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Expect delays: Traffic changes around Ann Arbor

October 18, 2021

Please be advised of upcoming road work projects that are expected to cause traffic disruptions 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, Oct. 18, the following changes are scheduled to be made to facilitate the DDA's Division Street Bikeway project:The easternmost lane of Division Street from Huron to Catherine will be closed and Division Street will be reduced to one lane of northbound traffic. During this time, access to all businesses and residences will be maintained on both the east and west side of…

Week in Review: How to be LGBTQIA+ inclusive in less than 30 seconds, parenting stories — and more!

October 15, 2021

This week, Headlines focused on ways you can improve the lives of your colleagues, your patients and yourself. That’s because the newsletter outlined simple steps you can take become more inclusive toward members of the LGBTQIA+ community; shared a video describing how you can support the Care at Home initiative, which will improve access at Michigan Medicine; and asked you to submit stories aimed at helping parents who are struggling with work/life balance. For all that and more, here’s the Week in Review: How to be LGBTQIA+ inclusive in less than 30 seconds Creating a culture of belonging and inclusion…

Provider change for Crisler and Glazier Express shuttles

October 15, 2021

From Monday, Oct. 18 until Friday, Oct. 22, Golden Limousine will operate the Crisler and Glazier Express shuttles, replacing Indian Trails as the service provider. Due to ongoing labor challenges, Indian Trails is no longer able to operate these routes. Vehicles used for these services will display Golden Limousine branding and the route name. On Sunday, Oct. 24, Logistics, Transportation & Parking will introduce major changes to the campus bus system, restoring pre-pandemic routes (please read here for details on this service change).

Plan ahead: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer special event; bridge inspection on medical campus this weekend

October 15, 2021

Please be advised that one special event and an annual bridge inspection are scheduled to take place near the main medical campus this weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 16, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is scheduled for Palmer Field and adjoining sidewalks. That includes sidewalks near the Frankel Cardiovascular Center and along Observatory. The event is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Additionally, on Sunday, Oct. 17, the city of Ann Arbor will conduct its annual East Medical Center Drive bridge inspection over the Wolverine Line. Shifting lane closures are expected to be in place…

You’re invited: Virtual Palliative Care Conference

October 15, 2021

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to the 2021 virtual Palliative Care Conference sponsored by Michigan Medicine and the U-M School of Nursing. This year’s conference theme is “Navigating Through Ethical Dilemmas in Palliative Care.” It will be held on Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. until noon. Following the conference, attendees will be able to: Describe ethical principles used in clinical practiceIdentify potential unsafe low-evidence therapies and implications of useDiscuss decision-making obligations during resuscitationRecognize strategies to use when medical decision-making and family goals are not aligned Register via Zoom by clicking here.

Cyberattacks are happening. Protect yourself and the network.

October 15, 2021

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  Phishing continues to be the primary threat for cyberattacks. It is easier and takes less time to set up a phishing attack to manipulate busy…

Register now for MHealthy’s November virtual cooking class series

October 14, 2021

Learn how to prepare healthy and delicious dishes from the comfort of your own space. During MHealthy’s virtual cooking classes, you'll interact with MHealthy chefs and dietitians as they share time saving tips,…

Still working in U-M Box? This is the final call to move your data

October 14, 2021

The phase where Box users can defer data migration to U-M Dropbox and continue working in U-M Box is coming to an end this month, as the organization prepares to move out of U-M Box entirely by Nov. 14.  “U-M Box users need to know that any account not scheduled for migration by Oct. 31 will be deactivated, without the option for extension. We truly don’t want folks to lose data — now is the time to move any data you wish to keep,” said Bob Jones, executive director of ITS support services and the Box Retirement Project lead.  Jones…

Bystander intervention training details stepping in for respect

October 14, 2021

Michigan Medicine has always believed in the importance of being inclusive within our community, now reflected in the core values that launched in Fall 2020. This reinforces the commitment to create an environment where every individual has a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and the opportunity to achieve and thrive. Designed in collaboration with UVA Health, Stepping-In for Respect is a bystander intervention training intended to cultivate a culture of respect and inclusion among colleagues and leaders, therefore having a positive impact on the workplace environment and health care delivery. Workshop participants will learn and practice strategies for…