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State representative promotes Project Healthy Schools

April 23, 2018

State Rep. Jeff Noble visited East Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan last week to learn more about Project Healthy Schools — a community-Michigan Medicine collaborative designed to improve the present and future health of youth through school-based education, environmental initiatives and engagement of the school community. “We had a great conversation about the PHS program and discussed other opportunities for education reform within our Michigan schools,” said Ben Ransier, curriculum and training coordinator for Project Healthy Schools. “This program is an excellent tool for students and teachers to learn about healthy habits inside and outside the classroom,” Rep. Noble said.…

Driven and devoted: Celebrating volunteers at Michigan Medicine

April 18, 2018

At any given moment, there are more than 2,000 active volunteers…

Michigan Medicine honored for sustainability, environmental efforts

April 17, 2018

Congratulations to Michigan Medicine, which has again been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The organization was recently honored with a 2018 Partner for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, an organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. This is the 15th consecutive year that Michigan Medicine has been earned a national award for environmental awareness efforts. The Partner for Change Award recognizes health care facilities that continuously improve and expand upon programs to eliminate mercury, reduce and recycle waste, source products sustainably and more. Winning facilities must demonstrate that they are recycling at least 15 percent…

Five CME projects receive innovation awards

April 16, 2018

The Michigan Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education and Lifelong Learning has announced the recipients of its Innovation Grants for Continuing Medical Education (CME) for 2018. Five innovation awards were made to support innovations in CME. The chosen activities will receive up to $25,000 to promote innovation in all aspects of physician learning or training, including content, process, outcomes or assessment. “The Innovation Grants in CME are a phenomenal way to encourage the enhancement of physician performance through medical education. The format has allowed teams to develop targeted training to solve real-life problems in our shared journey to enhance patient…

Fourth annual U-M Health Professions Education Day a success

April 16, 2018

For four years running, the U-M…

Treating ‘NEMO’: Baby becomes 22nd registered case of rare disease

April 10, 2018

Five hours after Elias was born, he…

Patient, advocate helps launch autism awareness campaign

April 5, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGmQFGerUdg&feature=youtu.be April is Autism Awareness Month and there are a large number of patients treated at Michigan Medicine who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder — a neurodevelopmental condition that…

Let it ride: Expanding diagnostic services in Ghana through ride-sharing

April 4, 2018

Michigan Medicine pathology faculty are behind the wheel of a…

Students reflect on their desire to pursue medicine

March 30, 2018

It’s National Doctor’s Day, a chance to celebrate many valuable members of the Michigan Medicine community. To commemorate the occasion, Headlines wanted to find out what drives doctors to enter the…