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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

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.…

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…

Issue in Aging Conference

May 5, 2016

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center (MADC) at the University of Michigan and the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University are co-sponsoring the 29th Annual Issues in Aging conference on May…

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…

Programs suppport National Mental Health Month

May 5, 2016

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four adults – approximately 61.5 million Americans – will experience mental illness in a given year. To raise awareness about mental health in the United States, May is recognized as National Mental Health Month. In support, UMHS Employee Assistance Program (UMHS EAP) and MHealthy Thrive! stress management program are encouraging U-M faculty and staff to take a moment each day this month to “check in” on their emotions. Check in daily with your emotions Emotional well-being is an essential part of our overall wellness and deserves ongoing attention and care,…

Evidenced-Based Practice Staff Nurse Fellowship

May 4, 2016

The Nursing Research and Translation Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the second Cohort of the Staff Nurse Evidence-Based Practice Fellowship.  The goals of the…

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month

May 3, 2016

May is Food Allergy Action Month!  This annual campaign is an extension of Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 8 – 14, 2016).  The goal of this week is to stimulate public awareness with regard to the seriousness of food allergies, as well as to encourage respect and safety for those living with a food allergy.The UMHS Dietetic Interns are dedicated to producing patient and family-friendly informational materials for each month’s Healthy Eating Tip.  For information on food allergies, visit and promote the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display in the cafeteria for an opportunity to win a prize.  Also,…