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Last call: Help Headlines pick a new name!

January 20, 2017

As the organization embraces its new name — Michigan Medicine — it is only natural that Headlines, the employee newsletter, assumes a new identity as well. If you haven't done so already, please help to rename the newsletter by taking a few moments to provide valuable feedback. Please click here to take a brief survey. Your responses will help to provide a better reading experience for our employees. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Week in review: Week of Jan. 16, 2017

January 20, 2017

Start your weekend off right with the Week in Review! This week, you got an inside look at the organization’s updated internal homepage, Michigan Medicine Insider; MHealthy kicked off its 2017…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Road work at Plymouth Road, Green Road intersection

January 19, 2017

Please be advised that a temporary traffic control plan is in place for the intersection of Plymouth and Green roads to fix pavement following a recent water main break. The work is expected to last through tomorrow, Jan. 20. Plan ahead and alert patients to build in extra time if they will be traveling in the area. Here's what you need to know: Construction is expected to take place today, Jan. 19 and tomorrow, Jan. 20, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Eastbound and westbound traffic on Plymouth will be reduced to one lane each way at the intersection. Northbound…

Changes made to U-M international travel policy

January 19, 2017

Over the past 18 months, the university conducted a review of its international travel policy. A few changes were implemented as a result of the review.An updated policy can be found here.The changes to the policy include clarifications to the original policy based on several years of experience in applying it, and the most important matters remain: Faculty, students and staff should register their travel and should carry U-M's international health and evacuation insurance, and education abroad programs should be approved by the leadership of the sponsoring units.Thank you for your cooperation in adhering to the updated policy!

Internal Homepage enhancement: Michigan Medicine Insider makes debut

January 19, 2017

The Internal Homepage got a makeover! Not only does it have a new name — Michigan Medicine Insider — it also has an eye-catching new look and streamlined navigation. While the Internal Homepage…

Apply now for translational research pilot grants

January 18, 2017

Are you looking for funding for an innovative research project? Does your research address an area of clinical and translational science or a community-identified health priority? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the Translational Science Award pilot funding.Applications are open to faculty from all schools and colleges at U-M, as well as partners affiliated with community and patient coalitions and groups, nonprofit organizations, government and other agencies outside the university.The funding is offered by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research, also known as MICHR.MICHR encourages applications for projects at all stages of translation — from T1-T4…

February session added for Diabetes Prevention Program

January 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, the U-M Diabetes Prevention Program has added another session starting in February! If you know what to do but you’re just not doing it when it comes to managing your health, this program can help you get on the right track. In this one-year program, a registered dietitian and diabetes expert will help you: Learn how to balance meals to help manage your blood sugar and other metabolic conditions Increase your physical activity weekly Learn how to lose weight in a healthy way Manage stress Overcome challenges such as time constraints, holidays, dining out, lapses and…

Register now for 2017 Conference on Adolescent Health

January 17, 2017

The Adolescent Health Initiative is pleased to announce the 2017 Conference on Adolescent Health: Translating Research into Practice, to be held April 24-25. Registration is now open with early-bird discounts available.The Conference on Adolescent Health is a multidisciplinary event with an intended audience of medical professions (physicians, NPs, PAs, RNs), other health professionals (health education, public health, nutrition, social work, etc.), researchers and students.Participants will acquire skills and gain knowledge of the most recent and evidence-based practices to meet the unique needs of adolescents and young adults. Sessions will include topics on adolescent substance use, affirming sexual health services for…

Help Headlines pick a new name!

January 16, 2017

As the organization embraces its new name — Michigan Medicine — it is only natural that Headlines, the employee newsletter, assumes a new identity as well. Help to rename the newsletter by taking a few moments to provide valuable feedback. Please click here to take a brief survey. Your responses will help to provide a better reading experience for our employees. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!