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At MLK Symposium, employees urged to ‘change the world’

January 18, 2018

This week, Michigan Medicine hosted its 28th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Sciences Symposium to commemorate the life and legacy of the civil rights leader.…

Promoting diversity, equity and inclusion: Q&A with David J. Brown, M.D.

January 8, 2018

Later this month, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) will host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium in the Dow Auditorium. The event is just one of many ways…

Happy holidays, Michigan Medicine!

December 22, 2017

As we near the end of 2017, I want to thank you for the tremendous work and valuable contributions you have made to Michigan Medicine — this year and in years past.…

Advocating for Michigan Medicine: Q&A with Kim Ross, chief government relations officer

December 12, 2017

Kim Ross joined Michigan Medicine as the chief government relations officer in March. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to advocate and support the organization's faculty, staff and initiatives at both…

Help celebrate the career of Marge Calarco, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC

December 12, 2017

Don’t forget, the Michigan Medicine community will gather on Wednesday, Dec. 13 to celebrate the career of Margaret Calarco, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC. Calarco, who has served in the organization for 31 years including the last 17 as chief nurse executive, is retiring, effective Dec. 22. To honor her accomplishments, all faculty and staff are invited to attend “Nursing at Michigan — Leaving a Lasting Legacy.” The event will include remarks and refreshments. When: 3:30 – 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13 Where: Towsley Lobby The organization is also honoring Calarco by creating a fund in her name designed to reflect her enthusiasm and…

Keith Dickey, Ph.D., named chief strategy officer

December 11, 2017

Keith Dickey, Ph.D., has been named chief strategy officer at Michigan Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2018.For the past several years, Dickey has been intimately involved in the organization's strategic initiatives as a director with The Chartis Group. The Chartis team has advised and supported Michigan Medicine leadership on a wide variety of topics, including the organizational structure, clinical network strategy, the affiliation with Metro Health and many others. Since March 2017, Dickey has also served as interim director of strategic planning and business development.Over the last five years at Chartis, Dickey's areas of focus included enterprise and service line strategies,…

Dee Fenner, M.D., named chair of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

December 8, 2017

Dee Fenner, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, after approval by the U-M Board of Regents on Thursday. Fenner joined U-M as an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in 2001. She was promoted to her current academic rank of professor in 2006, and was also appointed as professor in the Department of Urology in 2008. During her tenure, she has served as the associate chair for Surgical Services and as director of the Division of Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Since September 2016,…

Diversity Matters: Putting students on the right path

December 7, 2017

As a recent undergraduate student at U-M, Sheena Bahroloomi often found it difficult to keep her grades up due to a combination of factors — including a challenging workload, a lack…

The future is Bright-on! New health center set to open in 2018

December 6, 2017

The future is certainly bright for patients and families around the region. That’s…