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Workshop: Recruiting to improve diversity and excellence

February 8, 2019

The medical school’s STRIDE Committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and, if selected for offers, recruited to U-M. The committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals as well. STRIDE training: Has involved dozens of senior faculty members from across campus Looks at a decade of reading the research and thinking about its application to faculty searches Provides Michigan-specific best practices and…

Workshop: Improving patient safety through improved communication skills

February 8, 2019

This workshop is focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators:  Milisa Manojlovich, Ph.D., R.N., professor, Department of Systems, Populations, and Leadership, U-M School of Nursing Nathan Houchens, M.D., associate chief of medicine, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System; assistant professor, Department of Internal Medicine, U-M Sarah Krein, Ph.D., R.N., Renis Likert Collegiate Research Professor, research professor, Internal Medicine, U-M Medical School and adjunct research professor, U-M School of Nursing  Date: Thursday, June 6  Time: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Breakfast provided)  Location: BSRB…

The Wrap celebrates the Lunar New Year!

February 8, 2019

This week’s episode of The Wrap celebrates the Lunar New Year! Jiuling Yang, a Ph.D. student studying at Michigan Medicine through a joint program with the Peking University Health Science Center in Beijing, stopped by to discuss the holiday and the many traditions her family associates with it. She also discussed the work she is performing on campus and what she has enjoyed most about her time in Ann Arbor. In addition, there was also the weekly employee discount and trivia question. Check it out below!

Week in Review: Week of Feb. 4, 2019

February 8, 2019

There was a lot to celebrate this week at Headlines! The Lunar New Year celebration — one of the world’s largest festivals — kicked off on Tuesday. On top of that,…

Improve your mentoring skills at MICHR Mentoring Academy

February 7, 2019

Do you want to develop and hone your mentoring skills? Consider applying for the MICHR Mentoring Academy. The Mentoring Academy is designed for senior postdocs and faculty in clinical and translational research. The Mentoring Academy will consist of six required two-hour sessions based on the widely used Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. Learn more or apply here. The application deadline is Feb. 18, and the MICHR Mentoring Academy starts in April. Website: https://umms.infoready4.com/#manageCompetitionsDetail/1780435

OHEI offers free screening of ‘Coco’

February 7, 2019

To provide an opportunity for Michigan Medicine team members to share in a diversity, equity and inclusion activity with their children, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion invites you and your kids to attend a free screening of the film “Coco.” The screening will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24 at noon in Palmer Commons, fourth floor (100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor). Doors open at 11:45 a.m. The film will be followed by fun family activities with snacks. Please RSVP by Feb. 18 by clicking here. Please note, space is limited to 140 people. See you there!

Registration now open for 37th annual U-M Women of Color Task Force Career Conference

February 7, 2019

The U-M Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) will host its 37th annual Career Conference on Friday, March 8. All U-M staff, faculty, students and the public, regardless of gender or ethnicity, are invited to register to attend this inclusive professional development event. Attendees may select from a variety of workshop sessions designed to support their professional and personal development. The conference keynote will be a conversation with Cynthia H. Bowman, chief diversity & inclusion officer for Bank of America, and U-M diversity leaders who will discuss the differences between the DEI strategies that corporations and educational institutions can implement,…

Danirée brings country music and more to Michigan Medicine

February 6, 2019

Daniel Goree, guitarist and vocalist of Danirée, is originally from the Pacific Northwest. He began singing and playing guitar at a young age and later joined the Portland Community College Jazz Band and Portland Mandophonic Orchestra. He then toured with Country Western Hall of Famer Hank Snow, playing at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Elks Clubs in the region. A global traveler, Goree brings different sounds and perspectives to his interpretation of country and American rhythm & blues. With his trio, he takes audience…

Feb. 11 Frontier Seminar to highlight cancer research

February 6, 2019

Throughout Michigan Medicine, there are remarkable stories of discoveries and achievements in basic science, clinical and translational research. The Frontier Seminar Series provides a platform for storytelling and sharing of important work by the many investigators at U-M. The next seminar in the series will be held Monday, Feb. 11, at noon at Kahn Auditorium in the Biomedical Science Research Building. The event will highlight the latest in cancer research from Brendon Baker, M.D.; Phillip Palmbos, M.D., and Steve Weiss, M.D. The seminar will be followed by a catered reception. Learn more or RSVP here. Website: https://splashthat.com/sites/view/umfrontierseminars.splashthat.com