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Beyond backpacks: Help students get school supplies and healthy meals

August 19, 2019

Another school year will begin soon and the Michigan Medicine community will once again have the opportunity to make an impact on the 1,300 K-12 students in Washtenaw County who are…

Week in Review: Week of Aug. 12, 2019

August 16, 2019

This week, Headlines featured a number of stories designed to strengthen the Michigan Medicine community, the care provided within the organization and — most importantly — you! For instance, employees were…

Apply now for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion mini-grants

August 16, 2019

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is seeking applications for its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Mini-Grant Program. The program provides an opportunity to acknowledge, inform, reinvigorate and refocus departmental and unit efforts on activities that promote respect for and learning about others. The grant program is funded by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and the Dean of the Medical School. Grant submissions should align with the strategic priorities of Michigan Medicine to enhance inclusion, increase diversity and promote equity across the institution for our patients, faculty and staff. All Michigan Medicine faculty,…

Workshop: AAMC’s certificate in teaching quality improvement and patient safety

August 16, 2019

The goal of AAMC’s ‘Teaching for Quality’ initiative is to ensure that every medical school and teaching hospital in the U.S. has access to faculty who are ready, able and willing to engage in and lead education in quality improvement, patient safety and the reduction of excess health care costs. The U-M Medical School’s specific aim is to develop faculty to create and implement these educational activities for medical students, residents and fellows, clinicians and other personnel in Michigan Medicine. Target audience. The workshop is designed for faculty and other Michigan Medicine personnel who: Already have a basic knowledge of…

Two research-track town halls for faculty coming in September, October

August 16, 2019

Join Lisa Prosser, Ph.D., M.S., assistant dean for research faculty and staff from the Office of Faculty Development, for an overview of appointment and promotion requirements as well as faculty development programs and resources available to research faculty. Are you a research investigator interested in learning more about the research scientist and research professor tracks?Are you an assistant research scientist or research associate professor and would like to learn more about the promotion process and requirements?Are you an associate research scientist, research scientist, research associate professor or research professor interested in mentoring junior research faculty?Are you interested in learning more…

The Wrap highlights Employee Appreciation Day!

August 15, 2019

This week’s episode of The Wrap was all about you — Michigan Medicine employees! The show was recorded live at Employee Appreciation Day, so you can hear directly from attendees about…

Parking and transportation update

August 15, 2019

On Aug. 12, a number of parking changes were made to create additional patient and visitor spaces on the main medical campus. Based on feedback and questions from our employees, below is additional information regarding parking and transportation. Blue and Gold permits Main campus manages the sale of all permits. The number of permits sold is not capped. The campus parking system is an open system in that parkers are not assigned to specific lots or locations but can park in any location around campus where their permit is valid. Campus has also established specific criteria for Gold permits. That information…

Apply now for Promoting Progress in Statistics award

August 15, 2019

Are you looking to develop novel statistical methodology? Does this work have high potential for advancing clinical and translational research? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the Promoting Progress in Statistics (ProPS) award. The goals of this award are to enhance the validity, accuracy or efficiency of clinical and translational research; to foster faculty and trainees in developing new statistical methods; and to provide a resource for generating preliminary data as a foundation for external grant applications and publication success. Applications are open to faculty from all schools and colleges at U-M. The funding is offered by the…

Plan ahead: Wall Street parking structure project

August 15, 2019

Please be advised that a maintenance project is scheduled for the Wall Street parking structure beginning next week. Plan ahead if you will be parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From Monday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 23, concrete and waterproofing repairs are anticipated to occur at the Wall Street structure.  Approximately four parking spaces will be impacted at a time during this work.