Early Career Leaders Community of Practice

Developing the Leader Within You

The Early Career Leaders Community of Practice is a network of new and early career leaders from all three campuses and Michigan Medicine. The community of practice aims to provide professional development, networking opportunities and best practices with three to four events per year and networking/information sharing in the #early-career-leaders channel on Slack (see joining instructions below).

Upcoming Sessions:

As of February 2024, the Early Career Leaders Community of Practice is taking a pause to assess audience needs and to identify how we can best support your leadership growth. In the meantime, you may want to check out the Leadership 101 curriculum.

December 2022: Host Leadership: A Fresh Approach to Navigating Difficult Conversations Recording:

Past Session Topics:

  • January 2020: Purposeful: A Daily Dose of Purpose with Dr. Vic Strecher

  • June 2020: Creating Room for Self-Care and Community with Clarissa Love, Recording Available 

  • September 2020: Engage Your Team in a Virtual Space, Recording Available 

  • December 2020: Re-Energizing Your Leadership Style: Taking Stock of 2020 and Setting the Stage for 2021

  • April 2021: The Courage to Lead Daringly, Recording Available

  • September 2021: Daring Leadership in Times of Transition, Recording Available

  • February 2022: Peer Coaching as an Everyday Practice, Recording Available

  • August 2022: Session Shaping Workplace Well-Being, Recording Available

  • October 2022: Leading from the Middle: Creating a Culture of Belonging, Recording Available

  • December 2022: Host Leadership: A Fresh Approach to Navigating Difficult Conversations, Recording Available

  • June 2023: Perspectives on Navigating Change: A Conversation with Community Members

Join the Early Career Leaders Channel on Slack:

If you haven't already, please join us in the #early-career-leaders channel on Slack. umichWORKS Slack is a communication platform only open to U-M employees. If you are not on U-M Slack yet, use these instructions to join. Once you are on Slack, here's how you can join the #early-career-leaders channel:

  1. Open the umichWORKS Slack Workspace
  2. Select the + sign next to Channels
  3. Select browse channels
  4. Search for “early career leaders”
  5. Select “Join”
  6. The channel will now show up in your list of channels

This is a space where we can have conversations. We can connect.