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Reminder: Town hall with UH/CVC leaders set for April 18

April 13, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are invited to a town hall discussion planned for April 18 from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. in Ford Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition, but plan to devote the bulk of the time to addressing faculty and staff interests. Therefore, employees are encouraged to submit questions in advance to allow the presenters to identify “hot topics” and give as specific information as possible. Questions and comments can be submitted anonymously by clicking here or by emailing Amy Wiseman at amwisema@med.umich.edu.…

New working group to look at sexual misconduct prevention, response training

April 10, 2018

U-M is building off a number of existing efforts to address campus sexual assault with the launch of a new working group focused on enhancing faculty and staff education and training related to sexual misconduct policy, reporting and its impact on the community. And in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the university will scale up ongoing outreach efforts through its educational campaign, "Support. Listen. Empower." The campaign is designed to increase the university community's knowledge of campus resources and reporting options, promote bystander intervention and encourage reporting of incidents to the university. "Support. Listen. Empower." is led…

Submit your questions to UH/CVC leaders for April 18 town hall

April 2, 2018

University Hospital and Frankel Cardiovascular Center employees are asked to submit questions and comments to be addressed during a town hall planned for April 18 from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. in Ford Auditorium. UH/CVC chief nursing officer Devin Carr and executive director Shon Dwyer will open the presentation with announcements, updates and recognition, but plan to devote the bulk of the time to addressing faculty and staff interests. No question is off-limits! Employees are encouraged to submit questions in advance to allow the presenters to identify “hot topics” and give as specific information as possible. Questions and comments can…

‘Guiding our financial success’: Q&A with Paul Castillo, C.P.A.

April 2, 2018

It’s tax season, meaning many of you have likely been focusing on your finances. At Michigan Medicine, there is one group dedicated to the organization’s finances year-round — a team led…

Three faculty members appointed to U-M Medical School leadership team

March 30, 2018

Three U-M Medical School faculty members have been appointed to leadership positions. Their new roles, approved Thursday by the board of regents, are effective April 1. Mark E.P. Prince, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., interim chair of the Department of Radiology; and Seetha U. Monrad, M.D., assistant dean for assessment, evaluation and quality improvement. Prince has served as interim chair since July 2016. He has more than 20 years of high-level administrative experience, including director of the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery…

U-M explores construction of new adult inpatient facility

March 30, 2018

Michigan Medicine will undertake an architectural planning study for a potential new adult inpatient facility in Ann Arbor. Thursday, the board of regents authorized Michigan Medicine to hire HOK Group, Inc. architects at a cost of $18.4 million to complete a comprehensive assessment for this proposed construction project. The proposed plan would include the relocation of 110 beds from University Hospital plus 154 new beds for a total of 264. In addition, the plan calls for up to 23 procedural suites for surgical and interventional radiology. If construction goes forward following completion of the study, this proposed building would be…

Recognition wrap-up

March 29, 2018

Throughout March, Michigan Medicine has been celebrating National Recognition Month — taking the time to acknowledge and reward those who make the organization a global destination for patient care, education and…

The impact of recognition: Q&A with JoAnn Grantham, recognition program manager

March 22, 2018

As National Recognition Month rolls on, Headlines sat down with JoAnn Grantham, recognition program manager for Human Resources. Grantham — who is part of HR's Total Rewards team led by Hinke…

Ann S. McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, named chief nurse executive

March 20, 2018

Ann S. McGinity, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, was recently named the organization’s chief nurse executive, effective June 1. McGinity comes to Michigan Medicine from Houston Methodist Hospital, where she served as global senior advisor since 2016 and chief operating officer from 2014-2016. Prior to that, she served for 10 years as the chief nurse executive and senior vice president of operations and oversaw their successful three-time designation as a Magnet hospital. In these roles, she successfully opened and operated a 350-bed cancer and liver disease hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and was responsible for the strategic planning and operations of nursing…