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Improve your sleep, online and for free

October 20, 2017

Sleep deprivation is a silent epidemic. Many individuals end up prioritizing work, school and socializing over getting enough high-quality sleep each night. And if you're not getting enough sleep, you're at…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming road work

October 20, 2017

Please be advised that a number of road construction projects are scheduled to take place 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:Beginning today, Miller Ave. is expected to be closed to westbound traffic between M-14 and North Maple Rd.Traffic will be detoured north on North Maple Rd. through the roundabouts at the M-14 interchange and west on the westbound M-14 ramp back to Miller Ave.The closure is expected to last until Friday, Oct. 27From 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, East…

Career coaching to be featured at upcoming mentoring forum 

October 20, 2017

Join MICHR and the Medical School Office of Faculty Development for "Coaching for a Successful and More Satisfying Career," by Doris Rubio, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh. Rubio serves as professor of medicine, biostatistics, nursing, and clinical & translational science and is the associate vice provost for faculty. Rubio's presentation will be followed by the 2017 MICHR Distinguished Mentor Awards Ceremony, presented by George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., associate dean for clinical & translational research at the U-M Medical School, executive director of MICHR and executive director for translational research in the Office of Research. Career coaching is an effective…

Week in Review: Week of Oct. 16, 2017

October 20, 2017

This week, Headlines highlighted many of the employees who make Michigan Medicine among the leaders in research, training and health care. Among those featured were two nurses who met at University…

Plan ahead: Road maintenance work

October 19, 2017

Please be advised that weekend maintenance work is scheduled to take place on a number of roads adjacent to the academic medical center.Plan ahead if you will be traveling in the area.Here’s what you need to know:From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on both Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22, a crew will be filling in cracks on East Hospital Dr., East Medical Center Dr., West Medical Center Dr., and Simpson Rd.Traffic will continue to flow during these repairs and minimal delays are expected.  

Taubman Institute symposium features expert on multiple sclerosis

October 19, 2017

Don't forget, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s 2017 symposium will take place on Friday, Oct. 20, and 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.The symposium will also feature a commemoration of the Taubman Institute’s 10th anniversary since its founding by late philanthropist…

You’re invited: Quality Month events coming next week

October 19, 2017

Quality Month continues at Michigan Medicine with two events next week. These events are a time to celebrate the hard work, collaboration and accomplishments of teams across the organization who successfully…

Attend special lecture on refugee, migrant child health

October 18, 2017

Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy sponsored by the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center. This year, CHEAR welcomes Curi Kim, M.D., M.P.H., the director of the Division of Refugee Health in the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Kim will speak on the topic of "Refugee and Migrant Child Health: Updates and Opportunities."Introductory remarks will be given by Kelly Orringer, M.D., FAAP, the director of the Division of General Pediatrics and Shrina Eadeh, LMSW, the director of Resettlement Services for Jewish Family…

Fall career fair provides job seekers with ‘unforgettable experience’

October 18, 2017

Don’t forget, anyone looking to expand or begin a career as a nurse, advanced practice nurse or…