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Academic Year 2010 - 11

MGPA Entrepreneurship Program

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Presented by: Beacon Value Partners
This program, offered to MGH postdocs, provided an overview of the Start-up process for new companies.

Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Research Misconduct: Definitions and Standards We Need to Know
Date: Friday, August 12, 2011
Speaker: Steven K. Grinspoon, MD, Professor of Medicine
  Director, MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism
  Clinical Director, Neuroendocrine Clinical Center
This session defined and identified research misconduct and discussed the Partners/HMS Research Misconduct Process for addressing this serious research issue.
Click here to view Dr. Grinspoon's presentation.

Claflin Distinguished Scholar/Faculty Development Awards Luncheon

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011
The Office for Women's Careers offered this luncheon to all Claflin award winners to celebrate their achievements. The luncheon was by invitation only.

How To Write Winning NIH Grants

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Speakers: Senior MGH Faculty
The Office for Research Career Development offered this workshop which covered tips for composing the sections of the NIH grant proposal. It also covered advice for responding to reviewers and individual feedback on grants.

Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS)-

Investigation
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Panelists:
Stephen Calderwood, MD Morton N. Swartz, MD, Academy Professor of Medicine    and Chief of Infectious Disease Unit
Robert Kingston, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Chief of Molecular Biology
Bethany Westlund, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointments at Harvard    Medical School
Moderated by: Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Director of the    Office for Research Career Development

Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS)-

Instructor to Assistant Professor
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Panelists:
Joseph Avruch, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Diabetes Unit
David Louis, MD, Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology and Chief of    Department of Pathology
Mary Walsh, PhD, Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School
Moderated by: Nancy Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief of    General Medicine Division and Director of the Office for Women's Careers
The session helped MGH faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion from Instructor to Assistant Professor.

Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS)-

'Clinical Expertise and Innovation' & 'Teaching and Educational Leadership'
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Panelists:
Beverly MK Biller, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director of MGH    Fellowship in Endocrinology
William Dec, MD,Roman W. DeSanctis Professor of Medicine and Chief of    Cardiology Division
Mahnaz El-Kouedi, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointments at Harvard    Medical School
Moderated by: Theodore Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Chief of the Avery D.    Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service and Director of the Office for    Clinical Careers
The session helped MGH faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion in these areas of excellence.

Managing Parenthood and Your Career Series-

Focus on Your Clinical Career
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Panelists:
Lauren Glickman, MD, Department of Medicine, MGH Charlestown Health
   Care Center
Stacey Gray, MD, Department of Otolaryngology, MEEI
Erin Tracy, MD, MPH, Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MGH
Moderated by: Jennifer Hunt, MD, Department of Pathology, MGH
The Office for Women's Careers offered this panel discussion, geared towards clinical faculty, which allowed attendees to hear from colleagues who are balancing motherhood and a successful career in patient care. These panelists shared a variety of solutions to keep their lives sane, and careers on track.

MGPA CV Writing Program

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The Office for Research Career Development with the Mass General Postdoc Association ran this program with a diverse panel of experts. This diverse panel included search committee heads. There was also recent hires who shared their tips on how to write an outstanding CV. Attendees learned the dos and don'ts of CV writing and tips on how to get their CV to the top of the pile!

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series-

Managing Difficult Conversations
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Speakers: Gillien Todd, JD, Consultant, Triad Consulting Group and Debbie    Goldstein, Managing Director, Triad Consulting Group
This seminar focused on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it explored the mental shifts that can help people change their difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Ask for What You Want: Leadership Strategies for Women

Date: Monday, May 23, 2011
Speakers: Allison Rimm, Senior Vice-President of MGH Strategic Planning
   and Information Management and Sara Laschever, research and co-author
   of "Women Don't Ask" and "Ask for It"
The Office for Women's Careers offered this half-day workshop, specifically designed for women faculty to help women think about and practice the skills they needed to achieve their individual goals for leadership in their career.

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Office for Research Career Development offered this luncheon by invitation only to new MGH Research Fellows. The Research Fellows had the opportunity to meet staff of the ORCD and representatives of the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Ins and Outs: Grant/Medical Writing Workshop

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Speaker: Theodore Stern, Professor of Psychiatry, Chief of the Avery D.
   Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service and Director of the Office for    Clinical Careers
The Office for Clinical Careers and the Organization of Minority Residents and Fellows (OMRF) offered a small session to offer advice on grant and academic writing to minority faculty and the OMRF. The lecture on medical writing showed attendees how to maximize their time and energy to get published and think about applying for grants.

MGPA Mentor Lunch for MGH Postdocs

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Mentors:
FredericAusubel, PhD, Professor,DepartmentofGeneticsandMolecularBiology
JasonR.McCarthy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Systems Biology and    Center for Systems Biology
NickDyson,PhD, Associate Professor, Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
JonMadison,PhD, Stanley Center Group Leader for Psychiatric Research &    Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
DavidScadden,MD, Professor, Center for Regenerative Medicine and Harvard    Stem Cell Institute
Jatin M.Vyas,MD,PhD, AssistantProfessor,DivisionofInfectiousDiseases
ChadCowan,PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Stem Cell and    Regenerative Biologyand Cardiovascular Research Center
JingKang,MD, PhD, AssociateProfessor,Laboratory for Lipid Medicine
    and Technology
The Office for Research Career Development with the Mass General Postdoc Association held this session which included round table discussions over lunch with outstanding mentors at MGH.

Faculty Development Month: Third Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Faculty Development Lectureship Series-

Three Decades in Academia: Lessons Learned about Clinical Care, Research, Administration and Leadership
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Speaker: Anne B. Young, MD, PhD, Chief of the MGH Neurology Service
   and Julieanne Dorn Professor of Neurology, HMS
Dr. Young discussed her career in academic neurology and neuroscience. Dr. Young's career trajectory depended on both good luck, a passion for science and hard work. In addition, she also faced challenges over the years. This presentation summarized these events.

Tips for A Powerful Research Poster

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Speaker: Beth Beighlie, HMS

The Office for Research Career Development offered this workshop in which the attendees discovered the pain-free way to construct a poster for their next conference presentation. They were able to maximize their message with images, illustrations, and text by using Powerpoint and Photoshop to create posters. The attendees received poster templates and learned techniques for creating a trouble-free poster.

Business Side of Science

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011
Panelists:
Albert Luderer, CEO and Board Member, Intergrated Diagnostics
Alain Stricker, CSO, Charles River Laboratories
Katherine Turner, CDO, Attogen Inc.
Iya Khalil, Executive VP and Co-Founder; GNS healthcare
Abbie Celniker, Senior VP Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Moderator: Lauren Celano, Founder and CEO of Propel Careers
The Office for Research Career Development and the Mass General Postdoc Association offered this seminar to research fellows to learn how scientists have transitioned away from the bench to become business eladers in science.

Great Presentations: Tips for Your Next Research Talk

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Speaker: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
The Office for Research Career Development offered this seminar which helped attendees learn to communicate clear, interesting and effective research presentations. The program was especially beneficial to research fellows.
Click here to view a copy of the presentation.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

HMS/HSDM CV: How to Format the HMS CV
Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011
Speaker: Mary Walsh, PhD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School
The seminar focused on the details of formatting the HMS CV. The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs returned to the MGH to address the details of the CV for faculty members.
Click here to view a copy of the presentation.

Collaborative Negotiation for your Research Career

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, HMS Ombudsperson
The Office for Research Career Development offered this session led by Brodrick who conducted a discussion of collaborative strategies that helped faculty and fellows learn to negotiate for success in their scientific career. This interactive seminar covered topics of interest to both faculty and fellows, including research collaborations and authorship, career planning and mentor/mentee responsibilities.

HMS Foundation Funds Program Informational Town Hall Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
In coordination with the Office for Research Career Development and the Center for Faculty Development at MGH, the HMS Foundation Funds Program held an informational town hall meeting at MGH.

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Scholarly Writing Seminar Series
Date: Wednesdays, February 9, 16, 23, 2011
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers
The Office for Clinical Careers offered this seminar series to help clinicians improve their scholarly writing. The course was the most valuable for those that desired to improve their scientific writing and productivity. Participants learned how to:
        Clarify interests and goals
        Select a target audience for writing
        Create an outline
        Avoid obsessive perfectionism
        Understand the peer-review process
        Communicate effectively with journal editors
The process used in this series was to serve as a template for future academic projects.
Click here to view a copy of the presentation.

Managing Parenthood and Your Career Series-

Challenges and Solutions
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011
Panelists:
Marylyn Addo, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine, Endocrinology Unit
Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Cancer Center
Elizabeth Lawson, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Infectious Disease Division
Anne Thorndike, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine, General Medicine Unit
The Office for Women's Careers offered this panel discussion which allowed attendees to hear from colleagues who are balancing successful careers and motherhood. The panelists shared a variety of solutions to keep their lives (more or less!) sane, and their careers on track.

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series-

Conflict Management at Work
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, HMS Ombudsperson
This seminar explored the benefits of understanding conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick demonstrated how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coached participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series-

Managing Difficult Conversations
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Facilitator: Gillien Todd, Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
The focus of the session was on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it explored the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

Understanding the HMS Promotion Process
Date: Thursday, December 9, 2010
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers
This seminar answered frequently asked questions that help navigate the promotion process at Harvard Medical School.
Click hereto view a copy of the presentation

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

The Power of Presentation
*This session was co-sponsored with the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
This seminar provided the tools needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne discussed key ingredients to consider when creating and delivering a scientific talk, this includes crafting and organizing your content. The seminar also covered the differences between a data-focused presentation and a message-focused presentation.

New Paradigms for Effective Mentoring-

Mentoring Across Differences: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
Date: Friday, November 19, 2010
Course sponsored by the Consortium of Harvard Affiliated Offices for Development and Diversity (CHADD) and the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC Harvard Catalyst) to enhance mentorship skills and effectiveness. See the Program Agenda.

Click on link below to view a copies of workshop handouts and presentations available from the program:

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

The Power of Presentation
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
This seminar provided the tools needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne discussed key ingredients to consider when creating and delivering a scientific talk, this includes crafting and organizing your content. The seminar also covered the differences between a data-focused presentation and a message-focused presentation.

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Creating a Positive Professional Image
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Speaker: Laura Morgan-Roberts, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Managerial Sciences, Georgia State University; Visiting Scholar, Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; Former faculty member of Harvard Business School.
The Office for Women's Careers offered this interactive workshop designed to guide women faculty through a discussion of critical questions for image management while also providing strategies for keeping a proper perspective on the image management process.

Women in Medicine Month event and Annual Reception for Women Faculty-

Cracking the Glass Ceiling in Academic Medicine
Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
Speaker: Eve J. Higginbotham, MD, Senior Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences at Howard University
Click here to view a copy of this year's Tribute Book 2010

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series-

Managing Difficult Conversations
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Facilitator: Gillien Todd, Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
The focus of the session was on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it explored the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

Climbing the Academic Ladder: Practical Points and Steps
Date: Friday, September 10, 2010
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation at HMS, and Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service.
A 3-part seminar geared towards:
Session 1- Understanding the HMS Promotions Process
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 2- Preparing Your CV in the HMS Format
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 3- Crafting Your CV Narrative
    Click here to view video presentation



Videotaped programs available online:

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

Climbing the Academic Ladder: Practical Points and Steps
Program on September 10, 2010 facilitated by Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation at HMS, and Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service.
A 3-part seminar geared towards:
Session 1- Understanding the HMS Promotions Process
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 2- Preparing Your CV in the HMS Format
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 3- Crafting Your CV Narrative
    Click here to view video presentation

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Effective Negotiation Skills
Program on December 10, 2007 presented by Linda Wilcox, Ombudsperson for the HMS/HSDM/HSPH.
Explore ways for you to become a more effective negotiator. This case-based interactive seminar is to help you approach controversial conversations. The speaker focused on relevant negotiation skills and strategies that you can practice in real-life situations.
Click here to view video presentation

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

HMS/HSDM CV: 'How to Format' the new HMS CV
Program on April 24, 2009 presented by Mary C. Walsh, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointment, HMS Office of Faculty Affairs.
Following the more general CV seminars offered, this seminar focused on the details of formatting the new HMS CV. The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs returned to the MGH to address the faculty, administrators and administrative assistants who work directly on the details of the CV for their faculty.
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Teaching and Educational Leadership

Program on June 2, 2009 included the following panelists:
Beverly MK Biller, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director, MGH Fellowship in Endocrinology
Robert A. Novelline, MD, Professor of Radiology and Director of Emergency Radiology Division
Theodore A. Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Consultation Psychiatry for Adult Hospital Patients
Moderated by Jules L. Dienstag, MD, Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medical Education
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Investigation

Program on June 17, 2009 included the following panelists:
Xandra O. Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Laboratory of Experimental Gene Therapy, Department of Neurology
Anne Klibanski, MD, Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Neuroendocrine Unit
David N. Louis, MD, Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology and Chief of the Department of Pathology
Moderated by Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, Morton N. Swartz MD Academy Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Clinical Expertise and Innovation

Program on June 25, 2009 included the following panelists:
David N. Caplan, MD,PhD Professor of Neurology Medicine and Director of the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit
Maureen T. Connelly, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School
Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Professor of Radiology, Associate Radiologist in Chief and Director of Education, Department of Radiology
Moderated by Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Department of Surgery
Click here to view video presentation


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