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Michigan Medicine’s Enterprise website launch a crucial step toward cohesion and simplicity

February 6th, 2023

An exciting digital project has come to fruition – Michigan Medicine’s revamped external web presence. Launched in late January, is the central piece to a reimagined external web presence that will consolidate, simplify and strengthen Michigan Medicine’s digital footprint and brand recognition. Click through to learn more!

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Michigan Medicine celebrates National Women Physicians Day

February 3rd, 2023

Feb. 3 marks National Women Physicians Day, a time to honor and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of women physicians across the country. In honor of this important day, several women physicians (and one physician-in-training) recently discussed how mentorship has been transformative in their careers. Click through to see what they had to say!

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Grateful family thanks 250 Mott team members for compassionate care

February 2nd, 2023

A family whose young daughter passed away wanted to thank every member of the Mott team on 10W and 11W. Through the coordination of several groups -- Office of Development, the Compliance Office, C&W events and security, Office of the Chief Nurse Executive -- a moment of gratitude came to fruition.

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Black History Month at Michigan Medicine: A time for reflection, recognition and celebration

February 1st, 2023

February is here and it’s time to celebrate Black History Month. From the first Black man to graduate from the U-M Medical School in 1872 to the head of the first chapter of the National Black Nurses Association in Ann Arbor in 2022, Michigan Medicine has been home to numerous pioneers and pathbreakers. Click through for more on this history and find out how you can attend important events and festivities on campus over the next few weeks.

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Perk up with exclusive discounts, deals simply for working at Michigan Medicine

January 31st, 2023

Do the winter blues have you down? Does the snow and cold have you dreaming of warmer climates and destinations? What better way to warm your heart than with vacation planning and retail therapy! Fortunately, all Michigan faculty and staff have access to exclusive discounts and perks thanks to their MCard. Click through for a full rundown of all the deals available to you as a team member at Michigan Medicine!

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Helping hands: Occupational therapist adds personalized touch to her patients’ hand splints

January 30th, 2023

Augusta Simmons brings the bling. The board-certified hand therapist has been fitting patients with splints for over 25 years, the past six at the Northville Health Center. The splints support or immobilize the hand for people who have a medical need, such as arthritis, trauma or a sports-related injury. But Simmons doesn't give her patients any old hand splint – she jazzes them up with beads, fabrics and other designs that add fun to a stressful situation. Click for more on this artistic and talented colleague!

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Mott and Von Voigtlander celebrate an amazing 2022, look forward to 2023

January 27th, 2023

2022 was a great year for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital! From the return of some favorite traditions and the celebration of exciting milestones, plenty of memories were made. Click through for a new video that gives a look back at 2022 and everything it brought for patients, families and team members!

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How stories have the power to heal and transform

January 26th, 2023

Rana Awdish, M.D., has plenty she can draw upon when she addresses the U-M Medical School graduating Class of 2023 at their commencement ceremony on May 12.With her undergraduate career taking place at U-M, she can share memories of her time in Ann Arbor. As a pulmonary and critical care physician, she can reflect upon the compassionate bravery of health care workers that sustained her and her colleagues during the pandemic. Click through to learn more about Awdish and her remarkable life story as she prepares to highlight this year’s commencement!

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University Hospital 4C celebrates Gold Beacon Award

January 25th, 2023

Last week, the team on the 4C Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery step-down unit in University Hospital celebrated a major achievement – earning a Gold Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Only 168 units across the country currently hold this esteemed designation. Click through for more on the team behind this incredible honor!

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