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Year in Review: 2021

January 31, 2022 / Anatomic Pathology

Last year was an eventful time within the Department of Pathology at Michigan Medicine. As we reminisce about 2021, let's revisit some of the greatest memories [...]

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Introducing the Pathology Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART)

October 29, 2021 / Diversity Equity And Inclusion

The Department of Pathology is proud to unveil its newest initiative - the Pathology Anti-Racism Taskforce, also called PART. Composed of faculty and staff members from the Department, PART aims to eliminate racism within the health system, on the Michigan campus, and within the greater community [...]

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Careers in Pathology: Quality and Health Improvement

September 27, 2021 / Careers In Pathology

Improving systems for better outcomes is the name of the game for Dr. Scott Owens.

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2020 Annual Report Now Available

August 3, 2021 / Annual Report

The Department of Pathology's 2020 Annual Report is now available online. In the report, you will read about the department’s tripartite mission of research, education, and patient care, and learn about the goals of the department’s Strategic Council [...]

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Department Hosts Second-Annual Juneteenth Equality Walk

June 21, 2021 / Events

On Friday June 18, the Department of Pathology hosted its second-annual Equality Walk in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.

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Broadening the Scope: A Qualitative Study of Pathologists’ Attitudes Toward Patient-Pathologist Interactions

May 5, 2021 / Faculty

Learn more about pathologists' attitudes toward patient interactions in this new publication, led by Dr. Cathryn Lapedis.

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Dr. Jeffrey Myers Receives Jack Billi Award for Inspiring Quality Improvement

October 30, 2020 / Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Myers, who was recently selected by Michigan Medicine for the 2020 Jack Billi Award for Inspiring Quality Improvement. Dr. Myers was selected for his exemplifying behaviors of an effective improvement leader and for using LEAN design principles and tools in his daily work [...]

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Michigan Medicine Highlights Phlebotomy Research on Podcast

October 20, 2020 / News

Experts from the Department of Pathology's Phlebotomy Team were featured on Michigan Medicine's "The Wrap" podcast. The podcast focuses on the department's Poke Plan Program at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, an initiative that helps to alleviate pain and fear among children during the blood draw process [...]

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Ellie Mills is the New QA Coordinator in DQHI

February 7, 2020 / Quality And Health Improvement
 

The Department of Pathology’s Division of Quality and Health Improvement welcomes Ellie Mills, the new Quality Assurance Coordinator.

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Navigating Change

September 9, 2019 / Insidepath

The Department of Pathology embraces the future while navigating through multiple changes as it settles into its new laboratory home.

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Employee Recognition Reception Honors Members of the Pathology Family

August 26, 2019 / Staff

Staff members were recognized for their years of service and for going above and beyond. 

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Pathology Behind-the-Scenes: Brenda's Story

April 9, 2019 / Video

Focusing on our patients, we wanted to focus on leukemia patient, Brenda Berky, who is given the unique perspective of going into the pathology laboratories and meeting with hematopathology specialists who show her the science behind her disease. She is able to see her chromosomes, her bone marrow biopsy, and her pathology slides, as well as meet with multiple pathologists and medical laboratory scientists who help explain more about her cancer.  Watch her Full Video [...]

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Making Birthdays Brighter for Children in Need

March 19, 2019 / Events

On Friday, March 15th, the Department of Pathology’s Division of Quality and Health Improvement hosted Be a Birthday Leprechaun to benefit children in need in Washtenaw County. Faculty and staff joined together over the lunch hour to make [...]

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Be a Birthday Leprechaun for a Child in Need

February 4, 2019 / Announcement

The Division of Quality and Health Improvement (DQHI) is hosting Be a Birthday Leprechaun on Friday, March 15th in the Superior conference room at the North Campus Research Complex. Dress in your St. Patty’s Day gear and join DQHI to assemble Birthday Bags which will be distributed to kids in need [...]

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Improvement Projects Highlighted During Quality Month

November 5, 2018 / Quality And Health Improvement

The Department's commitment to collaboration and innovation well-represented at Quality Month event.

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Careers in Pathology: Dr. Scott Owens

October 3, 2018 / Video

In our first episode of Careers in Pathology (#CareersinPathology), Dr. Scott Owens talks about his different roles in the University of Michigan Department of Pathology as a gastrointestinal pathologist, Director of the Division of Quality and Health Improvement, and medical school educator. 

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Fall Orientation for Clinical Investigators

August 16, 2018 / Announcement

8:00 am – 11:30 am |  University Hospital Room UH 2C224

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Michigan Medicine Hospitals Ranked No. 5 in the Nation By U.S. News and World Report

August 14, 2018 / Announcement

Commitments to patient care and innovative technologies earn us top ratings.

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Department of Pathology Updates Vol 3(2)

December 31, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Welcome to a year-end edition of DOP Updates, an email sent to members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) team and others to focus on issues, events, and topics of common interest.  If there is something that you would like to share with your colleagues and co-workers, please send me an email and I’ll be sure to [...]
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Michigan Medicine Quality Month Presentations

October 24, 2017 / Announcement
October is Quality Month at Michigan Medicine, a time when we renew our commitment to creating an environment of excellence where patients and families receive the ideal healthcare experience and where faculty and staff can carry out their work in a meaningful way. Join us today at 11 am for a poster session in the Towsley Lobby, where 55 teams will be showcasing how they have committed to quality improvement. Our own Pathology Division of Quality will be well represented with multiple poster presentations.
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Department of Pathology Updates - Vol 3.1

October 6, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Teammates, It has been awhile (7 months almost to the day) since sending DOP Updates, an email shared with members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) and others regarding issues and events of common interest.  Please send me a note if you have comments, questions or concerns that you would like to share.  As in previous editions, I have also attached a PDF to preserve formatting across platforms.   Navigating Michigan Med [...]
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Through the Looking Glass

July 10, 2017 / Newsletter
A personal breast cancer diagnosis leads to new perspectives on medicine and the patient experience for Laura Cooling, MD.
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Clinical Pathology Quarterly All Staff Meeting

July 7, 2017 / Clinical Pathology

Date: July 25, 2017

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Location: Med Sci 1, Rm 5330

Refreshments will be served beginning at 8:30 am. Gift card drawing for those attending from last quarterly meeting. The meeting will be recorded for those unable to attend.

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New Division of Quality and Health Improvement

September 15, 2015 / Quality And Health Improvement
Aims to Help Pathology Transform the Patient Experience
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