Faculty Career Development

Our Mission

  • To support faculty skill acquisition in teaching, research, and leadership as well as navigating the complex organizational structures in which they practice.
  • To maintain high levels of faculty satisfaction with their professional experience at the Medical School.

Our Objectives

  • To improve faculty members' ability to achieve success in their careers while increasing their satisfaction with their professional experience at the University of Michigan.
  • To advance the recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty members by the Medical School.

Learn More

New Faculty Orientation: How to get started at U-M →

Skill Development: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

2019 Faculty Development Catalog →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
We invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, ... more
Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
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 minutes guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
This workshop will guide faculty through some of the most common areas of concern encountered during the promotion process on the clinical track. Learn the easiest areas for improvements for your promotion packet, what documents you can begin working on now, and common errors to avoid. This session ... more
Next Session:
Wed, July 15, 2020
The skill of joy multiplier teaches individuals to be authentically engaged when having conversations about another person’s positive experiences. Through authentic engagement, both individuals feel greater trust and belonging, and the relationship is strengthened. Learning Objective: Participants ... more
Next Session:
Thu, July 16, 2020
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