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Plan ahead: Pavement cores in M64 and M75 parking lot areas

April 30, 2021

Please be advised that on Tuesday, May 4, pavement cores are planned within M64 (North Ingalls Building) and M75 (Mitchell Field) lot areas between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Parking spaces will not be impacted during the work.  In M75, the contractor will be at five locations on the east side of the lot, spending 20-30 minutes at each location.  Vehicles will be able to bypass work areas.

Faculty workshop: Easing the task of finding funding

April 30, 2021

This workshop will help investigators at all levels use tools for identifying federal, state and foundation funding. Topics covered will include efficient searching of funding databases and setting up alerts to track opportunities. This workshop will be interactive and participants will be expected to use their own device (laptop, tablet, etc.) and follow along. Date: Wednesday, May 26 Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Location: Held online - link will be sent in registration confirmation email Register online This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development and is intended for faculty. If you are a person with a…

Reminder: Monthly radiation dosimeters due May 1

April 30, 2021

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before Saturday, May 1. Be sure to work with your Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear…

Week in Review: New Recharge Rooms, Employee Referral Program — and more!

April 30, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cur7IueoK8 A place to recharge, a chance to refer, movies to recommend … there were plenty of fascinating stories in Headlines this week. So be sure to recap all of them…

Sanjay Gupta, M.D., returns to Michigan Medicine — virtually — May 6

April 29, 2021

He's an alumnus of the U-M Medical School and neurosurgery residency program — and the chief medical correspondent of CNN. And on Thursday, May 6 at 3 p.m., Sanjay Gupta, M.D., will return virtually to his alma mater to talk about covering the coronavirus pandemic. The event, moderated by Preeti Malani, M.D., of the Division of Infectious Diseases, is presented by the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation as its Director's Lecture and part of the institute's 10th anniversary. Malani and Gupta will focus the hour-long discussion on the challenges of communicating evidence-based scientific information during a worldwide health…

Ceramics by Lauren Herzak-Bauman on display at Michigan Medicine

April 29, 2021

One of Herzak-Bauman's pieces. Lauren Herzak-Bauman is an artist based in Lakewood, Ohio. Each of her stacks is made by assembling dozens, sometimes even hundreds, of handmade clay slabs. Through the process, the porcelain dries and shrinks, and cracks emerge. Rather than seeing these inevitable cracks as flaws, they become beautiful, meaningful and necessary components that enrich each sculpture. White clay and the repetition of form can transport viewers, offering visual and mental resting places. Check out her work for yourself! Where: Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1 When: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.…

Livestream on vaccine hesitancy scheduled for this afternoon

April 28, 2021

Are you or a loved one undecided about getting a COVID-19 vaccine? Two Michigan Medicine experts will provide accurate information to help during a live Q&A this afternoon, April 28, at 4 p.m. Watch on the Michigan Medicine YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/isgK9-JU43U

Reminder: Grief and Loss Awareness Events

April 28, 2021

Two weeks ago, Wellness Wednesday was focused on honoring grief and loss. The results of the poll question posed to Headlines readers showed that approximately 63% of respondents felt like they have not been able to adequately process their grief. Indeed, it has been a difficult year, full of various losses. Whether at home or at work, the opportunity to grieve and mourn as we would have done in pre-pandemic times was not available for many. Funerals and visitations may not have been possible, or did not unfold in the way that we would have preferred. Patient deaths and traumas…

Do your patients need access to investigational drugs, biologics or medical devices through FDA’s Expanded Access pathway?

April 27, 2021

In an effort to make access to experimental agents easier and more efficient, Transforming Expanded Access to Maximize Support and Study (TEAMSS) has published new recommended guidelines, templates and resources for physicians and institutions seeking Expanded Access for their patients. Resources are available for every step of the Expanded Access process, from determining patient eligibility and seeking FDA and IRB approval, to contracts, submissions and reporting responsibilities. Expanded Access resources include:  Cover letter, authorization and annual report templatesSample application for single-patient IND (investigational new drug) submissionsUnderstanding the responsibilities of the sponsor and investigatorSubmitting the request to the appropriate FDA divisionDocumentation…