All Workshops

This workshop is a two-part course. Thursday, Nov 15 and Thursday, Dec 13 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: 6000 THSL **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 ... more
“Moving QI/PS-savvy clinicians from a Quality Improvement/Patient Safety educational idea to an effective educational intervention” *This is a 5-part workshop.* Fall 2018 Dates: Sep. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Nov. 14, and Dec. 19, 2018 (workshop includes all 5 sessions) or Winter 2019 Dates: Jan. 10, ... more
The UM Medical School Faculty Development Office and the ADVANCE Program invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu Monday, February 5, 2018 A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's ... more
Formerly titled "Scientific Problem Solving and Leading Improvement", t his workshop is a three-part course: Tuesday, June 5th, Tuesday, June 19th and Tuesday, July 3rd 1PM - 5PM, all three days Location: F4367 University Hospital (UH) South **Plan to attend all three half-days, and to spend an ... more
Are you considering the use of qualitative research methods in your next project? Are you supporting a learner who is using qualitative research methods? This introductory session is for health sciences faculty who have no experience, very little experience or would like to be reacquainted with ... more
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
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
Finding the right researcher, clinician, or industry partner is the first step for a successful research collaboration, but it’s only half the challenge. Most failed connections are a result of a disconnect when trying to communicate the value in a partnership. This workshop will address this ... more
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
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 ... more
This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. It uses video, group discussions, skill practice, and real-life application to make the course both ... more
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
Co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development, MICHR , Center for the Education of Women, and the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion Date: November 30, 2018, 8:30am - 4pm Location: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar Rooms, 1st Floor Kelly A. Diggs-Andrews, PhD, CEO and ... more
This session will address data management best practices and emerging federal agency and foundation requirements related to data sharing as a condition of award. Topics will include strategies for funder compliance, from writing an actionable data management plans to identifying appropriate ... more
Preparing the documents needed for promotion takes time and attention to detail. One of the critical items needed in the presentation of one’s materials is the Educators’ Portfolio . Despite the importance of this document, many faculty still find it difficult to pull together a successful package ... more
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
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
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
We work in a hectic field where physicians feel challenged to be in control of their own time and life. Often, they feel overwhelmed with too much to do with too little time to get to the things that really matter, like taking care of themselves and the people they love. To address this challenge, ... more
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
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 ... more
Do you need help planning for your retirement? Alanna Troup , Benefits Administrator Intermediate, from the U-M Human Resources Benefits Office will present on topics for faculty such as retirement eligibility, benefits in retirement, retiree contributions to health care, phased retirement and ... more
Please join us to hear from our special guest speakers and take part in discussions invaluable to faculty development. Discover how LSA’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) is helping to enhance diversity in higher education and society from Dr. Tabbye Chavous, Director of NCID and ... more
If you’re planning to retire within the next few years: Learn the benefits of a retirement income plan, factors to consider when transitioning your savings into income, and ways to develop a retirement plan for your goals and lifestyle. Fidelity understands that you are busy managing multiple ... more
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