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Keynote speakers announced for 2017 Faculty Development Symposium

September 22, 2017

Please join the Office of Faculty Development to hear from keynote speakers and take part in discussions invaluable to faculty development at its 2017 symposium. Discover how LSA’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) is helping to enhance diversity in higher education and society from Dr. Tabbye Chavous, director of NCID and a professor of education and professor of psychology.  Hear how the Mayo Clinic is tackling physician burnout from Dr. Lotte Dyrbye, associate director of the Department of Medicine Program on Physician Well-Being at the Mayo Clinic.Learn how leadership communication can transform your workplace from Dr. Wolfgang Stehr, division chief of pediatric surgery at…

As flu season begins, help protect patients, families and colleagues

September 22, 2017

Flu do you love? Everyone at Michigan Medicine has a responsibility to protect patients, families and each other from the spread of disease. That’s why Headlines wants to know who you…

Week in Review: Week of Sept. 18, 2017

September 22, 2017

Shanah Tovah to all of those who celebrated Rosh Hashanah this week! That holiday — along with Yom Kippur — was highlighted in Headlines as faculty and staff learned about the…

Taubman Institute symposium features expert on multiple sclerosis

September 21, 2017

The A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s 2017 symposium will feature the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize to University of California-San Francisco physician-scientist Stephen L. Hauser, M.D. Hauser is being honored in recognition of his decades of research, which led to the first-ever drug therapy for patients with advanced multiple sclerosis. He will deliver his keynote talk, “Beating Multiple Sclerosis:  A Story of B-cells, From Bench to Bedside and Back Again,” at the symposium, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 20. The symposium will also feature a commemoration of the Taubman Institute’s 10th anniversary since its founding by late…

LGBTQ health webinars available to faculty, staff

September 21, 2017

Michigan Medicine is offering you and members of your team an opportunity to learn more about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) health through a series of webinars. The webinars are available due to Michigan's Medicine's participation in the Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index. They are free and available to all employees at all levels.If interested, there is also the opportunity for free continuing medical education credit for completing the webinars.For more information on a variety of LGBTQ health topics and to access the trainings, please click here. Faculty and staff can log in using Michigan Medicine’s Facility ID:…

Off-site staff asked to support Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive

September 20, 2017

Michigan Medicine is participating again this year in the annual Michigan Harvest Gathering, a food and fund drive sponsored by the Michigan Hospitals and Health Association. The drive will take place from Oct. 23 through Nov. 3 In order for the food drive to be successful, contacts need to be identified for all participating off-site locations, including the Kellogg Eye Center, KMS, Domino’s Farms, etc. All off-site locations should complete the Michigan Medicine Food Drive Form and submit via email to ritam@med.umich.edu. Please note that carts and money boxes will be strategically placed throughout the main medical campus (UH, CVC,…

Promoting Progress in Statistics award seeks applications

September 20, 2017

Are you looking to develop novel statistical methodology? Does this work have high potential for advancing clinical and translational research? If so, you are encouraged to apply for the Promoting Progress in Statistics (ProPS) award.The goals of this award are to enhance the validity, accuracy or efficiency of clinical and translational research; to foster faculty and trainees in developing new statistical methods; and to provide a resource for generating preliminary data as a foundation for external grant applications and publication success.Applications are open to faculty from all schools and colleges at U-M.The funding is offered by the Michigan Institute for…

Diversity Matters: Jewish High Holy Days

September 20, 2017

Beginning at sundown tonight, many in the Michigan Medicine Jewish community will observe a 10-day period known as the High Holy Days. The High Holy Days begin with Rosh Hashanah, a…

Register now for palliative, end of life care conference

September 20, 2017

All health care specialists who care for patients with serious illnesses are invited to attend a conference on palliative and end of life care.The conference will be held on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17 from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the U-M School of Nursing conference center, rooms 1240/1250.As part of the event, there will be a poster session where individuals share their research, clinical innovation and evidence-based practices.CE and CME credits will be available for attending the event.Click here for more information and to register.