Improve Your Coaching Skills

8 am to 12 pm, May 30, 2017

This workshop is intended to expose faculty and senior level administrators to foundational concepts and applicable tools for one-on-one developmental coaching. Coaching is defined as a formal one-on-one collaborative relationship between a coach and a staff member or student where there is accountability and support for:

Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Workshop

8 am to 9 am, September 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 committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals as well. 

STRIDE Training: 

Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

8 am to 4 pm, December 08, 2017

This 1-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division.

This workshop will highlight topics such as:

  • Hiring
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Diversity
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Managing performance

Facilitated by: Sally Schmall, MSW of Academy Coaching 

Leadership Academy

8 am to 4 pm, September 25, 2017

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.

Successful Negotiation Skills and Strategies

8 am to 4 pm, October 24, 2017

Medical school faculty negotiate constantly, not just over issues like salary, but also for lab space, authorship on research papers, and resources. This day-long negotiation workshop will equip you with a framework and set of tools designed to help faculty prepare for, and conduct effective negotiations. The workshop is interactive and participants will learn by practicing first on generic negotiation cases, and then on real issues that faculty must negotiate every day.

Creating a Culture at Its Best

8 am to 10 am, June 15, 2017

Get the tools you need to create a thriving work team where health and well-being contribute to success. Would you like to reinvent your work culture and create greater employee engagement? In this interactive session, you will identify the role you play in creating a work environment where others want to join in. 

A3 Problem Solving for Clinical Leaders

7 am to 12 pm, September 19, 2017

This workshop is a two-part course:

Monday, March 19th and Monday, April 9th
1PM - 5PM, both days
Location: Taubman Health Sciences Library 6215

**Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem.

About: When it comes to diagnosing and treating their patients, most clinicians are superb problem solvers. But can they apply this rigorous scientific thinking to all aspects of their work?

Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Longer: Sleep Optimization for Busy Medical Faculty

1 pm to 3 pm, December 11, 2017

This session will present the role of sleep and fatigue in cognitive and physical performance. We will delineate the sleep and circadian 'thieves' that impair our daily functioning and discuss easily implemented behaviors to enhance sleep, energy, and performance.

Jonathan Barkham, MD, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and Neurology
Cathy Goldstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology