Workshop: Enhancing faculty professionalism

October 7, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This workshop is open to faculty and administrative leaders.

This session is intended to provide information and resources to department, division, center and administrative leaders who are charged with addressing and remediating unprofessional behavior among their faculty members. 

Policies, approaches, avenues and resources available to enhance professional behavior at the unit and medical school level will be discussed. Examples will be provided of how to address different kinds of behavior depending upon if patients or other staff are involved.

Real-life cases will be reviewed during the session with the opportunity for table groups to review a case study and discuss how they would handle it if it happened in their department. The session will end with a debrief from the various tables and other suggestions from the facilitators and/or other faculty will be offered. 

This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions.

Workshop objectives

  • Outline various resources available to assist in addressing unprofessional behavior in faculty
  • Determine when it is appropriate to escalate concerns within your department
  • Describe various methods for addressing faculty unprofessional behavior in your department
  • Determine best practices for assisting faculty to overcome barriers preventing them from exemplifying professional demeanor

Facilitators

Brian Zink, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Faculty Development

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Marie Lozon, M.D.

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Chief of Staff, Michigan Medicine

Date: Friday, Oct. 21

Time: 9 a.m. – Noon

Breakfast will be available starting at 8:30 a.m. A boxed lunch will be provided to participants prior to leaving. 

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor

Register

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development but is open to Michigan Medicine Faculty and Administrative Leaders. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu.

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