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Order your parking permit by July 1

May 28, 2021

If you currently possess an annual parking windshield (static cling or hang-tag) permit, you must purchase a new permit before July 1. FY22 permit rates remain the same as FY21. If you haven’t already done so, click here to make your purchase online.  Please purchase online by Saturday, June 12 so your permit arrives in time for the new permit year. Please note, permit sales start in the office on Monday, June 14. 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. For more information, visit the Parking Customer…

Learn all about COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials on latest episode of The Wrap!

May 27, 2021

https://youtu.be/w5jKT-78L_8 Clinical trials are the most important tool that can be used to identify just how successful a new vaccine or treatment option will be. On the latest episode of The Wrap employee podcast, you’ll learn all you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials at Michigan Medicine — including how they were carried out and why the team behind them took the drastic step of unblinding them to ensure participants could keep themselves as safe as possible. On top of that, listeners can get to know Daniel Kaul, M.D., a little bit better and take part in the…

Pager support at Towsley will be limited during Memorial Day weekend

May 27, 2021

Support for pager drop-offs — including requests for pager repairs and programming changes (which are typically available outside the closed Towsley Help Me Now location from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday - Friday) — will be unavailable on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Pager support drop-off service will resume the next business day (Tuesday, June 1) after the holiday break. If you have already received an email notification that a pager is ready, you can still retrieve it from the pick-up table. Remember: When requesting drop-off/pick-up service at the Towsley location, you must FIRST submit a…

Register now for June virtual cooking class series

May 26, 2021

MHealthy’s cooking classes have gone virtual! Now you can learn how to prepare healthy and delicious dishes from the comfort of your own kitchen. Interact virtually with our MHealthy chefs and dietitians as they share time saving tips, help you cut costs, and teach you how to create tasty dishes using vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, fish, low-fat dairy, lean meat and beneficial fats. June 2021 Cooking Two-Class Series Registration is now open for the June Cooking Class Series. The cost to attend the two-class series is $20. Registration closes at 9 a.m. on June 11. This month’s classes will focus on summertime cooking…

New resource from the Adolescent Health Initiative: Inclusive stock photography collection

May 26, 2021

For providers, educators, and health professionals alike, the Youth in Health: Inclusive Stock Photography Collection is now available for your team to showcase adolescents’ unique identities and experiences in the health care system. Adolescents were the visionaries and co-leaders in the process of creating this set of stock photos, which showcases a wide range of identities and youth perspective in health care. Access the guidelines for use and photo gallery to elevate your health-related materials and center youth voice in the process! Website: http://bit.ly/CHAIPhotos

Painted quilts on display at Michigan Medicine

May 26, 2021

Sue Holdaway-Heys is an Ann Arbor-based artist and U-M Master of Fine Arts graduate. She has worked in the art quilt medium for 40 years and her work ranges from miniature to wall-sized. Starting with the traditional quilt (three layers stitched together) Holdaway-Heys creates a surface that incorporates layers of fused fabrics, paint and stitching. Then she quilts all of the layers together. Choosing beauty in the world as her subject, her quilts are most often pictorial. She focuses on images from travels, flowers in her gardens, or things in the world around her. Check out her work for yourself…

Plan ahead: Catherine parking structure stairwell painting project

May 25, 2021

Please be advised that painting of the Catherine parking structure stairwells is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 26. The project will begin at the structure's west side. Each stairwell area will take approximately a week to complete.  To maintain egress, the stair towers will remain open for use and will be signed for wet paint.

Visitor policy to change Wednesday, May 26

May 25, 2021

Beginning on Wednesday, May 26 at 7 a.m., updates have been made to the existing visitor policy to make it less restrictive. Thank you to all of our staff for the continued support of our patients and their visitors during this difficult time. All other restrictions remain, please see the full policy for details, which will update on Wednesday morning.  NEW POLICYPREVIOUS POLICYAdult InpatientsOne single visitor per day is allowed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.   *Adult patients with developmental delays/significant cognitive impairments will be allowed to have one (1) visitor remain bedside around the clock…

Reminder: Microsoft 365 coming to Michigan Medicine

May 24, 2021

The Michigan Medicine community can soon begin exploring the benefits of Microsoft 365 (M365) — a product suite that brings together many of Microsoft’s most popular tools — in a new, better and more powerful way. Combining the best of desktop, web and mobile applications, M365 will enable users to collaborate in real-time with anyone in Michigan Medicine from nearly anywhere, on virtually any device. Once fully implemented, M365 will provide Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners with a unified, streamlined experience that promotes productivity and collaboration, and helps people get things done! M365 is rolling out in stages, so…