Week in Review: Week of May 21, 2018

May 25, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Before you fire up the grill and enjoy the warm weather this Memorial Day weekend, be sure to check out the latest features from Headlines!

This week, faculty and staff were given a close look at the results of the 2018 Employee Engagement Survey; Michigan Medicine announced the establishment of the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center; readers learned about the dedicated employees who make up the Department of Social Work; and a young patient shared his story of treatment and recovery following a serious stroke.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest!

2018 Employee Engagement Survey results: 6 things you should know

After nearly 18,000 faculty and staff participated in the 2018 employee engagement survey, the results are in! From employee feedback regarding teamwork, communication, professional growth and more, the organization has been able to identify strengths, opportunities, trends and other valuable insights. Click here to learn more about the survey results — and what they mean for the future.

$30M in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center

Last weekend, the organization announced the formation of the Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center, an initiative that will advance research and treatment for children with brain cancer. The center was established following the commitment of $30 million from multiple donors in honor of Chad Carr, a five-year-old boy who passed away from an incurable brain tumor. Click through for details.

Meet Michigan Medicine: Department of Social Work

At Michigan Medicine, exceptional care is provided daily by doctors, nurses, dietitians, physical therapists and others who focus on the physical well-being of patients. But there’s also a vital group who looks out for an individual’s mental and emotional health. Learn more about the Department of Social Work and find out how they partner with patients to help them navigate their health care challenges.

A lacrosse accident, a stroke and a survivor: Brett’s story

May is Stroke Awareness Month, the perfect time to learn the remarkable story of Brett Flowers. Brett was just 15 years old when he suffered a stroke during a high school lacrosse game. Through the world-class care he received at Michigan Medicine, Brett is back in full health and looking to the future as he pursues a business degree. Check out his journey by clicking here!

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