Week in Review: Week of May 14, 2018

May 18, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

TGIF! ICYMI, the Week in Review is here to fill you in on all the happenings around Michigan Medicine!

Earlier this week, readers took a look back at commencement ceremonies at the med school. Headlines also debuted its newest feature, We Talk Funny, designed to assist those suffering from acronym overload; faculty and staff learned more about the Office of Decedent Affairs; and employees were recognized by families, patients and colleagues for making a difference last month.

Here’s the latest!

165 future leaders of medicine graduate from U-M Medical School

Last week, 165 new physicians — along with their family and friends — filled Hill Auditorium as they earned their medical degrees. Take a look back at this year’s commencement festivities, which honored the 168th graduating class of the U-M Medical School.

WTF: We Talk Funny!

Want to get a better understanding of the lexicon used at Michigan Medicine? Headlines can help! In the debut edition of We Talk Funny, the employee newsletter gave readers insight into some of the most prevalent acronyms in the organization, including UMHS, UH/CVC, C&W and UMMG. Click here to learn what they mean!

Service Spotlight: Office of Decedent Affairs

May is Grief Awareness Month for Faculty and Staff — a time when the Office of Decedent Affairs (ODA) offers workshops, training sessions and events to support employees who experience grief and loss in their professional lives. But ODA plays a vital year-round role at Michigan Medicine, helping the organization excel at providing end-of-life care to patients and families. Click through for more on this important program!

Making a Difference: April 2018 highlights

Employees across the organization work hard every day to inspire their colleagues and make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Check out some of the remarkable faculty and staff members who were lauded by a patient, family member or coworker last month.