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Medical Education Scholars Program now accepting applications

March 22, 2019

The Department of Learning Health Sciences Medical Education Scholars Program (MESP) is an internationally-acclaimed annual program established in 1998 by the U-M Medical School. MESP provides an opportunity for competitively-selected faculty to study principles of medical education in-depth, with the support and direction of department faculty. The 10-month program is designed for medical school faculty and a limited number of fellows to develop as leaders in medical education. Skills emphasized include educational leadership, teaching and scholarship. Read more about the MESP program and the application deadline. Applications are due May 7. Website: http://lhs.medicine.umich.edu/education/mesp

Apply now for two-year MICHR-K Award

March 22, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the two-year MICHR-K Award. The award provides protected time for a clinician scientist to focus on conducting clinical research. Early career faculty with an M.D. or clinical Ph.D. who are interested in obtaining mentored training in translational sciences are encouraged to apply. This award is offered by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR). Applications are due Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. More details are available here. Website: https://www.michr.umich.edu/rdc/2015/9/17/michr-k-award

Join EMERSE 101 live online training session

March 22, 2019

Join the Data Office for a brand-new live online tutorial that will cover the basics of EMERSE (the Electronic Medical Record Search Engine), an easy-to-use, self-service search engine for the free text documents coming from Michigan Medicine's electronic health record systems. This tutorial, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, will teach you how to: Access 160 million progress notes, history and physicals, outpatient clinic visit notes, radiology reports, pathology reports, and even older CareWeb notes for your research! Find a cohort based on a set of search terms, and save the cohort…

Parking update

March 22, 2019

A message from the Michigan Medicine Leadership Team Dear Michigan Medicine community, As you are aware, it is a high priority for us to improve patient access to care, including providing adequate and convenient parking. In the last few days, we have begun to share information about changes in parking space allocations that were recommended by a cross-disciplinary Advisory Committee convened last year to identify options to improve parking and transportation. These changes outlined reallocation of select gold and blue spaces in various parking structures and flat lots, with the intent of creating an additional 280 patient and visitor parking spaces in the P3…

Check out a March Madness-themed episode of The Wrap!

March 22, 2019

A special March Madness-themed episode of The Wrap is now available! This week, Corey Snyder of MedSport stopped by to show how Michigan Medicine experts help athletes get back in the game. Listeners can also learn about a "slam dunk" of a deal from Play It Again Sports, and faculty and staff have a chance to beat the buzzer and win a great prize — and maybe even an Amazon Echo — by answering the weekly trivia question. Tune in below! ?

Week in Review: Week of March 18, 2019

March 22, 2019

? March Madness is here, so “tip-off” your weekend in style with the Headlines Week in Review! Over the past few days, readers learned about MedSport, a Michigan Medicine clinic that…

Learn the basics of budgeting for research grants at May 7 workshop

March 21, 2019

The principal investigator (the project director) has primary responsibility for budget planning for a new research proposal. Not only should the budget translate science into numbers, but it should also be reasonable, allocable, allowable and consistently applied. Join MICHR for an interactive workshop presenting the basics of budgeting for research grants. Learn how to calculate indirect costs, determine calendar months for effort, complete other budget components and write a budget justification. There will also be discussion about how to monitor expenses after you are awarded and the closeout (FFR) process. This budgeting workshop is modeled using a NIH budget format…

Participate in 10th annual Ride for Recovery

March 21, 2019

A decade ago, Michigan Medicine nurse anesthetist Christine Shrewsbury partnered with Dawn Farm in Ypsilanti to create the annual “Ride for Recovery” fundraiser. Shrewsbury, along with a small group of nurses anesthetists called Team MANA (Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists) have remained committed to this event, which has grown to include about 400-500 people annually. This year, the 10th Annual Ride for Recovery will take place on Sunday, April 28 on Dawn Farm (6633 Stony Creek Road in Ypsilanti). There are four bike rides and a run/walk for participants to choose from. The event will conclude with a Recovery Celebration…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Road closures for Ann Arbor Marathon

March 21, 2019

Please be advised that roads are scheduled to be closed around the city this Sunday due to the Ann Arbor Marathon. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From 4 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, the following roads are expected to be closed: Hill from Brown to State Fifth from Hill to Madison (closed until 3 p.m.) Brown from Hoover to Hill South Division from Hoover to Hill Hoover from Brown to Division State to South University South University to East University East…