Health Science Education Innovation Culture

Health Science Education Innovation Culture

A health science education innovation (HSEI) culture cultivates creative teaching and learning ideas that improve health. Within this culture people are encouraged to demonstrate shared mindsets, values, and competencies that extend beyond the status quo. These behaviors create an environment that leverages organizational strengths to implement new ideas that translate into health outcomes.


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Our Education Innovation Culture

RISE aims to create a Michigan Medicine culture where bold, scalable education innovations impact health and science. As part of our continued efforts to achieve this mission, we launched our second biennial Health Sciences Education Innovation (HSEI) culture survey (January-April 2021) to all Michigan Medicine employees. The results provided important insights regarding the current HSEI culture and identified strategies to further cultivate education innovation.


In response to these results, RISE continues to raise awareness of education innovation activities and funding opportunities and support innovators through the innovation cycle. Specifically, we host regular Virtual Talking Circles to bring innovators together for interactive discussions that advance important topics.  RISE also sponsors a 12-month Innovation Development Program that provides targeted instruction using an experiential learning model to apply new skills and knowledge to advance innovations along its guiding framework. We also continue to inform our community of innovators of activities, funding, and training opportunities that allow them to engage in education innovation and disseminate their ideas through our monthly newsletter.