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“Colorful” fundraiser featuring Robin Roberts and Adam Schefter to benefit Rogel Cancer Center

June 1, 2021

Join us Thursday, June 3, to celebrate community and progress across all cancer research with an evening of tribute and life-changing philanthropy benefiting the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. The event name “Colorful” represents the spectrum of cancer awareness ribbons and is anchored to National Cancer Survivors Day. This virtual event is free to attend and will feature special guest Robin Roberts, co-anchor of “Good Morning America” and a two-time cancer survivor, and emcee Adam Schefter, ESPN NFL insider and a University of Michigan alum. To RSVP for the event, click here. Email colorfulevent@umich.edu with any questions.

Last call: Catch art exhibitions at Michigan Medicine before they’re gone!

June 1, 2021

A series of art exhibitions hosted by Gifts of Art will be on display through the end of this week, Friday, June 4. If you are on the main medical campus, be sure to check them out. Three of the exhibitions that have yet to be highlighted in Headlines include: Oil & Gouache by Sarah Innes Sarah Innes' oil and gouache paintings feature bold color, pattern and crisp edges achieved with the use of stencils cut from her drawings. Innes credits her dexterity with an exacto knife and observational skills to her grandfather, Carl E. Badgley, who was head of…

New allergen station now open at UH Café

June 1, 2021

Minus 8 is a new allergen-friendly, totally delicious station located at the UH Café! It is full of great food and amazing variety that just happens to be made without the top eight food allergens. Chef Fran is preparing the food and making sure everything is fresh and includes lots of flavor. Visit Chef Fran and Minus 8 at the UH Café Monday through Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on diabetes and fiber

June 1, 2021

For June’s Healthy Eating Tip of the Month, there is a focus on diabetes and fiber. Diabetes affects more than 29 million adults. People who know they have diabetes are more likely to make important lifestyle changes — lose weight, eat healthier and become more active. In addition, fiber is an important part of a healthy diet. How much fiber do you consume throughout the day or perhaps what foods do you consume that are rich in fiber? Fiber is an important part of our diet to promote overall well-being. A generous serving of foods high in fiber can promote…

Plan Ahead: P3 (Taubman) Construction Repairs

May 28, 2021

A critical construction repair project is currently underway with approximately 80 parking spaces closed continuously on weekdays and up to 120 on weekends. In addition to this project, a few smaller space closures within patient/visitor parking are planned. To support the Taubman elevator replacement project, from June 2 - December 31, 2021, three patient/visitor spaces will be closed and fenced off on Level 3.5 near the elevator lobby area.To support repairs being made to a Taubman Center exterior wall, from June 14 - July 5, three patient/visitor spaces will be closed on the roof level.  Plastic sheeting will also be installed along the west side of the structure to protect vehicles.

You are invited to attend the COVID-19 Summit (Webinar)

May 28, 2021

The Mi-COVID-19 Initiative Joint CQI Venture is hosting this event in partnership with the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) and the Michigan Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM-MI). Monday, June 149 – 11 a.m. Registration is required. Click here to register. This summit aims to share key findings and pivotal lessons learned from the Mi-COVID-19 data registry and to review the current state of COVID-19 in the state of Michigan. A session dedicated to public policy in pandemics will be led by the Michigan Health & Hospital Association. Another session focused on adult and pediatric critical…

Paperwork art on display at Taubman Center

May 28, 2021

Karen Koykka O’Neal attended studio art classes at U-M while obtaining her degree in Civil Engineering. During a year living in the American Southwest, she became fascinated by Indian baskets shown…

You’re invited: Annual Beyond Amyloid Research Symposium

May 28, 2021

The Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is hosting its fifth annual Beyond Amyloid Research Symposium on Thursday, June 10. The event, which will take place virtually from 8 a.m. until noon on Thursday, June 10, will feature keynote speaker David A. Bennett, M.D., of Rush University. Bennett serves as the director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center and his presentation is entitled “Age-Related Cognitive Decline: Beyond Amyloid.” There will be other speakers and a virtual poster session at the event. Click here for more information and to register.

Monthly radiation dosimeters due today, June 1

May 28, 2021

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on today, June 1. Please work with your Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front of your dosimeter. On behalf of Michigan Medicine Safety Management Services and the U-M Radiation Safety Service, thank you for exchanging your dosimetry on time. Congratulations to the following monthly and quarterly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange rate of 90% or better for first quarter and March 2021: Anesthesiology – Pain Faculty/StaffRadiology – CardiothoracicAnesthesiology – Pain FellowsRadiology –…