musical styles. For the past 25 years, guitar virtuoso Jake Reichbart has been delighting audiences in the Great Lakes region and beyond. Along the way, he has picked up numerous praises and awards for his performances and recordings. While a noted bandleader and an in-demand sideman, Reichbart has made a name for himself with his instrumental solo work. Check the…

Graduate Medical Education to offer innovation fund brainstorming session

January 29, 2020

Innovators frequently focus on the implementation of their educational innovation, but demonstrating effectiveness through robust, predefined outcomes can facilitate the adoption of the innovation.  Please join the Office of Graduate Medical Education and RISE for an interactive workshop to explore the development of high-level outcomes for innovative education ideas you have in the pipeline . The workshop will take place from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19 in 2817 Medical Science Building II. The session is open to all. Please register for this session via EventBrite. Through its GME Innovation Fund, the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) provides funding…

Brighton: One city, two world-class facilities

January 28, 2020

Having two Michigan Medicine Brighton clinics down the street from each other can sometimes be confusing to visitors. The graphic below is a tool meant to help faculty and staff direct patients to the correct clinic. So next time someone asks about visiting the Michigan Medicine clinic in Brighton, make sure to ask “Which one? Primary or specialty care?” and point them in the right direction. To learn more, click here for a convenient one-page resource.

Surface cutting-edge research ideas with MICHR

January 28, 2020

Do you have a brand new, loosely formed or well-established group who wants to surface cutting-edge research ideas, build collaborations and shared research agendas, and develop strategic action plans or grant…

Last chance to nominate: 2020 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award

January 28, 2020

Award nominations for the 2020 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award are closing soon! Friday, Jan. 31 is the last day to nominate an individual, program or organization that is doing exceptional work in the field of adolescent health. Winners of this award will have demonstrated the Adolescent Health Initiative core values of collaboration, diversity and inclusion, expertise, innovation, quality, and responsiveness through their work. You may submit multiple nominations and self-nominations are welcome. Winners will be announced at the 2020 Conference on Adolescent Health. Website: http://bit.ly/AHIConfer

Cyber Safety – Review in 2: Wiping sensitive data from personal devices

January 28, 2020

Welcome back to the monthly Cyber Safety – Review in 2! The goal of these messages is to increase awareness of key cybersecurity topics by presenting important information that can be reviewed in two minutes or less. January’s Cyber Safety — Review in 2: Wiping sensitive data from personal devices Many employees use personally-owned mobile devices — a smartphone, tablet or laptop, etc. — for daily work at Michigan Medicine. Perhaps you got a new one over the holidays. Before you recycle, resell or dispose of your current personal device, you need to “wipe” it and take steps to remove any personal…

What you need to know about the novel coronavirus

January 28, 2020

Michigan Medicine and the University of Michigan are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus causing an outbreak of respiratory illness. More information can be found at these links: University of Michigan Public Affairs University Health Service Michigan Medicine Infection Prevention & Epidemiology Michigan Medicine blog post If you have any questions, please contact Michigan Medicine Infection Prevention & Epidemiology at 734-936-6355.