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, October 21, 2019
These quarterly 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
Next Session:
Thu, October 24, 2019
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
Next Session:
Tue, October 29, 2019 to Tue, November 26, 2019
This workshop is a two-part course. October/November 2019 Dates: Tuesday, October 29th and Tuesday, November 26th, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem. About : When it comes to diagnosing and ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 29, 2019
In order to assist in building community for faculty within the Medical School, the Faculty Development Office is rolling out Community Coffee Chats. The intention of the coffee chats is to gather faculty from across all departments, tracks, and ranks for networking, socializing, and to discuss ... more
Next Session:
Mon, November 04, 2019 to Thu, March 05, 2020
This program is an accelerated 4-day immersive learning experience that draws on the participant’s 360° assessment of leadership competencies and skills. Cohort dates are listed below. The Medical School and Michigan Medicine Human Resources have partnered together to offer the Leadership Academy ... more