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Reminder: Michigan Medicine to hold career fair at Michigan Stadium

October 9, 2019

Are you or someone you know an experienced nurse, a new graduate nurse graduating by March 2020, an advanced practice nurse or a physician assistant?  If so, you are invited to the Fall 2019 Michigan Medicine Career Fair to be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Jack Roth Stadium Club inside Michigan Stadium.  This is a rare opportunity to meet with recruiters and hiring managers from departments across the organization and learn about the application process. In addition, you will learn about available and future career opportunities to start your journey down an exciting new career path. If you or…

Metal Vessels artwork on display at Michigan Medicine

October 9, 2019

Victoria (Vika) Bulgakova grew up in Ukraine and immigrated to the U.S. in 1994. For the next 22 years, New York became her home. In 2016, she moved to Michigan to…

Plan ahead: Upcoming parking lot closures

October 8, 2019

Please be advised of a few upcoming projects in area parking lots and plan ahead if you will be parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: The NC21 and SC38 parking lots are scheduled to close the evening of Friday, Oct. 11 in order to complete crack sealing on Saturday, Oct. 12. The lots will re-open when work is completed and will be back in service by Monday, Oct. 14. From 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, NC78 is anticipated to be closed for sweeping/maintenance of the porous pavement. All parked…

Applications for HITS apprenticeship program now open

October 8, 2019

The Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) Service Desk is searching for students, recent graduates or other qualified workers to join its entry-level apprenticeship program.  The program is a partnership between Michigan Medicine and Washtenaw Community College (WCC).  Since it began in 2018, the apprenticeship program has had 14 participants and is looking to hire at least four more to begin in Winter 2020. Apprentices for the Service Desk provide customer service to the Michigan Medicine community, including clinicians, students and others. Apprentices also have the opportunity to work in a professional IT department by participating in team meetings and other…

Sparking compassion, not fear, when depression shows up in the workplace

October 8, 2019

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that in 2016, more than 16 million adults dealt with a depressive episode. Battling the symptoms of depression is, no doubt, difficult, but it’s important…

You’re invited: Lecture on ‘Creating a Sustainable Health System: Managing Resources for Organizational Success’

October 7, 2019

Janis Orlowski, M.D., MACP All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to a lecture by Janis M. Orlowski, M.D., MACP, who serves as the chief health care officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges. Orlowski will present a lecture on "Creating a Sustainable Health System: Managing Resources for Organizational Success." It will take place from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31 in F2305 in UH South.  As a prominent and influential physician, health care executive and educator, Orlowski has had a longstanding and rich career in academic medicine. She passionately speaks about the transformation of…

13th annual Prechter Lecture to feature author Pete Earley

October 7, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program will present a lecture by Pete Earley, author of “Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness.” The event will take place from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the Kahn Auditorium in BSRB. In addition to the lecture, there will be a panel discussion regarding mental health care in the justice system and the present and future of research in bipolar disorder. A reception and book signing will follow the event. It is free and open to all members of the Michigan Medicine community, though pre-registration is…

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Is your password secure?

October 7, 2019

Whether it be for employment, finance or recreation, you’ve likely accumulated a proliferation of accounts and passwords.  It can make it tempting to adopt habits that reduce the security of your protected information. Some people choose a simple password — their date of birth, a pet’s name or another easily discovered piece of personal information. Others resort to writing their passwords on a piece of paper or reusing the same password for several different accounts.  Strong and unique passwords are key to online security and privacy. Financial fraud or identity theft is often the result of hackers guessing simple and…

Plan ahead and expect delays: Road work around Ann Arbor

October 7, 2019

Please be advised that projects around Ann Arbor are likely to cause traffic disruptions in the days ahead. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: From today until 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, traffic along Washtenaw Avenue is expected to be routed to one lane in each direction between Geddes Avenue and Glen Avenue.The northbound Washtenaw Avenue left turn to Geddes will be prohibited and detoured to northbound Observatory Street, back to Geddes.The southbound Washtenaw Avenue left turn to Geddes will be prohibited and…