Leadership & Administration

Tax return fraud: Five at UMHS affected; how to protect yourself

The UMHS Compliance Office recently was made aware of reports of fraudulent tax return filings involving six U-M employees, five of whom are from UMHS. These tax filing went unknown until the employee received IRS notice that a tax return … Continue reading

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$1 billion Victors for Michigan campaign

Mark your calendar for Friday, April 25, because the health system is proud to celebrate our most ambitious fundraising campaign in history—the $1 billion Victors for Michigan campaign! UMHS is incredibly grateful for our employees who continue to make our … Continue reading

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Dr. Richardson named associate editor of AJPM

Caroline R. Richardson, M.D., associate professor and medical director of U-M’s Ypsilanti Health Center, was named associate editor of the American Journal of Preventative Medicine. The American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the official journal of the American College of … Continue reading

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Dr. Greenberg appointed to lead change task force

Grant M. Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A., assistant professor and associate chair for information management and technology, was selected as a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s (STFM) Leading Change Curriculum Tier 2 Task Force. As a part … Continue reading

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Leadership News

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHS Dear Faculty and Staff, Yesterday, President Coleman announced that she will recommend to the Board of Regents that Doug Strong, chief executive officer … Continue reading

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Johns appointed interim head of U-M Health System

Michael M.E. Johns, M.D., a University of Michigan Medical School graduate and former chancellor of Emory University, was appointed interim executive vice president for medical affairs by the U-M Regents Thursday. He also will serve as the interim chief executive … Continue reading

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Questions about benefits changes? Attend a town hall this week for answers, information

Last week, the U-M Health System announced changes to retirement savings and paid time off programs. The announcement and frequently asked questions can be accessed from any university computer or VPN-connected system. More information can be found at http://www.med.umich.edu/umhshr/employee/benefit_changes.html. As … Continue reading

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Questions about benefits changes? Attend a town hall this week for answers, information

Last week, the U-M Health System announced changes to retirement savings and paid time off programs. The announcement and frequently asked questions can be accessed from any university computer or VPN-connected system. More information can be found at http://www.med.umich.edu/umhshr/employee/benefit_changes.html. As … Continue reading

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Questions about benefits changes? Attend a town hall this week for answers, information

Last week, the U-M Health System announced changes to retirement savings and paid time off programs. The announcement and frequently asked questions can be accessed from any university computer or VPN-connected system. More information can be found at http://www.med.umich.edu/umhshr/employee/benefit_changes.html. As … Continue reading

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A message from Dr. Pescovitz – My Role as EVPMA

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHS Dear Health System Faculty and Staff: As my five-year appointment as the University of Michigan’s executive vice president for Medical Affairs nears conclusion, … Continue reading

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EVPMA February Newsletter – In Pursuit of Health Equity & Inclusion

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSImagine the fear of experiencing a medical emergency in a hospital where nobody looks like you, speaks your language or knows your culture.Imagine the … Continue reading

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EVPMA February Newsletter – In Pursuit of Health Equity & Inclusion

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSImagine the fear of experiencing a medical emergency in a hospital where nobody looks like you, speaks your language or knows your culture.Imagine the … Continue reading

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Want to see your Wolverines live in action from Yost or Crisler?

Well, here’s your chance to win tickets and help craft our UMHStory!A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSI often share my experiences, perspectives and thoughts via this website, in emails, … Continue reading

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Medical School not participating in campus AST Project

On Feb. 3, the University Record published an update on the University of Michigan’s Administrative Services Transformation (AST) Project — an effort to contain costs, maximize resources, increase efficiencies and reinvest in the institution. Central to the AST Project, is … Continue reading

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UMHS names Denise Gray-Felder CCO

Native Detroiter, U-M alumnus to lead Health System-wide communicationThe University of Michigan Health System has named Denise Gray-Felder as its chief communications officer, providing overall strategic communication alignment for the institution.Born and raised in Detroit, Gray-Felder brings more than 35 … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Feb.7)

The Learning Collaborative: Development Opportunities for Staff will take place Feb. 7 at noon at the MCHC Auditorium.It is challenging to navigate the many staff development resources available in our Health System. This session will be led by members of … Continue reading

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Kim Eagle named Faculty Director of Philanthropy

Kim A. Eagle, M.D., has been named Faculty Director of Philanthropy in the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) Office of Development. In addition to continuing his other clinical and leadership roles within UMHS, Dr. Eagle will provide executive leadership … Continue reading

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Kim Eagle named Faculty Director of Philanthropy

Kim A. Eagle, M.D., has been named Faculty Director of Philanthropy in the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) Office of Development. In addition to continuing his other clinical and leadership roles within UMHS, Dr. Eagle will provide executive leadership … Continue reading

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Campus leaders express enthusiasm about presidential choice

Dr. Mark Schlissel’s selection as the next U-M president sparked excitement among leaders from around the university, on hand to witness the board’s announcement Friday in the Michigan Union.“This is wonderful news for the University and for our Health System,” … Continue reading

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Honoring the values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSYesterday, once again, we have an opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. This is a day to remember and celebrate the values … Continue reading

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Academic medical centers need to respond to a challenging future

Academic medical centers must find a way to continue their missions of educating future physicians, providing complex care and hosting ground-breaking research in the midst of upheaval for the healthcare industry. With so many ongoing changes, health care leaders are … Continue reading

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Severe cold impacts UMHS; continued support for staff

The extreme cold is affecting several areas of UMHS, and may be affecting personal automobiles of staff and patients Heat/facilities issues: The heat in several U-M Health System owned and leased buildings has been impacted, as components of systems respond … Continue reading

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EVPMA December Newsletter – At UMHS, the season of giving lasts 365 days a year

  A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHS   Once again, it’s the ‘season of giving.’ At UMHS, we don’t have to look beyond our own walls to witness and … Continue reading

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Health System Headlines holiday schedule

As the holidays approach, the Health System Headlines distribution schedule will be temporarily changed. Monday’s issue will be the last of the month. There will not be a headlines publication on Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Jan, 1, 2014 Please submit … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Dec.19)

What is authentic leadership and why does it matter? Learn to build trust and engage your team through your willingness to lead with greater authenticity at this leadership presentation. Sonya Jacobs, Training and Development Director will present on Dec. 19 … Continue reading

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Brian Lally to leave U-M Health System

Brian Lally has accepted an offer to become senior vice president and chief development officer at North Shore-LIJ Health System. In this new role, he will oversee development efforts at the largest health system in New York State. Lally was … Continue reading

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Flu season is here; masks required for unvaccinated employees

Members of the UMHS community who have not been vaccinated against the flu this year are now required to wear a protective mask during all face-to-face patient interactions or when entering a patient’s room. This requirement applies to all members … Continue reading

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Dean Woolliscroft’s Quarterly Update – Honoring our own

A message from James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., Dean of the U-M Medical School In late October, I had the privilege of hosting our annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner. This event is an opportunity to pause and honor some of … Continue reading

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How does it work? Learn about Medical School finances and outlook Dec. 10

The University of Michigan Medical School is operating in a new era for academic medicine — one in which societal support for research is eroding, clinical care costs are rising, and implications of the Accountable Care Act are emerging. The … Continue reading

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UMHS and Allegiance Health announce intent to affiliate, to strengthen ability to serve Jackson County and surrounding communities

Proposed broad-based affiliation would build on existing relationships in key specialties and position both systems for new health care environmentThe University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and Allegiance Health have signed a letter of intent to affiliate, with Allegiance Health … Continue reading

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Honoring our own – 2013 Faculty and Staff Awards

A Message from James Woolliscroft, M.D. In late October, I had the privilege of hosting our annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner. This event is an opportunity to pause and honor some of our most accomplished clinicians, researchers, educators and … Continue reading

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U-M clinical engineering professional of the year award video

Salim Kai, clinical engineer at the U-M Health System, traveled to Nashville last week to accept the “professional of the year award”.The award serves to recognize noteworthy individuals in the Healthcare Technology Management Field for their contribution and achievements.Watch a … Continue reading

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The Future I Want To Create

Students and trainees from Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Kinesiology describe in their own words the health care futures they want to create, and why they chose to pursue their goals at Michigan. Check out The Future I Want To Create … Continue reading

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EVPMA November Newsletter – Reasons To Be Thankful

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHSThis week, many of us will celebrate Thanksgiving and take time to appreciate those things for which we are fortunate and grateful. As a … Continue reading

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Hospital quietness efforts at UMHHC – What can you do to reduce noise for patients and visitors?

The U-M Hospitals and Health Centers is continuing to enhance its efforts in promoting quietness in our patient care areas with the goal of creating the ideal patient care experience. Thank you to our dedicated staff and faculty for their … Continue reading

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Ora Pescovitz, M.D., and Doug Strong named among nation’s "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know"

Ora Pescovitz, M.D., CEO of the University of Michigan Health System, and Doug Strong, CEO of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, were recognized among "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," by Becker’s Hospital Review. Becker’s … Continue reading

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Make a difference to your community with United Way

A message from Martha E. Pollack, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, U-M and Douglas L. Strong, chief executive officer, UMHS If you have not already done so, please consider making a pledge to the U-M United Way … Continue reading

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Max Wicha to step down as Cancer Center director

After 27 years leading the Comprehensive Cancer Center, founding director Max S. Wicha, M.D., will step down as director.“It has been my honor and privilege to lead the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center over all of these years, as … Continue reading

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Max Wicha to step down as Cancer Center director

After 27 years leading the Comprehensive Cancer Center, founding director Max S. Wicha, M.D., will step down as director.“It has been my honor and privilege to lead the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center over all of these years, as … Continue reading

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Max Wicha to step down as Cancer Center director

After 27 years leading the Comprehensive Cancer Center, founding director Max S. Wicha, M.D., will step down as director.“It has been my honor and privilege to lead the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center over all of these years, as … Continue reading

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Max Wicha to step down as Cancer Center director

After 27 years leading the Comprehensive Cancer Center, founding director Max S. Wicha, M.D., will step down as director.“It has been my honor and privilege to lead the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center over all of these years, as … Continue reading

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Dan Waltz moving on to MidMichigan Health

Dan Waltz, executive director for applications in MCIT, has accepted the position of vice president and chief information officer at MidMichigan Health in Midland, Mich. In this new position, he will direct their IT function reporting directly to Diane Postler-Slattery, … Continue reading

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Dan Waltz moving on to MidMichigan Health

Dan Waltz, executive director for applications in MCIT, has accepted the position of vice president and chief information officer at MidMichigan Health in Midland, Mich. In this new position, he will direct their IT function reporting directly to Diane Postler-Slattery, … Continue reading

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Dan Waltz moving on to MidMichigan Health

Dan Waltz, executive director for applications in MCIT, has accepted the position of vice president and chief information officer at MidMichigan Health in Midland, Mich. In this new position, he will direct their IT function reporting directly to Diane Postler-Slattery, … Continue reading

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Dan Waltz moving on to MidMichigan Health

Dan Waltz, executive director for applications in MCIT, has accepted the position of vice president and chief information officer at MidMichigan Health in Midland, Mich. In this new position, he will direct their IT function reporting directly to Diane Postler-Slattery, … Continue reading

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Dan Waltz moving on to MidMichigan Health

Dan Waltz, executive director for applications in MCIT, has accepted the position of vice president and chief information officer at MidMichigan Health in Midland, Mich. In this new position, he will direct their IT function reporting directly to Diane Postler-Slattery, … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Reminder – Healthy beverage program begins Nov. 18

Starting next week, the Health System and UMHHC will begin providing healthier beverage options. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will be removed from vending, cafeteria and patient care areas at our Hospitals and Health Centers, administrative buildings and Medical School.   Why … Continue reading

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How do you make the world a better place?

Students and trainees from health care disciplines across the University describe in their own words the futures they want to create in a new series on Medicine That Speaks. Visit The Future I Want To Create. Web Address: http://www.medicinethatspeaks.org/?page_id=2105

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UMHS fundraising campaign – $1 billion goal unveiled at celebration

What could $1 billion dollars in donated funds do for the U-M Health System today and long into the future? What research discoveries could be made, what patient care and support innovations launched, and what educational initiatives funded? How many … Continue reading

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Crucial Accountability Workshop for Faculty (Jan 24)

This will be a one-day workshop, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. It uses video, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Rogel gift – See the photos, read Dr. Pescovitz’s blog post

On Wednesday, the University announced a $50 million gift for medical education, Chinese studies and other initiatives, from donors Rich and Susan Rogel. On Thursday, the Medical School’s students and faculty, and leaders from across the University, had a chance … Continue reading

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Academic Medical Centers must change to survive, says Ora Pescovitz, M.D., at U.S. News and World Report conference Tuesday

Academic medical centers need to be more effective, efficient and accessible or they won’t survive in a changing, competitive health care environment, said Ora H. Pescovitz, M.D., during a panel discussion at the U.S. News and World Report Hospital of … Continue reading

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With $50M gift to U-M, Richard and Susan Rogel shape the future of medical education & Chinese studies

Investor Richard Rogel and Susan Rogel want the best and the brightest future doctors to continue to come to the University of Michigan Medical School to study medicine and enter their chosen medical specialty free from debt. They also believe … Continue reading

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Academic Medical Centers must change to survive, says Ora Pescovitz, M.D., at U.S. News and World Report conference Tuesday

Academic medical centers need to be more effective, efficient and accessible or they won’t survive in a changing, competitive health care environment, said Ora H. Pescovitz, M.D., during a panel discussion at the U.S. News and World Report Hospital of … Continue reading

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Academic Medical Centers must change to survive, says Ora Pescovitz, M.D., at U.S. News and World Report conference Tuesday

Academic medical centers need to be more effective, efficient and accessible or they won’t survive in a changing, competitive health care environment, said Ora H. Pescovitz, M.D., during a panel discussion at the U.S. News and World Report Hospital of … Continue reading

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Town hall to focus on UMMS research developments (Oct.29)

Major developments in the Medical School’s research community, including the latest “fast forward” investments and milestones of the Strategic Research Initiative, will be the subject of a town hall meeting from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Dow Auditorium in … Continue reading

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Town hall to focus on UMMS research developments (Oct.29)

Major developments in the Medical School’s research community, including the latest “fast forward” investments and milestones of the Strategic Research Initiative, will be the subject of a town hall meeting from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Dow Auditorium in … Continue reading

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Town hall to focus on UMMS research developments (Oct.29)

Major developments in the Medical School’s research community, including the latest “fast forward” investments and milestones of the Strategic Research Initiative, will be the subject of a town hall meeting from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Dow Auditorium in … Continue reading

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Oct. 22 seminar to launch Academy for Educational Excellence and Scholarship

The University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) will launch the Academy for Educational Excellence and Scholarship with a seminar from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Danto Auditorium on the first floor of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The academy was … Continue reading

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Finance for Faculty (Feb. 11)

Join us to discover what you need to know as a faculty member about the flow of funds through the Medical School and how to manage your own funding dollars? Facilitated by Matt Comstock, Senior Finance Executive for the Medical … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels- Brown Bag (Oct. 22)

Engaging Staff – Recognition and Feedback will take place Oct. 22 from noon – 1 p.m. in the Ford Auditorium. Jan Pettit and JoAnn Grantham, Human Resources will present. Recognition and feedback are among our opportunities for improvement based on … Continue reading

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Time Management for Faculty (May 22)

Join us for this Time Management for Professionals workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC. Following this workshop, faculty will be able to: Revisit the importance of personal goal development when you have competing … Continue reading

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Progressive Presentation Techniques for Faculty (Feb. 20)

Do you want to improve your presentation skills both in the classroom and at conferences? Join us for this workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC.Following this workshop, you will be able to: Briefly … Continue reading

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EVPMA Newsletter – The Government Shutdown, Sequestration & The Future of Medical Research

A message from Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, M.D., executive vice president for Medical Affairs, U-M, and CEO, UMHS As you know, these are concerning times. It’s hard to comprehend that the government of the United States of America has been closed … Continue reading

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Government shutdown impacts at UMHS

Clinical care and education, and most research, at U-M Hospitals and Health Centers, the Medical School and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System are not affected by the ongoing federal government shutdown. However, there are impacts. The shutdown has led … Continue reading

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Essential Skills for Successful Leadership for Faculty (Feb. 24)

This one-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division. This workshop will highlight topics such as hiring, leadership, management, … Continue reading

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AAMC Careers in Medicine Workshop for Faculty (Nov. 18-19)

Many faculty members are expected to provide career advising to medical students, but few are trained in how to provide high quality advising services. Because students make their specialty choices during the end of third year and beginning of fourth … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for Faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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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

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UMHHC promotes healthy beverages this fall

In a recent communication from Chief Medical Officer Skip Campbell, M.D. and Chief Operating Officer Tony Denton, plans to further promote healthy nutrition were announced. Reinforcing its commitment to nutrition and healthy lifestyles, the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers is … Continue reading

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2013 State of the School available online

Dean James O. Woolliscroft’s 2013 State of the School presentation, “Responding to Change, Securing the Future,” is available for viewing on the Medical School website at: http://umhealth.me/JOWcommThe link includes the slides from the presentation and handouts distributed at the conclusion … Continue reading

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State of the School is at 5 p.m. today in Ford Amphitheatre

University of Michigan Medical School Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., will present the annual State of the School address, “Responding to Change, Securing the Future,” at 5 p.m. today at the Ford Amphitheatre in University Hospital. Dean Woolliscroft will discuss … Continue reading

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Retreat focuses on plans to revise Medical School curriculum

The process of creating a new model for medical education at the University of Michigan began to take shape Sept. 13 when more than 150 members of the Medical School and University community — including faculty, staff and students — … Continue reading

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State of the School Sept. 17 – “Responding to Change, Securing the Future”

In his annual State of the School address on Sept. 17, Medical School Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., will discuss, “Responding to Change, Securing the Future.” The presentation will begin at 5 p.m. at the Ford Amphitheatre in University Hospital. … Continue reading

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UMHS leaders come together to help homeless children

At this week’s Administrative Forum meeting, staff and faculty from across the Health System came together to support the Education Project for Homeless Youth. This grant program is funded by the Washtenaw Intermediate School District to help homeless students enroll, … Continue reading

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