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Faculty workshop: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

October 11, 2019

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a stand-alone tool that provides an individual with a rich understanding of how his or her behaviors affect the team. It applies the principles of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team to unlock actionable ways to optimize an individual’s contribution to a team. The workshop is based on Patrick Lencioni’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team model which focuses on trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results. As a participant, you’ll receive: A 23-page highly-personalized report (you’ll take an online self-assessment prior to the workshop)Behavior-specific feedbackTips and strategies for improving teamwork effectivenessAn opportunity…

You’re invited: LGBTQ+ Awareness course

October 11, 2019

Michigan Medicine is launching a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion course and the first public session will take place on Oct. 25 from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. in Danto Auditorium at the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. This class, entitled “LGBTQ+ Awareness,” will cover such issues as: Exploring our own identities and the identities of those in the LGBTQ+ communityLearning terminology and concepts relating to sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identityRaising awareness around common health issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community Ways you can help create an LBGTQ+ inclusive space For registration, please contact Katherine Pearsol at kpearsol@med.umich.edu

Week in Review: Week of Oct. 7, 2019

October 11, 2019

Happy Friday! At Headlines, the word of the week was community. That’s because the newsletter highlighted physician assistants who make an impact in the community through their annual outreach project. Additionally,…

The Wrap gets you ready for the DEI Pulse Survey

October 11, 2019

This week was a pulse check of sorts, as The Wrap got listeners ready for the upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pulse Survey, which launches on Monday. Find out details of the survey and why it's so important, while also learning about an exclusive discount available only to employees and take part in the weekly trivia contest. Check out the latest episode below!

Multidisciplinary panel discussion to be held during Spiritual Care Week

October 10, 2019

Members of the Michigan Medicine community will come together for a multidisciplinary panel discussion during Spiritual Care Week 2019. The event will be held from noon until 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Sheldon Auditorium and is titled “The M Word: What Happens When a Family Expects a Miracle.” The panelists include: Imam Kamau Ayubbi, staff chaplainRyan Pasquale Barbaro, M.D., M.S., pediatric critical careRev. Alfred Daniel, M.Div., staff chaplainD’Anna Saul, M.D., pediatrics, hospice and palliative care All are invited to attend, and box lunches will be served to the first 70 guests. For more information, call the Department of…

You’re invited: Navigating the Multigenerational Workplace workshop

October 10, 2019

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend an upcoming workshop that will help them navigate the multigenerational workplace. The interactive event will take place from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15. It is presented by Voices of the Staff as part of the 2019 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit. Attendees will participate in a “generational self-discovery” activity which raises awareness and opens up discussion about how and why people are defined through the lens of their birth year. After participating, attendees will: Discover how different generations experience the workplaceDiscuss differences and similarities across generationsIdentify…

Get up to $5,000 toward ergonomic-friendly solutions

October 10, 2019

Is manually lifting heavy equipment causing awkward movement? Is repeating the same motions for long periods causing discomfort? There may be a more ergonomic way to work. Departments and units that…

Coat the community in kindness this winter

October 10, 2019

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to keep the community warm over the next few months. The 4th annual winter clothing drive is underway across the organization and broader…

Webinar opportunity: Approaches to addressing teen dating violence in health care

October 10, 2019

Adolescent-centered care should encompass multiple aspects of physical, social and emotional aspects of young people’s lives, including romantic relationships. In the U.S. over the past year, nearly 1 in 10 adolescents…