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Giving thanks beyond Thanksgiving

November 21st, 2019

Around this time every year, people across the country are reminded of reasons to express appreciation and gratitude in celebration of Thanksgiving. But 30 days during the month of November is not enough time to internalize and exercise the power of gratitude, which can have long-lasting benefits. Click through for resources and tips that will help you cultivate the habit all year long!

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Cultivating culture: Leaders share ideas on organization’s values, vision for the future

November 20th, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 15, leaders from across Michigan Medicine — as well as partners Metro Health and MidMichigan — came together to share ideas and feedback about the organization’s culture, values and vision for the future. Click through for a look back at the event, and find out how the day will impact the organization in the months and years ahead!

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Telemedicine delivers real-time stroke expertise

November 19th, 2019

When Sarah Phelps began her shift as a registered nurse at the MidMichigan Medical Center, she never expected the day would end with her on the receiving end of care for a stroke. And equally unexpected, that her care would be delivered via a telemedicine program that provided access to experts from Michigan Medicine, hundreds of miles away. Click through for this remarkable story and to learn about the life-saving benefits of telemedicine!

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Celina Kleer, M.D., honored by AACR, makes history in cancer research

November 18th, 2019

Every year, the American Association for Cancer Research selects one American researcher to recognize for their impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of breast cancer. This year, Michigan Medicine’s very own Celina Kleer, M.D., was honored for her pivotal and game-changing work. Click through for more on the recognition and a Q&A with Kleer, who discusses her career, what drives her work and who has made a significant impact on her journey at Michigan Medicine.

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Week in Review: Week of Nov. 11, 2019

November 15th, 2019

Thanksgiving is still a couple weeks away, but the past few days in Headlines were a chance to give thanks to faculty and staff across the organization. For instance, employees and students who served in the armed forces were honored on Veterans Day. Later, patients, families and colleagues thanked those who made a difference last month. Readers also met Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Rose Glenn, A.P.R., and teams were recognized for helping in the community. In case you missed anything, click through for the latest!

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Making a Difference: October 2019 highlights

November 14th, 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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Building bonds: Michigan Medicine employees join thousands to help revitalize Detroit

November 13th, 2019

Earlier this year, the Office of Patient Experience’s Patient Family Engagement team and staff from the Quality Department spent a couple of days in service to the community and building lasting bonds with their teammates. Click through to learn more about their experience. And be sure to let Headlines know how your team has made an impact across the region this year!

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Envisioning the future: Q&A with Rose Glenn, A.P.R., chief communication and marketing officer

November 12th, 2019

Earlier this year, Rose Glenn, A.P.R., joined Michigan Medicine as the chief communication and marketing officer. On top of leading the Department of Communication, Glenn is involved in steering a number of initiatives, including the creation of a new vision statement and branding strategy. Headlines recently sat down with Glenn to discuss her position and where she sees the organization going from here. Click through to check out what she had to say!

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Honoring those who serve

November 11th, 2019

In honor of Veterans Day, the organization would like to salute its current and former members of the U.S. armed forces. From long-time employees to current medical students, these brave members of the community have dedicated themselves to the nation — and to Michigan Medicine’s mission of advancing health to serve Michigan and the world. Click through for a photo gallery of just a few of the men and women who have served, and take some time to thank all veterans for their sacrifice and dedication!

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