Early Career Kickstart: Tenure Track

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 tenure (instructional) track. Other topics will include: funding & grant resources, regulatory affairs, giving feedback, and well-being.  Established instructional track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.

Intended Audience: Medical School tenure track faculty (and clinical lecturers who are interested in the tenure track) who have been at the organization for at least 3-6 months

Why: Introduction to numerous resources that will further support faculty's development


  • Faculty Development
  • Medical School and Promotion Overview with Focus on Tenure Track
  • Career Trajectory Timelines
  • Funding + Grant Resources
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Lunch and Networking
  • Faculty Well-Being
  • Giving Feedback

Note: We also provide "Early Career Kickstart" workshops for the clinical and research tracks. Click on the respective links to learn more and register. 


If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.

Upcoming Sessions

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8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Wed, November 3, 2021
Held Online - Link will be sent in registration confirmation email