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David Miller, M.D., M.P.H., named new president of U-M Health System

December 4th, 2020

David C. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., will be the new president of the U-M Health System as of Jan. 1, 2021 after approval Thursday by the U-M Board of Regents. Miller has been the chief clinical officer for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center since 2018. In his new role, he will provide strategic and operational leadership of the organization's clinical enterprise. Click through for details.

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Innovation: At the core of everything we do

December 3rd, 2020

Michigan Medicine may be best known for big life-changing discoveries, but it’s often the little things that make those major advancements possible. Through the core value of innovation, the organization strives to promote a culture that inspires new ideas and ways of thinking in the tasks all faculty and staff do every day. Click through for a sampling of Michigan Medicine innovations, both big and small!

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Wellness Wednesday: Building strength from the inside

December 2nd, 2020

Oftentimes, we are aware or able to anticipate major events and situations in our lives. This year, that predictability was lost. The uncertainty regarding COVID-19 — and when it will “end” — has caused much stress to just about everyone in the world. Click through to learn strategies to cope with ongoing challenges and find your strength within.

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Double lung transplant comes with bittersweet memories

December 1st, 2020

When Stacey and Scott Weston donated their young daughter’s organs, they never expected that one of them would be on a transplant list 15 years later. But that's exactly what happened when Scott's lungs began to fail. Click through to read about the Westons' remarkable journey, culminating in a double lung transplant at Michigan Medicine during which Scott is convinced his daughter was “pulling some strings.”

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The Power of Prevention: Set an example, save lives during the holidays

November 30th, 2020

With Thanksgiving now in the rear-view mirror, it is clear that the holiday season will look and feel different this year than it has any other year — and it should if we want to keep our loved ones safe and healthy. As health care workers and members of the communities in which we work and live, we are in a unique position to influence those around us and make a real difference by practicing safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Click through to learn more!

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Have a happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving!

November 25th, 2020

Thanksgiving will look different this year. While there won’t be big gatherings or cross-country trips, the holiday still serves as an important time to reflect on who and what you have to be grateful for in your life. Click through to learn how you can have a safe and happy celebration as the entire Headlines team wishes you a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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Making a Difference: Innovation

November 24th, 2020

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference and inspire colleagues through their hard work and dedication. Each month, Headlines features a set of randomly selected submissions from the Making a Difference awards program that highlight our employees’ dedication to an organizational core value. Click through to read about just a few of the faculty and staff who have demonstrated innovation in recent weeks!

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COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers explain why they signed up

November 23rd, 2020

Clinical trials depend on participants. So does ending the pandemic. With Michigan Medicine currently hosting two clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines, volunteers have been coming to the organization to test vaccine effectiveness. Click through to read why five of them — including some of the organization’s faculty and staff — decided to sign up for these critical studies.

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Michigan Medicine joins hospitals nationwide in campaign encouraging everyone to #MaskUp

November 20th, 2020

Michigan Medicine has joined about 100 of the nation’s top health care systems with an urgent plea for all Americans — mask up, because wearing a facemask is our best chance at slowing the surging COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning this week, the new campaign’s public service message will run in national publications, with regional messages to follow. Click through for details!

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