Monthly Archives: May 2013

MiChart, Lab and WBI outages June 1 -2

MiChart, Lab and WBI outages will occur Saturday, June 1 at 11 p.m. – Sunday, June 2 at 6 p.m.MiChart users will not have access to any MiChart applications or interfaces while MiChart is upgraded. See details here.

Posted in: Computing & Technology

Wall Street Parking Structure construction begins June 3

On Monday, June 3, work will begin on a new parking structure to add more than 500 staff parking spots near the Health System’s main Medical Campus.Starting Monday, 211 parking spots will be displaced from the Wall Street deck when … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

Grass Lake, Chelsea vanpool needs riders

Our long-term Grass Lake/Chelsea vanpool has an opening for you. Work hours are 7 a.m. – 4:30 PM, Mondays through Fridays. Our van departs Grass Lake at 6:20 a.m. and stops in Chelsea (if needed) on the way to Ann … Continue reading

Posted in: Getting Around

University continues to promote alternative, green transportation with expansion of Blue Bikes

The university continues to promote sustainable transportation options to the campus community through its bicycle rental program, Blue Bikes. Four new bicycles were added to the program resulting in a total of 34 bikes available to staff, faculty and students. … Continue reading

Posted in: Envsteward, Quality, Safety and Environment

Last day to take the Employee Engagement Survey

Today is the last day to take the 2013 Employee Engagement Survey. Please take 10-15 minutes to tell us what you think about your work environment.Continuous improvement is our goal! Your department leadership and the leadership of the entire Health … Continue reading

Posted in: Policies & Compliance, Quality, Safety and Environment, You Can Make a Difference

“Fast Forward” strategic research effort yields new focus on protein folding, microbiome, epigenetics & more

What do misfolded proteins, microbes in our bodies, and DNA “switches” have in common? They’re all important to human health and disease – and the Medical School’s researchers are among the world’s leaders in studying all of them. Now, all … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research

UMMS Research News Online â

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The May issue of UMMS Research News is now online. This monthly publication from the Medical School Office of Research highlights: Exciting news from the U-M Medical School research enterprise New funding and educational opportunities Key upcoming dates for special … Continue reading

Posted in: Basic Research, Clinical & Translational Research, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Funding/Award Opportunities, Policies & Compliance, Research Seminars and Events

EVPMA Newsletter – Courage

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSInspiration comes in many forms and surrounds us each and every day. Recently, I decided that it was time to add “Courage” to my … Continue reading

Posted in: Leadership & Administration, Top Stories

Becker’s Hospital Review names UMHS among top integrated health systems and Paul Castillo as top CFO

The U-M Health System received multiple accolades this month from Becker’s Hospital Review. The publication included UMHS on its first annual list of “100 Integrated Health Systems to Know,” which features health systems that focus on the continuum of care, … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones, Announcements, Clinical Care

Beginning Meditation class

This program is designed to make a permanent change in your health and welfare and Mindfulness is a major tool for making that happen. Though it may seem quite difficult at first, the habit of meditation is mechanism for lifestyle … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Your Health & Wellness