Faculty Development

Opportunity to Decompress – Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation Sessions for Faculty

Beginning Thursday, May 15 through Thursday, August 14, complimentary weekly drop-in mindfulness meditation sessions will be available at noon for all UMHS faculty. These will consist of two back-to-back half-hour practice sessions, the first from noon-12:30 p.m. and the second … Continue reading

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Medical Education Scholars Program – Applications due May 5

The Medical Education Scholars Program, an internationally acclaimed annual program at the University of Michigan Medical School, is designed to enable Medical School faculty to be more effective teachers, educational leaders, and medical education researchers. Approximately 10 scholars will be … Continue reading

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Hiring and hosting internationals workshop for faculty (April 17)

Learn more about the Medical School Immigration Compliance Unit and how they can assist faculty when hiring and hosting internationals at this seminar on April 17. “Hiring and Hosting Internationals” will include information on compliance issues surrounding hiring practices, an … Continue reading

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How can I negotiate better for the things I need as a faculty member? (April 24)

Medical school faculty negotiate constantly over issues like, salaries, lab space, and authorship on research papers. Those negotiations can be especially challenging when the negotiation is with a peer, another doctor or other faculty over whom you have no authority … Continue reading

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Seminar – Medicaid and Health Reform in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court (April 7)

Dr. Sommers, a practicing primary care internist, is both a physician and a health economist whose main research interests are health policy for vulnerable populations, the uninsured, and the health care safety net. He has received numerous awards for his … Continue reading

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Partnering with the Private Sector in Research (May 14)

Faculty-focused symposium “Partnering with the Private Sector in Research” will be held on Wednesday, May 14 at 8:30 a.m. at the NCRC Football Building 18, 2800 Plymouth Road. Discover the potential for funding from companies and foundations, what successful faculty … Continue reading

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How can I negotiate better for the things I need as a faculty member? (April 24)

Medical school faculty negotiates constantly over issues like, salaries, lab space, and authorship on research papers. At Ki ThoughtBridge, we define negotiation as, “Any attempt to influence and persuade others to do what you want done.” Roger Fisher, co-author of, … Continue reading

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Hiring and hosting internationals for faculty (April 17)

Learn more about the Medical School Immigration Compliance Unit and how they can assist you when hiring and hosting internationals at this seminar on April 17. “Hiring and Hosting Internationals” will include information on compliance issues surrounding hiring practices, an … Continue reading

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Population health symposium – Past, Present and Future (April 10-11)

This symposium features more than 20 national and international experts reflecting critically on the meaning of population health, its accomplishments over the past 10 years, and challenges and opportunities moving forward. Sessions include: • Reflecting on “Population Health”: Where Has … Continue reading

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Publishing the Results of Your Scholarly Work in MedEdPORTAL (April 22)

Are you interested in learning how to submit to peer-reviewed curriculum sites such as MedEdPORTAL? MedEdPORTAL Publications is an educational material repository that was designed to serve as a prestigious peer reviewed publishing venue through which educators both receive recognition … Continue reading

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Are you a faculty member who needs help addressing bad behavior at work? (April 10)

Join us for this one-day workshop for faculty, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment when … Continue reading

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Negotiation – An Essential Adaptive Leadership Skill for Faculty (April 24)

“Negotiation: An Essential Adaptive Leadership Skill for Faculty” will help you learn how to effectively negotiate for lab space, protected time, salary and authorship. This session will be held on Thursday April 24, from 8 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. at Ann … Continue reading

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Are you a faculty member who experiences conflict at work? Come to this workshop (April 10)

Join us for this one-day workshop for faculty, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment when … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction program for faculty

Given that faculty experience significant challenges in balancing their professional and personal lives, Faculty Development is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course that starts in March. This course will provide systematic training in mindfulness meditation as a way to … Continue reading

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Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles to identify and solve problems in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic problem … Continue reading

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How Can We Improve Learner Success? (Feb.25)

UMHS Educator Learning Series and Leadership at All Levels series presents: How Can We Improve Learner Success?This session will be held on Tuesday: Feb. 25, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at MCHC Auditorium.Speaker: William Gehring, Ph.D., U-M Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of … Continue reading

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Reception for faculty considering retirement (March 19)

Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be … Continue reading

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Are You a faculty member who experiences conflict at work?

Join us for this one-day workshop for faculty, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment when … Continue reading

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Influencing Management and Peers (Feb.4)

To be successful in the workplace, you must be able to communicate effectively with your supervisors, and to do that you must understand their needs. Keen awareness of how your skills and roles meet the needs of others in your … Continue reading

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Non-verbal communication and leadership broadcast for faculty (March 13 and 14)

The aphorism “the medium is the message” holds a world of meaning for those who aspire to lead others. Those familiar with the expression will tell you that it underscores the importance of the channel through which you choose to … Continue reading

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Time Management for Faculty

As a faculty member, how do you allocate your work time across research, teaching, and clinical activities? The complex and unique challenges of academic medicine require that faculty possess both time management and leadership skills. This highly interactive workshop presents … Continue reading

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Writing With Power (Jan. 31 and Feb. 7)

To attract the attention of today’s busy readers, you must respond to their need for clarity and brevity in written communication. Learn to overcome “writer’s block,” and to recognize and avoid common mistakes to deliver information powerfully, persuasively, and professionally.You … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction program for faculty

Given that faculty experience significant challenges in balancing their professional and personal lives, Faculty Development is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. This course will provide systematic training in mindfulness meditation as a way to reduce stress and develop … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction program for faculty

Given that faculty experience significant challenges in balancing their professional and personal lives, Faculty Development is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. This course will provide systematic training in mindfulness meditation as a way to reduce stress and develop … Continue reading

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction program for faculty

MindfulnessFlyer_new.pdf Given that faculty experience significant challenges in balancing their professional and personal lives, Faculty Development is offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. This course will provide systematic training in mindfulness meditation as a way to reduce stress and … Continue reading

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Today’s town hall to feature presentation on faculty promotion and tenure

Medical School faculty can learn how to assemble a strong package for promotion and tenure during a special town hall meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 in the Dow Auditorium in the Towsley Center. In her presentation, “Promotion and Tenure: … Continue reading

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Crucial Accountability Workshop for Faculty (April 10)

This will be a one-day workshop, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. The workshop will … Continue reading

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Progressive presentation techniques for faculty (Feb. 20)

Are you a faculty member who wants to improve your presentation skills both in the classroom and at conferences? Join us for this advanced workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC.Presentation Techniques for Faculty … Continue reading

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Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as national … Continue reading

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Jan. 14 town hall to help faculty take active role in their career development

Medical School faculty need to work with mentors, take advantage of training opportunities through the Dean’s Office, and be engaged in the process of their own career development in order to successfully navigate the Medical School’s promotion and tenure process. … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program (MERC) for faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Reception for faculty considering retirement (March 19)

Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be … Continue reading

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Planning for Retirement Workshop for faculty (March 24)

Are you a faculty member who needs help planning for retirement? Please join us to hear Linda Atalla, benefits consultant from the U-M HR Benefits Office, present on topics such as retirement eligibility, benefits in retirement, retiree contributions to health … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Dec.19)

What is authentic leadership and why does it matter? Learn to build trust and engage your team through your willingness to lead with greater authenticity at this leadership presentation. Sonya Jacobs, Training and Development Director will present on Dec. 19 … Continue reading

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Faculty town hall – How to navigate the promotion and tenure process (Jan.14)

Medical School faculty interested in learning more about the promotion and tenure process are invited to attend a special town hall meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 in the Dow Auditorium in the Towsley Center.In her presentation, “Promotion and Tenure: … Continue reading

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Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

  This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as … Continue reading

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Finance for Faculty (Feb.11)

Join us to discover what you need to know as a faculty member about the flow of funds through the Medical School and how to manage your own funding dollars. Facilitated by Matt Comstock, senior finance executive for the Medical … Continue reading

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Crucial Accountability Workshop for Faculty (Jan. 24)

This will be a one-day workshop, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. The workshop will … Continue reading

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Write Winning Grant Proposals from the Reviewer’s Perspective (Jan. 7)

Are you a faculty member who wants to learn how to develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to the sponsor’s priorities? Join us for this workshop co-sponsored by the Office of Research and facilitated by Chris Black, M.L.S., … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Medical Education Day is April 7

Mark your calendars: Medical Education Day is Monday, April 7, 2014Medical Education Day 2014 will take place in conjunction with the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Education Initiative. The University of Michigan is one of 11 recipients of this … Continue reading

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Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement (March 19)

ReceptionforFacultyConsideringRetirementFlyer_Spring2014.pdf Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Conversion Disorder Journal Club (Dec. 4)

The next Conversion Disorder Journal Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in C&W 12-745A. The article being discussed is PMID: 22772662, "Motor and Somatosensory Conversion Disorder: A Functional Unawareness Syndrome?" Contact Steven Leber for … Continue reading

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Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Join today’s reception and panel discussion

Are you faculty member considering retirement? Join a reception and panel discussion on Wednesday, Nov.20 to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Among discussion topics are what options are available for … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag (Nov. 20)

The Leadership at All Levels – Brown Bag, "Thriving During Great Change: Stress Management for Leaders," will be presented by Dr. John Sonnega, MHealthy Manager Stress Management on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at Ford Auditorium from noon – 1 p.m.

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Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Learn more about your options (Nov.20)

Are you faculty member considering retirement? Join a reception and panel discussion on Wednesday, Nov.20 to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Among discussion topics are what options are available for … Continue reading

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Progressive Presentation Techniques for Faculty (Feb. 20)

Do you want to improve your presentation skills both in the classroom and at conferences? Join us for this advanced workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC. Progressive Presentation Techniques for Faculty will be … Continue reading

Posted in: Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty Development, Professional Development

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as national … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty Development, Professional Development, Quality, Safety and Environment

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as national … Continue reading

Posted in: Clinical Care, Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty Development, Professional Development, Quality, Safety and Environment

Finance for Faculty (Feb. 11)

Join us to discover what you need to know as a faculty member about the flow of funds through the Medical School and how to manage your own funding dollars. Facilitated by Matt Comstock, senior finance executive for the Medical … Continue reading

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Finance for Faculty (Feb. 11)

Join us to discover what you need to know as a faculty member about the flow of funds through the Medical School and how to manage your own funding dollars. Facilitated by Matt Comstock, senior finance executive for the Medical … Continue reading

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Write Winning Grant Proposals from the Reviewer’s Perspective (Jan. 7)

Are you a faculty member who wants to learn how to develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to the sponsor’s priorities? Join us for this workshop co-sponsored by the Office of Research and facilitated by Chris Black, M.L.S., … Continue reading

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Are you a faculty member considering retirement? Learn more about your options (Nov.20)

Are you faculty member considering retirement? Join us for a reception and panel discussion on Wednesday, Nov.20 to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Among discussion topics are what options are … Continue reading

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Crucial Accountability Workshop for Faculty (Jan 24)

This will be a one-day workshop, with a 90-minute follow-up session, on Crucial Accountability (formerly Crucial Confrontations). This course teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. It uses video, … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate Program for faculty

The AAMC Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program is intended to provide the knowledge necessary to understand the purposes and processes of medical education research, to become informed consumers of the medical education research literature, and to be effective collaborators … Continue reading

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Considering Retirement ? (Nov.20)

Considering Retirement? Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for transitioning to retirement will be discussed. This event will be held … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Orthopaedic Pathology OITE Review (Nov.4)

The Annual Orthopaedic Pathology OITE Review will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov.4 at the University of Michigan, Sheldon Auditorium/Towsley – Room G2115. The review will be led by J. Sybil Biermann, M.D., Director of Orthopaedic … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Orthopaedic Pathology OITE Review (Nov.4)

The Annual Orthopaedic Pathology OITE Review will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Michigan, Sheldon Auditorium/Towsley – Room G2115.with Dr. J. Sybil Biermann, Director of Orthopaedic Oncology and guest speaker Dr. Alan Schiller, nationally … Continue reading

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Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement (Nov. 20)

Considering Retirement?Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be discussed.When: Nov. 20Time: 4:30 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement (Nov. 20)

Considering Retirement?Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be discussed.When: Nov. 20Time: 4:30 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement (Nov. 20)

Considering Retirement?Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be discussed.When: Nov. 20Time: 4:30 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Reception for Faculty Considering Retirement (Nov. 20)

Considering Retirement?Join us for a reception and panel discussion to hear what emeritus faculty are doing now and opportunities available to engage in these efforts. Options available for faculty transitioning to retirement will be discussed.When: Nov. 20Time: 4:30 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Hiring and Hosting Internationals (April 17)

Learn more about the Medical School Immigration Compliance Unit and how they can assist you when hiring and hosting internationals. The seminar will include information on compliance issues surrounding hiring practices, an overview of the visa types most commonly used … Continue reading

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Hiring and Hosting Internationals (April 17)

Learn more about the Medical School Immigration Compliance Unit and how they can assist you when hiring and hosting internationals. The seminar will include information on compliance issues surrounding hiring practices, an overview of the visa types most commonly used … Continue reading

Posted in: Education, Events for Faculty, Staff and Students, Faculty Development, Policies & Compliance, Professional Development

Finance for Faculty (Feb. 11)

Join us to discover what you need to know as a faculty member about the flow of funds through the Medical School and how to manage your own funding dollars? Facilitated by Matt Comstock, Senior Finance Executive for the Medical … Continue reading

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Leadership at All Levels- Brown Bag (Oct. 22)

Engaging Staff – Recognition and Feedback will take place Oct. 22 from noon – 1 p.m. in the Ford Auditorium. Jan Pettit and JoAnn Grantham, Human Resources will present. Recognition and feedback are among our opportunities for improvement based on … Continue reading

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Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work (March 18)

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic QI/PS is increasingly important as national … Continue reading

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Developing Successful Scientific Papers for Publication (May 13)

Are you a faculty member who would like to improve your scientific writing skills? Join us for the "Preparing Scientific Papers for Publication" Workshop. Participants are encouraged to bring working abstracts or papers to get help from senior writers and … Continue reading

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Write Winning Grant Proposals from the Reviewers Perspective (Jan. 7)

Are you a faculty member who wants to learn how to develop a persuasive grant proposal that is responsive to the sponsor’s priorities? Join us for this workshop co-sponsored by the Office of Research and facilitated by Chris Black, M.L.S., … Continue reading

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Time Management for Faculty (May 22)

Join us for this Time Management for Professionals workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC. Following this workshop, faculty will be able to: Revisit the importance of personal goal development when you have competing … Continue reading

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Publishing the Results of Your Scholarly Work in MedEdPORTAL

Are you interested in learning how to submit to peer-reviewed curriculum sites such as MedEdPORTAL? MedEdPORTAL Publications is an educational material repository that was designed to serve as a prestigious peer reviewed publishing venue through which educators both receive recognition … Continue reading

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Publish or Perish – How Open Access & Funders’ Mandates Impact our Publishing Decisions (Oct.24)

The purpose of this session is to provide UMMS faculty (and their administrative assistants) with information, guidance and support in deciding where, when and how to publish their research. When: Thursday, Oct.24 from 7:30-9 a.m. in BSRB Seminar Rooms. Breakfast … Continue reading

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UMMS Research News Online – Oct. 2013

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The October issue of UMMS Research News is now online. This monthly publication from the Medical School Office of Research highlights: Exciting news from the U-M Medical School research enterprise New funding and educational opportunities Key upcoming dates for special … Continue reading

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Progressive Presentation Techniques for Faculty (Feb. 20)

Do you want to improve your presentation skills both in the classroom and at conferences? Join us for this workshop facilitated by Joanna Sabo, Ph.D., principal consultant of Beyond Interactive Training, LLC.Following this workshop, you will be able to: Briefly … Continue reading

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Essential Skills for Successful Leadership for Faculty (Feb. 24)

This one-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 hiring, leadership, management, … Continue reading

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