Interpersonal Development

Making the Most of Hot Moments in Clinical Teaching

11 am, January 13, 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 differences in a room or perhaps a result of patient behavior or at times due to the sensitive concerns unfolding with a patient. What are your choices in such a moment? And how can you take advantage of such moments as opportunities to advance trainee learning?

Exploring Mindfulness: Techniques and a Guided Meditation

11 am, June 19, 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-minute guided meditation. Each one will address a different skill but are also stand alone. Appropriate for beginners or those with experience. These sessions are open to all.

New Faculty Lounge

5 pm, September 22, 2020

Meet other new faculty at Michigan Medicine!

In an effort to assist in building community for new faculty within the Medical School, the Office of Faculty Development will host bi-monthly New Faculty Lounges. The intention of this virtual lounge is to gather new faculty from across all departments and tracks for networking, socializing, and to discuss topics important to new faculty. 

"Am I Good Enough?" - "Yes, You Are!" An interactive workshop on impostor syndrome

12 pm, October 13, 2020
It’s not unusual to find yourself in a situation where you doubt your own ability to succeed, even when those around you view you as capable. Research finds that you are not alone in coping with this feeling that brings discomfort. Come to this interactive workshop to learn more about impostor syndrome and ways to manage it. 
Participants will: 
- Gain a greater understanding of impostor syndrome
- Examine how it manifests in our lives
- Identify coping strategies for oneself

Social Media Ambassadors: How To Navigate Twitter & Maximize Your Presence on Social Media

11 am, January 18, 2021

Interested in social media for promoting your work at Michigan Medicine? Join Ed Bottomley, Social Media Strategist for Michigan Medicine Department of Communication for a session on how to navigate twitter and maximize your presence on social media.

This session will provide a broad explanation of Michigan Medicine's social media strategy, guidance on privacy, how to set up your Twitter bio, and best practices for Twitter. Information on how to set up a Twitter account will be sent in advance. 

Make the Most of Your University of Michigan Retirement Savings Plan

11 am, January 18, 2021

Do you want to save more for retirement? Learn how to maximize your retirement savings, ways to save for retirement beyond your workplace savings plan, and steps you can take today to get prepared for retirement.

Topics covered:

  • Options to save in the University of Michigan retirement plan, including the 403b supplemental and 457b deferred compensation plans
  • Roth vs. pre-tax investing
  • Strategies to preserve and help grow your savings
  • Resources available

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Using Your Strengths

11 am, February 05, 2021

This workshop will end at 12:50 p.m. to allow a break between meetings.

We all have our personal character strengths. You just might be surprised by some of your strengths. Examples include curiosity, leadership, and perseverance. Knowing and consistently using your strengths helps you be more effective and helps you experience more satisfaction. 

Beyond the Feedback Sandwich: Giving Effective Feedback

4 pm, February 24, 2021
Originally offered as part of our Early Career Kickstart program, we are happy to announce this interactive and highly participatory workshop is now available to all faculty. This session will focus on giving effective feedback to learners, beyond the standard strategies you may have heard before. Join us for a workshop that includes breakout sessions where you will brainstorm with other participants about how to effectively give feedback to different learners.