The Michigan Promise began as an intentional investment in faculty development at the University of Michigan – the goal was to change the face of American Surgery for the next generation. Where better to continue, than with the residents?
The purpose of the conference was to unite students and faculty from across North America to share the work they are doing to address the lack of diversity among health care providers, exchange ideas, discover opportunities for collaboration, and reinforce why this work is so important.
The programs of the Michigan Promise are poised to enter the national stage through the formation of a unique multi-institutional partnership called the Promise Coalition. The Promise Coalition is a consortium of academic surgery institutions and leaders who pledge to support each individual to achieve their full professional and academic
The Michigan Medicine Department of Surgery made a commitment through the Michigan Promise to ensure that the climate and workplace environment enables all individuals an equal and inclusive opportunity to achieve excellence and increase their scope of academic potential throughout the department.
The second session of the Resident Development Program on 10/25/18 introduced two frameworks of leadership theory. We believe that these frameworks, or mental models, are a valuable way to learn leadership concepts that can be applied in practice.
The Michigan Promise supports the Faculty Launch Program, a three-year, team-based program providing individualized mentorship to early-career faculty members. Dr. Andrea Obi reflects on the successes and challenges of her transition from a fellow to a faculty member during her time in the program.
Learn more about the recent first annual Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) and Traumatic Heterotopic Ossification (HO) Symposium at the University of Michigan, which brought together scientists, clinicians, and families.