Frequently, Michigan Medicine receives letters, emails and other feedback from patients and family members showing their appreciation for the world-class services offered by faculty and staff. One recent letter from Michael Szekely praised the diligence and commitment of Dinesh Khanna, M.D., M.Sc., in the treatment of Michael’s wife, Cathy.
This fall, Michigan Medicine will debut a new program, “No One Dies Alone” — or NODA — through the Department of Social Work. The program aims to provide compassionate companionship to patients at the end of life who have no friends or family available at their bedside.
The annual Evan Newport HOPE and JOY awards — honoring individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond in their daily work to embrace the principles of patient and family centered care — took place Wednesday afternoon in a packed Ford Auditorium.
On the main academic medical center campus, a maze of buildings often makes it a challenge for patients and family members to navigate their way to an appointment or loved one. Fortunately, a new program was recently launched with the aim of making wayfinding easier for all.