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November 28, 2018

2018 HOPE and JOY Awards

Every year, the Office of Patient Experience (OPE) recognizes faculty, staff, patients and families who show outstanding commitment and dedication to improving the patient experience by honoring them with the Evan Newport HOPE and JOY Awards.

June 11, 2018

Service Spotlight: Break out of your cocoon

For the past four summers, faculty, staff, patients and families have gathered in the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Butterfly Garden to release monarch butterflies. The annual event was designed to provide some respite and stress relief for those in the hospital.

May 15, 2018

Service Spotlight: Office of Decedent Affairs

The Office of Decedent Affairs (ODA) is a program within the Michigan Medicine Department of Social Work that promotes best practices and helps Michigan Medicine excel at providing end-of-life care to patients and families.

April 11, 2018

Patient, Advocate Helps Launch Autism Awareness Campaign

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 delays or reverses development. Currently, it affects one in 68 children and is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the U.S.

March 16, 2018

Service Spotlight: Peer Mentoring

Peer support is rooted in the belief that no one needs to travel their health care journey alone. Indeed, when patients can meet with and learn from individuals who have gone through similar health challenges, it often makes their experience easier and healing process more effective.