Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Thu, February 27, 2020
Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps participants improve self-awareness around conflict behaviors. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict provides participants with techniques to curb destructive behaviors and effectively ... more
Next Session:
Fri, February 28, 2020
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:
Fri, March 06, 2020
This workshop will guide faculty through some of the most common areas of concern encountered during the promotion process. Learn the easiest areas for improvements for your promotion packet, what documents you can begin working on now, and common errors to avoid. All tracks and ranks will be ... more
Next Session:
Thu, March 12, 2020
Medical school faculty negotiate constantly, not just over issues like salary, but also for lab space, authorship on research papers, and resources. This day-long negotiation workshop will equip you with a framework and set of tools designed to help faculty prepare for, and conduct effective ... more
Next Session:
Thu, March 19, 2020
As physicians, we extend great energy and effort as we care for others. To be healthy and successful, we need practices and habits to renew ourselves. Come enjoy a renewing oasis. Experience techniques and strategies you can use every day to help bring more ease and care to your life. These will ... more
Next Session:
Fri, March 20, 2020
The Medical School recognizes the variety of development tracks and opportunities for academic promotion within the Clinical track. As such, specific pathways were designed as a development tool to guide faculty who want to focus their careers in a specific direction and to help them progress ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 24, 2020
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 working in demanding and high-stress domains. ... more
Next Session:
Wed, March 25, 2020
In order to assist in building community for faculty within the Medical School, the Faculty Development Office is rolling out Pop-up Faculty Lounges. The intention of this program is to gather faculty from across all departments, tracks, and ranks for networking, socializing, and to discuss topics ... more
Next Session:
Thu, March 26, 2020
These biannual 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 instructional track. Other ... more
Next Session:
Thu, March 26, 2020 to Fri, March 27, 2020
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 professional and personal life. In this ... more
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:
Tue, April 14, 2020
This workshop will help investigators at all levels use tools for identifying federal, state, and foundation funding. Topics covered will include efficient searching of funding databases and setting up alerts to track opportunities. This workshop will be interactive and participants will be ... more
Next Session:
Mon, April 20, 2020
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a stand-alone tool that provides an individual with a rich understanding of how his or her behaviors affect the team. It applies the principles of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team to unlock actionable ways to optimize an individual’s contribution to a ... more
Next Session:
Fri, April 24, 2020
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:
Mon, April 27, 2020
Incivility is prevalent in organizations, and it’s getting worse. The costs of incivility are rising, too. Christine Porath will discuss the varied ways incivility wrecks performance and robs the bottom line. In this interactive workshop, she will explain what civility buys you—and what you can ... more
Next Session:
Tue, April 28, 2020
Incivility is prevalent in organizations, and it’s getting worse. The costs of incivility are rising, too. Christine Porath will discuss the varied ways incivility wrecks performance and robs the bottom line. In this interactive workshop, she will explain what civility buys you—and what you can ... more
Next Session:
Tue, April 28, 2020
Incivility is prevalent in organizations, and it’s getting worse. The costs of incivility are rising, too. Christine Porath will discuss the varied ways incivility wrecks performance and robs the bottom line. In this interactive workshop, she will explain what civility buys you—and what you can ... more
Next Session:
Wed, April 29, 2020 to Thu, June 04, 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
Next Session:
Wed, April 29, 2020 to Thu, June 04, 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
Next Session:
Thu, April 30, 2020
Think about the last time you laughed while listening to a presentation. Would you like to be that kind of presenter? Humor helps your presentation “stick,” and elevates your audience. And it can help you bring energy and enthusiasm to the sometimes daunting task of speaking. Yes, humor is serious ... more
Next Session:
Wed, May 06, 2020
Whether you are near retirement, considering it in the future, or are simply curious about what retirement could look like for you as a faculty member, please join us for a discussion and reception to learn more from Carol Bradford, MD, MS, Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs , and our ... more
Next Session:
Thu, May 07, 2020 to Fri, May 08, 2020
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 professional and personal life. In this ... more
Next Session:
Mon, May 18, 2020
The Q&A segment of a presentation can be a very challenging part of public speaking for scientists, who often feel attacked or demoralized after handling questions. This workshop provides a framework to manage questions focusing on preparation for Q&A: structure, content and timing. Topics ... more
Next Session:
Tue, May 26, 2020 to Tue, June 16, 2020
This workshop is a two-part course. February/March 2020 Dates: Tuesday, February 18th and Tuesday, March 24th, 8am - 12pm. May/June 2020 Dates: Tuesday, May 26th and Tuesday, June 16, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working ... more
Next Session:
Thu, May 28, 2020
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