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Dr. Michael Wiederman

Director of Faculty Development, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville

After nearly 20 years as a clinical psychology professor, Michael began his current journey in the professional development world by becoming the inaugural Director of Faculty Development at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. There he works with individuals and groups to facilitate professional and personal growth. Of special interest are resilience, burnout prevention and remediation, team functioning, leadership development, and conscious professionalism. Dr. Wiederman has published more than 250 articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics, including gender, sexuality, personality, body image, and disordered eating. He authored Understanding Sexuality Research, co-authored The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission: Psychology, Counseling, and Related Fields (2nd ed.), and co-edited the Handbook for Conducting Research on Human Sexuality. His most recent books are Study Less, Learn More: The Complete Guide for Busy Students and Transcending the Personality Disordered Parent: Psychological and Spiritual Tactics, co-authored with Randy Sansone, MD.