Monthly Archives: September 2013

A message from Health System leadership about the Committee on Paid Time Off Programs

We have seen a significant improvement in our finances across all units of our Health System during the past eight months, and that is no small achievement. We have and can continue to credit the collective efforts of Health System … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements

3rd Annual Sedman Pediatric Informatics Lecture – Using IT to Improve Patient Safety (Oct. 1)

David Bates, M.D., MSC, will present at Grand Rounds for the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 8 a.m. in the MCHC Auditorium.  He will also give a noon presentation in the Kahn Auditorium on … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Research Seminars and Events

Discover How Peptides Can Impact Your Research

Join the BRCF and Proteomics & Peptide Synthesis Core as we explore a variety of topics detailing how proteomics can impact your research, and more! Come for free lunch and presentations from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at … Continue reading

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Anita Payne Lectureship (Oct. 4)

Mary Hunzicker-Dunn, Ph.D., associate director of Graduate Studies, Edward R Meyer Distinguished Professor School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University will present “FSH signaling in Ovarian Granulosa Cells: How PKA hijacks other pathways to regulate gene expression”. The presentation will … Continue reading

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MAC-EPID Fall Symposium (Oct. 25)

The MAC-EPID Fall Symposium “Resident microbiota, the immune system, and health” will take place Friday, Oct. 25 from 8:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health I, Room 1690. Guest speakers include Gregory Storch, … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Research Seminars and Events

How YOU can help more people get insurance under the Affordable Care Act

Tomorrow’s an important day: the first day when uninsured Americans will be able to start signing up for insurance plans made possible by the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. (Even the President calls it Obamacare.) In Michigan and many other … Continue reading

Posted in: Announcements, Top Stories, You Can Make a Difference

Learning Happens Everywhere – Capture, Quantify and Measure (Oct. 8)

MLearning has a new way of collecting (and moving and sharing) data on learning that can power analytics used to improve learning, retention and engagement. By allowing learners to incorporate both offline and informal learning activities into their “learning activity … Continue reading

Posted in: Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty Development, Professional Development

Writing Patient-Centered, Easy-to-Read, Educational Materials for Patients and Families (Oct.22)

All health system clinicians are invited to participate in the Patient Education Center’s class “Writing Patient-Centered, Easy-to-Read, Educational Materials for Patients and Families”. The class will take place Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 3-5 p.m. Participants will learn how to write … Continue reading

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Dr. Nancy Barbas to present at Neurology Grand Rounds (Oct. 2)

Nancy R. Barbas, M.D., will present Neurology Grand Rounds: "Parallel Charting: An Introduction to Narrative Medicine" on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The presentation will be held at 10:30 a.m. in Danto Auditorium, CVC. Dr Barbas is an associate professor in the … Continue reading

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Vision Research Seminar featuring Roman Giger, Ph.D. (Oct.3)

This program takes place Oct. 3, from noon – 1 p.m. on the 6th floor KEC conference room at the Kellogg Eye Center.“Axon regeneration in the injured adult mammalian optic nerve” will be presented by Roman Giger, Ph.D., associate professor, … Continue reading

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