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Behavioral Interviewing: How to Reduce Bias in Interviewing through Consistent Hiring Processes

July 21, 2022

Training your interviewers is an important and often overlooked piece of a fair and effective hiring process. Well-trained interviewers protect your department from unintentional discrimination and ensure a process that results in better hires for your team.   All are welcome, whether you are new to interviewing, want a refresher, or just want insight into the interviewing process.    This training will cover the following topics: Behavioral Based Interviewing vs Traditional Interviewing Evaluating/Assessing Candidate AnswersProper Interview Note Taking Techniques Utilizing Rubrics Unconscious BiasLegal & Illegal Interview Questions This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions. Register on the Faculty Development website This workshop is…

Compassionate Leadership

July 21, 2022

Whether crisis is in the world or within a team, compassionate leaders can acknowledge and respond to painful emotions and promote hope, collaboration, and healing. Participants will learn principles and practices for positive leadership during times of crisis and change. Informed by research and best practices from compassionate organizations, participants will have opportunities for reflection and discussion as they learn strategies to support themselves and their colleagues in difficult times. This is an interactive session with time for group discussion.  Register on the Faculty Development website This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development and is intended for…

Crucial Accountability

July 21, 2022

This workshop is open to faculty and staff. This is a 2-part workshop. Participants must attend both parts. February 8, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.February 15, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 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.  Learn to focus on what you really want---rather than shifting to unhealthy…

Crucial Accountability

July 21, 2022

This workshop is open to faculty and staff. This is a 2-part workshop. Participants must attend both parts. February 8, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.February 15, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 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.  Learn to focus on what you really want---rather than shifting to unhealthy…

An introduction to Stress First Aid (SFA) for healthcare workers

July 21, 2022

Stress First Aid (SFA) is a self-care and peer support model developed for those in high-stress professions. It is a framework to improve recovery from stress reactions by teaching emotional support strategies that help to address early signs of stress in an ongoing way (not just after "critical incidents" or acute stressors), as well as to identify work-level and organizational factors that impact well-being. SFA is based on a set of five evidence-based elements that have been linked to resilience and recovery after stress. Goals of SFA include helping connect people to internal and external resources (e.g., coping skills, social…

OHEI Community Conversation: Implicit Bias Training: Quarterly Review & Next Steps

July 13, 2022

Building Toward Belonging: Implicit Bias Training is a continuous curriculum that is helping Michigan Medicine evolve into a more respectful and inclusive academic medical center. This mandatory training is the organization’s first step in educating our community on why inclusion matters, identify key allyship behaviors that reduce the influence of implicit bias in decision-making, and integrate strategies for mitigating bias in our daily work. Since the training’s launch in April 2022, the Professional Development & Inclusion (PDI) Team at Office for Health Equity & Inclusion (OHEI) has been hard at work in facilitating over 165 sessions & reaching nearly 7000…

DEI Film Discussion: ‘Searching for Justice: Life after Lockup’

July 6, 2022

There are now more than 1 million persons in U.S. prisons -- the highest incarceration rate of any other country in the world. This 2022 PBS NewsHour documentary focuses on the many challenges individuals face after incarceration -- from reconnecting with family, to finding work and housing, to staying out of prison or jail. A crucial look at the impact of mass incarceration in the country. It is FREE to stream on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp8SF2Ky_bM This conversation is open to all, but please register here to receive the Zoom link beforehand.

Philip S. Brachman Memorial Lecture

June 28, 2022

TOPIC: "BEYOND MAGIC BULLETS: WHITE RACE AS SOCIAL DETERMINANT OF OPIOID CRISIS"? Helena Hansen, MD, PhD Professor and Chair Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA https://umich.zoom.us/s/92018935675 Passcode: 378450

June DEI Book Discussion | Toni Morrison’s Recitatif

June 22, 2022

Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison's Recitatif: A Story is a beautifully crafted, arresting piece about a multi-decade relationship between two women, whose races are never identified. Her only published short story, Morrison wrote it was "an experiment in the removal of all racial codes from a narrative about two characters of different races for whom racial identity is crucial."  A free PDF copy of this very brief work (20 pages) is available online for download here: https://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/1073/Morrison_recitatifessay.doc.pdf This session is open to all, but please register here to receive the Zoom link prior to this discussion about one of the most thought-provoking literary works you…