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Man honored for saving driver’s life with emergency CPR in Ann Arbor

Full text of MLIVE story is here.

Michigan HealthBlog story is here.

HeartSafe How-To Webinars

A review of the application and process for becoming a HEARTSafe Community. Includes tips for collecting and submitting your information, list of resources and time for Q&A.

Tuesday, August 11, 3-4 pm ET
Tuesday, September 8, 3-4 pm ET

Register here for these

HeartSafe Champion Webinars

Ask your questions and seek advice from leaders in other HEARTSafe communities. This forum is moderated by webinar host, David Hiltz.

Tuesday, August 11, 4-5 pm ET
Tuesday, September 8, 4-5 pm ET

Register here for these

Analysis of Seattle EMS and hospital data indicates low COVID infection risk from bystander CPR

Read the full story at the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation website.

A State of Michigan COVID-19 response and recovery initiative is accepting material, financial, and volunteered time donations.

More information can be found at this link.

August 15, 2020

5K Walk/Run & 10K Run

About Bolt for the Heart:

The mission of Michigan’s Bolt for the Heart is to place an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in each MSP patrol car, and to provide preventative cardiac screenings for troopers. Michigan’s Bolt for the Heart is in memory of MSP Sgt. Peter McNamara (1963-2018).

July 14, 2020, 4-5 p.m.

The Value of Data Collection and Analysis

Guest speakers: Bryan McNally, MD and Mike Levy, MD

Dr. McNally is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and Visiting Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Duke National University in Singapore. Dr. McNally is the Executive Director of the CARES (Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival) a CDC founded quality improvement program to increase survival for out-of hospital cardiac arrest in the United States.

Michael Levy, MD, FACEP, FACP, FAEMS, is an EMS physician and emergency medicine physician practicing in Anchorage, Alaska with a specific practice focus on improving community outcomes in life-threatening time-critical emergencies.

Post-doctoral position is available

The Michigan Resuscitation Innovation and Science Enterprise (M-RISE) at the University of Michigan Medical School is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher for a two-year fellowship opportunity focused on improving the response to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. This fellowship is focused on the M-RISE population science project, with exposure to the M-RISE basic and clinical science projects.

The application period has closed.

This position is in the Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS), a first-in-the-nation basic science department focused on studying the sciences of learning to improve health.

May 9, 2020

This is a fundraising walk.

EMU Rynearson Stadium, 799 North Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

  • 5K check-in at 9:30 a.m.

  • 5K begins at 10:00 a.m.

  • Walk begins at 10:30 a.m.

February 3, 2020

In honor of AmericanHeartMonth, students of Allen Elementary School in Ann Arbor, Michigan learned hands-only CPR.

Certified 2018-2019 Washtenaw County MI HEARTSafe schools

Ann Arbor School District

  • Angell Elementary

  • Burns Park Elementary

  • Clague Middle School

  • Forsythe Middle School

  • Logan Elementary School

  • Wines Elementary School

  • Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor

Chelsea School District

  • Chelsea High School

  • Beach Middle School

  • North Creek Elementary School

  • South Meadows Elementary

The following Washtenaw county schools renewed certifications as MI HEARTSafe schools.

  • Huron High School

  • Pioneer High School

  • Skyline High School

  • Greenhill School

In Livingston county, the schools listed below are already certified as MI HEARTSafe Schools.

  • Hawkins Elementary

  • Scranton Middle School

  • Spencer Elementary

  • Maltby Intermediate School

  • Hornung Elementary

  • Farms Intermediate School

  • Brighton High School

  • Scranton Middle School

  • Creekside Elementary School

  • Lakes Elementary School

  • Hartland Middle School at Ore Creek

  • Round Elementary Schooi

  • Village Elementary School

Next year’s application will open in January 2020. If you are interested in attending a free educational workshop to learn how to coordinate the program in your school, register for the December event here. For complete program information, please view the MI HEARTSafe School program website.