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Dealing with canceled summer plans? Join Mott for virtual camp fun!

July 1, 2020

Are you looking for something exciting — and enriching — for your kids over the summer? If so, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has the ideal solution: Camp Little Victors. Camp Little Victors is a virtual…

Manage your alcohol and have a safer summer

June 30, 2020

Getting together with friends and family this summer may look a little different. Instead of large barbecues, concerts, festivals or parties, it’s more likely small groups gathering while practicing social distancing.…

Quality Month poster submission deadline approaching

June 30, 2020

Submissions are still being accepted for the 2020 Quality Month poster session. Due date for submission is Friday, July 10. Click here to submit a poster.  If your team is interested in submitting a poster but needs an extension, please email Quality-Month@med.umich.edu. If you are part of a team working on an improvement project or are looking for resources to help with a project, the Quality Department website has an abundance of tools and templates that can help. Each tool comes with instructions for use (some have links to short learning videos) and a completed sample. To assist you in identifying the…

BMA to host ‘Conversations on Being Black in America’

June 29, 2020

The Black Medical Association is inviting all members of the Michigan Medicine community to attend “Conversations on Being Black in America,” with speaker Adam Foss. Foss is the founder and executive director at Prosecutor Impact (PI), a non-profit organization that develops innovative curriculum and experiential training for prosecutors across the country. He is a former assistant district attorney in the Juvenile Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’ s Office (SCDAO) in Boston and a fierce advocate for criminal justice reform and the importance of the role of the prosecutor in ending mass incarceration. Most recently, Foss appeared in the…

Plan ahead: July 4 parking and transportation update

June 29, 2020

Please be advised that enforcement in campus lots and structures will be suspended beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 and lasting until 6 a.m. on Monday, July 6, with the exception of P1, P2/P3, P4, P5 and the Arbor Heights (M95) parking lots. Additionally, campus transit service as well as the East Ann Arbor Employee Parking Shuttle and Late Night service will not operate on Friday, July 3 and the July 4 holiday.  Please note that the EAA shuttle and Late Night service will run until midnight on Thursday, July 2 and not operate on Friday, July 3.…

Video: Dietetic Internship Program provides COVID-19 health tips

June 29, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DYaBzFPbcs&feature=youtu.be The Dietetic Internship Program is part of the Program for Multicultural Health (PMCH) Community Service-Learning internships that occur annually each summer.  The internships allow students to utilize theory learned in the classroom and apply it to the real world. Students gain practical knowledge and skills to develop, implement and evaluate community-based, culturally-responsive nutrition education for diverse populations at schools, housing communities, summer camps and faith-based organizations. PMCH has partnered with the U-M School of Public Health Department of Nutritional Sciences for eight years. The program has created an informational video to help educate the community on different ways to boost…

Employee health plans factor into state auto insurance reform

June 26, 2020

Michigan’s long-discussed auto insurance reform legislation takes effect July 1, 2020. It’s been touted as a means of reducing drivers’ insurance premiums, but homework may be needed for employees to understand how it affects them. What is auto reform? Public Acts 21 and 22, amendments to the state’s Insurance Code, were adopted by the Michigan legislature last year and become active Tuesday, July 1. Before reform, Michigan drivers were required to pay a set, state-required charge for personal injury protection, or PIP, insurance. This coverage pays the medical costs of the insured for injuries due to auto accidents. As a…

Plan ahead and expect delays: East Ann Street road closure

June 26, 2020

Please be advised that a utility project along East Ann Street is expected to caused traffic disruptions around the academic medical center next week. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Expected to begin on Monday, June 29, and last through Tuesday, June 30, the westbound lanes of East Ann Street, adjacent to the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center, will be closed for ongoing utility work. Access to the CVC will be maintained via the roundabout from northbound Observatory Street and eastbound East Ann Street.  Northbound Observatory Street…

Workshops: Resilience & wellness series

June 26, 2020

These hour-long workshops are part of a series designed specifically for the U-M Medical School. They may be taken individually, so feel free to register for as many as you'd like. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. Joy MultiplierJuly 15  |  Noon - 1 p.m.  |  Held onlineFacilitated by Meg Dobson, M.D., assistant professor of family medicineRegister now OptimismJuly 17  |  Noon - 12:50 p.m.  |  Held onlineFacilitated by David Fessell, M.D., professor of radiology and certified executive coachRegister now Awe…