Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
We invite Medical School faculty members to a discussion of: White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, ... more
Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
Learning mindfulness methods is a great tool for those wanting to connect to a place of inner peace and calm. In these sessions we will discuss mindfulness techniques and apply them with a 20 minutes guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Mon, July 13, 2020
This workshop will guide faculty through some of the most common areas of concern encountered during the promotion process on the clinical track. Learn the easiest areas for improvements for your promotion packet, what documents you can begin working on now, and common errors to avoid. This session ... more
Next Session:
Wed, July 15, 2020
The skill of joy multiplier teaches individuals to be authentically engaged when having conversations about another person’s positive experiences. Through authentic engagement, both individuals feel greater trust and belonging, and the relationship is strengthened. Learning Objective: Participants ... more
Next Session:
Thu, July 16, 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:
Fri, July 17, 2020
This workshop will end at 12:50 p.m. to allow a break between meetings. This workshop will focus on the benefits of optimism, and strategies for increasing resilience and optimism in our lives. Optimism is one of the most important and well-studied protective factors in resilience. Deliberately ... more
Next Session:
Tue, July 21, 2020
This workshop is hosted in partnership with the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, and is open to all faculty, staff, and learners. When circumstances oblige you to deliver your presentation remotely from your office, your home, or even a hotel room, you face additional challenges ... more
Next Session:
Fri, July 24, 2020
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, July 28, 2020
This workshop will end at 12:50 p.m. to allow a break between meetings. This workshop will focus on the many benefits of positive emotions. Positive emotions such as joy, love, and contentment have generally beneficial effects such as broadening the scope of attention and building physical, social ... more
Next Session:
Mon, August 10, 2020
Learning mindfulness methods is a great tool for those wanting to connect to a place of inner peace and calm. In these sessions we will discuss mindfulness techniques and apply them with a 20 minutes guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Wed, September 09, 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:
Thu, September 10, 2020
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, September 10, 2020
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, September 14, 2020
Learning mindfulness methods is a great tool for those wanting to connect to a place of inner peace and calm. In these sessions we will discuss mindfulness techniques and apply them with a 20 minutes guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate ... more
Next Session:
Tue, September 15, 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:
Fri, September 18, 2020
Since the late 1980s, change management has risen to the top of the list of challenges for senior leaders. Research continues to validate the finding that 65%-70% of strategic change initiatives fail to meet their stated objectives. Many change management models exist, but a few core themes ... more
Next Session:
Fri, September 18, 2020
Many organizations are adept at developing long-term strategies and can even articulate strategic initiatives to promote the strategies. However, research indicates that over two-thirds of major strategic initiatives fail to be executed. This session presents recent research that identifies ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 24, 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 research track. Other topics ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 28, 2020
How common is identity theft? Even if you haven’t been victimized, when you hear news of another significant data breach or a friend tells you a story of an ID theft issue, you may wonder if you’re next - or if it’s something you need to worry about at all. An estimated 17 million Americans were ... more
Next Session:
Wed, September 30, 2020
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:
Thu, October 08, 2020
Whether your clinical work frequently raises potentially sensitive subjects or rarely does, odds are good you will sometimes encounter a “hot moment”: a sudden eruption of tension, conflict, or big emotion during clinical teaching. This is at times connected to a heightened awareness of the social ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 12, 2020 to Tue, October 13, 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:
Fri, October 16, 2020
Symposium 2020: Creativity and Innovation in Clinical Teaching The Symposium is a day for faculty to focus on techniques and strategies that can improve student and trainee engagement as well as their effectiveness as teachers. This year, we will be focusing on creativity and innovation in the ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 22, 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:
Fri, October 23, 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