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

Fri, July 07, 2017
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8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
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
Mon, July 31, 2017
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9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Program for Neurology Research & Discovery and the Office of Faculty Development are pleased to offer this workshop presented by Dr. Phillip Leventhal, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Writing . Through a combination of lecture and exercises, participants in this workshop will receive an ... 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