Monthly Archives: February 2012

David Catalan named Student Mental Health Advocate Award Recipient

University of Michigan senior David Catalan has used his personal experience with mental illness on campus as a springboard for his work in making mental health awareness more pervasive at the university. Catalan’s work has earned him the 2012 U-M … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Transforming Clinical Practice – Conference for Nurses (March 16)

“Transforming Clinical Practice” will be the theme for the 14th annual Evidence-Based Practice conference for nurses. The conference will be held March 16, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Four Points by Sheraton, 3200 Boardwalk. Registration deadline is March … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Eat That Frog! – 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating (Feb. 29 and Sept. 21)

You’re probably wondering what “eat that frog” means. This workshop will show you how to zero-in on your critical tasks and organize yourself to make the most of your day. You will learn to: Utilize a process for planning to … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Leaping Forward-Stitching Evidence into Practice program for health providers (March 6)

Participants in “Leaping Forward-Stitching Evidence into Practice” will be provided an opportunity to network with colleagues from the continuum of critical care. Our goal is for participants to be informed and energized about new and innovative practices. Objectives include: Exploring … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Public Events

Save the Date – Women of Color Task Force Career Conference (March 2)

This year’s Women of Color Task Force Career Conference will be held March 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Michigan League, Modern Languages Building and Rackham Auditorium.The theme for the 30th annual conference will be "30 years … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Leadership & Administration, Public Events

Working With Difficult People and Personalities (Feb. 29 and March 7)

Overcoming the stress experienced when interacting with “difficult” people is a challenge. By focusing on personalities and behavioral styles, this course outlines a positive approach to working around these personality conflicts. You will learn to: Identify categories of difficult people … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

U-M hosts free health screenings during World Kidney Day fair (March 8)

Nearly one in 10 Michigan adults has chronic kidney disease, but most don’t know. Often linked to diabetes and high blood pressure, early detection and treatment can keep chronic kidney disease from getting worse. On March 8, the University of … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, You Can Make a Difference, Your Health & Wellness

Cancer Center Grand Rounds Seminar featuring Bruce G. Haffty, M.D (March 5)

The Cancer Center Grand Rounds Seminar series will feature Bruce G. Haffty, M.D., from UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey on Monday, March 5. The title of Dr. Haffty’s talk is “Genetic … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Clinical & Translational Research, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

iPhone and iPad in the Health Sciences (March 13)

You are invited to attend a session focused on demonstrating how technology and mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are impacting the classroom, hospitals and clinics. This program can help anyone in healthcare education. This event is … Continue reading

Posted in: Computing & Technology, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students

Save gas money and join the Canton, Westland, Garden City and Wayne vanpool

Gas prices are going up so save money and ride with us! Our vanpool meets Monday through Friday at Cherry Hill and Hix Road at 6:50 a.m. and arrives in the East Ann Arbor campus area at 7:20 a.m. We … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around