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Fuller Road lots to be temporarily closed to U-M parkers

June 10, 2016

The City of Ann Arbor and U-M Recreational Sports are co-sponsoring a large Lacrosse Tournament at Mitchell Field & surrounding City park property next weekend beginning Friday, June 17 at 4 p.m.  through Sunday, June 19 at 10 p.m. The Mitchell Field (M75) Lot, the M71 Lot on Fuller Road and the Fuller Pool Lot will be closed to U-M parkers in order to accommodate tournament participants and fans.  Per the U-M lease with the City for the M71 Lot & the Fuller Pool Lot, parking during those times is prohibited. Alternative free parking (no permit required) can be found as…

Summer Safety Tips

June 10, 2016

It’s the beginning of summer and people are naturally thinking about outdoor recreation and fun. As an emergency physician, Dr. Brad Uren knows that seasonal recreation can sometimes end with a…

Final step for shared file system upgrade

June 9, 2016

MCIT is taking the final step to retire the old Novell file share system and implement the new Network Attached Storage or “NAS” infrastructure. This involves the removal of the Novell client so that employees can access shared drives easier and faster. There will be little impact to standard desktop workstations, but CoreImage laptops and Kiosk mode machines will see a change from the current red “N” icon to a new blue “N.” Standard desktops: Desktop users will continue to enter their Level-2 user name and password to log in just as they do currently. The login screen will change…

Plymouth Road/US-23 Park & Ride Lot – closure

June 9, 2016

Please be advised that the Plymouth Road/US-23 Park & Ride Lot is scheduled to be closed Saturday June 11 and Sunday June 12 for resealing. The Green Road Park & Ride Lot (Green Road, south of Plymouth Road, near Baxter Road) may be used as an alternative. From that lot, you can take the AAATA #23A or 23B to the Medical Campus or to Central Campus (CCTC).Thanks in advance for your patience and cooperation.  Website: http://pts.umich.edu/

Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials

June 8, 2016

All health system clinicians are invited to participate in the Patient Education Center’s class “Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials."  The class will take place on Tuesday, June 28 between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Over-reliance on readability formulas and readability scores is a common mistake healthcare professionals make when writing materials for patients. This class will focus on proven principles and guidelines of writing in plain language.  Through the use of real life examples, participants will learn to recognize elements that hinder understanding, and what language, layout, formatting and design methodologies aid learners with all…

Learning Health System Small Grants Program

June 8, 2016

The Department of Learning Health Sciences and the University of Michigan Office of Research are pleased to extend the submission deadline for a pilot grant program to accelerate development of systems, methods and technologies that support the science underlying the development of a ubiquitous global Learning Health System (LHS).   We are specifically seeking project descriptions that address either of two challenges:   Challenge 1 relates to the concept of a platform, or infrastructure, consisting of technology, policies, and processes that make learning and improvement routine and sustainable.  A platform can be seen as set of interconnected services that support full learning cycles.…

Hands-only CPR: The Michigan Way

June 8, 2016

It’s CPR awareness week and a good time to refresh your hands-only CPR skills! According to the American Heart Association, most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in…

Gifts of Art presents Detroit Area Artists Photo Portrait Project

June 8, 2016

Donita Simpson is a Detroit-based photographer who creates images of Detroit area artists in their personal creative environments. She…

M Farmers Market every Thursday on UH Courtyard

June 7, 2016

  Starting June 9, get your fresh, locally-grown fruits and…