Faculty workshop: Strategies and tools for thriving under stress

April 21, 2023  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

This course, hosted by the Office of Faculty Development, has been designed specifically for the U-M Medical School. It 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.   

Empirical studies show that the skills taught in this course increase positive emotions and optimism, as well as decrease negative emotions such as anxiety. More than 500,000 people around the world have benefited from Penn’s programs from their Positive Psychology Center, including physicians, educators and their students, U.S. Army soldiers, a professional sports organization, corporate audiences, and more. 

Please note that all participants will also receive materials and resources for other practical skills not covered in this session. 

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

Date: Wednesday, June 7

Time: 8 a.m. – noon (breakfast and lunch will be served)

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor


Breakfast and lunch will be served at this workshop. Please email UMMS-Faculty-Development@med.umich.edu if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange.   

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