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Faculty workshop: Community coffee chats

September 20, 2019

In order to assist in building community for faculty within the medical school, the Faculty Development Office is rolling out Community Coffee Chats. The intention of the coffee chats is to gather faculty from across all departments, tracks and ranks for networking, socializing and to discuss topics important to all faculty.  Everyone needs a coffee in the morning, right? When you register, you will have the opportunity to choose which theme is most important to you for discussion. The theme will be announced one week prior to the chat based on the results received. A content expert will be present…

Faculty workshop: Early Career Kickstart: Instructional track

September 20, 2019

These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information to get you started at Michigan. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the instructional track.   Other topics will include: funding and grant resources, hiring in the lab, mentoring, medical education, giving feedback and self-care.  Established instructional track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid. Intended audience: Medical school instructional track faculty (and clinical lecturers who are interested in the instructional track)…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Road closures around Ann Arbor

September 20, 2019

Please be advised that road work and special events are expected to cause road closures around Ann Arbor in the coming days. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From 3 p.m. until midnight today, Maynard Street from East Liberty Street to the entrance of the Maynard Street parking structure is expected to be closed for the Movies on Maynard event. The parking structure will remain accessible from both Maynard and Thompson Streets. East Washington Street from South Thayer to Fletcher is scheduled to be…

Week in Review: Week of Sept. 16, 2019

September 20, 2019

This week, Michigan Medicine employees stole the show! They did so literally — by taking part in the employee art exhibition — and figuratively, as superstar faculty and staff were recognized…

This week’s episode of The Wrap was a social affair!

September 19, 2019

Have you wanted to learn how to make more of a professional impact on social media? Or are you interested in finding out the best ways to share the exceptional work you and your colleagues are performing? If so, tune in to the latest episode of The Wrap, where you can find tips and resources to help you enhance your personal professional social media profiles. Listeners can also get details of an exclusive discount thanks to their MCard, and there was the weekly trivia contest. Check it out below!

Learn more about Michigan Medicine’s policy on service animals

September 19, 2019

As a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion, Michigan Medicine is committed to ensuring equal access for all of those in the community. According to the Affordable Care Act, Section 1557, a patient cannot be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Many patients with disabilities come to Michigan Medicine using assistive devices like wheelchairs, walkers and canes. In addition, some patients may be accompanied by a service animal that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for their handlers. For example, a dog that calms a person with post-traumatic…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Hayward Street closure to impact parking areas

September 19, 2019

Please be advised that an upcoming road work project along Hayward Street is expected to impact North Campus parking areas. Plan ahead and expect delays if you will be traveling or parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: On Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22, Hayward Street between Murfin Avenue and Hubbard Road is scheduled to be closed to vehicular traffic for milling and repaving. As a result, parking lots NC48, NC21, NC20, NC28 and NC29 will be closed.The lots will be closed the evening of Friday, Sept. 20 to ensure vehicles are removed prior to the…

HITS ‘Help Me Now’ walk-in centers to be closed Friday, Sept. 20

September 19, 2019

Please be advised that all three Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) “Help Me Now” walk-in centers will close at 5 p.m. later today (Thursday, Sept. 19), and will re-open at 8 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23. If you need assistance during this period, you can reach HITS as follows: Click on the online customer service portalCall the HITS Service Desk 24/7 at 734-936-8000

Calling all ‘Little Victors!’

September 19, 2019

Before you know it, 2020 will be here! That means it’s time to nominate your “Little Victor” to be featured in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s 2020 calendar! What does each child receive? All nominated children will be featured in some way in the 2020 calendar. Each child also will be featured at some point during the course of 2020 as a “Little Victor” on Mott’s social media channels. Each child will be invited to attend the Calendar Launch Party and autograph session in December. Each family will receive two complimentary copies of the 2020 calendar. Additional calendars will be available for…