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School bedtime tips every parent should know

August 29, 2016

Poor sleeping habits can have far worse effects on children and adolescents than just irritability or a rash of midmorning yawns. “If kids aren’t getting enough sleep, they won’t be able…

MiChart upgrade eLearning tools now available

August 29, 2016

As UMHS closes in on an upgrade to the MiChart electronic health record system, it is important that users are aware of the changes coming in October. The UMHS clinical leadership and MiChart staff have developed a tailored eLearning training course, “MiChart Upgrade Certification October 2016” (MC-UV20003L), for MiChart users in preparation for the Oct. 8 upgrade go-live. It is essential that you complete this training prior to the go-live. Why users need the training: Knowledge of MiChart functionality affects patient care, patient safety, the efficiency of work and the work of colleagues, along with the financial performance of the…

Novel graduate programs: Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems

August 29, 2016

The UMMS Department of Learning Health Sciences is launching the world’s first graduate program on Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems. The HILS Ph.D. and M.S. programs aim to improve the health…

Plan ahead: Student move-in 2016 set for next week

August 26, 2016

How many students does it take to carry that old sofa bed? And how many detours does it take for you to get to work? In just a few days, we'll…

Workshop: Teaching in the OR and other procedures

August 26, 2016

This interactive workshop is designed to assist clinical faculty in their teaching efforts in the operating room and the procedure suite. The BID model (briefing, intraoperative teaching, and debriefing) will also be demonstrated. Participants will be given the opportunity to practice the model using personal examples.At the completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:Apply relevant evidence-based teaching models when working with trainees.Describe the BID model.Practice using the BID model in an everyday setting.When: Friday, Dec. 16Time: 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast will be provided)Where: BSRB Seminar Rooms, 1st floorRegister onlineThis workshop is hosted by the Office of…

Workshop: Decoding biomedical research at U-M

August 26, 2016

Have you ever wondered how to navigate the complexities of the research enterprise at U-M?Here is your opportunity to hear from the leaders of various research offices and how they can help you find your way along your research project route map.Whether you're new to research at Michigan or are a seasoned PI, you're sure to learn something new at this session to help you focus on great science while others assist you with the details.Participants will have the opportunity to meet with the panelists one-on-one over lunch.PanelistsBrenda Eakin, instructional designer in the education and mentoring division at the Michigan Institute…

Submit your idea to improve patient care!

August 26, 2016

https://youtu.be/Yod0GXaohlo The Frankel Cardiovascular Center Clinical Value Innovation Challenge offers an opportunity for faculty, staff, trainees, patients and families to design and implement novel solutions to improve the quality and cost of patient care in an interdisciplinary fashion. The solutions can focus on the safety, efficacy, timeliness, efficiency, patient centeredness or equitability of care, among other factors. This project is unique because ideas are not submitted in a vacuum. Ideas and proposals will be shared on a crowd source platform that anyone with a level-2 login can access to make comments, provide suggestions or join a team. How can you get…

Plan ahead: Mott (P4) parking structure project

August 25, 2016

Please be advised that an upcoming project to remove old parking space striping and restriping is scheduled to occur in the Mott/Simpson (P4) parking structure next week. Plan ahead if you will be leaving your car near the UMHS campus. Here's what you need to know: The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 29 and is expected to be completed on Friday, Sept. 2. The work will be confined to levels 2 and 3. The stripe removal work is scheduled to occur during the evenings, between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. The restriping work is scheduled to take place…

Michigan apparel sale coming Aug. 29-30

August 25, 2016

The Friends Gift Shops are sponsoring their annual Michigan apparel sale on Monday Aug. 29 and Tuesday Aug. 30 in the Towsley Lobby.The sale runs from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and will feature jerseys, pants, t-shirts, hoodies and shorts in men's, ladies and kids sizes. Accessories will also be available. This is your chance to get Adidas apparel that was made exclusively for U-M athletic teams and never available to the public. The official team merchandise is of the highest quality, made with "ClimateLite" and "ClimateCool" technology. Expect to find deals that are 50 percent off retail prices on fabulous…