Interpersonal Development

Early Career Kickstart: Instructional Track

10 am, May 07, 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 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.

Early Career Kickstart: Research Track

10 am, May 07, 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 research track.  Other topics will include: funding & grant resources, setting up your lab, hiring in the lab, research regulations, and mentoring.  Established research track faculty will share their stories around their career trajectories including milestones and stumbling blocks to avoid.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

4 pm, August 09, 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 team.  The workshop is based on Patrick Lencioni’s 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team model which focuses on Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results.   

 

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Resilience and Well-Being Program

3 pm, August 30, 2018

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 highly experiential workshop, you will engage in practical exercises, get personalized coaching and feedback from the instructors, and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the course.   

Productive Conflict

2 pm, September 11, 2018

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 respond to conflict situations. The program features an exploration of DiSC® in a conflict context, provides an opportunity for participants to explore their destructive conflict responses, and offers them a method for making more productive choices in their response to conflict.

Inclusive Principles for the Clinical Teaching Context

10 am, October 15, 2018

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 Teaching (CRLT), clinical faculty will examine four principles for creating an inclusive clinical learning environment, one which attends to instructors' and learners' social identities and to the ways systemic inequities shape dynamics in teaching-learning spaces.

Enhancing Communication Skills: Delivering Serious News

9 am, May 28, 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 simulation, participants will practice their communication skills.

 

Mastering Civility with Christine Porath

4 pm, December 11, 2019

Incivility is prevalent in organizations, and it’s getting worse. The costs of incivility are rising, too. Christine Porath will discuss the varied ways incivility wrecks performance and robs the bottom line. In this interactive workshop, she will explain what civility buys you—and what you can focus on to be more effective. She will also share recommendations for what leaders should do to enhance their influence and craft a more respectful and thriving work environment.

Adding Humor to Presentations

2 pm, January 03, 2020

Think about the last time you laughed while listening to a presentation. Would you like to be that kind of presenter? Humor helps your presentation “stick,” and elevates your audience. And it can help you bring energy and enthusiasm to the sometimes daunting task of speaking. Yes, humor is serious business! Join us for this inter-active workshop to learn techniques for adding humor including the use of stories, cartoons, and improv. Bring a slide, a story, or humorous “idea in progress” and present it to a supportive group to increase your H.Q. (Humor Quotient)! 
    

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