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.

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

Skill Development: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Wed, August 18, 2021
This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School. These workshops will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal ... more
Next Session:
Tue, August 24, 2021
This workshop is open to faculty and staff. The Medical School STRIDE Committee provides information and advice about practices that will maximize the likelihood that diverse, well-qualified candidates for faculty, fellowship and residency positions will be identified, and, if selected for offers, ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 09, 2021
The Office of Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development and the Medical School Office of Research are launching a Research Faculty Seminar Series (RFSS). The RFSS will provide a platform to disseminate scientific findings, facilitate networking, and provide resources for research track faculty. ... more
Next Session:
Tue, September 14, 2021
This workshop invites you to “try-on” specific micro-practices for navigating stress and cultivating wellness. Micro-practices take only seconds to minutes to implement. They include cognitive and somatic practices that aid self-regulation. By self-soothing, we naturally cultivate more presence and ... more
Next Session:
Wed, September 15, 2021
This session will cover the most prominent citation metrics that junior faculty should be aware of, including H-Index, Journal Impact Factor, and alternative metrics. It will introduce tools available at U-M for accessing metrics and creating simple visualizations to support your impact statements ... more