Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Thu, August 29, 2019 to Thu, September 19, 2019
This workshop is a two-part course. August/September 2019 Dates: Thursday, August 29th and Thursday, September 19th, 8am - 12pm. October/November 2019 Dates: Tuesday, October 29th and Tuesday, November 26th, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between ... more
Next Session:
Wed, September 04, 2019
Please join Lisa Prosser, Assistant Dean for Research Faculty and staff from the Office of Faculty Development for an overview of appointment and promotion requirements as well as faculty development programs and resources available to research faculty. Are you a Research Investigator interested in ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 05, 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:
Tue, September 10, 2019 to Tue, October 08, 2019
T his workshop is a three-part course: Tuesday, September 10th, Tuesday, September 24th, and Tuesday, October 8th 8am - 12pm, all three days Location: TBD **Plan to attend all three half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem. About: ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 16, 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, September 17, 2019
The Symposium is a day to focus on techniques and strategies that can improve student and trainee engagement as well as your effectiveness as a teacher. Featuring four keynote speakers and two breakout sessions, participants will learn about and engage on topics such as: Coaching and Mentorship ... more
Next Session:
Thu, September 19, 2019
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:
Fri, September 20, 2019
This workshop covers statistical issues, especially techniques that reduce bias and enhance precision, relevant to the design of clinical trials. Examples focus on Phase 2-3 clinical trials. It is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and is presented by Cathie Spino, ScD, Research Professor in ... more
Next Session:
Mon, September 23, 2019 to Thu, December 05, 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, September 23, 2019 to Thu, December 05, 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:
Thu, September 26, 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:
Thu, September 26, 2019
Burnout affects over 50% of physicians. In this session, we will offer practical evidence-based strategies to help mitigate burnout and help physicians to flourish in their personal and professional lives. Participants will practice mindfulness-based skills and explore techniques matched to their ... more
Next Session:
Wed, October 02, 2019 to Wed, March 11, 2020
The Quality Department's Coaching Program is for the GME QI Faculty Facilitator and is designed to allow more departments and divisions to take advantage of resources and tools available centrally through our Continuous Improvement division within Quality at Michigan Medicine. By the end of the ... more
Next Session:
Wed, October 02, 2019
Please join Lisa Prosser, Assistant Dean for Research Faculty and staff from the Office of Faculty Development for an overview of appointment and promotion requirements as well as faculty development programs and resources available to research faculty. Are you a Research Investigator interested in ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 07, 2019
Strong presentation skills are a key to success for researchers and other professionals, yet many speakers are at a loss to tackle the task. Systematic as they otherwise can be in their work, they go at it intuitively or haphazardly, with much good will but seldom good results. In this talk, Dr ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 07, 2019
No matter the medium—a presentation, a document, a graph, a poster, a curriculum vitæ, or other still—communication boils down to one question: do you get your message across? True to Jean-luc’s quest for the essentials, this lecture takes a transversal view at the traditional forms of ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 08, 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:
Thu, October 10, 2019
The study of resilience, the ability to succeed and bounce back when coping with challenge or adversity, is a core concept in Positive Psychology. Resilience is universally regarded as an important quality for professionals. Resilient employees better manage stress, are more flexible and inspired, ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 10, 2019 to Thu, March 19, 2020
The Quality Department's Coaching Program is for the GME QI Faculty Facilitator and is designed to allow more departments and divisions to take advantage of resources and tools available centrally through our Continuous Improvement division within Quality at Michigan Medicine. By the end of the ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 14, 2019
Facilitated by VitalTalk trained faculty, this session will provide the participant with discrete skills that will enhance their ability to navigate difficult conversations with patients and families. Through intentional goal setting, an interactive small group setting, and a family meeting ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 14, 2019
Facilitated by VitalTalk trained faculty, this session will introduce a useful roadmap for conducting a goals of care conversation. Through intentional goal setting, an interactive small group setting, and a family meeting simulation, participants will practice conducting a goals of care ... more
Next Session:
Mon, October 21, 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:
Thu, October 24, 2019
We work in a hectic field where we, as physicians, may feel challenged to be in control of our own time and life. We may feel overwhelmed, with too much to do and seemingly too little time to get to non-work things that really matter, like taking care of ourselves and the people we love. We are ... more
Next Session:
Tue, October 29, 2019 to Tue, November 26, 2019
This workshop is a two-part course. August/September 2019 Dates: Thursday, August 29th and Thursday, September 19th, 8am - 12pm. October/November 2019 Dates: Tuesday, October 29th and Tuesday, November 26th, 8am - 12pm. **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between ... more
Next Session:
Tue, November 05, 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