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Metabolic Fitness Program: educational and clinically-supervised exercise

May 25, 2016

Do you have obesity, high blood pressure, high fasting sugar, and high cholesterol?  You may have metabolic syndrome.  One health risk factor increases your risk for developing others; and the more risk factors you have increases your disease risk.   This syndrome can be reduced or eliminated with positive lifestyle changes.  Join the physician-referred Metabolic Fitness Program to address this syndrome. The goal of treatment is to reduce the risk of diseases with nutrition and exercise in the supportive environment of a structured program with peers.  We provide coaching strategies so that each individual participant can be successful in making positive changes…

Update: Contacting the UMHS Service Desk

May 25, 2016

Please note that on Wednesday, June 1, the (76)3-7770 MSIS Service Desk number will be redirected to (93)6-8000. Going forward, (734) 936-8000 will be the only telephone number to call for support from the UMHS Service Desk. Customers will notice a new phone menu but should not experience any other changes in services.Current email/web form methods of getting in touch will continue to work:Email options:MCITServiceDesk@med.umich.eduMSISHelp@umich.eduWeb forms:http://www.med.umich.edu/i/mcit/cust_srvc_ctr/rm/rm_TSn.htmhttps://msis.zendesk.com/anonymous_requests/new

Purchase your new parking permit by July 1

May 25, 2016

If you currently possess an annual parking windshield (static cling or hang-tag) permit, you must purchase a new permit before July 1. If you haven’t already done so, make your purchase…

Plan to attend: Leadership Summit for Women in Healthcare

May 24, 2016

There is still time to register for the second annual Leadership Summit for Women in Academic Medicine and Healthcare!The University of Michigan Health System, Medical School, School of Public Health, and Ross School of Business are partnering for this important event, to be held on June 6, 2016 at the Ann Arbor Marriott. Institutional leaders are dedicated to the development and future success of women faculty and administrators; this one-day leadership development program will accelerate these women leaders into the forefront of their organizations.For more information, click here.If you have more questions about this event, email LeadershipSummit@umich.edu.Website: http://michiganross.umich.edu/programs/executive-education/2nd-annual-leadership-summit-women-academic-medicine-and-healthcare?event=2680

The Learning Health System: Small Grants Program Announcement

May 24, 2016

The Department of Learning Health Sciences and the University of Michigan Office of Research are pleased to announce a pilot grant program to accelerate development of systems, methods and technologies that support the science underlying the development of a ubiquitous global Learning Health System (LHS).   We are specifically seeking project descriptions that address either of two challenges:   Challenge 1 relates to the concept of a platform, or infrastructure, consisting of technology, policies, and processes that make learning and improvement routine and sustainable.  A platform can be seen as set of interconnected services that support full learning cycles. Full learning cycles incorporate…

Internal Medicine Certification & Recertification Board Review: July 11-15

May 23, 2016

The U-M Internal Medicine Certification & Recertification Board Review will take place July 11-15, 2016 at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan. This course is for physicians preparing for the…

Workshop: How to be a Successful Faculty Member

May 20, 2016

These quarterly sessions, hosted by the office of faculty development, are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation.  Orientation gave you the information you needed on your first day.  In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning. Other faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.  You will learn about mentoring resources and even have the chance to connect with senior mentors over lunch!Intended Audience: Medical School faculty who have been within the organization for at least 3-6 monthsWhy: Introduction to numerous resources that…

Workshop: Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

May 20, 2016

This one-day workshop, hosted by the office of faculty development, 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:HiringLeadershipManagementDiversityCommunicationConflict ResolutionManaging PerformanceWhen: Tuesday, June 28, 2016Time: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Breakfast and Lunch Provided)Where: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar Rooms (1st floor)Register online.Please note that this workshop is or faculty only. Questions? Please contact Sarah Colbert, secolb@umich.edu.Website: http://faculty.medicine.umich.edu/workshops/essential-skills-successful-leadership-2

Update: Observatory Street Construction Project

May 19, 2016

The construction on Observatory Street is well underway with ongoing enhancements to try and ease congestion and improve the flow of traffic. Signage has been added around the Cardiovascular Center. The…