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Reminder: Observatory Street Construction Begins Today

May 16, 2016

Don’t forget that beginning today, 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 last through mid-August. Pedestrian access will be maintained through the Observatory Street area. Be sure to plan ahead and expect delays. Also, remember to suggest to visitors and patients to add additional travel time during the next few months. Thank you in advance for your patience, flexibility, and cooperation. For more information on U-M bus route detours, visit http://pts.umich.edu/news/transit-alerts.php. Phase I Begins today with an anticipated end date of late June/early…

Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Course

May 16, 2016

Obtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CME by participating in the Advanced WIlderness Life Support course, hosted by University of Michigan Emergency Medicine.The course description of “Learn the skills to prevent medical problems, reduce suffering, and save lives in non-traditional medical settings" is as follows:Earn your Advanced Wilderness Life Support certificationLearn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, treatment and evacuation protocolsPractice your skills in live scenarios with our expert instructorsObtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CMEReceive Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship creditsCourse Objectives:To provide a practical foundation in Wilderness Medicine for medical professionalsTo…

Manage Stress, Get Fit, And Stay Healthy

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…

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…


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…

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…