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Workshop: Delivering your presentation remotely

June 26, 2020

When circumstances oblige you to deliver your presentation remotely from your office, your home or even a hotel room, you face additional challenges, technological and otherwise. This remote lecture discusses and demonstrates the necessary adaptations to your environment, your slides and your delivery so as to focus the attention of the audience, minimize distractions and get your message across optimally. About the instructor An engineer (Louvain) and Ph.D. in applied physics (Stanford), Jean-luc Doumont is acclaimed worldwide for his no-nonsense approach, his highly applicable, often life-changing recommendations on a wide range of topics, and Trees, maps, and theorems, his book…

Week in Review: Week of June 22, 2020

June 26, 2020

https://youtu.be/FmeRIVu3Ke8 From Detroit to Chelsea to Ann Arbor and ambulatory clinics across the region, the features in Headlines were all over the map this week. For instance, readers learned about a…

Save time and money preparing your favorite veggies

June 25, 2020

You’ve stocked up on your favorite vegetables at your local grocery store or farmers market. Now what? Sign up for MHealthy’s 2020 Vegetable of the Week newsletter and get new ideas…

N-95 mask reprocessing suspended

June 25, 2020

The declining number of COVID-19 positive patients at Michigan Medicine and a reliable supply of N-95 masks have led to the discontinuation of N-95 reprocessing, effective Wednesday, June 24. The masks will no longer be collected and the Central Sterile Processing Department (CSPD) is currently coordinating the retrieval of empty collection bins from units that were reprocessing the masks. Staff who are trained may continue to reuse N-95 masks during their shift, following the N95/Face Shield REUSE protocol. If only worn for brief clinical encounters, faculty and staff can store their N-95 mask in a brown paper bag labeled with…

Parking enforcement resumes for city metered spaces on Friday, June 26

June 24, 2020

Please be advised that the City of Ann Arbor will resume parking enforcement at all locations throughout the city at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 26.  This includes the metered spaces on the main medical campus that the city bagged in support during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Employees who have been using these spaces for their shifts should plan to find alternative parking locations.

Introducing Dropbox at U-M

June 24, 2020

A new storage option is available to Michigan Medicine: Dropbox at U-M. You may already be familiar with Dropbox — a cloud file storage service that provides automatic back-up and is readily accessible from any device. Dropbox at U-M offers the core storage features you expect and advanced security and collaboration tools.  It is also HIPAA-aligned to maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) in accordance with HIPAA’s shared responsibility guidelines and the Sensitive Data Guide. Visit the guide to understand what data types you can use with Dropbox at U-M.  Dropbox at U-M is rolling out in phases, initially offering individual…

You’re invited: Virtual lecture on current and future drug treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 24, 2020

Please the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center next Tuesday for the next in its community lecture series. Judy Heidebrink, M.D., M.S., will present “Alzheimer’s Disease: Current & Future Drug Treatments.” Her talk will take place from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30. Registration is required by end-of-day Monday, June 29. Register by clicking here. The virtual event link will be shared with all registered the evening of June 29.

Empower U program designed to help adolescents find success

June 24, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFLgtUtSpQ0&feature=youtu.be Empower U is a leadership and empowerment program designed to build knowledge and skills in adolescents in ways that enable them to succeed. The purpose is to improve self-sufficiency to make choices to manage life adversities more effectively. The program engages youth ages 11-18, in culturally responsive and interactive workshops on social-emotional learning, job skills and college/trade school preparation. Empower U is an initiative of the Program for Multicultural Health, part of Community Health Services (CHS) at Michigan Medicine. It is currently funded by CHS and collaborative partners include the Parkridge Community Center, Pathways to Success Academic Campus and Community…

Now available: Schedule your Zoom meetings in Outlook

June 23, 2020

Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) is excited to share that the most requested Zoom for Health feature is now available: the ability to schedule Zoom meetings directly in Outlook. The plug-in will be pushed to Core Image Windows workstations this week.  Core Image users should see the Zoom icon appear in their calendar along the top ribbon, with the option to start or schedule a Zoom meeting, as well as schedule a meeting for others. Watch this video to learn how to schedule a Zoom meeting in Outlook.  Core Macs and users on personal machines can independently download the…