All Workshops

The Symposium is an event for faculty to focus on techniques and strategies that can improve student and trainee engagement as well as their effectiveness as teachers. This year’s Symposium will focus on the current state of medical education. Our speakers will discuss the unique challenges we are ... 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
This workshop is open to faculty and staff. Training your interviewers is an important and often overlooked piece of a fair and effective hiring process. Well-trained interviewers protect your department from unintentional discrimination and ensure a process that results in better hires for your ... more
Originally offered as part of our Early Career Kickstart program, we are happy to announce this interactive and highly participatory workshop is now available to all faculty. This session will focus on giving effective feedback to learners, beyond the standard strategies you may have heard before. ... more
Have you ever shrugged off your accomplishments, or had a colleague claim your accomplishments as their own? Have you backed off when interrupted, or when loudly confronted in a critical meeting? Hesitated to ask for a well-deserved promotion, or been denied one time and again? If you’re nodding ... 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
These sessions are open to faculty and staff. As part of the Michigan Medicine team, how do you use your interactions to encourage colleagues to express their ideas, questions, concerns or share errors without fear? Creating these types of interactions requires building trust and psychological ... more
This workshop is open to faculty and staff. This is a 2-part workshop. Participants must attend both parts. Part 1 March 9 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Part 2 March 16 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This workshop will help you learn how to deal with bad behavior, disruptive colleagues, and difficult bosses or ... more
This will be a two-day workshop on Crucial Conversations, held one week apart. Participants must attend both days. June 7 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. June 14 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and ... 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 research track. Other topics ... 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 tenure (instructional) track ... more
This workshop will help faculty investigators at all levels use tools for identifying federal, state, and foundation funding. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to efficiently search funding databases and set up alerts to track funding opportunities to support their research ... more
Have you ever been frustrated with the process of editing and revising your manuscript? Have you had the sense that something wasn’t quite right, but were unsure what the issue is or how to address it? If you answered yes to these questions, join Christine Feak from the English Language Institute ... 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
Michigan Research Experts (MRE) is a searchable database of research expertise from across the University of Michigan. It includes publications, grants, clinical trials, and more. Workshop Objectives In this session, attendees will learn how to use MRE to: access researcher profiles and outputs. ... 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 workshop is open to faculty and staff. This 1-day workshop is designed to assist faculty and staff 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: Leadership ... more
This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. This program is a "video-on," interactive session that will include small group breakout sessions. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15 ... 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