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CQI Brown Bag on What’s New in Safety

April 8, 2016

The next Continuous Quality Improvement Brown Bag will focus on “What’s New in Safety for 2016”.  The event will take place on Thursday, April 21st  from noon to 1 p.m. in MCHC Auditorium (F2305). All faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend. This presentation will cover new initiatives and information on recent findings during The Joint Commission survey, hazardous materials training, compressed gas management, permitted equipment and changes to bloodborne pathogen exposure training. For more information, contact 615-5374 or visit the Quality Improvement website at http://www.med.umich.edu/i/quality/edu/qibb.html.    Please note: Efforts are being made to telecast the CQI Brown Bag sessions to certain off-site locations.  You…

Epicurean Edification: Sign up for “In the Kitchen with Chef”

April 7, 2016

Spend an hour with a Piscasso chef and a registered dietitian to learn how to make delicious, healthier meals you and your family will love! Register for MHealthy’s new "In the…

Plan ahead, expect delays: Road closures this Sunday

April 7, 2016

The Big House 5K event takes place in Ann Arbor this weekend and will result in road closures on Sunday, April 10. If you are scheduled to work or plan to just hang out downtown, be sure to plan ahead and expect delays: State Street from near the St?adium Bridge to North University Monroe Street from State to Tappan Tappan from Monroe Street to South University South University from State to East University East University from South University to Fletcher North University from State Street to the Bus Shelters Fletcher Street from North University to East Washington Street East Washington…

Transform yourself with MHealthy Personal Training Special Offer

April 7, 2016

Is your weight creeping up?  Do you need an energy boost?  Are things that used to be easy getting harder?  Maybe it’s time for a transformation.  MHealthy Personal Trainers are certified, educated and experienced.  They’ll design a program just for you and help you get a great workout.  Act now to save money with our limited time special offer good until April 30, 2016:One FREE personal training session with purchase of a package of six or more personal training sessions.Save even more money with group personal training for up to four people. UMHS employees may now schedule personal training sessions…

Learn About Using Social Media To Educate Patients

April 6, 2016

All Health System clinicians and staff are invited to attend the next Patient Education Forum on Monday, May 2nd, 3:30-5:00. The agenda includes presentations about using social media to support physical activity interventions and developing software for educating IVF patients. You can earn 1.25 Contact Hours for Nursing by attending this event. Location is the Rachel Upjohn Bldg. Auditorium, East Medical Campus, 4250 Plymouth Rd. Space is limited. Register soon to save your spot. Refreshments will be provided. Read on to learn more about the speakers and topics: Paul Resnick PhD. from the U-M School of Information will present: Effects…

NEW! DYNAMIC MOVEMENT & BALANCE CLASS FOR OLDER ADULTS

April 6, 2016

The Transitions Training Studio within the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is once again offering an 8-week Dynamic Movement & Balance Class for older adults. The class is based off the Otago Balance Program, developed in New Zealand, which has demonstrated to be effective in reducing falls and the number of injuries from falls by 35%!New for this 8-week class is it will be split into two groups.  The Level 1 class is appropriate for those who use assistive devices for walking such as canes and walkers.  The Level 1 class meets Thursdays from 12-12:50pm.  The Level 2 class…

Last Week to Register: Conference on Adolescent Health!

April 5, 2016

The UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative’s 2016 Conference on Adolescent Health, led by Maggie A. Riley, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, will be held April 18-19, 2016. Registration ends Monday, April 11. The conference will be held at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. To view the complete schedule and to register for the event, please visit the conference website.The annual conference, now in its third year, will include skill-building workshops aimed to improve clinical practices, breakout sessions focused on cutting-edge topics, plenary remarks, and a poster-viewing session. This is a multidisciplinary conference with an intended audience of medical professionals (physicians,…

Career Development Passport program returns for staff members

April 4, 2016

Career development is the number one topic of interest for U-M staff, as identified in a 2015 Voices of the Staff survey of staff members across the university. In response to…

Two for one special at MHealthy Fitness Center

April 4, 2016

Work out judgment-free at the MHealthy Fitness Center and save money with our limited time special offer.  Two people can join for the single member price! This offer is only valid…