Leadership

Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Workshop

8 am to 9 am, September 18, 2017

This workshop is open to faculty and staff.

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 committee leads workshops for faculty and administrators involved in selection, recruitment and hiring. Much of the information is also relevant to retention and promotion of these individuals as well. 

Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

8 am to 4 pm, December 08, 2017

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:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Diversity
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Managing performance

Workshop objectives:

  • Increase awareness of competencies and skills necessary to successfully manage others

Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Longer: Sleep Optimization for Busy Medical Faculty

1 pm to 3 pm, December 11, 2017

This session will present the role of sleep and fatigue in cognitive and physical performance. We will delineate the sleep and circadian 'thieves' that impair our daily functioning and discuss easily implemented behaviors to enhance sleep, energy, and performance.

Facilitators: 
Jonathan Barkham, MD, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and Neurology
Cathy Goldstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Objectives:

Crucial Accountability

10 am, October 13, 2017

This workshop will help you learn how to deal with bad behavior, disruptive colleagues, and difficult bosses or employees. You will learn a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. It uses video, group discussions, skill practice, and real-life application to make the course both entertaining and engaging. 

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.   

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.

Providing Effective Feedback for Your Staff During Their Annual Performance Evaluation

10 am, January 15, 2020

This evaluation workshop reviews the newly-adopted Performance “Valuation”* form that will be used for staff and leadership within Michigan Medicine. It takes a novel approach to giving feedback by focusing on the staff’s strengths and goals for their development. This new form allows for personalization and encourages year-round collaboration between Leaders and Direct Reports. Research shows that this is a more effective way to keep staff engaged. There will be ample time for questions and discussion. 

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