Upcoming Workshops

Next Session:
Tue, August 28, 2018
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:
Thu, September 06, 2018
This workshop is a two-part course. We have two offerings currently available: Thursday, Sept 6 and Thursday, October 4 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: F4367 UH South Thursday, Nov 15 and Thursday, Dec 13 8AM - 12PM, both days Location: 6000 THSL **Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an ... more
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Mon, September 10, 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:
Tue, September 18, 2018
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, September 18, 2018
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:
Wed, September 19, 2018
Inclusive teaching involves deliberately cultivating a learning environment where all individuals are treated equitably, have equal access to learning, and feel welcome, valued, and supported. In this interactive workshop, clinical faculty will examine four principles for creating an inclusive ... more
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Mon, September 24, 2018
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:
Wed, September 26, 2018
“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
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Tue, October 02, 2018
This will be a 1-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 this ... more
Next Session:
Thu, October 04, 2018
This workshop is focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate, and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators: Milisa Manojlovich, PhD, RN – Professor, Department ... more
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Fri, October 05, 2018
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:
Fri, October 05, 2018
Most writing classes approach clarity, accuracy, conciseness through style, yet subjective arguments such as “it’s nicer” seldom convince rational minds, who wonder what, exactly, is nicer about it. Approaching effective writing from structure, not style, this lecture discusses how to construct ... more
Next Session:
Wed, October 10, 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
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Fri, October 12, 2018
Research journals are increasingly using social media and "visual abstracts" to disseminate publications. Over 70 journals now use the visual abstract including JAMA, NEJM, BMJ and CDC. Early research suggests that articles with a "visual abstract" are read three times as often as those without one ... more
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 (TBD) will ... 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
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