Posts tagged "diversity"

Blogging about Equity and Inclusion in Health Care

Image of gears of varying sizes, each containing a health symbol within including a heart, microscope, ambulance, clipboard, and beaker.

U-M's Michigan Medicine has a new initiative called Victors Care, a tailored version of a health system called "Concierge Care" which is addressed to patients who can trade monthly or yearly funds for special attention, short waits and 24/7 ability to contact a physician from this program. Anna Schnitzer examines the new initiative in particular regard to the university's commitment to equity and inclusion.

Welcome to PIPEline!

From top-left to right, Jeff Witt, Anna Schnitzer, Stephanie Rosen From bottom-left to right, Jesus Espinoza, Edras Rodriguez-Torres, Sheila Garcia

Welcome to PIPEline! Through this platform, we will share with the library community how our work intersects with these themes and how they have both shaped not only the work itself, but also the way we as professionals, view and engage with our work. Meet our primary contributors and get ready to follow our adventures (and possibly misadventures) along the way!

Starting the Conversation with the LIT Tech Diversity Reading Club

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In line with the University of Michigan Library's strategic plan to support diversity, individuals in the Library Information Technology division started a Diversity Reading Club where colleagues can come together to lean and discuss readings on the subject. The Reading Club has been going for over a year and a half, and we discuss what it is and why we think it works.

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