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Diversity Matters: LGBTQ+ Pride Month

June 10, 2019

Many faculty, staff and students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ+) often struggle to manage their identity and navigate their lives both at work and in the…

Workshop: Performance Management at Michigan Medicine

June 7, 2019

Performance Management at Michigan Medicine is a workshop recommended for anyone who conducts performance evaluations. This workshop will be most beneficial for those who are relatively new to this process or new to supervising team members. Workshop objectives include: Understanding FY19 performance evaluation expectations and timeline Share performance evaluation staff insights Clarify current performance evaluation ratings Gain a common understanding of the process Acquire additional resources Date: Wednesday, June 26 Time: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Location: NCRC Building 10, Research Auditorium Click here to register. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have…

Week in Review: Week of June 3, 2019

June 7, 2019

The first full week of June is in the books and it was a busy one at Headlines! Over the past few days, readers learned about all of the services offered…

Update: M71 parking lot project

June 7, 2019

Please be advised that due to this weekend’s weather forecast, M71 is expected to be partially closed from approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 16 until 5 a.m.  on Monday, June 17. City crews are scheduled to restripe the lot. Signage will be posted to notify parkers. A partial closure may be required on a subsequent weekend to complete this work.

The Wrap hits the road on its latest episode!

June 7, 2019

This week, The Wrap hit the road and traveled to Ypsilanti to give listeners a closer look at the unique offerings at Michigan Medicine's Ypsilanti Health Center. Clinic manager Ladele Cochran explained all that is available at the YHC, including a food pantry, legal services, child safety equipment and more. There was also the employee perk of the week and trivia contest. Take a listen below!

Eat more fruits and vegetables with Colorful Choices

June 7, 2019

Research shows that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity, some cancers, diabetes and hypertension, among other things. Despite knowing the benefits, it is still difficult for many to get the recommended daily servings. That’s where the Colorful Choices program can help. Over the last few years, this eight-week online nutrition program has helped thousands of participants eat more produce. Registration is now open to benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Tracking starts June 24. No calorie counting or measuring Colorful Choices encourages you to eat fruits and vegetables without worrying about counting…

You’re invited: Next First Fridays event at NCRC

June 6, 2019

All Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners are invited to attend the next First Fridays event hosted by the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI). On the first Friday of every month, staff members and supporters of OHEI will run a café in various locations across the academic medical center. Michigan Medicine community members are encouraged to drop by and discuss diversity, equity and inclusion-related successes, concerns or questions. Refreshments will be provided to participating guests. The next event will be held from noon until 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7, in G065 in Building 10 at the North…

Expect delays: Street closures due to upcoming special events

June 6, 2019

Please be advised that a number of special events are scheduled around Ann Arbor in the coming days. They are expected to cause road closures that will impact traffic. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, June 7, Washington between Fifth and Division is scheduled to be closed for the Tech Trek special event. From 8 a.m. until midnight on Saturday, June 8, Washington between Fifth and Division is expected to be closed for the Live on…

Recently published something? Let Medicine at Michigan know!

June 6, 2019

Medicine at Michigan seeks news of publications — books, articles, chapters, etc. — written or edited by faculty in the past year for its summer issue. It is also interested in health apps developed by faculty and/or students. For publications, please follow this format: Faculty member, degree, title, co-wrote/edited/etc. “Name of Work” for Journal Name in 201X. Examples of formatting can be found here. Please include all U-M-affiliated co-authors/editors and their professional titles. For mobile apps, please send a short description of the purpose (including intended audience of the app), a list of all U-M faculty and students involved, badge graphics, and links to iTunes…