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DE&I Summit events celebrating progress, addressing challenges

November 8, 2017

The U-M Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit is underway — and its events are giving campus community members the opportunity to learn about the work completed during the past year on both universitywide and unit-based plans to improve diversity, equity and inclusion. "The summit is a way of making it clear to our community that diversity, equity and inclusion are part of the fabric of our community; that DEI is not a fad," said Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. "This week of central and unit activities is an opportunity to hold ourselves publicly…

EVS looks to find the ‘hospital’ in hospitality

November 6, 2017

On first glance, hospitals and hotels would seem to have little in common. But department leaders in…

DE&I summit to celebrate progress, address challenges

November 3, 2017

The U-M Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will give campus community members the opportunity to learn about the work completed during the past year on both universitywide and unit-based plans to improve diversity, equity and inclusion.Events from the summit — set for Nov. 6-10 — include a keynote speaker, an interactive panel and a ceremonial groundbreaking for a campus multicultural center."The summit is a way of making it clear to our community that diversity, equity and inclusion are part of the fabric of our community; that DEI is not a fad," said Robert Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion…

Rachel Dawson named managing director for Precision Health

October 31, 2017

Precision Health at the University of Michigan has named Rachel Dawson as managing director. Her…

‘A seat at the table’: Why U-M’s medical school wants more students with disabilities 

October 26, 2017

An injury from a water polo practice during his freshman year of…

Submit your questions to UH/CVC leaders for upcoming town hall

October 24, 2017

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees will have a chance to ask questions and hear updates directly from segment leadership at an upcoming town hall on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Employees…

Still going, growing strong: Joint Institute celebrates 7 years with Beijing symposium

October 24, 2017

As the world gets smaller, Michigan Medicine’s place in it gets bigger. That’s thanks to partnerships like the one which recently took nearly 80 faculty abroad…

Save the date: Michigan Medicine leadership town hall

October 9, 2017

Michigan Medicine leaders are invited to attend a town hall hosted by EVPMA and Dean Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., to provide updates on institutional priorities and address questions.Runge will be joined at the Oct. 17 event by executive vice deans David Spahlinger, M.D., Carol R. Bradford, M.D., Bishr Omary, M.D., Ph.D., to share updates in their respective areas of patient care, education and research.When: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17Where: Ford AuditoriumIf you are unable to attend in person, you may stream the event live by clicking here.

Improving quality and patient safety: Q&A with Steven J. Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H. 

October 9, 2017

Headlines recently caught up with Steven J. Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H., the chief quality officer at Michigan Medicine. Bernstein discussed the work of the Quality Department — restructured in 2016 — and…