Faculty Career Development

Our Mission

  • To support faculty skill acquisition in teaching, research, and leadership as well as navigating the complex organizational structures in which they practice.
  • To maintain high levels of faculty satisfaction with their professional experience at the Medical School.

Our Objectives

  • To improve faculty members' ability to achieve success in their careers while increasing their satisfaction with their professional experience at the University of Michigan.
  • To advance the recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty members by the Medical School.

Learn More

New Faculty Orientation: How to get started at U-M →

Faculty Development Catalog: See our 2017 offerings →

Skill Development: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Promotions: Find packet requirements and understand the process →

Workshops & Events

Wed, August 23, 2017
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11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Research journals are increasingly using social media and "visual abstracts" to help disseminate publications. Early research suggests that articles with a "visual abstract" are read three times as often . Join us for a 90-minute hands-on workshop, led by Andrew M. Ibrahim M.D., M.Sc. (Creative ... more
Tue, September 05, 2017
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8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Have you forgotten most of your stats training? Never understood it in the first place? Do you skip over the statistics sections when reading a journal article? Do you wish you could converse more effectively with your statistician? This seminar is designed for faculty who desire a reintroduction ... more
Thu, September 07, 2017
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2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Burnout affects over 50% of physicians. In this session, we will offer practical evidence-based strategies to help mitigate burnout and help physicians to flourish in their personal and professional lives. Participants will practice mindfulness-based skills and explore techniques matched to their ... more
Mon, September 11, 2017
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8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
The Medical School recognizes the variety of development tracks and opportunities for academic promotion within the Clinical track. As such, specific pathways were designed as a development tool to guide faculty who want to focus their careers in a specific direction and to help them progress ... more
Thu, September 14, 2017
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8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
These quarterly sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information you needed on your first day. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning. Other faculty will share their stories ... more