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Plan ahead: Upcoming M29 parking lot closure

October 15, 2019

Please be advised that beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, the M29 (pit) surface lot and the drive into the lot is scheduled to be closed for the 23rd annual Walk to Remember event. Signage will be posted to notify parkers to the closure and parkers must vacate the lot and drive to avoid being towed. The lot is anticipated to reopen at the end of the day on Saturday, Oct. 19. Click here for a map of North Campus parking lots

Department of Spiritual Care offers multiple weekly services

October 15, 2019

The Department of Spiritual care offers multiple weekly services at Michigan Medicine for patients, families and staff members. For instance, Catholic Mass services are held six days a week at the University Hospital Chapel. The services are held at 11 a.m. on Sunday and noon daily from Monday through Friday.   If you are interested in receiving updates for Catholic Mass, please call the Department of Spiritual Care at 734-936-4041 to sign up for emails. All members of the Michigan Medicine community are also offered the chance to stop by the following locations for quiet time, prayers, worship and exploration.…

Drop off unneeded medications Saturday across Washtenaw County

October 14, 2019

U-M's Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) is partnering with hospitals, pharmacies, community organizations and police departments across Washtenaw County to host medication take-back events on Saturday, Oct. 19 from…

Workshop to help you develop a plan to move toward success

October 14, 2019

Develop an actionable development guide, learn about the resources available to you and increase connections with others in the organization. "Leadership at All Levels" is a series that focuses on a variety of topics related to institutional priorities.  The next installment of the series will help you take a deeper dive into your Individual Development Plan and begin to outline specific action plans that will move you toward success. Register now for Meaningful Development: Your Individual Development Plan and Action Planning. It will be held on Nov. 19 from noon - 1:30 p.m. at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center's Danto Auditorium.…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Ongoing road work

October 14, 2019

Please be advised that ongoing road work around Ann Arbor may cause traffic delays and several bus routes are currently on detour. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Maiden Lane’s westbound lane, between Nielsen Court and Plymouth Road, is expected to be closed from today until Friday, Oct. 18. Traffic will be shifted into the center lane to maintain two-way traffic.Nielsen Court, between Maiden Lane and Wall Street, is scheduled to be closed through Oct. 19. The adjacent sidewalks on Nielsen Court will also be closed. During…

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Spot the risks for a chance to win prizes!

October 14, 2019

Can you solve this week’s Cybersecurity game? See if you can spot all of the security risks on this employee’s desk. The first 10 people to complete the game win a swag box! Submit contest answers to ia-edawareness@umich.edu. Essentials of encryption Encryption ensures that the data on a device is only accessible by those who have permission to access it. Encryption also prevents sensitive and confidential data from being disclosed to unauthorized individuals should a device be stolen, lost, etc. Everyone has a responsibility to protect university data by using encryption in accordance with UM-IT Standard DS-15. What you need…

Be a flu-perhero! Protect patients, families and each other this flu season

October 14, 2019

At Michigan Medicine, not all heroes wear capes — but they do take all the measures they can to keep patients, families and colleagues safe. During flu season, employees have a chance to be a superhero — or flu-perhero — by getting their annual influenza vaccination. Doing so helps prevent the spread of disease and protects those who mean the most to you. What you need to know this flu season Under the organization’s influenza vaccination policy, faculty, staff, students and volunteers must receive their annual vaccine by Dec. 1, 2019 or receive an approved exemption or declination. Those with an approved…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming road work

October 11, 2019

Please be advised that upcoming road work will likely cause traffic disruptions 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 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, East Ann Street from North Fifth to North Division is scheduled to be closed. Vehicles traveling east on Ann Street will be detoured south on Fifth Avenue, east on East Huron Street then north onto North Division.Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 15, West Summit Street is expected to close in both directions between Brooks Street…

Faculty workshop: Writing successful scientific papers

October 11, 2019

Join this workshop, titled “Top Five Errors Authors Make When Writing Scientific Papers,” sponsored by Faculty Development. Tom Annesley, Ph.D., will discuss ways to avoid the top errors that authors make when developing scientific papers. Among the common errors Annesley will cover are: The introduction: Failure to set the scene for the readerThe results: Confusing data from resultsFigures and tables: Difficulty reading and grasping the messageThe discussion: Making a poor argument for your workResponding to reviewers: Failure to help reviewers see changes When: Tuesday, Nov. 5 Time: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar…