Upcoming Workshops

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
Next Session:
Fri, January 18, 2019
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
Next Session:
Tue, January 22, 2019 to Wed, January 23, 2019
This two-day resilience and well-being course has been designed specifically for faculty at 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. ... more
Next Session:
Mon, January 28, 2019 to Thu, April 04, 2019
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:
Mon, January 28, 2019 to Thu, April 11, 2019
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, February 06, 2019
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 research track. Other topics ... more
Next Session:
Fri, February 08, 2019
Presented by Eleni Kelakos, CTO (Chief Transformational Officer), The Eleni Group Human beings have been telling stories since we could grunt, gesture and scribble pictures on the walls of caves. It’s in our nature (and in the way our brains are structured) to put our experiences into words and use ... more
Next Session:
Mon, February 18, 2019
The UM Medical School Faculty Development Office and the ADVANCE Program invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni Most people would agree that thoughtful behavior and common decency are in short supply, ... more
Next Session:
Mon, February 18, 2019
The UM Medical School Faculty Development Office and the ADVANCE Program invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni Most people would agree that thoughtful behavior and common decency are in short supply, ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 12, 2019
Michigan Research Experts, a searchable database of nearly 5,000 faculty members across disciplines at the University of Michigan, has upgraded to the Dimensions platform. Michigan Research Experts is an ideal tool for showcasing researcher expertise, discovering researchers for collaboration or ... more
Next Session:
Fri, March 15, 2019
Research shows that mental clutter, or information overload, has significant negative effects on our productivity, relationships, happiness, and overall quality of life. It’s the stuff that keeps us up at night, reduces our focus on what is important, and prohibits us from getting things done. ... more
Next Session:
Mon, March 18, 2019
There are many different ways culture influences behavior. This session explores how culture affects our interactions with others, how assumptions may be flawed, and ways to navigate our cultural differences. You will learn to: Identify tips for navigating cultural differences You will benefit by: ... more
Next Session:
Tue, March 19, 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, March 26, 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:
Mon, April 01, 2019
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:
Wed, April 03, 2019
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, a panel of successful researchers will discuss navigating ... more
Next Session:
Mon, April 08, 2019
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:
Mon, April 15, 2019
This will be a one-day workshop on Crucial Conversations. A crucial conversation is a discussion between two or more people where the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. These conversations—when handled poorly or ignored—lead to strained relationships and dismal results. In ... more
Next Session:
Tue, April 23, 2019
Inclusive teaching involves deliberately cultivating a learning environment where all learners are treated equitably, have equal access to learning, and feel valued and supported. In this interactive workshop facilitated by pedagogical consultants from U-M’s Center for Research on Learning and ... more
Next Session:
Fri, April 26, 2019
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:
Fri, May 03, 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:
Tue, May 07, 2019
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:
Mon, May 13, 2019
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, May 13, 2019
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