Monthly Archives: January 2014

Deductions 101 – Finding your allowable medical expense deductions at tax time

With the close of the 2013 tax year, we asked tax expert Jim Palazzolo of Ann Arbor to provide information on medical expense deductions to assist you during tax time. Here’s what he told us: As is always the case … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Algorithms for Modern Venous Care (March 15)

"Algorithms for Modern Venous Care" is for community and primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic venous disease.This program will be held on Saturday, March 15, from 7:30 … Continue reading

Posted in: Research Seminars and Events

Yukiko Yamashita to present at Breast Care Center Educational Forum/Translational Research in Medicine Seminar (Feb.19)

Yukiko Yamashita, Ph.D., of the Life Sciences Institute and Cell and Developmental Biology, will present a seminar for the Breast Care Center Educational Forum/Translational Research in Medicine Seminar Series on Wednesday, Feb.19.Her seminar is called "Regulation of tissue homeostasis by … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical & Translational Research, Research Seminars and Events

Peter Forster retires today from Emergency Medicine – read about his role in Survival Flight’s founding

Survival Flight recently celebrated its 30th anniversary – and now one of the leaders who helped it get off the ground and grow is retiring. Peter Forster, department administrator for the Department of Emergency Medicine, leaves U-M today after decades … Continue reading

Posted in: Accolades & Milestones

Baby Care Basics offers head-to-toe lessons on newborn care (Feb.18)

This class, offered by the U-M Health System’s MHealthy Health Education Resource Center, is designed to give you a complete head-to-toe look at how to care for your newborn. Topics include bathing, diapering, safety, and much more. We recommend taking … Continue reading

Posted in: Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Global Initiatives, Public Events, Your Health & Wellness

Healthy eating tips for mom and baby

This month’s Healthy Eating Tip of the Month topic is Healthy Eating for Mom and Baby.Please visit http://www.med.umich.edu/pfans/services/tip.htm to get more information about health during pregnancy and breastfeeding.This webpage will provide you with information about nutrition during pregnancy. Some topics … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Complete MHealthy Rewards screening and health questionnaire to earn $100

MHealthy Rewards is an opportunity for benefits-eligible faculty and staff to start the New Year off knowing their numbers, learning more about their health and setting health goals. Once completed, employees will earn a $100 (before-tax) reward in their paycheck, … Continue reading

Posted in: Benefits & Perks, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Your Health & Wellness

Influencing Management and Peers (Feb.4)

To be successful in the workplace, you must be able to communicate effectively with your supervisors, and to do that you must understand their needs. Keen awareness of how your skills and roles meet the needs of others in your … Continue reading

Posted in: Faculty Development

Deductions 101 – Finding your allowable medical expense deductions at tax time

With the close of the 2013 tax year, we asked tax expert Jim Palazzolo of Ann Arbor to provide information on medical expense deductions to assist you during tax time. Here’s what he told us: As is always the case … Continue reading

Posted in: Your Health & Wellness

Algorithms for Modern Venous Care (March 15)

“Algorithms for Modern Venous Care” is for community and primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic venous disease. This program will be held on Saturday, March 15, from … Continue reading

Posted in: Research Seminars and Events