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 →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Mon, December 18, 2017
The Medical School STRIDE Committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and, if selected for offers, recruited to the University of Michigan. The ... more
Next Session:
Wed, December 20, 2017
Target Audience: Any faculty interested in elevating their own teaching skills, especially regarding fostering clinical reasoning and medical decision making. Sound clinical reasoning is essential for quality patient care. Diagnostic error is found in 5%-15% of cases in medicine, and three-fourths ... more
Next Session:
Fri, January 05, 2018
Networking and developing connections is required to understand the strategic directions and priorities of your organization. Working to support the priorities of your organization is key to your professional success. Workshop objectives include: Outline the importance of developing a diverse ... more
Next Session:
Fri, January 05, 2018
It is often a struggle to balance attention and time spent on work vs. the rest of your responsibilities. Workshop objectives include: Understanding the negative impact of work-life conflicts on organizational performance and career Learning how to prioritize in order to achieve better balance ... more
Next Session:
Mon, January 08, 2018
In partnership with ADVANCE and the Department of Pediatrics' Gender DEI Group, faculty participants from this session will be able to do the following: Understand the ramifications of gender differences in confidence levels and its impact on career advancement Recognize the skills at which you ... more