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March 25, 2019

The Michigan Promise to Residents

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?

March 18, 2019

Diversity in Medicine Conference

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.

March 11, 2019

Center for Surgical Training and Research

C-STAR aims to create a community of surgical education researchers who come together to bring out the best in high-impact research, mentorship, and educational quality improvement.

January 22, 2019

Michigan Mentorship Academy: Mentor to the Max

This 1-day program on June 22 nd , 2019, in Ann Arbor, MI, is designed to be broadly applicable to any mentor or mentee experience; we encourage interested faculty, residents, and students to attend.

January 7, 2019

The Promise Coalition

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

December 3, 2018

Workplace Environment and The Michigan Promise

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.

November 12, 2018

The Resident Development Program: Mental Models of Leadership

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.

November 5, 2018

Transitioning from Fellowship to Faculty

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.