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Exhibition season: Faculty, staff put artwork on display at Michigan Medicine

September 19th, 2019

Every year, Michigan Medicine employees show off that they aren’t just talented in the clinic, lab, office or classroom — they shine in creative ways away from work as well. Much of that talent is currently on display at Michigan Medicine as part of the 32nd annual Gifts of Art Employee Art Exhibition. Click through for a preview of this impressive collection!

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7-year-old receives new FDA-approved retina gene therapy

September 18th, 2019

When Zion Grant was 3 months old, his mother noticed he wasn’t tracking her with his eyes. Genetic testing confirmed Zion had Leber congenital amaurosis, a rare eye condition that usually starts in childhood and worsens over time. However, with new treatment, doctors hope to slow the progression and prevent blindness. Click through to learn how Zion has benefited from the novel therapy being carried out at the Kellogg Eye Center!

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Meet your Michigan Medicine MVPs

September 17th, 2019

Over the past few weeks, employees across the organization have made it very clear why Michigan Medicine remains the top hospital in the state and among the best in the nation. It’s because of you — the exceptional faculty, staff and learners who go above and beyond to advance health and serve patients, families and colleagues. Click through to find out who was named an MVP and superstar by their colleagues and learn who will be bringing home a fantastic prize!

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Diversity Matters: Improving equity in academic medicine

September 16th, 2019

Christina Chapman, M.D., studies ways to improve equity in health care systems and the medical workforce to better meet the needs of the population. Recently, she sat down for a wide-ranging conversation about her own experiences and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in medicine. Click through to see what she had to say!

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On World Sepsis Day, Michigan Medicine celebrates ‘tiny’ successes

September 13th, 2019

Earlier this year, a pediatric patient was brought to the emergency department at Mott, where her vital signs and symptoms triggered an immediate — and novel — chain of events. On World Sepsis Day, click through to learn how Michigan Medicine has improved its identification and treatment of sepsis, making changes that may save lives!

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Week in Review: Week of Sept. 9, 2019

September 13th, 2019

This week at Headlines was a blast — highlighted by a NASA astronaut who has twice rocketed into space! Faculty and staff also learned about a program aimed at propelling diabetes research forward and employees found out how they can make inroads in the wide world of social media. Click through for the latest!

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Making a Difference: August 2019 highlights

September 12th, 2019

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Recognizing the contributions employees make to the organization helps the team to become more motivated, drives better teamwork and gives each individual a sense that they are an integral part of achieving organizational goals. Click through to check out a few faculty and staff who helped Michigan Medicine provide exceptional care and service last month!

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Become a Michigan Medicine social media ambassador

September 11th, 2019

Interested in social media for promoting your work at Michigan Medicine? Your first stop should be the Department of Communication, where the team offers consultation and other services to help you grow your social media presence. Click through for details and learn how you can become a "vital part of our social media ecosystem!"

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Little Victors have out-of-this-world experience

September 10th, 2019

Little Victors at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital had an out-of-this-world experience recently when they had a chance to meet a NASA astronaut! Col. R. Shane Kimbrough stopped by the hospital to answer questions about space, take photos and sign autographs. Click through for a look back at the exciting day!

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