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Safety tip: Contact HITS to move corded Cisco phones 

June 27, 2022

Each corded Cisco phone on Michigan Medicine’s campus has “E911” location information. This information allows first responders to track the location of calls in the event of an emergency.  To eliminate potential safety risks and ensure emergency location information is correct, you must contact HITS when moving corded Cisco phones.  Contact HITS  Visit the Help Center (help.med.umich.edu/it) Search for a “Telephone Move Request” A HITS representative will move the phone and update the “E911” location information  If you see a corded Cisco phone being moved without a HITS representative present, please stop and contact HITS.  

Radiation dosimeters due for exchange

June 27, 2022

Monthly and quarterly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before July 1. Please work with your departmental Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front of your dosimeter. On behalf of Michigan Medicine Safety Management Services and the U-M Radiation Safety Service, thank you for exchanging your dosimetry on time. Thank you to the following monthly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with the organization’s top on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate for April: Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffAnesthesiology – Back & Pain FellowsCardiac Surgery –…

Michigan Marrow Donor Dash returning to Ann Arbor this summer

June 27, 2022

Wolverines for Life, U-M Health and Be the Match will be teaming up to hold the second annual Michigan Marrow Donor Dash and Picnic on July 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by to walk a 3k around the scenic Olson Park pond and celebrate bone marrow donation. A variety of games, activities, music and giveaways will be available throughout the morning. Registration is $30 with discounts available for students and children. Proceeds will benefit Be the Match and the U-M Bone Marrow Transplant Department. Unable to attend? Donations are welcome as well as a chance to participate…

Afraid your email pile will grow sky high during vacation? Read these email-busting tips 

June 27, 2022

With the Fourth of July weekend just ahead of us, summer vacation season is quickly heating up. Preparing for vacation may have you thinking about barbecue menus, searching for last year’s…

July 4 holiday parking and transportation update

June 27, 2022

Please be advised that enforcement in campus lots and structures will be suspended beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 4, lasting until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, with the exception of P1, P2/P3, P4, P5 and the Arbor Heights (M95) and Fuller Road (M71) parking lots.   Individual parking spaces signed for 24/7 enforcement (such as Accessible, Gold, Service or Business Vehicle) or areas signed for 24/7 enforcement will still remain enforced on all campuses.   Yellow permit parkers will have what is usually considered weekend access to the P3, P4 and P5 structures on Monday, July 4. On Tuesday,…

Week in Review: Pride Month, Care at Home — and more

June 24, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7yGx47NpC0 This week, Headlines celebrated Pride Month by helping faculty and staff put gender inclusion into practice and respect the chosen names of pronouns of those they work with and care…

Patient Education Clearinghouse down

June 24, 2022

A security incident has affected pteducation.med.umich.edu (Patient Education Clearinghouse) and careguides.med.umich.edu (Care Guides From Your Clinician). These websites have been taken down temporarily and teams are working to restore them. If you need patient education materials, please email umhs-patient-education@med.umich.edu and a team member will send you your materials in pdf form.

RISE makes call for funding applications

June 24, 2022

RISE (Research. Innovation. Scholarship. Education.) is sponsoring two funding opportunities — 12-month fellowships and mini-grants. These funding opportunities support individuals in developing and piloting health sciences education innovation (HSEI) ideas as they develop as innovators. RISE specifically seeks HSEI ideas that will impact science, health and/or health care.  Applicants may apply for both a RISE fellowship and/or a mini-grant; however, only one source of funding will be awarded. RISE fellowship Individuals selected for a RISE fellowship will receive: 0.15 FTE support (or the equivalent 15% reduction in other responsibilities for staff and learners to accommodate the effort required for this…

Cajun and Zydeko concert on tap for UH Courtyard next week

June 24, 2022

With Manchester-based bandleader Mark Palms at the helm on accordion and fiddle, the Creole Du Nord Trio beautifully re-creates the irresistibly lively sound of Cajun folk music with a mix of musical history, fine musicianship and pure dance-floor joy. Creole du Nord’s sound can be traced to southwestern Louisiana. They play Zydeco, Cajun, Creole & other traditional music that suggests sounds from pre-mass media Americana. It’s what the band refers to as "down home sound for sawing or two-steppin’ on a sawdust floor." This concert is part of the Michigan Medicine Gifts of Art Summer Courtyard Concert Series. What: Gifts…