All Workshops

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15-minute anti-racism discussions with their team. We will also share a plan on how to begin ... more
We know good research writing when we see it. Skillful research writers understand their readers, guiding them through their texts so that the intended meaning is clear and reading is almost effortless. How do they do this? We may think that clarity is a matter of grammatical accuracy, but this is ... 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
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
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 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 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
**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: Leadership Management Diversity Communication Conflict resolution ... 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
This 90-minute workshop co-sponsored by the Office of Research is designed to help faculty plan and prepare a competitive grant application, with a focus on the NIH R01. The first part of the workshop will present topics relevant to developing successful grant proposals including: strategic ... 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
This workshop is open to faculty and staff. Attendees are expected to attend all 5 sessions. 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 ... more
Would you like to save time and effort while organizing and managing your academic paperwork? From CVs to scientific writing, this workshop will teach you tips and tricks to make your life a little easier, at least where paperwork is concerned! This workshop will cover hacks for your: CV CME credit ... more