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Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming construction projects around Ann Arbor

September 14, 2020

Please be advised of upcoming road construction 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: From now until Wednesday, Sept. 16, eastbound Glazier Way between Huron Parkway and Green Road is scheduled to be closed.Traffic will be detoured north on Huron Parkway, east on Plymouth Road to south on Green Road.From now until Wednesday, Sept. 16, northbound Green Road between Glazier Way and Plymouth Road is anticipated to be closed.Traffic will be detoured west on Glazier Way, north on Huron Parkway and east…

Java Spot coffee bar now open in Taubman Center

September 11, 2020

The Java Spot coffee bar in Taubman Center is now open for faculty, staff, patients and visitors. The retail food shop is located on the second floor of Taubman Center near the entrance to C&W and elevators to the P3 parking structure. It is open from 6:30 a.m. until noon, Monday-Friday.

Organizational Learning offers workshops to help you lead teams through virtual, uncertain times

September 11, 2020

Organizational Learning is offering two upcoming free workshops that will help faculty and staff lead teams through the uncertainty caused by COVID-19. The workshops include: Early Career Leaders Community of Practice: Strategies for Engaging Your Team in a Virtual Space: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15. Keeping employees engaged is a necessary part of leading a team. In the absence of face-to-face interactions, leaders of virtual teams must leverage new strategies to encourage broad participation, sharing of ideas and effective collaboration. Liberating Structures activities are simple, subtle and powerful tools designed to promote interactions that are inclusive, focused and productive.…

Plan ahead: Upcoming asphalt repairs in campus parking lots

September 11, 2020

Please be advised that the 2020 Asphalt Repair program is continuing to work in parking areas this weekend in order to fill cracks and other complete other projects. The following lots are scheduled to be closed from Friday evening, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 13: M27, M28 and M50 M48 Loading Dock

Faculty workshop: Becoming a mindful provider

September 11, 2020

In this course for faculty, physicians will be introduced to the concept of Mindful Awareness and learn the mindfulness techniques to bring a sense of peace, joy compassion and generosity to their daily life. Talks and guided meditations will be tailored to physicians and the many challenges they face. The course will consist of talks, guided meditations, silent meditations and ample time for discussion, and each participant will create their own written formula for becoming a Mindful Provider. What: Becoming a Mindful Provider - Incorporating Mindful Awareness into clinical practice and personal life Date: Wednesday, Oct. 28 Time: 9 a.m.…

Week in Review: Week of Sept. 7, 2020

September 11, 2020

This week, Headlines took the occasion to look at the past, the present and the future. First, there was a historic glance at the organization’s growth over the past century, as…

Campus COVID-19 data available at any time

September 10, 2020

The university is making COVID-19 campus data available at any time via the Campus Maize & Blueprint website. The site contains information on testing, positive rates, state and regional trends and more. There is also student and non-student data, along with a week-by-week breakdown of the onset of cases. Bookmark the site as it will be updated frequently. 

Evan Newport HOPE Awards make call for nominations

September 10, 2020

The Office of Patient Experience is proud to announce the call for nominations for the annual Evan Newport HOPE Awards! The nomination form is now open. Please take a moment to recognize a colleague and/or team that goes above and beyond to exemplify the values of patient- and family-centered care. Nominations will be accepted through Oct. 1. The recipients will be announced at the Virtual HOPE & JOY Awards Ceremony on Dec. 9, 2020 at 2 p.m.. Be sure to save the date! Visit this link to submit your nominations by Oct. 1. About the Evan Newport HOPE Award: The…

Parking and transportation update: Automated payment technology to launch at P5 and P1 structures

September 10, 2020

Beginning next week, Logistics, Transportation & Parking will introduce automated payment technology at two patient/visitor parking structures. The P5 Structure (CVC) will launch on Monday, Sept. 14, with the P1 Structure (Cancer Center) planned for Monday, Sept. 28. The effort builds upon earlier phases completed in early 2020, which included a new patient/visitor parking rate structure and a streamlined validation process. Increased parking automation has been part of a longer-term plan to modernize and improve operational efficiency, sustain a high level of customer service, provide strong audit controls and enable 24/7 operations.   To process parking payments and validations, patients/visitors will utilize pay-on-foot stations…