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Reminder: Observatory Street and nearby lots to close for construction

May 10, 2016

Don’t forget, Observatory Street between East Ann Street and Geddes Avenue will be closed in phases for a water main and road reconstruction project. Work is expected to begin May 16…

Keep calm! You don’t need Sherlock to find standardized patient-education materials

May 9, 2016

Most clinicians already know that the Patient Education Clearinghouse is a central repository of reviewed and approved patient education materials, but many people do not know how to:access Clearinghouse directly from MiChart with one clickfind content from the Clearinghouse by searching the clinical home-page search enginesend UMHS created patient-instructions to patients as lettersRefer patients to access this database from their home computers or handheld devicesIf you want to learn these and other skills necessary to access standardized approved patient-education materials sign up for the class Keep calm! You don't need Sherlock to find standardized patient-education materials at UMHSAll health system…

Health news “watchdog” speaks at U-M: Video available

May 9, 2016

On April 26, the publisher of the website Health News Review, Gary Schwitzer, spoke at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation about how the media covers medical research and…

Get your MHealthy Loyalty Punch Card at UMHS cafés

May 9, 2016

May and June 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…

Workshop: A Gentle Introduction to Data Analyses

May 6, 2016

Have you forgotten most of your stats training? Never understood it in the first place? Do you skip over the statistics sections when reading a journal article? Do you wish you could converse more effectively with your statistician? This seminar is designed for faculty who desire a reintroduction to basic statistical concepts for clinically-focused research. Presented in plain English with many illustrations, this session will cover foundational statistical concepts, including:  p-value, effect size, confidence intervals, sample size and power, and some common statistical tests. Whatever your background, this gentle reintroduction will increase your comfort and confidence when it comes to statistics.…

Early Bird Reminder: Family Medicine Update

May 6, 2016

The 52nd Annual Northern Michigan Family Medicine Update, led by University of Michigan physician and Director of Family Medicine, Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG, will be held June 13-17, 2016.…

Workshop: Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

May 6, 2016

This one-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division. This workshop, facilitated by Sally Schmall, MSW of Academy Coaching, will highlight topics such as: Hiring Leadership Management Diversity Communication Conflict Resolution Managing Performance When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Time: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Breakfast and Lunch Provided) Where: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar Rooms (1st floor) Register here. Website: http://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/workshops/essential-skills-successful-leadership-2

Global REACH Announces Partnership Development Grant

May 5, 2016

Global REACH recently announced the release of a Partnership Development grant, which will provide up to $10K to its Faculty Associates who are working on developing new global health partnerships.This new funding opportunity will provide travel funds to faculty to enable them to develop new collaborative relationships with colleagues at international institutions. Eligibility Global REACH Faculty Associates Global REACH Faculty Affiliates are eligible for funding if they are included in a proposal submitted by a Faculty Associate Application Deadline: May 31, 2016 View the full announcement. Find out how to become a Faculty Associate here. Find out how to become a…

Traffic update: Plan ahead, expect delays

May 5, 2016

Please be advised that a combination of events and road work will result in traffic controls and road and lot closures in Ann Arbor beginning today and throughout the weekend.  If you are scheduled to work or just plan to hang out downtown, be sure to plan ahead and expect delays.Thursday, May 5:South Seventh Street between Jefferson and Madison will be closed to traffic for the installation of water utilities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Liberty Street between Thompson and Division will be closed to traffic for the Ann Arbor Cinco de Mayo special event from 5 p.m. to 2…