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