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Last call: Medical Education Scholars Program deadline approaching

May 1, 2017

The Medical Education Scholars Program — an internationally acclaimed annual program established at the U-M Medical School in 1998 — is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. MESP provides an opportunity for…

Monthly radiation dosimeters due

May 1, 2017

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange today. Please return your April dosimetry to your departmental dosimetry contact and retrieve your May dosimetry. The wear period is printed on the…

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on food allergies

May 1, 2017

Today marks the start of Food Allergy Awareness Month! In celebration, this month’s UH Café Healthy Eating Tip of the Month discusses the differences between a true wheat allergy and gluten intolerances such as celiac disease and non-celiac-gluten/wheat sensitivity. To learn how a wheat-free diet is different from a gluten-free diet, how to read a food label for food allergens, how to respond to the most severe of food allergy reactions and more, visit the UH Café’s Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display. Enter your information for a chance to win an allergen-free cookbook so you can start cooking…

Workshop: Creating the ideal work culture

April 28, 2017

Would you like to reinvent your work culture and create greater employee engagement? Get the tools you need to create a thriving work team where health and well-being contribute to success. In this interactive session, you will identify the role you play in creating an environment where others want to join in. A positive workplace culture addresses more than physical well-being. It supports the emotional, mental, social and occupational dimensions of well-being.Through dialogue and self-reflection, you will begin to define your desired workplace culture and identify what you need to do next to make it a reality.Attend the workshop to: Increase your team’s…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Upcoming road closures 

April 28, 2017

Upcoming special events and projects are expected to cause road closures across Ann Arbor in the coming days. Please plan ahead and expect delays and alert your patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Until 6 p.m. today, Washington St. from Thayer to Fletcher will be closed for the U-M campus commencement celebration. Beginning Monday, May 1, eastbound South University is expected to be closed to through traffic for streetscape improvements and underground utility work. Detour by traveling south on East University, east on Willard and then north on Forest to Washtenaw.…

Week in Review: Week of April 24, 2017

April 28, 2017

This week in Headlines, it was all about families. The week began with tips to help employees make a difference for patients and families. Readers also learned about the Jamersons, a…

CVC bridge connector detour project begins Monday

April 28, 2017

Don't forget, the first of two independent projects associated with the Frankel Cardiovascular Center begins next week! Both projects will require the bridge connector walkways on floor 2 (between CVC and the Cancer Center) and floor 3 (between CVC and UH South) to be closed temporarily. The facility work is needed to meet current building regulatory requirements. During the duration of each project, it will not be possible to maintain any traffic, personnel or equipment passing through the connectors. However, signage will be posted during both closures to direct people to alternate routes and paper maps will be provided. Volunteers will…

Reminder: P2 parking structure project starts next week

April 28, 2017

Please be advised that a construction project is scheduled to begin Monday, May 1 in the P2 (patient/visitor) parking structure on the main medical campus.The repairs are vital to the safety of patients and their families and to the longevity of the structure. The project is expected to cause changes to available parking spaces in both the P2 and P3 structures.Plan ahead and alert patients if they will be parking in the area.Here’s what you need to know:The project is expected to close 75 parking spaces in P2 at any one time during the project.To assist patients in getting to their…

Wireless access changes take effect today

April 27, 2017

Don't forget, today is the day Health Information Technology & Services — or HITS — is implementing security changes to the Michigan Medicine internal wireless (UMHS-8021X) network. These changes are part of…