All Workshops

This workshop is a two-part course. August/September 2019 Dates: Thursday, August 29th and Thursday, September 19th, 8am - 12pm. October/November 2019 Dates: Tuesday, October 29th and Tuesday, November 26th, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between ... 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.* Winter 2020 Dates: (workshop includes all 5 sessions) Thursdays - Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Feb 20, March 5, and April 16 , 2020 Time: 1:00 pm–5: ... more
The UM Medical School Faculty Development Office and the ADVANCE Program invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni Most people would agree that thoughtful behavior and common decency are in short supply, ... 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
T his workshop is a three-part course: Tuesday, September 10th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Tuesday, October 8th 8am - 12pm, all three days Location: Taubman Health Sciences Library (THSL): Room 5330 (9/10 + 9/24), Room 5360 (10/8) **Plan to attend all three half-days, and to spend an additional ... 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
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 order to assist in building community for faculty within the Medical School, the Faculty Development Office is rolling out Community Coffee Chats. The intention of the coffee chats is to gather faculty from across all departments, tracks, and ranks for networking, socializing, and to discuss ... 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
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 one-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 ... more
The study of resilience, the ability to succeed and bounce back when coping with challenge or adversity, is a core concept in Positive Psychology. Resilience is universally regarded as an important quality for professionals. Resilient employees better manage stress, are more flexible and inspired, ... 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 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
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 a discussion and reception to learn more from Marschall Runge, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, and our ... 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
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
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
No matter the medium—a presentation, a document, a graph, a poster, a curriculum vitæ, or other still—communication boils down to one question: do you get your message across? True to Jean-luc’s quest for the essentials, this lecture takes a transversal view at the traditional forms of ... more