Caregiver Well-Being Resources

A new pilot program to support junior-level faculty who are engaged in scholarly pursuits at academic meetings and conferences but must also manage family caregiving demands. Caregiving travel expense support (up to $1000 annually, taxable) for tenure, clinical, and research track faculty in the early stage of their careers.

Lactation and Personal Care Rooms are located on the U-M Ann Arbor campus and at Michigan Medicine facilities. 

U-M faculty, staff, and students can search profiles of local caregivers for children, seniors, pets, and more. The monthly premium membership fee for is covered by U-M for current, regular employees and students. 

The Faculty & Staff Counseling & Consultation Office (FASCCO) is offering an ongoing drop-in style support group for women returning to work following the birth and/or adoption of a child. The group is designed for women in their third trimester of pregnancy through the time their child is two years old. 

Caregiver Hacks.pdf

Tips and tricks for kids of all ages - collected for Michigan Medicine's Caregiving Boost Initiative.

Parenting on the Frontlines:  Stories of love, loss and wonder

Dr. Kelly Paradis and Dr. Morgan began a Office of Well-Being  grant-funded project to create a community of awareness, insight, and compassion for all parents and would-be parents working in the healthcare profession at Michigan Medicine.  The book Parenting on the Frontlines:  Stories of love, loss, and wonder captures these narratives to normalize and destigmatize the shared experiences of balancing the journey of parenthood with a career in medicine.

Click here for further information on downloading a free copy of the book
or purchasing a hard copy.  

Watch a recorded webinar of the Connecting the Dots conference on Parenting on the Frontlines!

Listen to the Parenting and Caregiving on the Frontlines Podcast on The Wrap