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New Pharmacy Technician Training Program grabs spotlight on latest episode of The Wrap

September 24, 2021

https://youtu.be/mpt0uzQV5kA How much do you know about the important work of pharmacy technicians? You can learn all about the job, including a new program designed to train techs at Michigan Medicine, on the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast! Check it out via the YouTube video above or media player below. And be sure to pass along this podcast to any friends or family members you know who may be interested in a career change. Please note, the media player is not compatible with Internet Explorer, so open this story in a new browser or search for The Wrap…

Tenure track promotion and tenure Q&A

September 24, 2021

This upcoming Q&A will provide a conversational platform to discuss questions that you have regarding promotion and tenure on the tenure track. This session will specifically cover promotion from assistant to associate professor on the tenure track — bring your questions and ask experts from Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development!    In order to efficiently address all of your questions and concerns, please submit questions you have and any items you would like to discuss by Friday, Oct. 29 to UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.   Date: Thursday, Nov. 4 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Location: Zoom - Link will be sent in registration confirmation email Register online…

You’re invited: CBSSM Bioethics Grand Rounds

September 24, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Leah Litman, an assistant professor in the U-M Law School, will present "Abortion Legislation in the Wake of the New Texas Law." Litman's talk is part of the Center for Biethics and Social Sciences in Medicine Grand Rounds series, and is being co-sponsored by Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital. From noon until 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, Litman will explain the current litigation surrounding Texas SB8 and what might come next. Click here for more information. CBSSM's Clinical Ethics Service sponsors the monthly Bioethics Grand Rounds. CME credit is available for Michigan Medicine faculty and staff.  CME…

Week in Review: Favorite fall activities; FY22 Valuations — and more!

September 24, 2021

https://youtu.be/mpt0uzQV5kA The rain has finally stopped, so it’s time to soak in all the stories at Headlines you may have missed this week. On Monday, faculty and staff shared their favorite…

September is National Preparedness Month: Prepare for disasters

September 23, 2021

Remember — September is National Preparedness Month! Emergency Management Operations has published resources to assist you in being prepared. Please visit their website to review weekly steps you can take to…

Project update: P5 (CVC) parking structure critical construction repairs

September 23, 2021

Please be advised that critical repairs associated with the P5 (CVC) Parking Structure continue to progress. Here’s what you need to know if you park in the area: Gold and Patient/Visitor parking spaces, with the exception of approximately 10 Patient/Visitor spaces for construction staging, should reopen by the end of this week.At the end of this week, the project team is expected to start applying a waterproofing layer within the Phase 1 work area (lane adjacent to the CVC main entrance). This is heat-applied and can have a strong odor, but will be done in the open air and is not dangerous.Early…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Lane closures around Ann Arbor

September 22, 2021

Please be advised of lane closures scheduled to take place 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: Beginning today, Sept. 22, fiber-optic service upgrades are taking place in downtown Ann Arbor. In relation to that work, temporary lane closures are expected on East Kingsley Street, North First Street, Miller Avenue and Catherine Street.Loading/unloading of construction materials, removal and installation of concrete driveway openings and approaches, and the removal and replacement of pavement may cause these closures.Pedestrian traffic may…

Call for nominees: MADC junior investigator conference award

September 22, 2021

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center is pleased to announce that the competition for the Isadore and Margaret Mezey Junior Investigator Conference Award is now open. The award is available to junior investigators (graduate students, post docs, fellows, assistant professors) from U-M, Michigan State University or Wayne State University who have a keen interest in advancing their careers in the dementia field. The award will pay up to $1,000 for expenses associated with participation in one national or international conference focusing on the latest discoveries in neurodegenerative research and clinical practices. Up to two awards will be determined by a review committee, and awardees must…

Create a culture of connection within your team

September 21, 2021

Have your team members expressed feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Are you wondering how to best support your colleagues’ well-being in a remote, hybrid or face-to-face work environment? Whether working remotely or onsite, MHealthy’s free “Leaders Creating a Culture of Connection” virtual workshops can help. Facilitated by an MHealthy training specialist, these workshops are customized to your team’s needs and provide strategies and tools needed to feel connected, manage well-being challenges and fully thrive in today’s work environment. ‘Renewed sense of excitement’ More than 1,200 managers, supervisors and influencers have attended “Leaders Creating a Culture” workshops to date, applying what they…