Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Tue, October 16, 2018
This workshop covers writing grant proposals for all types of grants, including NIH, NSF, and foundations. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Jill Jividen, PhD. During the last 30 minutes of the presentation, the following panel of successful researchers will discuss ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 18, 2018
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:
Tue, October 23, 2018
Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group It’s conference season, and you’ve once again been asked to share your expertise by giving a breakout session at a regional, national or international conference. The thought makes you both smile and shiver. The ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 23, 2018
Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group It’s conference season, and you’ve once again been asked to share your expertise by giving a breakout session at a regional, national or international conference. The thought makes you both smile and shiver. The ... more
Next Session:
Wed, October 24, 2018
This 1-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division. This workshop will highlight topics such as: Hiring Leadership Management Diversity Communication Conflict ... more
Next Session:
Fri, October 26, 2018
Leadership and management skills are critical for a successful career in science. This workshop has been designed to meet the specific needs of faculty researchers who run labs. Topics to be covered include: Communication: Participants practice with a model that helps them evaluate their day-to-day ... more
Next Session:
Fri, November 02, 2018
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
Next Session:
Mon, November 05, 2018
Are you interested in clinical trials research, but don’t know where to start? Are you eager to learn best practices from your colleagues? What were the hurdles faculty faced in adopting the new clinical trials support infrastructure and management system? What support and resources are now ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 08, 2018
Join us for this workshop as Tom Annesley, PhD discusses ways to avoid the top errors that authors make when developing scientific papers including: 1. The Introduction: Failure to set the scene for the reader 2. The Results: Confusing data from results 3. Figures and Tables: Difficulty reading and ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 08, 2018
Whether you are submitting your work for publication in a biomedical journal or for presentation at a medical conference, the Abstract is often the only thing that editors and conference organizers use to make decisions about accepting your work. Thus, it is imperative to prepare an Abstract that ... more
Next Session:
Mon, November 12, 2018
“Teachable moments” arise frequently in the clinic setting, but are we using them to effectively educate our learners? Teaching scripts are a tool that can be used efficiently by the busy academic clinician to enhance learning, and have been used in certain departments to integrate basic science ... more
Next Session:
Mon, November 12, 2018
This session will address data management best practices and emerging federal agency and foundation requirements related to data sharing as a condition of award. Topics will include strategies for funder compliance, from writing an actionable data management plans to identifying appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Tue, November 13, 2018
This workshop will cover some of the key initiatives through which the UMMS is managing institutional data and information as an asset. In particular, we’ll briefly cover the UMMS framework for information asset management (Data Governance), artifacts that provide details on our data environment ( ... more
Next Session:
Wed, November 14, 2018
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, recruited to the University of Michigan. The ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 15, 2018
This workshop is a two-part course. Thursday, Nov 15 and Thursday, Dec 13 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: 6000 THSL **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 treating their ... more
Next Session:
Tue, November 27, 2018
Don’t let retirement sneak up on you. Be ready for it. Our workshop leader will provide information to help you assess where you are on the path to reaching your financial goals and how to help get back on track if you’re behind. Discover: The amount of savings you may need to reach your retirement ... more
Next Session:
Wed, November 28, 2018
This is a two-part course - **Plan to attend both half days. Both sessions are 12pm-4pm (lunch served). October 10, 2018 Enhancing Communication Skills I: Delivering Serious News Location: Taubman Health Sciences Library, Room 5000 This session will provide the participant with discrete skills that ... more
Next Session:
Thu, November 29, 2018
Finding the right researcher, clinician, or industry partner is the first step for a successful research collaboration, but it’s only half the challenge. Most failed connections are a result of a disconnect when trying to communicate the value in a partnership. This workshop will address this ... more
Next Session:
Fri, November 30, 2018
Co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development, MICHR , Center for the Education of Women, and the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion Date: November 30, 2018, 8:30am - 4pm Location: Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB) Seminar Rooms, 1st Floor Kelly A. Diggs-Andrews, PhD, CEO and ... more
Next Session:
Mon, January 07, 2019
Have you forgotten most of your stats training? Never understood it in the first place? Do you skip over the statistics sections when reading a journal article? Do you wish you could converse more effectively with your statistician? This seminar is designed for faculty who desire a reintroduction ... more
Next Session:
Tue, January 08, 2019
Dates: Jan 8, Jan 22, Feb 5, Feb 19 and Mar 12, 2019. 6-9PM on all dates. Participants should plan to attend all 5 sessions. If you took this program as a student, you are still welcome to attend as a faculty member and learn from others in a similar role. Please note that these sessions are part ... more
Next Session:
Thu, January 10, 2019
“Moving QI/PS-savvy clinicians from a Quality Improvement/Patient Safety educational idea to an effective educational intervention” *This is a 5-part workshop.* Fall 2018 Dates: Sep. 26, Oct. 10, Oct. 24, Nov. 14, and Dec. 19, 2018 (workshop includes all 5 sessions) or Winter 2019 Dates: Jan. 10, ... more
Next Session:
Fri, January 11, 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:
Tue, January 15, 2019
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, recruited to the University of Michigan. The ... more
Next Session:
Wed, January 16, 2019
Do you need help planning for your retirement? Alanna Troup , Benefits Administrator Intermediate, from the U-M Human Resources Benefits Office will present on topics for faculty such as retirement eligibility, benefits in retirement, retiree contributions to health care, phased retirement and ... more