Week in Review: Week of Feb. 27, 2017

March 3, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

As the calendar flipped from February to March, U-M Chief Diversity Officer Rob Sellers helped culminate Black History Month by sharing his perspective on the university’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives; MHealthy offered tips on eating healthy while on the go (just in time for National Nutrition Month!); the medical school provided details of one if its most popular student offerings; and employees learned of an upcoming career fair for those interested in exciting new opportunities.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest Week in Review:

Celebrating diversity with Rob Sellers, U-M’s chief diversity officer

More than four months after taking over as the university’s chief diversity officer, Rob Sellers, Ph.D., took the time to answer a few questions about the ongoing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts at Michigan Medicine and across campus. Click through to learn his perspective on why the DE&I initiatives are so important and what you can do to help the organization’s efforts.

It’s National Nutrition Month: Five ways to eat healthier on the go

March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect opportunity to make sure you’re practicing healthy eating habits no matter how busy your schedule. From knowing what foods to avoid while grabbing a quick lunch to learning the best sorts of snacks to keep handy, find out some easy ways MHealthy encourages you to keep your health a priority.

Paths allow medical students to pursue what ‘makes their heart beat’

More than half of the students at the U-M Medical School are taking advantage of a popular new offering, the Paths of Excellence program. Click here to learn more about the program, which allows students to pursue interests in one of eight areas of passion outside of the formal medical school curriculum.

‘Spring’ into your dream job at upcoming career fair

Are you looking to enter a career as a nurse, advanced practice nurse or physician assistant? If so, the Michigan Medicine spring career fair on March 19 is a chance to meet with hiring managers from across the organization, learn about available positions and start down an exciting new career path. Click for more on the event and to learn the story of Crystal Gray, who began her Michigan Medicine career after attending the most recent fair.

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