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Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming maintenance projects

June 13, 2019

Please be advised that upcoming construction projects are scheduled to take place around the academic medical center campus. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. today and tomorrow (June 13 and 14), the city is expected to work on the curb on the westbound south side of Fuller Road between Maiden Lane and the Fuller Park Pool. Traffic will be maintained with an arrowboard, signs and cones. Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day from Monday, June 17…

The Wrap celebrates Pride Month!

June 13, 2019

A new episode of The Wrap is here and this time, the employee podcast is celebrating Pride Month! Take a listen below as Pedro Coracides of the Office of Patient Experience discusses Pride and all the resources and groups available at Michigan Medicine for members of the LGBTQ+ community. You’ll also have the chance to win a great prize and learn about an exculsive discount available only to faculty and staff. Check it out today!

Latin Jazz concert coming to University Hospital courtyard

June 12, 2019

Pete Siers, leader of Los Gatos, is an intensely physical and dynamic player on timbales, coro and percussion. Other world-class performers in the group include: Cary Kocher, on vibes and coro; Kurt Krahnke, bass; Brian Di Blassio, piano and coro; and Al Di Blassio, congas, vocals and percussion. The rhythm section is remarkable, but many also love the vibraphone, which can send a cool flow down your back on a hot summer day. On Thursday, Los Gatos will perform a free performance as part of the Michigan…

Save time preparing your favorite veggies

June 12, 2019

You’ve stocked up on your favorite vegetables at an M Farmers Market or your local grocery store — now what? Sign up for MHealthy’s new Vegetable-of-the-Week newsletter and get new ideas for preparing your market finds. Each issue, which will be released between July 8 and Sept. 9, highlights one vegetable available at the M Farmers Markets or your local grocery store and will allow you to: Get tips on how to choose the freshest vegetables View how-to videos with time-saving tips for cleaning, cutting and cooking your favorite vegetables Get easy, budget-friendly recipes M Farmers Markets return to campus in July Starting…

Reminder: Eat more fruits and vegetables with Colorful Choices

June 11, 2019

Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. Despite knowing the benefits, it is still difficult for many to get the recommended daily servings. That’s where the Colorful Choices program can help. Over the last few years, this eight-week online nutrition program has helped thousands of participants eat more produce. Registration is now open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Tracking starts June 24. No calorie counting or measuring Colorful Choices encourages you to eat fruits and vegetables without worrying about counting calories,…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming road closures

June 11, 2019

Please be advised that upcoming maintenance projects and special events are anticipated to cause road closures around Ann Arbor. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12 until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, northbound South State Street between Stimson and Oakbrook Drive is scheduled to be closed for duct bank work. Traffic will be detoured east along East Eisenhower Parkway, north along South Industrial Highway, west along Stimson Street, back to South State Street. Southbound traffic will be…

Michigan Medicine Retail Food Survey coming June 16-23

June 11, 2019

Now is your opportunity to share feedback and rate your retail food services dining experience at Michigan Medicine! Two different survey options will be available from June 16-23 to help you rate the food suppliers who serve you on campus, depending on location. The surveys have been developed to measure feedback and overall satisfaction and will take participants only 2-3 minutes to complete. Whether or not you use retail food venues, your thoughts are welcome! Your participation will enable the organization to gain valuable insight to help improve operations and your overall dining experience. Some of the retail food initiatives…

Don’t forget: Nominate champions of disability issues

June 10, 2019

Nominations are being accepted for the 30th annual James T. Neubacher Award. The award is presented to a faculty or staff member, student, alumna or alumnus for significant achievements in: Promoting acceptance and awareness of people with disabilities. Advocating for the civil rights of people with disabilities. Removing barriers to full participation in programs and services for people with disabilities. The award includes a stipend provided by the Office of the President and is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity, University Human Resources, the U-M Council for Disability Concerns, Michigan Medicine and the Office of the President. Submissions are…

In case you missed it: Latest episode of The Wrap highlights the Ypsilanti Health Center

June 10, 2019

In case you missed it, The Wrap recently hit the road and traveled to Ypsilanti to give listeners a closer look at the unique offerings at Michigan Medicine’s Ypsilanti Health Center. Clinic manager Ladele Cochran explained all that is available at the YHC, including a food pantry, legal services, child safety equipment and more. There was also the employee perk of the week and trivia contest. Take a listen below!