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Join Cycle for Life to support those with cystic fibrosis

September 15, 2017

Come together in support of those with cystic fibrosis! The Michigan chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting the CF Cycle for Life on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Washtenaw Farm Council, located at 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd. The event will include a 10-mile route for beginners, a 33-mile route for those of any skill level and a 65-mile route for a more challenging ride. There will also be entertainment, food and gifts for all involved! Discounted registration is available for U-M employees. Register now by clicking here and use the discount code SUPPORT. Thank you for helping…

Workshop: AAMC certificate in teaching quality improvement, patient safety

September 15, 2017

The goal of AAMC’s “Teaching for Quality” initiative is to ensure that every medical school and teaching hospital in the U.S. has access to faculty who are ready, able and willing to engage in and lead education in quality improvement, patient safety and the reduction of excess health care costs. The U-M Medical School’s specific aim is to develop faculty to create and implement these educational activities for medical students, residents, fellows, clinicians and other personnel within Michigan Medicine. The workshop is designed for faculty and other Michigan Medicine personnel who: Already have a basic knowledge of and experience with…

Workshop: Recruiting to improve diversity and excellence

September 15, 2017

The U-M Medical School's STRIDE committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and — if selected for offers — recruited to the university. The committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals. STRIDE training has: Involved dozens of senior faculty members from across campus A decade of reading the research and thinking about its application to faculty searches Michigan-specific best practices and successful approaches to…

CHRT policy fellowship application now open

September 15, 2017

U-M researchers can now apply for the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) Policy Fellowship. The fellowship joins…

Help light the night for patients in need

September 14, 2017

All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to help light up the night for patients in need!The U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center is sponsoring a team for the upcoming Light the Night walk to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which provides patient support services, advocates for life-saving treatments and pioneers groundbreaking research.The walk will take place at Riverside Park in Ann Arbor at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30.Click here to register for the event, and when you do, be sure to join the Michigan Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center team! Thank you for helping improve the lives of those with…

Join R01 Boot Camp to make an impact with your research

September 14, 2017

Are you eager to make an impact with your research? Do you want to learn what it takes to become a successfully funded faculty researcher? The U-M Medical School Office of Research is…

Take the Resources and Grants Guide survey

September 14, 2017

The Medical School Office of Research wants to know how it's doing!That's why it's launching a brief survey to understand if the U-M Library is delivering the information for funding success. In 2015,…

Register today for adolescent substance use training

September 13, 2017

Join the Adolescent Health Initiative for a free and interactive training on adolescent substance use at Washtenaw Community College in Ypsilanti on Friday, Nov. 3 from 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. The session is designed for a multidisciplinary audience of health care specialists, including physicians, nurses, mental health providers and other youth-serving professionals. John Hopper, M.D., of the U-M Medical School and Wayne State University Medical School will deliver the keynote address entitled "Adolescent Substance Use: A Clinical Perspective on Neurobiology, Prevention, and Management." Don't miss out on a Q&A youth panel to hear youth share their experiences. Attendees will…

Join U-M and JDRF to fight type 1 diabetes

September 13, 2017

Join Michigan Medicine and JDRF on Sunday, Sept. 24 to help raise awareness and funds for the JDRF One Walk to Cure Diabetes!Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that impacts millions of people around the world.JDRF is the leading global organization that funds research to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes. As a Platinum sponsor, Michigan Medicine is partnering with JDRF to help raise awareness as well as funds for T1D research.One Walk to Cure DiabetesWhen: Sunday, Sept. 24Where: Hudson Mills Metropark, DexterRegistration: 8:30 a.m. Start time: 9:30 a.m. Length of walk: 3 milesSign up for one of the existing U-M teams…