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Plan ahead and expect delays: Weekend road closures

April 7, 2017

Please be advised that a number of road closures are scheduled this weekend around Ann Arbor. Plan ahead and expect delays if you will be traveling in the area.Here’s what you need to know:On Saturday, April 8 from approximately 8:30 a.m. until noon, E. Medical Center Dr. in the vicinity of the University Hospital main entrance will be reduced to one lane due to the continuation of a city maintenance project.Access to and from UH’s main circle drive will be maintained throughout the project. Two-way traffic will also be maintained with the assistance of a flag person.Valet services and other…

Week in Review: Week of April 3, 2017

April 7, 2017

It’s Friday — which means it’s time for the Week in Review! Med student Molly Fausone shared her journey into medicine following a traumatic neck injury; experts offered tips on how…

Culinary classroom: MHealthy hosts spring cooking demonstration

April 6, 2017

Interested in adding more veggies to your diet but not sure where to begin? Join an Aramark executive chef and a registered dietitian with MHealthy as they join forces to demystify vegetarian cooking and demonstrate just how easy it is to make foods you and your family will love — that also happen to be vegetarian. Attend “In the Kitchen with Chef — Vegetarian Style” on Tuesday, April 25 from noon until 1 p.m. in the Dow Auditorium to learn how to make dishes that are creative, simple to make and delicious. “Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help…

Expect delays: E. Medical Center Dr. maintenance project, other road closures

April 6, 2017

Please be advised that on Saturday, April 8 from approximately 8:30 a.m. until noon, E. Medical Center Drive in the vicinity of the University Hospital main entrance will be reduced to one lane due to the continuation of a city maintenance project. Access to and from UH’s main circle drive will be maintained throughout the project. Two-way traffic will also be maintained with the assistance of a flag person. Plan ahead and expect delays, and alert patients to build in extra time if traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Valet services and other parking areas near…

Plan ahead: CVC bridge connector detour project

April 6, 2017

Please be advised that two independent projects associated with the Frankel Cardiovascular Center will require the bridge connector walkways on floor 2 (between CVC and the Cancer Center) and floor 3 (between CVC and UH South) to be closed temporarily. The facility work is needed to meet current building regulatory requirements. During the duration of each project, it will not be possible to maintain any traffic, personnel or equipment passing through the connectors. However, signage will be posted during both closures to direct people to alternate routes and paper maps will be provided. Volunteers will also assist with wayfinding. Here are…

Apply now for Medical Education Scholars Program

April 5, 2017

The Medical Education Scholars Program — an internationally acclaimed annual program established at the U-M Medical School in 1998 — is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. MESP provides an opportunity for competitively selected faculty to study principles of medical education in depth, with an emphasis on skill development, application, networking and leadership. The 10–month program is designed for medical school faculty and a limited number of fellows.The application system is open now and applications are due by May 5. Click here to read more about the MESP program and the application requirements.If you have any questions, contact Dierdre Jeske at dierdre@med.umich.edu. Website: http://lhs.medicine.umich.edu/education/mesp

Building your financial future: What you need to know

April 5, 2017

It’s tax season, which means you’ve likely been spending some time thinking about your finances. As you do, remember that it’s never too early to start planning for retirement and your…

HITS strengthens service desk capacity to better serve faculty, staff

April 5, 2017

Providing members of the Michigan Medicine community with seamless and efficient service is a top priority for Health Information Technology & Services, or HITS. To that end, the HITS Service Desk…

Deadline approaching to register for Adolescent Health Conference

April 5, 2017

Registration is closing soon for the 2017 "Conference on Adolescent Health: Translating Research into Practice." Monday, April 10 is the final day to register for the conference, which will be held…