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Dr. Chinnaiyan among five U-M faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2014 Class of Members. Chinnaiyan was elected member due to his work in the medical sciences, clinical medicine and public health. He is the director … Continue reading

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Impact of the “Heartbleed” Bug and password advice to UMHS users

Recently, a security vulnerability was detected on some websites and servers using certain versions of OpenSSL software. This vulnerability is being referred to in the media as the “Heartbleed” bug and could reveal users’ sensitive or personal information. UMHS has … Continue reading

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Retail food enhancements coming soon to University Hospital

New Subway restaurant and enhanced offerings at UH Café Employees, visitors and patients can expect to see some enhancements to their food options in the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers in the coming weeks. A new, full service Subway store … Continue reading

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Reminder – Electronic cigarettes prohibited at UMHS

In accordance with the University’s smoke-free policy update in January 2013, the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited at all University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers as well as other UMHS buildings. The policy can be viewed here and … Continue reading

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Save the date – Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner Buffet April 30

Please join Health System leadership for the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast and Dinner Buffet on Wednesday, April 30 in the University Hospital Cafeteria. Members of Health System leadership will be serving breakfast from 6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. for midnight … Continue reading

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Spirituality and health – Is there a connection?

Faith and support help people deal with stress, add to overall health Do religion and spirituality impact our health? Scientific researchers and clergy alike believe in the positive relationship between spirituality and health. Regardless of the religion, evidence points to … Continue reading

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2014 Dean’s Awards deadlines: Nominate faculty by May 1, staff by June 13

Members of the Medical School community are encouraged to nominate deserving educators, researchers and physicians by May 1, and staff by June 13, for the annual Dean’s Awards Program. The school currently is accepting nominations of faculty members in six … Continue reading

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Improving safety for patients on warfarin therapy

Orthopaedic Surgery/Anticoagulation Service partnership helps meet National Patient Safety Goals for high-risk medication A partnership between the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Anticoagulation Service improves patient safety for orthopaedic patients who are on high-risk/high-alert Warfarin therapy. Post-operative Orthopaedic Surgery … Continue reading

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U-M Health System recognizes volunteers for time and commitment

On Monday, U-M Health System faculty, staff and students came together to recognize and celebrate the important and selfless volunteer efforts we provide to so many in our surrounding community. “This formal recognition event acknowledges the many contributions that Health … Continue reading

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AMA conference shines spotlight on Medical School education

Ann Arbor became the epicenter for innovation in medical education on Monday, when dozens of leaders from top medical schools around the country, and from the American Medical Association, joined U-M’s own medical education leaders for a unique conference. The … Continue reading

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