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Report Concerns: The University of Michigan Compliance Hotline

June 20, 2016

The University of Michigan is committed to the highest ethical standards and actively works to both educate faculty and staff about the institution’s compliance policies and ensure that there is a…

How Dads Can Cope When a Child is Sick

June 17, 2016

As his daughter endured two heart transplants, countless rejection scares, a brief coma and even cardiac arrest, Brett Butcher’s devotion never wavered. But the emotional toll of watching his child go from…

Don’t Wait – Order your 2017 Parking Permit!

June 17, 2016

If you have a Yellow or Orange annual permit (windshield or hang tag) and have not purchased your new 2017 parking permit yet, you are strongly encouraged to do so.  Go…

Traffic update: Plan ahead, expect delays

June 16, 2016

Please be advised that a combination of road closures and special events will cause some traffic delays over the next week. If you are scheduled to work or plan on enjoying the beautiful weather around Ann Arbor, here's what to expect: Saturday, June 18:East Liberty Street between South Fifth and Division will be closed to vehicular traffic between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. East Washington Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues will be closed for the Ann Arbor Book Festival from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Monday, June 20:A portion of South First Street between West Liberty and West William will be closed…

MHealthy Loyalty Punch Card extended!

June 15, 2016

Now is the perfect time to try something new, delicious, and nutritious, thanks to MHealthy’s new Loyalty Punch Card, available at select cafés and carts at the U-M Health System. Due…

Grief Awareness Week for Staff 2016 a success!

June 15, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in and or attended the recent UMHS 2016 Grief Awareness Week for staff, which featured daily events, helpful tips, the annual grief wall, unit-based activities and more. The weeklong event, hosted by the Grief Awareness Week Committee, was a great success touching more than 1,000 staff members. The committee was comprised of multiple disciplines (nursing and medicine, social work, spiritual care, security, unit hosts, child life among others), and chaired by Lisbeth Harcourt, LMSW-Program Manager Office of Decedent Affairs (ODA) and, Meghan Thiel, LMSW-Adult Palliative Care social worker. If you attended one or more of…

MICHR Offers Translational Research Education Certificate

June 14, 2016

MICHR has a program designed for doctoral students in basic research programs as a complement to their graduate studies. The Translational Research Education Certificate (TREC) provides students with an overview of…

Comprehensive Stroke Center Recertification Survey Continues

June 14, 2016

The first day of the Comprehensive Stroke Center program recertification survey was a success! The survey is scheduled to continue through today, so please ensure your respective units are prepared and ready for the reviewers to potentially visit your areas. Be sure to reinforce how to find the stroke clinical practice guidelines through the clinical home page or unit website.  Staff have shown familiarity with locating the CPG when in an individual patient record but needed assistance to find the CPG through other means. For more information, please contact Operations Director for the CSC program Jenevra Foley at jenevra@med.umich.edu. Thanks in…

Security Update: Change in Wireless Access Policy

June 14, 2016

Please be advised that beginning August 2016, all Wireless Access Points that are not installed, configured, and maintained by MCIT are to be removed from operation in all buildings and real…