Updates & Resources

RSS Feed

Faculty workshop: Research impact for early career investigators

May 20, 2022

This session will cover the most prominent citation metrics that junior faculty should be aware of, including H-Index, Journal Impact Factor, and alternative metrics. It will introduce tools available at U-M for accessing metrics and creating simple visualizations to support your impact statements, such as Altmetric Explorer for Institutions, Scopus, and Web of Science. Additional topics will include common misconceptions about metrics, best practices when using metrics and techniques for enhancing impact. Date: Tuesday, Sept. 13 Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m. Location: Zoom Register on the Faculty Development website This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development and…

Week in Review: New sepsis team, commencement — and more!

May 20, 2022

Everything seemed new at Headlines this week — from new doctors earning their medical degrees to a new team tasked with helping team members spot and stop sepsis. There was also the outline of a new organizational structure that will enhance the work done by nurse practitioners and physician assistants. And there was even a look at how the new peony blooms in Nichols Arboretum can provide valuable lessons when it comes to protecting your mental health. In case you missed anything, here’s the Week in Review: Class of 2022 — ‘I hear compassion, I hear courage, I hear passion,…

Save the dates: Gifts of Art Courtyard Concert Series returning this summer

May 19, 2022

Gifts of Art will once again begin hosting outdoor concerts in the University Hospital Courtyard this summer. After taking two years off due to COVID-19, the series returns in a hybrid format — with two concerts per month in the courtyard and two concerts per month streamed live online. All concerts will be held from noon until 1 p.m. Here are the dates of this June’s concerts: Tuesday, June 7: Kerrytown Concert House Jazz featuring the Ellen Rowe Trio (online event)Thursday, June 16: Jazz, funk and blues concert featuring The Motorcity 3 (UH Courtyard)Tuesday, June 21: Piano duo Aebersold &…

Donors needed: Upcoming blood drives (including today!)

May 19, 2022

Did you know that one blood donation can help save the lives of three people? And that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? That's why donation is so important! Sign up for any of the Red Cross' upcoming drives, including one today, May 19, in the Towsley Lobby. Plenty of appointments are still available today and walk-ins are welcome, as space permits. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code goblue for a complete list of U-M blood drives, which include: June 6: Towsley Dining RoomJune 13: Towsley Dining RoomJune 16: Towsley Dining Room Off campus? Enter your zip…

Plan ahead: Taubman parking structure project

May 18, 2022

Please be advised that as part of the P2 (Taubman) parking structure repair project, the upper two levels of the west stair tower, located next to the P3 elevator bank, are expected to be closed from Thursday, May 19 until 6 a.m. on Monday, May 23. The project will be repairing stair pans located within the stair tower. The stair tower will remain accessible at Level 3 and below. Signage will be posted notifying facility users of the temporary closure and alternative access will be available.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation during these repairs.

Peony Garden provides lessons on mental health, community

May 18, 2022

As the days grow warmer, thousands of stalks are breaking through the soil and stretching skyward in the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. The flowers’ growth illustrates an important lesson about support.…

Level up with Microsoft 365 training opportunities!

May 17, 2022

Combining the best of desktop, web, and mobile applications, Microsoft 365 enables the Michigan Medicine community to collaborate in real-time from nearly anywhere, on virtually any device. Take advantage of the learning opportunities below to save time, communicate efficiently with teammates and improve your personal productivity.    Getting started: Task management with Microsoft Planner and To Do  Do you track tasks in a notebook, but seek a more dynamic way to manage them? Are you currently using tools such as Trello or Asana? Learn how Planner and To Do can optimize your task management as well as integrate your tasks and…

Joint Institute 2022 RFP focuses on brain science, data science, reproductive health

May 17, 2022

The Joint Institute partnership between Michigan Medicine and Peking University Health Science Center (PKUHSC) is pleased to announce the latest round of funding opportunities to support collaborative research between the two institutions. The Joint Institute (JI) 2022 Request for Proposals is now open, with Letters of Intent due June 13. The JI is transitioning away from discipline-based programs toward broader, multi-disciplinary research themes. This 2022 Request for Proposals focuses on data science, reproductive health and brain science. (Cancer, a fourth priority area identified for future JI collaborations, has a separate funding mechanism.) Applications from health science disciplines outside the medical…

Register now: ‘Cultural Humility as a Lens into Grief and Loss’ Learning Forum

May 16, 2022

When supporting our diverse patients and families, it is important to understand the cultural differences during end of life and when dealing with grief.  Join us for an engaging panel with patient advisors, Interpreter Services team members and a social worker to learn more about cultural humility and how it relates to grief and loss in diverse communities.   Nursing and Social work continuing educational credits are available.  When: Tuesday, May 24, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Click here to register: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UtO0GswQRP6wBofRZ9_YuQ