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Quality Month poster submission deadline coming July 8

June 23, 2022

Has your team completed safety, quality or continuous improvement work over the past year? If so, Michigan Medicine wants to celebrate you! Submissions are still being accepted for the 2022 Quality Month poster sessions. Due date for submission is Friday, July 8. Click here for more details and to download the poster template. If you are ready to submit a poster, follow this link.  If your team is interested in submitting a poster but needs an extension, please email Quality-Month@med.umich.edu. If you are part of a team working on an improvement project or are looking for resources to help with a project, the Quality Department…

Reminder: Renew your U-M parking permits by July 1

June 22, 2022

Don't forget, if you possess a static cling or hang-tag annual parking permit, your current permit expires on June 30.  If you need a permit for the next fiscal year (beginning on July 1), please purchase a new parking permit. AVI parking permits are automatically renewed each year, so these permit-holders do not need to take any action to be ready for July 1. See the below rate schedules for information on permit costs for the upcoming 2022-2023 permit year. Rates are the same as last year. The cost of each permit prorates down on the first and fifteenth of each month. Where applicable, “UC” stands for University…

Office of General Counsel now part of Michigan Medicine Help Center

June 22, 2022

The Office of the General Counsel has been added to the Michigan Medicine Help Center. Michigan Medicine staff with legal questions, subpoenas, requests for meetings and depositions from outside attorneys, trial appearances and contract review can now submit a request for help through the Michigan Medicine Help Center.   Staff in the Office of the General Counsel will triage the request and respond to the submitter.  This link  provides instructions.

Fire up the grill for July’s cooking classes

June 22, 2022

MHealthy’s free virtual cooking classes are now free! Learn to make delicious, healthier foods for you and your family. Each 45-minute class includes interacting live with expert chefs and dietitians. Enjoy summer flavors with July’s cooking series Registration is now open for July’s two-class series. Register by 10 a.m. on July 8. It’s a good time to fire up the grill and enjoy the outdoors. July’s classes take advantage of the season, focusing on preparing appetizers and a delicious dinner on the grill. Chefs will also provide tips to help you save time and cut costs. July 13 (noon – 12:45…

‘Flowers for Healing’ oil painting exhibition now on display at Michigan Medicine

June 22, 2022

Maggie Bandstra creates her floral paintings in bright colors to evoke upbeat feelings of love and healing energy. She uses abstracted forms found in the foliage and finds shapes and symbols in the repetitious layers and patterns. Bandstra paints in oil on canvas, and she uses a multimedia technique with layers of dye, acrylic and oil that she created while experimenting in her studio. These layers symbolize the layered relationships we have in our lives. Thanks to Gifts of Art, you can check out her artwork for yourself: VIEW EXHIBIT ONLINE VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON: Where: Gifts of Art Gallery –…

Stay safe: Avoid dirt path between M-29 parking lot and Fuller Field lot

June 21, 2022

To keep you and your colleagues as safe as possible, it is important that ?everyone avoid use of the dirt pathway between the M-29 parking lot and Fuller Field parking lot on the main medical campus. Please see the map at right for the location of this path, which is used primarily by those who park in the M-75 and NC-78 lots. Please note, the pathway is not an authorized footpath — and there are injury and safety risks for those who use it. The path also comes in close proximity to railroad tracks that are utilized by Amtrak. To access…

Michigan Medicine to host live Q&A on COVID-19 vaccines for babies and kids under 5

June 21, 2022

Michigan Medicine experts will answer questions about the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids under age five during a live Q&A session on Thursday, June 23. The live discussion will be held at 1 p.m. on both the @MottChildren and @MichiganMedicine Facebook pages as well as the @MottChildren and @UMichMedicine Twitter accounts and the Michigan Medicine YouTube channel. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages six months up to five years, paving the way for millions of babies, toddlers and preschoolers to get their first COVID-19 vaccination this…

Report your Community Benefit contributions by Aug. 12

June 21, 2022

Each year, Michigan Medicine’s faculty, staff and students show their commitment to improving the health of the local community by providing programs and services for free or at a lower cost. It’s an inspiring display of compassion by team members who spend hours caring for and promoting the well-being of the poor, underserved and underinsured members of the Ann Arbor area, Washtenaw County and the state of Michigan. These efforts are officially categorized as a “Community Benefit” (CB). Between now and Aug. 12, Michigan Medicine departments should submit reports for services they provided to the community during fiscal year 2021…

You’re invited: Bioethics Grand Rounds

June 21, 2022

Patients experiencing acute mental health crises in the community setting may not have access to crisis management services. Clinicians may call upon law enforcement to facilitate mental health wellness checks to handle such emergencies. Through a case presentation followed by a multidisciplinary panel discussion, this week’s Bioethics Grand Rounds will review the practice of mental health wellness checks and consider the risks of unnecessary police exposure for these patients. The talk — which will take place on Wednesday, June 22 at noon — is entitled “Ethics and Equity Considerations for Clinicians Requesting Mental Health Wellness Checks for Patients in the…