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Don’t miss it! Ice Cream Social & Researchpalooza Aug. 20

August 11th, 2015
All UMHS employees are invited to celebrate the Ice Cream Social and Researchpalooza on Thursday, Aug. 20. Why should you attend? Don’t just come for the ice cream sundaes! You’ll have a chance to enjoy: Some time outdoors Karaoke or just watching your coworkers sing Musical entertainment Popcorn and snacks Games and prizes Tons ofRead more

Keep your social media posts coming: Share your #UMHSlife

August 10th, 2015
Post about your experience at UMHS for a chance to win a prize! We’ve already seen a ton of great #UMHSlife photos, but we still want to hear from you! What’s your life like at the U-M Health System? Post a photo and brief description on social media with #UMHSlife. Share pictures from around campus, of youRead more

Upgrade starts today on Kiosk workstations

August 6th, 2015
On Monday, Aug. 10, your Kiosk workstations will look a little different. LaunchPad will be upgraded to include a more secure Single Sign On solution as well as a refreshed look. This change will not affect your workflow, including tap-n-go or the functionality of MiChart. There will be several changes to how the LaunchPad looks thatRead more

UMHS named among top Metro Detroit companies for 10th year

August 6th, 2015
Our health system has been named one of “Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” for the 10th time since 2005. “This outstanding recognition reflects the great pride our employees have in their service to patient care, medical education and research,” says Joseph E. Fournier, chief human resources officer for UMHS. “It also recognizesRead more

Share your #UMHSlife

August 4th, 2015
Post on social media to win a prize! What’s your life like at the U-M Health System? Where do you work, who are your co-workers, and why is your job important? We want to hear from you! Post a photo on your Twitter or Instagram account with a brief description and #UMHSlife. Share a photo from aroundRead more

U-M reopens Taubman Health Sciences Library after $55M metamorphosis

August 3rd, 2015
The books moved out two years ago, and the construction crews moved in. And today, the University of Michigan’s Taubman Health Sciences Library reopens as a transformed space for learning, teaching and gathering. After a $55 million renovation, the 35-year-old building on the U-M medical campus has emerged from a metamorphosis that has made itRead more

365 days infection free: Congrats to the Brandon NICU & 4A/4AS Unit!

July 30th, 2015
Every year, central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) lead to thousands of illnesses and deaths throughout the U.S. These serious, but common infections are caused when the catheter tube (central line) used to give patients medicines and fluids or collect blood samples, lets germs into the bloodstream. Although CLABSIs are prevalent, they are still preventable. Last week,Read more

Nurturing Mind, Body and Spirit

July 30th, 2015
Our care goes beyond medicine Many know us for great care and research, but we’re also home to employees who help patients in unique and unexpected ways. Just being there Social Worker Rhonda Fields always knew she wanted to help others.  She began her career helping children get a better education and now works toRead more

A new way to learn medicine: Innovative educational program greets incoming U-M Medical School class

July 29th, 2015
Earlier exposure to patient care, plus leadership training, inter-professional education and expanded, enhanced learning space greet new class This Sunday, 170 aspiring physicians will step onto the stage of the University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium, and don the short white coats and stethoscopes that tens of thousands of U-M Medical School students before them haveRead more