Upcoming Workshops

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Tue, June 26, 2018
Research shows that mental clutter, or information overload, has significant negative effects on our productivity, relationships, happiness, and overall quality of life. It’s the stuff that keeps us up at night, reduces our focus on what is important, and prohibits us from getting things done. ... more
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Thu, June 28, 2018
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
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Mon, July 16, 2018
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:
Tue, July 17, 2018
This workshop is a two-part course. We have two offerings currently available: Tuesday, July 17 and Tuesday, August 7 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: TBD, Medical Campus OR Thursday, Sept 6 and Thursday, October 4 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: TBD, Medical Campus **Plan to attend both half-days, ... more
Next Session:
Thu, July 26, 2018
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
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Tue, August 14, 2018
These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information to get you started at Michigan. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the research track. Other topics ... more
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Thu, September 06, 2018
This workshop is a two-part course. We have two offerings currently available: Tuesday, July 17 and Tuesday, August 7 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: TBD, Medical Campus OR Thursday, Sept 6 and Thursday, October 4 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: TBD, Medical Campus **Plan to attend both half-days, ... more
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Mon, September 10, 2018 to Tue, October 23, 2018
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Cohort dates are listed below. The Medical School and Michigan Medicine Human Resources have partnered together to offer the Leadership Academy ... more
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Mon, September 10, 2018
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Cohort dates are listed below. The Medical School and Michigan Medicine Human Resources have partnered together to offer the Leadership Academy ... more
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Next Session:
Mon, September 10, 2018
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, September 12, 2018 to Thu, October 25, 2018
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Cohort dates are listed below. The Medical School and Michigan Medicine Human Resources have partnered together to offer the Leadership Academy ... more
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Tue, September 18, 2018
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
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Tue, September 18, 2018
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
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Wed, September 19, 2018
Inclusive teaching involves deliberately cultivating a learning environment where all individuals are treated equitably, have equal access to learning, and feel welcome, valued, and supported. In this interactive workshop, clinical faculty will examine four principles for creating an inclusive ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 24, 2018
These biannual sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information to get you started at Michigan. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the instructional track. Other ... more
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Wed, September 26, 2018
“Moving QI/PS-savvy clinicians from a Quality Improvement/Patient Safety educational idea to an effective educational intervention” *This is a 5-part workshop.* Dates: Sep. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Nov. 14, and Dec. 19, 2018 (workshop includes all 5 sessions) Time: 1:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: NCRC ... more
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Tue, October 02, 2018
This will be a 1-day workshop on Crucial Conversations. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results. In this ... more
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Thu, October 04, 2018
This workshop is focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate, and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators: Milisa Manojlovich, PhD, RN – Professor, Department ... more
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Fri, October 05, 2018
Strong presentation skills are a key to success for researchers and other professionals, yet many speakers are at a loss to tackle the task. Systematic as they otherwise can be in their work, they go at it intuitively or haphazardly, with much good will but seldom good results. In this talk, Dr ... more
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Fri, October 05, 2018
Most writing classes approach clarity, accuracy, conciseness through style, yet subjective arguments such as “it’s nicer” seldom convince rational minds, who wonder what, exactly, is nicer about it. Approaching effective writing from structure, not style, this lecture discusses how to construct ... more
Next Session:
Wed, October 10, 2018
This is a two-part course - **Plan to attend both half days. Both sessions are 12pm-4pm (lunch served). October 10, 2018 Enhancing Communication Skills I: Delivering Serious News Location: Taubman Health Sciences Library, Room 5000 This session will provide the participant with discrete skills that ... more
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Tue, October 16, 2018
This workshop covers writing grant proposals for all types of grants, including NIH, NSF, and foundations. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Jill Jividen, PhD. During the last 30 minutes of the presentation, the following panel of successful researchers (TBD) will ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 18, 2018
These quarterly sessions are intended as a follow-up to the monthly New Faculty Orientation. Orientation gave you the information to get you started at Michigan. In this session, there will be specific focus on expectations for advancement and career planning within the clinical track pathways. ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 23, 2018
Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group It’s conference season, and you’ve once again been asked to share your expertise by giving a breakout session at a regional, national or international conference. The thought makes you both smile and shiver. The ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 23, 2018
Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group It’s conference season, and you’ve once again been asked to share your expertise by giving a breakout session at a regional, national or international conference. The thought makes you both smile and shiver. The ... more