Allied Health Continuing Education


UM Professional Development 

Tuition Support Program

Medical Laboratory Careers and Community Outreach

Other Complimentary Continuing Education

New Employee Orientation

Civility in the Workplace

UM Professional Development Resources

Organizational Learning

U-M’s central department for professional, career, and leadership development offers free professional and leadership development programs that cover topics like communication and management. Courses are available to faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint campuses and at Michigan Medicine.  Browse the professional development courses and resources. Watch for “Microlearning Opportunities” to learn, try and apply a skill in 45 minutes or less.

LinkedIn Learning

Thousands of online courses are available at no cost to benefits-eligible faculty and staff through LinkedIn Learning—content around business, creative, and technology subjects including Career Development, Diversity, and Inclusion, Communication, Personal Effectiveness, Leadership Skills, Teams and Collaboration, Project Management, Graphic Design, Data Science, software, and more. Personal interest topics may also be found on LinkedIn Learning.  See MediaLab procedure about how to access LinkedIn Learning, Continuing Education - How to Access a Course on LinkedIn Learning.


Career Path Navigator

A tool for career planning that shows how an employee’s current position relates to other market titles in the U-M Family Classification System. The tool allows employees to review and compare positions and career changes. See instructions for using the site: Medialab Career Path Navigator Procedure

Introduction to Healthcare Improvement

In this 2-hour course, you will learn how you can make a positive impact in improving care at Michigan Medicine by becoming a problem-solver. Through this interactive session, you will practice four critical steps in problem-solving that will help you to participate and contribute to Michigan Medicine being a highly reliable organization (HRO). Ask your supervisor if you can register for this online class. 


CEW+ (Center for the Education of Women Plus)

Supports U-M students, faculty and staff, and the surrounding community with events and workshops, funding, counseling, and advocacy initiatives. Offerings include career and education counseling and the Women of Color in the Academy Project, a campuswide network that supports scholarship focused on understanding and addressing the experiences of women of color in the academy. 


Patient Experience 101

Patient Experience 101 (PX 101) is a foundational educational offering to support and enhance our culture of patient service excellence. 


Quality Month Symposium

Poster Application Process

Submissions for Quality Month posters are due July 7, 2023.  Presenting a poster qualifies for CMP credit!


Career Development Fund for Staff

Career Development Fund for Staff

The Career Development Fund for Staff is here to help facilitate your learning, growth, and collaboration.  The fund is an opportunity for staff and work teams at every academic campus and Michigan Medicine to request financial grants for career growth.  Up to $1500 individual and $5000 team grants are offered to fund learning opportunities.

Tuition Support Program

The University offers a tuition support program to increase the career opportunities available to staff members, enhance their performance and encourage professional growth. 

Medical Laboratory Careers and Community Outreach Resources

Laboratory Science Careers

Careers in the Medical Laboratory (ASCP)

2022 Youth SummitYouth Summit at the Big House
The 2nd Annual Youth Summit at the Big House is on Saturday, May 20, 2023.  This event, inspired by the Documentary "Black Men in White Coats" brings together Michigan Medicine departments and middle-schoolers from underrepresented groups to raise awareness and interest in healthcare professions.

Ann Arbor Pioneer and Huron High School Health Occupations students shadow in the Core Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine in January-May. Students spend a few hours seeing what it is like to be a Medical Laboratory Scientist.


Other Complimentary CE Resources

These sources of continuing education are complementary to Pathology Allied Health staff due to our affiliation with medical laboratory professional societies and organizations.Click on links below for instructions.

API Proficiency Testing Surveys - How to Use API CE Procedure

CAP Proficiency Testing Surveys - How to Use CAP CE Procedure

Mayo Clinic Laboratories On Demand CE - How to Use Mayo CE Procedure

Biomerieux Lab Week Symposium 

New Employee Orientation

An orientation to the Department of Pathology is an in-person experience offered once per month at the NCRC Superior Room.  New employees learn about the operational structure of the department, resources, "How to get involved", and take a tour.  Supervisors may register new employees on Cornerstone,  PATH-92053, Pathology New Employee Orientation.  Sessions are on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 9 am - 1 pm, and lunch is provided.


Civility in the Workplace

"Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business", Christine Porath, TED Talk, Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business

"How Rude!", Hidden Brain Podcast, Hidden Brain How Rude!