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Workshop: Recruiting to improve diversity and excellence

December 7, 2018

The medical school's STRIDE Committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and, if selected for offers, recruited to U-M. The committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals as well. STRIDE training: Has involved dozens of senior faculty members from across campus Looks at a decade of reading the research and thinking about its application to faculty searches Provides Michigan-specific best practices and…

You’re invited: Today’s First Fridays event hosted by OHEI

December 7, 2018

All Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners are invited to attend today’s First Fridays event hosted by the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI). On the first Friday of every…

OHS to close early on Tuesday, Dec. 11

December 7, 2018

Please be advised that Occupational Health Services will be closing early on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The office will be closed beginning at 1 p.m. OHS will resume normal business operations on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

It’s all fun and games on this week’s edition of The Wrap

December 7, 2018

Check out the latest episode of The Wrap, brought to you by Michigan Medicine Headlines! This week, Meghan Veiga stopped by to discuss the Michigan Rollverines, the organization's first-ever competitive youth sports program. She discussed wheelchair basketball, the University of Michigan Adaptive and Inclusive Sports Experience (UMAISE) and more! But the games didn’t end there. Employees also learned about two employee perks aimed at helping them have some fun all winter long. And, of course, there was trivia where listeners can win a prize and be entered into a raffle to win an Amazon Echo. Listen to the episode below!

Week in Review: Week of Dec. 3, 2018

December 7, 2018

Headlines was on a “roll” this week, highlighting Michigan Medicine’s first-ever competitive youth sports program, the Michigan Rollverines! Silver Club also rolled out its annual holiday card, featuring artwork created by…

Registration open for 2019 Depression on College Campuses Conference

December 6, 2018

Registration is now open for the 17th annual U-M Depression on College Campuses Conference! This year's conference theme is "One Size Does Not Fit All: Aligning Levels of Care to Student Mental Health Needs." The Depression Center welcomes academic advisors, counselors, students, parents, health educators, psychiatrists, psychologists, and others for this event, which takes place March 13 and 14 at the Rackham Graduate School Building in Ann Arbor. Click here for more information and to register! Website: https://members.depressioncenter.org/docc/

Caring through the holidays — and every day

December 6, 2018

For many, December represents a time to celebrate. For others, the changing winter weather and upcoming new year serve as a time of transition. Regardless of how they mark the season,…

Register now for sick child or back-up child care in 2019

December 6, 2018

Registration for Kids Kare at Home, a sick-child and backup child care service for the U-M community, is now open. This service is for those times when regular care is unavailable.…

‘Violins of the Season’ performance coming to Michigan Medicine

December 5, 2018

The Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute provides music instruction based on the idea that every child can learn to play music, just as every child learns to speak. For almost 50 years, a dedicated group of instrumental teachers, all specially trained in the methods of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, has helped to raise generations of Ann Arbor area musical students, many of whom participate in award-winning school music programs. On Thursday, Wendy Zohar will direct the violin students in pieces from the Suzuki repertoire, as well as holiday, folk…