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You’re invited: New pediatric psychiatric unit open house

March 15, 2016

The faculty and staff of the new Nyman Family Unit for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellness invite all UMHS faculty and staff to an open house of their new unit.Date: Monday, March 21, 2016Time: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.Location: 8th floor of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital & Von Voigtlander Women’s HospitalThe unit will be moving to its new home on the 8th floor on April 4. The 16-bed unit features expansive views of Nichols Arboretum. A gym, classrooms and a full program of activities will allow kids to be kids while receiving treatment. Each room includes family space,…

“Nurse” your career: Attend recruiting fair

March 15, 2016

Don’t forget, the UMHS spring Nurse Recruiting Fair takes place on Sunday, March 20. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet hiring managers from many hospital departments, learn about available positions…

Nominate staff for 2016 Dean’s Awards

March 15, 2016

The Dean’s Office in the Medical School is accepting nominations of outstanding administrators, and professional and support staff, for recognition through the Dean’s Awards Program for Staff. ?The deadline for nominations for the following awards — which carry a $1,500 top prize in each category — is June 17, 2016:The Administrator of the Year award is conferred upon a staff member who demonstrates superb leadership in the management of other staff, as well as exceptional operational excellence and stewardship of Medical School resources. This award is open to all staff members in the managerial job role.The Professional Staff of the…

Joint Commission to survey VAD program today

March 14, 2016

The Cardiovascular Center Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program will be undergo a re-certification survey, by the Joint Commission today . The reviewer is expected to be on site at approximately 8 a.m. The visit will continue tomorrow Tuesday, March 15. This survey is to re-certify the VAD program for its advanced certification for disease specific care; a requirement for Medicare reimbursement. One surveyor will be on-site going through a Joint Commission review utilizing tracer methodology; which includes interviewing faculty and staff that interact with VAD patients and reviewing educational competencies (checking blue folders for staff). This survey will be focused primarily…

Help decide what U-M researchers should study next!

March 14, 2016

Ever wished you could tell scientists and doctors to study a question YOU want answers to? Now you can. WellSpringboard.org, a site that recently launched where anyone can suggest a specific…

Global Health Symposium

March 11, 2016

Go global without leaving Ann Arbor! UMSNs three-day Symposium on Global Health takes place April 5 – 7, 2016. Connect with and be inspired by international leaders in health on topics including innovations in global health, workforce development, access to care and much more. The event includes presentations, panel discussions, networking, and poster presentations. You can earn up to 10 nursing contract hours based on attendance. April 5: Annual Research Day (Sheraton Ann Arbor) U-M faculty, students, and university health care professionals are invited to share the impact of their research, while hearing new perspectives and forging collaborative partnerships. Event…

EMERSE Search Engine Accesses ‘Untapped Data’ In EHR Clinician Notes

March 2, 2016

More than 12 billion words. That’s how much text is locked in the “free text” portion of electronic medical records at UMHS. And the standard way to access those words is…

Fendrick testifies before U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee

February 23, 2016

A. Mark Fendrick, MD, V-BID Center DirectorWASHINGTON, D.C. -  On Tuesday, February 23rd, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, will testify before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on…

First-ever Annual Report released

February 17, 2016

First-ever Annual Report Released For UMHS, 2015 was a banner year for innovative advances in patient care, education, and research.  The organization just released for the first time a high-level annual…