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

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Resources: Research, grantwriting, mentorship and more →

Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Wed, May 25, 2022
This series is open to faculty and staff. Mindfulness techniques can help us connect to a place of inner calm and peace. In each session of this series, a different mindfulness topic will be introduced with an opportunity for practice, followed by a Q&A. Topics will include mindfulness of the ... more
Next Session:
Wed, June 01, 2022
As physicians and scientists we are often given the opportunity to present our work or speak at scientific meetings, but there are very few resources on how to give a great scientific talk. Scientists often overwhelm their audience with data-heavy cluttered slides that detract from the message ... more
Next Session:
Tue, June 07, 2022 to Tue, June 14, 2022
This will be a two-day workshop on Crucial Conversations, held one week apart. Participants must attend both days. June 7 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. June 14 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and ... more
Next Session:
Wed, June 08, 2022
This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty and staff 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 ... more
Next Session:
Thu, June 09, 2022
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