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National Preparedness Month: Get involved!

September 25, 2017

In honor of National Preparedness Month, Michigan Medicine Emergency Management Operations is offering tips and suggestions to faculty and staff each week to help keep them safe in case of an emergency. The final installment focuses on getting involved in your community: Get your campus, business, faith-based organization and community organization prepared for an emergency Join Weather Ready Nation Sign up for Ready Business Workshop Become a member of a local Community Emergency Response Team (find a local team)   Review your department's critical incident plan and know the location of your safe rooms Review the Active Attacker Video For…

UH South Wellness Center open houses postponed

September 22, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand during the first open house event, MHealthy is working on an alternative way to register Michigan Medicine faculty and staff for a UH South Wellness Center membership. Therefore, all previously scheduled open house events have been canceled, until the details of a new plan are finalized. Please look for further communications in the coming days.MHealthy staff are working on the details of implementing a lottery process to distribute memberships, given the level of interest in the UH South Wellness Center. More information will be posted on the UH South Wellness Center website when available and communicated…

Recently published something? Let Medicine at Michigan know!

September 22, 2017

Medicine at Michigan seeks news of publications — books, articles, chapters, etc. — written or edited by faculty, as well as health apps developed by faculty and/or students. For publications: please send the title, a list of all U-M-affiliated co-authors/editors, publisher/journal name and publication date. For mobile apps: please send a short description of the purpose (including intended audience of the app), a list of all U-M faculty and students involved, badge graphics, and links to iTunes and/or Google Play listings. Content is due to Lauren Crawford (lmcrawfo@med.umich.edu) by Monday, Oct. 2, for inclusion on the Medicine at Michigan website. Publications…

Keynote speakers announced for 2017 Faculty Development Symposium

September 22, 2017

Please join the Office of Faculty Development to hear from keynote speakers and take part in discussions invaluable to faculty development at its 2017 symposium. Discover how LSA’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) is helping to enhance diversity in higher education and society from Dr. Tabbye Chavous, director of NCID and a professor of education and professor of psychology.  Hear how the Mayo Clinic is tackling physician burnout from Dr. Lotte Dyrbye, associate director of the Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-Being at the Mayo Clinic.Learn how leadership communication can transform your workplace from Dr. Wolfgang Stehr, division chief of pediatric surgery at…

As flu season begins, help protect patients, families and colleagues

September 22, 2017

Flu do you love? Everyone at Michigan Medicine has a responsibility to protect patients, families and each other from the spread of disease. That’s why Headlines wants to know who you…

Week in Review: Week of Sept. 18, 2017

September 22, 2017

Shanah Tovah to all of those who celebrated Rosh Hashanah this week! That holiday — along with Yom Kippur — was highlighted in Headlines as faculty and staff learned about the…

LGBTQ health webinars available to faculty, staff

September 21, 2017

Michigan Medicine is offering you and members of your team an opportunity to learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) health through a series of webinars. The webinars are available due to Michigan's Medicine's participation in the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index. They are free and available to all employees at all levels.If interested, there is also the opportunity for free continuing medical education credit for completing the webinars.For more information on a variety of LGBTQ health topics and to access the trainings, please click here. Faculty and staff can log in using Michigan Medicine’s Facility ID:…

Taubman Institute symposium features expert on multiple sclerosis

September 21, 2017

The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s 2017 symposium will feature the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize to University of California-San Francisco physician-scientist Stephen L. Hauser, M.D. Hauser is being honored in recognition of his decades of research, which led to the first-ever drug therapy for patients with advanced multiple sclerosis. He will deliver his keynote talk, “Beating Multiple Sclerosis:  A Story of B-cells, From Bench to Bedside and Back Again,” at the symposium, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 20. The symposium will also feature a commemoration of the Taubman Institute’s 10th anniversary since its founding by late…

Off-site staff asked to support Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive

September 20, 2017

Michigan Medicine is participating again this year in the annual Michigan Harvest Gathering, a food and fund drive sponsored by the Michigan Hospitals and Health Association. The drive will take place from Oct. 23 through Nov. 3 In order for the food drive to be successful, contacts need to be identified for all participating off-site locations, including the Kellogg Eye Center, KMS, Domino’s Farms, etc. All off-site locations should complete the Michigan Medicine Food Drive Form and submit via email to ritam@med.umich.edu. Please note that carts and money boxes will be strategically placed throughout the main medical campus (UH, CVC,…