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The evolution of Michigan Medicine

March 16, 2017

Today, Michigan Medicine is a world-class health care leader, carrying out more than 2 million patient care visits, 100,000 emergency/urgent care visits, 54,000 surgical cases and 48,000 hospital discharges per year.…

Sleep resources, tips available on World Sleep Day

March 16, 2017

Friday is World Sleep Day and the Michigan Medicine Sleep Disorders Center wants to help faculty and staff focus on getting better rest!Representatives from the center will be available in the Towsley Triangle from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday to answer any sleep-related questions you may have. “Healthy sleep really does impact your life on a daily basis,” said Autumn Wolverton, patient services senior in the Sleep Disorders Center. “We will be there to give guidance and tips and hand out pamphlets to those who wish to improve their sleep hygiene.”On top of printed materials, pens, pencils and other…

Registration now open for Partners in Pediatric Care Conference

March 15, 2017

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and faculty from the Department of Pediatrics is hosting the annual Partners in Pediatric Care Conference on two dates this year. The course is designed to be of interest to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals involved in primary and specialty care for children. This year's topics include topics on healing for grieving children, adolescent sexuality and gynecology, chronic condition care including palliative care and pain management, mental health challenges and heart health. On Thursday, May 4, the conference will be hosted in Ann Arbor at the North Campus Administrative Complex with…

Reminder: Practice pedestrian safety on medical campus

March 14, 2017

At Michigan Medicine, the safety of faculty, staff and patients is a top priority. That’s why all employees are asked to be diligent in following pedestrian and traffic rules across the medical campus, including only crossing streets at designated crosswalks. While there is a natural temptation to take shorter routes, the regulations are in place to ensure you — along with patients and families traveling to and from the academic medical center — are kept out of harm’s way at all times. One such area where these rules are especially important is along W. Medical Center Dr. near the P1…

Service Spotlight

March 14, 2017

Michigan Medicine is proud to care for a diverse population of patients. Communication is the foundation for providing effective care, as it helps ensure a comprehensive assessment and determining a treatment…

Help U-M advance in STAT Madness!

March 13, 2017

U-M is finding success both on and off the court during March Madness this year. While the men’s basketball team was busy winning the Big Ten Tournament this weekend, a team of Michigan Medicine scientists and physicians won its own contest in STAT Madness, the first virtual tournament for medical science discoveries, created by the STAT News organization. The Michigan team won its first round matchup against Emory with the support — and votes — of U-M fans everywhere. Now, it needs your help to continue advancing! The entry comes from a team led by Robert P. Dickson, M.D., a…

Tech innovators sought to support health, independence of young people with disabilities

March 13, 2017

Proposals are now being accepted for small grants for the development of technology to support health management and independence. All current members of the university community, including students, fellows, staff, clinicians…

Plan to attend upcoming spring career fair

March 13, 2017

Don’t forget, the spring nurse, advanced practice nurse and physician assistant career…

Don’t forget: ‘Spring forward’ for daylight saving time this weekend

March 10, 2017

Remember, daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m., at which time you should turn your clocks forward to 3 a.m.