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Resilience and Wellness Series: Learned Optimism

June 24, 2021

This monthly resilience and well-being series has been designed specifically for faculty at 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. Learning Optimism This workshop will focus on the benefits of optimism, and strategies for increasing resilience and optimism in our lives. Optimism is one of the most…

Practice Session: Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors who want to hone their facilitation skills for discussions with their teams on anti-racist topics. Note: Attendees of this practice session will have already attended Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace prior to attending this session. In this session, managers and supervisors will have the opportunity to further practice the skills introduced to them in Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace. The majority of the time will be spent in breakout rooms practicing facilitating team meetings using the templates provided. Participants will have the opportunity to: Practice facilitation…

Practice Session: Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors who want to hone their facilitation skills for discussions with their teams on anti-racist topics. Note: Attendees of this practice session will have already attended Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace prior to attending this session. In this session, managers and supervisors will have the opportunity to further practice the skills introduced to them in Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace. The majority of the time will be spent in breakout rooms practicing facilitating team meetings using the templates provided. Participants will have the opportunity to: Practice facilitation…

Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15-minute anti-racism discussions with their team. We will also share a plan on how to begin conversations on sensitive topics, and view a conversation in action. You will learn to: Strengthen facilitation skills for short discussion Advance self-confidence as a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) discussion facilitator Leverage existing content and templates to promote robust discussions You will benefit by: Improving facilitation skills that support brief discussions on…

Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15-minute anti-racism discussions with their team. We will also share a plan on how to begin conversations on sensitive topics, and view a conversation in action. You will learn to: Strengthen facilitation skills for short discussion Advance self-confidence as a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) discussion facilitator Leverage existing content and templates to promote robust discussions You will benefit by: Improving facilitation skills that support brief discussions on…

Facilitating Conversations for an Anti-Racist Workplace

June 15, 2021

This workshop is open to faculty and staff who are managers and supervisors. In this session, managers and supervisors will learn and practice an approach to use a guiding template for facilitating 15-minute anti-racism discussions with their team. We will also share a plan on how to begin conversations on sensitive topics, and view a conversation in action. You will learn to: Strengthen facilitation skills for short discussion Advance self-confidence as a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) discussion facilitator Leverage existing content and templates to promote robust discussions You will benefit by: Improving facilitation skills that support brief discussions on…

A Space for Healing: Honoring our Experiences with COVID

June 3, 2021

This has been a hard year for everyone. Let's take a moment to pause together. Michigan Medicine Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in this session to acknowledge our experiences and connect with others who have endured losses over the past year, including the deaths of loved ones, loss of stability, job changes, and loss of connection. This session will include mindful moments and time to recognize our emotional landscape during the pandemic, as well as ways to cope with loss and build resilience. Please register for the session below. We will continue to add future dates as requested.…

Rogel Cancer Center Survivors Day Celebration

May 25, 2021

the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center’s Cancer Survivors Celebration will be held virtually this year on Sunday, June 6 from 1 – 2:00pm. You are all invited! We are so very excited to welcome Tamika Felder to our event presenting “Ride the Waves: Staying Resilient in Challenging Times.” Ms. Felder is an award-winning television producer, author, blogger, podcaster, mentor, cancer survivor, and motivational speaker. It is sure to be a lively and inspiring keynote that you won’t want to miss!   As always our event is free and will be of interest to cancer survivors, their families, friends, caregivers…

Culture as a Lens into Grief (An Office of Patient Experience & Interpreter Services collaboration)

May 24, 2021

Participants will view a film of interviews with family members of Michigan Medicine Limited English Proficiency(LEP) and American Sign Language(ASL)deceased patients followed by a panel discussion of interpreters. They will describe ethical dilemmas within different cultures, how to navigate patient/family experience during end of life events and considerations of culturally conscious care. After completing the course, the attendees will be able to explore cultural differences related to end of life events and grief/loss situations, examine the basics of medical interpretation and discuss how to contact and interact with Michigan Medicine interpreters and LEP/ASL patients. The target audience is all faculty,…