Week in Review: Week of July 3, 2017

July 7, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

HOPEFULLY YOU ENJOYED YOUR HOLIDAY! SORRY FOR THE ALL CAPS, BUT OUR EARS ARE STILL RINGING.

While the nation celebrated its Independence Day, a patient celebrated his own independence, sharing how Michigan Medicine helped him overcome a disease and ultimately pursue and land his dream job. Faculty and staff also learned valuable tips on how to stay safe during summer holidays and employees were given an easy way to help provide the ideal experience for patients and families.

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

Patient celebrates independence at ‘Happiest Place on Earth’

When Carey Larabee came to Michigan Medicine in 1997, he had one goal in mind: To gain the ability to live independently at college and beyond. A dedicated team helped him better manage his cerebral palsy and reach that goal. Click here for more on Carey’s journey, which led him to Walt Disney World where he recently received the theme park’s highest employee honor!

Happy Fourth of July!

Fireworks are extremely popular this time of year, so Brad Uren, M.D., provided tips to keep those who plan to use them out of harm’s way. From clearing the area where you plan to light fireworks to recognizing the dangers of sparklers, click through to see what Uren had to say.

Service Spotlight

Sometimes, it’s the little things — like offering a warm and friendly greeting — that go a long way when it comes to brightening up the day of a patient or family member. To help you provide excellent service at Michigan Medicine, find out an easy way to introduce yourself with a smile and kick off a friendly conversation with those you serve.  

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