University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Career Development

Mastering Polarity Thinking

Discover ways to add “both/and” thinking to your toolbox Which comes first, your professional life or your personal life? Clinical excellence or research excellence? Mission or margin? They both do. As health care professionals, our thinking skills tend toward linear/technical problem solving that breaks issues into parts to solve them. However, many of life’s complex […]

Apr 4, 2019

Building a Department Mentoring Program for New Faculty

Having a mentor is pivotal to help new faculty members grow in their career. But many new faculty may not even know where to start to find a mentor – that’s where an established mentoring program comes in. In this session, Dr. Shannon Boerner explains the steps you can take to create a mentoring program for new […]

Mar 14, 2019

Pathways for Innovation: Partnerships Between Academia & Industry

Myths, Realities, and Possibilities! Partnerships with industry can expedite the creation and availability of health care technologies and drugs, but knowing the risks, opportunities, and processes that support innovation is essential. Watch this session with UNMC experts featuring ways to leverage the UNMC resources that will support your career and innovations. We also examine cases […]

Mar 14, 2019

Difficult Conversations: Conversations that Connect

Uncertainty, confusion, and fear can lead to difficult conversations in health care. When speaking with patients in their vulnerable moments, health care providers need skills that enable them to relate to patients, express compassion, avoid misunderstandings, and make patients feel supported and heard. Watch this session as Dr. Belinda Fu shows how to develop skills […]

Feb 8, 2019

The Art of Thinking on Your Feet: Advanced Communication Skills Workshop

While interactions with patients, peers, and loved ones can be structured, they are never scripted … and health care professionals need to have finely honed communications skills to deal with all types of situations. Our advanced communication skills workshops provide strategies to enhance on-the-spot thinking, hone your instincts to accurately read emotions and intent, and […]

Oct 10, 2018

Microaggressions and Their Macro Impact

What everyone needs to know about these hidden messages Microaggressions (instances of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination) occur all around us, including in the classroom, clinic, and day-to-day activities with colleagues. You’ve probably experienced them yourself or been an unknowing perpetrator. While these minor slights can seem inconsequential in the moment, they can become a […]

Aug 16, 2018

How to spot the hidden messages of microaggressions

Thinking Outside the Box: Building a Culture of Workplace Flexibility

Growing a culture of flexibility to support faculty work-life satisfaction, recruitment and retention, and support academic and clinical productivity requires a multi-prong approach. This includes raising awareness of the “flexibility stigma,” addressing conflict of expectations associated with the ideal worker and gender stereotypes, and creating policies and processes on the department and institutional level that […]

Jun 6, 2018

Career Flexibility in Medical Education

What can the National Research Mentoring Network do for you?

Mentoring has been proven to be beneficial in professional development, allowing mentors to share wisdom and career experiences and providing mentees an opportunity to learn and grow. The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) has sought to create an organized system for all things involving mentorship, including: Match/link programs to increase access to mentor/mentee relationships Events […]

Apr 11, 2018

Learn what the National Research Mentoring Network can do for you

Mentoring for Rank Advancement

Preparing yourself and other faculty for rank advancement and pursuit of tenure is no small task. Watch this video to learn insider tips and tricks to help you navigate the P&T process and achieve success. Keynote Speaker Dr. Steve Lisco, Chair of P&T Committee, College of Medicine Additional Information UNMC Mentoring WebsitePromotion and Tenure WebsiteSession […]

Mar 15, 2018

Mentoring for Promotion ad Tenure

Coaching for Executives: Investing in Talent Development

As a faculty member in the upper ranks of the organization, you’ll often be delegating tasks and assignments to your employees. To do so, you’ll need a firm understanding on how to lead, coach, and motivate others toward accomplishing goals. Certified coach Rob Kramer presents the tools needed to be an effective leader and a source of […]

Feb 26, 2018