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, April 06, 2020
This evaluation workshop reviews the newly-adopted Performance “Valuation”* form that will be used for staff and leadership within Michigan Medicine. It takes a novel approach to giving feedback by focusing on the staff’s strengths and goals for their development. This new form allows for ... more
Next Session:
Wed, April 29, 2020 to Thu, December 03, 2020
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Upcoming Cohorts 8am-4:30pm each of the four days Cohort 36: Rescheduled - September 23-24 & October 21-22, 2020 Cohort 37: September 21-22 ... more
Next Session:
Wed, April 29, 2020 to Thu, December 03, 2020
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Upcoming Cohorts 8am-4:30pm each of the four days Cohort 36: Rescheduled - September 23-24 & October 21-22, 2020 Cohort 37: September 21-22 ... more
Next Session:
Thu, May 07, 2020 to Fri, May 08, 2020
**The March 26-27 dates have been canceled** This two-day resilience and well-being course has been designed specifically for the University of Michigan Medical School. This course will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your ... more
Next Session:
Thu, May 07, 2020
**Please only register for one session** 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 ... more