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Help drive team science by joining MPrOVE Research Innovation Challenge

August 22, 2017

The Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI) and the Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE) are aiming to drive team science at Michigan Medicine through the first-ever MPrOVE Research Innovation Challenge. The new program will provide planning funds for the development of interdisciplinary research projects focused on optimizing value in health care in order to advance quality, reduce costs and improve patient outcomes. The challenge will start with a kickoff event on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the NCRC Building 10 dining hall. At the kickoff, faculty with similar interests will be matched up…

How to protect your eyes during the total solar eclipse 

August 18, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHbIRMhVKo8 Next week, a total solar eclipse will offer a rare — although brief — sight to millions when the sun disappears fully behind the moon. An otherwise bright summer sky…

Reminder: Maintenance project begins Monday

August 18, 2017

Don't forget, an upcoming maintenance project is scheduled to begin Monday and is expected to cause the closure of the concrete stairs leading from the pit parking lot (M29) to East Medical Center Drive.The project will replace the concrete and railings of the entire staircase, in order to improve safety and extend the longevity of the staircase for years to come. Plan ahead if you will be parking in the area.Here’s what you need to know:The project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 21, and last through the end of December.Pedestrian traffic will be detoured along Nichols Dr. to…

Week in Review: Week of Aug. 14, 2017

August 18, 2017

It’s time to get caught up with another Headlines Week in Review! This week, one dedicated nurse shared how Michigan Medicine has changed — and stayed the same — during her…

Tickets going fast for Caden’s Full Throttle event

August 18, 2017

Are you interested in fast cars, food, fun and fundraising for a great cause? Join other Michigan Medicine employees and the public on Friday, Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. for the 4th annual Full Throttle: Horsepower with a Heart event. This amazing event is inspired in honor of former congenital heart patient Caden Bowles. Caden, was an 11-year-old patient at Mott whose passion for life included an extraordinary love for and knowledge of cars. He was no average car nut. He would endlessly chatter about cars. He had knowledgeable, thoughtful explanations for his analyses of new product lines and trends in the car industry and…

Attend Patient Education ForUM to earn CE’s

August 17, 2017

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend the next Patient Education ForUM on Friday, Sept. 22 in the Rachel Upjohn Building Auditorium from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. At the ForUM, Michael McKee, M.D., MPH will discuss health literacy among deaf and hard-of-hearing (HoH) individuals, and Chelsea Harding, RN, and Jenna Mark, RN, will present games and puzzles to help patients learn complex self-care after a bone marrow transplant. 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours (CNE) will be provided to attendees. CME is available. See information below. Space is limited. Register soon to save your spot. Refreshments will be provided. About…

Plan ahead: Upcoming maintenance project

August 17, 2017

  Please be advised that an upcoming maintenance project is scheduled to cause the closure of the concrete stairs leading from the pit parking lot (M29) to East Medical Center Drive. The project will replace the concrete and railings of the entire staircase, in order to improve safety and extend the longevity of the staircase for years to come. Plan ahead if you will be parking in the area. Here’s what you need to know: The project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 21, and last through the end of December. Pedestrians coming from the…

Service Spotlight: Guest Assistance Program

August 16, 2017

Often, patients coming to Michigan Medicine have a lot on their mind — from learning about their diagnosis to understanding how to implement their treatment plans. While they focus on their…

Conference on Adolescent Health makes call for proposals

August 16, 2017

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) has issued a call for breakout sessions, oral presentations and poster presentations for the 5th Annual Conference on Adolescent Health. The conference will take place on April…