All Workshops

It’s not unusual to find yourself in a situation where you doubt your own ability to succeed, even when those around you view you as capable. Research finds that you are not alone in coping with this feeling that brings discomfort. Come to this interactive workshop to learn more about impostor ... more
Think about the last time you laughed while listening to a presentation. Would you like to be that kind of presenter? Humor helps your presentation “stick,” and elevates your audience. And it can help you bring energy and enthusiasm to the sometimes daunting task of speaking. Yes, humor is serious ... more
Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy -- from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans -- has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in- ... more
Most people will tell you that racism is all about hatred and ignorance. In How to Be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi's follow-up to his National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning, he explains that racism is ultimately structural. Racism directs attention away from harmful, inequitable ... 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
This workshop will help you learn how to deal with bad behavior, disruptive colleagues, and difficult bosses or employees. You will learn a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing ... more
The study of resilience, the ability to recover, grow and thrive when coping with challenge or adversity, is a core concept in Positive Psychology. Resilience is universally regarded as an important quality for professionals and is imperative for those working in demanding and high-stress domains. ... 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 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 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 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
This workshop will help investigators at all levels use tools for identifying federal, state, and foundation funding. Topics covered will include efficient searching of funding databases and setting up alerts to track opportunities. This workshop will be interactive and participants will be ... more
**The Emeritus Readiness Reception originally scheduled for May 6th has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This will be rescheduled for a later date.** Whether you are near retirement, considering it in the future, or are simply curious about what retirement could look like for you as a ... more
We work in a hectic field where we, as physicians, may feel challenged to be in control of our own time and life. We may feel overwhelmed, with too much to do and seemingly too little time to get to non-work things that really matter, like taking care of ourselves and the people we love. We are ... more
Facilitated by VitalTalk trained faculty, this session will provide the participant with discrete skills that will enhance their ability to navigate difficult conversations with patients and families. Through intentional goal setting, an interactive small group setting, and a family meeting ... more
Facilitated by VitalTalk trained faculty, this session will introduce a useful roadmap for conducting a goals of care conversation. Through intentional goal setting, an interactive small group setting, and a family meeting simulation, participants will practice conducting a goals of care ... 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
Learning mindfulness methods is a great tool for those wanting to connect to a place of inner peace and calm. In these sessions, we will discuss mindfulness techniques and apply them with a 20-minute guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
No matter your age, planning for your retirement is important at every stage of your career. Whether you are near retirement, considering it in the future, or are simply curious about what retirement could look like for you as a faculty member, please join us for “The Golden Years” series to learn ... 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
The Quality Department's Coaching Program is for the GME QI Faculty Facilitator and is designed to allow more departments and divisions to take advantage of resources and tools available centrally through our Continuous Improvement division within Quality at Michigan Medicine. By the end of the ... more
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
Inclusive teaching involves deliberately cultivating a learning environment where all learners are treated equitably, have equal access to learning, and feel valued and supported. In this interactive workshop facilitated by pedagogical consultants from U-M’s Center for Research on Learning and ... more
As physicians and scientists we are often given the opportunity to present our work or speak at scientific meetings, but there are very few resources on how to give a great scientific talk. Scientists often overwhelm their audience with data-heavy cluttered slides that detract from the message ... more