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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.

September 17, 2018

Mini-Sabbatical Program Reflection: An Exploration of Surgical Ethics

"Under Dr. Mulholland’s leadership, the Department of Surgery offered several 'mini-sabbaticals' to select faculty to further develop their academic pursuits in a given area. I was granted an 8 week block free from clinical activity to work on writing a book on The Foundations of Surgical Ethics ."

September 4, 2018

Doctors of Tomorrow

We hope to move the needle on diversifying the physician workforce in the United States.

August 27, 2018

Professionalism in the Modern Training Era

Through learning, practice, and discussion, we hope to redefine surgical training to focus on excellence in every aspect, including in how we care for our patients, our colleagues, and ourselves.

August 20, 2018

The Change Within

Making strides towards creating an inclusive environment in Surgery.

August 13, 2018

Team-Based Mentoring

The Faculty and Resident Launch Program within the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan is a longitudinal program that implements a team-based approach to the mentorship of residents and faculty members.

July 30, 2018

Junior Faculty Exchange

Fostering the development of Junior Faculty is a critical mission of the Office of Faculty & Resident Life and the Michigan Promise.

June 4, 2018

Improving Outreach Locally and Beyond Borders

We are building outreach efforts locally and across national borders that are aimed at reducing inequalities in health due to variances in access to basic surgical care across the world.