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May 13, 2016

Yoga can be practiced to enhance overall health, to improve balance, to heal and prevent injuries, to strengthen muscles and to open the body for meditation. It is a great way to get in tune with your body and your inner self.Classes are held in Cardiovascular Medicine at Domino's Farms medically-supervised Fitness Center, Mon & Wed 7:00 am & Tue & Thu 2:30 pm.For more information call Kari Smith: 734-998-5670.  Physician referral is no longer required.Website: http://umcvc.org/yoga


May 13, 2016

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers “Functional Fitness for Older Adults,” an eight-week exercise program specifically for those 62 years and older.The goal of the class is to provide proven exercise interventions to help older adults combat the physical effects of aging such as muscle loss, weight gain, compromised balance and reaction time, worsened posture, flexibility and increased frailty.Maybe you have a parent who is struggling with mobility issues related to de-conditioning? This class might be best for them.Participants are introduced to various strength and cardiovascular equipment in addition to beneficial posture, balance and stretching exercises. Classes take…


May 13, 2016

Have you had or are considering bariatric surgery? The Weight Management Bariatric (WMB) Conditioning Program offered at the Transition Studio may be for you.If you’re looking to lose significant weight, you can benefit greatly by starting an exercise program under the supervision of a qualified exercise specialist. Whether you’re an individual with little to no exercise experience, lack motivation, are looking for a facility to exercise in, or simply need continuous support and encouragement, our WMB Conditioning Program may be right for you.Physician approval is required prior to enrollment. If you have any additional questions, you can email them to PMR-Transitions@med.umich.edu.What: Bariatric…


May 12, 2016

The University of Michigan Medical School has established a Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Scholars Program (PASQUAL) for medical school faculty and health system staff who wish to become clinical leaders in quality and patient safety within the U-M Health System and beyond.The program is funded by the U-M Medical Group Division as a faculty development initiative administered through the Office of Faculty Affairs and run through the Department of Learning Health Sciences. The Program provides an academic and applied foundation in principles and methods for improving the quality and safety of patient care, along with skills in leadership, teaching and…

Register Now for Health Professions Education Day

May 12, 2016

The University of Michigan is unique with nine health science schools across three campuses that share the core missions of preparing future clinicians and scholars, while caring for patients within a…

AEI-Medical Education Virtual Grand Rounds May 19th

May 11, 2016

The Clinical Simulation Center would like to invite you to the inaugural AEI Virtual Grand Rounds on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m . Located in the Department Of Learning Health Sciences large conference Room (Victor Vaughan, 1111 E Catherine St. Room 204), the Virtual Grand Rounds session is sponsored by the  the Clinical Simulation Center and the Technology and Simulation Committee of American College of Surgeons (ACS) AEI Consortium, chaired by Deb Rooney, faculty of Department of Learning Health Sciences. Please join us!  We’re hoping for a diverse attendee group that is joined by their…

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…