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Negotiations with nursing union begin next week

January 26, 2018

Contract negotiations between Michigan Medicine and University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (UMPNC) will begin Jan. 29 and run through June 2018. The UMPNC represents more than 5,000 of the university’s nursing staff, and these members play a critical role in carrying out the organization’s patient care mission. As negotiations continue, the organization will provide regular updates regarding discussion topics and bargaining activities on the U-M HR Union Contracts website. Click here for more information.  

Survival Flight helps Michigan Medicine reach new heights — on the ground

January 25, 2018

The newest addition to the Survival Flight fleet sets the bar pretty high, albeit at ground level. While it may not be evident in the team’s…

Apply now for diversity, equity and inclusion mini-grants

January 25, 2018

To continue its work in support of the university’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion five-year Strategic Plan, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion is again offering mini-grants to promote a more diverse and inclusive environment at Michigan Medicine.All DEI implementation leads, faculty, staff and learners can apply for a grant for up to $5,000.OHEI is looking for innovative approaches to existing problems, with anticipated positive impact to the organization. Grants applications are due March 1 and award recipients will be announced in April.To apply for a mini-grant, click here.

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,…