2012 November 09
 
               
 

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) was established to facilitate career development of ALL MGH faculty. This umbrella organization addresses all aspects of faculty development, as well as, specializing on the clinical faculty through the Office for Clinical Careers (OCC), the research communities through the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the women faculty through the Office for Women's Careers (OWC).

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  RCR: Collaborative
  Science

  Managing Parenthood
  and Your Career:
  Parenting Tweens
  and Teens

  Crafting Your CV
  Narrative

  Meet and Greet with
  Dr. Patricia D'Amore

  Clinician Teaching
  Skills Development
  Series

  CRP Workshop
  on applying for an
  NIH Award

 ANNOUNCEMENT

  John T. Potts, Jr., MD
  Faculty Mentoring
  Award

  Harold Amos Faculty
  Diversity Award

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Responsible Conduct of Research: Collaborative Science
    on Nov 14-

    Faculty Development Seminar: RCR Series

Collaborative science covers all aspects of developing and maintaining research collaborations. This includes communicating and establishing the parameters of the collaboration, such as authorship determinations and sharing of data and materials. Another dimension is collaboration between researchers from academia and industry. This seminar will discuss best practices for setting up research collaborations founded on clear expectations, and well-defined roles for all collaborators

Discussion Leader: Ravi I. Thadhani, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Director of
                            Clinical Research in Nephrology at MGH
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm

You must register to get RCR training credit. This seminar will be held at MGH.

Please click here to register.

2. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Managing Parenthood and Your Career Panel Discussion:
    Parenting Tweens and Teens on Nov 15-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

As children grow into the pre-teen and teenage years, their increased independence is paired with a changing and often increasing need for your attention. In this panel discussion you will hear from three faculty parents about how their children's needs changed, how their parenting roles changed in response, and how they have balanced this with their busy careers in academic medicine.

Panelists: Robert Gerszten, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Clinical and
                   Translational Research Program, MGH Heart Center
               Naomi Simon, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for
                   Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Related Disorders, Psychiatry Department
               Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Co-Director of the
                   Genetics and Genomics Unit, Clinical Research Program

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl

Please click here to register.

3. Crafting Your CV Narrative seminar on November 29-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Your CV is almost complete, however, do you need help writing your CV narrative?

This interactive seminar will review the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there will be a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
                Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Build a subject matter foundation for professional development
- Develop strategies for professional growth in subject matter (e.g., writing skills,
   communication skills, mentoring, leadership)
- Utilize a framework for professional growth related to subject matter
- Identify and manage personal areas of improvement related to subject matter
- Discuss subject matter to enhance professionalism and team-work
Course Director: Anne Klibanski, MD, Director of Center for Faculty Development and
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine

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4. "Meet and Greet" Series with Dr. Patricia D'Amore on December 4-
     Presented by the Office for Women's Careers

The "Meet and Greet" faculty networking luncheon is part of the Office for Women's Careers networking series. It is an opportunity to hear from Dr. D'Amore about her career path and to gain some insights to help with your own career trajectory. You can also learn more about the Office for Women's Careers and spend some time with other women faculty colleagues.

Featured Guest: Patricia D'Amore, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology (Pathology)
Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

Faculty with HMS appointments, please click here to register.

5. Clinician Teaching Skills Development Series: Improving Your Presentation Skills
    on December 12-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Are you interested in learning how to be a more effective teacher?

If so, please join clinician educators and others for the final session of the “Clinician Teaching Skills Development Series” sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers and the Center for Faculty Development. Come refine your presentation skills and rejuvenate your joy in teaching.

Final Session- Improving Your Teaching Presentation Skills
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register.

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Build a subject matter foundation for professional development
- Develop strategies for professional growth in subject matter (e.g., writing skills,
   communication skills, mentoring, leadership)
- Utilize a framework for professional growth related to subject matter
- Identify and manage personal areas of improvement related to subject matter
- Discuss subject matter to enhance professionalism and team-work
Course Director: Anne Klibanski, MD, Director of Center for Faculty Development and
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine

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From Other Offices

Workshop on 'Applying for an NIH Career Development Award' on December 17-
    Sponsored by the MGH Clinical Research Program

The CRP is offering an interactive, hands-on workshop specifically directed towards Clinical Investigators applying for an NIH K Award. These awards provide up to five years protected time in a mentored environment where the recipient can develop into an independent investigator. This workshop will focus on practical approaches including timelines and grant structure, with an emphasis on the unique mentored requirements of these grants.

Please click here for more information.

   

 

Office Phone #s:

CFD Main:   617.724.0818
OCC: 617.724.1382
ORCD: 617.643.1606
OWC: 617.724.5229

Fax:   617.726.0568

 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Faculty Mentoring Award due on November 30-
    Sponsored by the MGH Center for Faculty Development

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:
John T. Potts Jr., MD
Faculty Mentoring Award

The Center for Faculty Development invites nominations for the John T. Potts, Jr., MD, Faculty Mentoring Award. Created to honor John T. Potts, Jr., MD’s outstanding achievements in faculty mentoring, this award seeks to recognize senior faculty members (MD, PhD, or equivalent advanced degree) with 10 or more years of mentoring experience at MGH. This $5,000 award will be given to a faculty member from any MGH department who has contributed to the success of junior faculty members and trainees and demonstrated excellence in a number of ways including:

     - Having a positive impact on careers of junior faculty
     - Implementing ideas/programs that promote faculty success
     - Demonstrating sustained interest and success in mentoring of junior faculty
        and/or trainees
     - Fostering and encouraging professional development of junior faculty and trainees
     - Facilitating and/or developing approaches to work-life balance.

Please click here for the official Call for Nominations. Applications are due by Nov 30.

2. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award due on November 30-
    Sponsored by the HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

The Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award was established to recognize HMS/HSDM faculty (clinical, pre-clinical, research, administrative) who have made significant achievements in moving HMS/HSDM toward being a diverse and inclusive community.

Eligibility: Faculty (Professor through Instructor), who are in a clinical, pre-clinical, research, or administrative area, and who must be based at HMS/HSDM or an HMS-affiliated hospital or institution. Self nominations will be accepted.

Please click here for more information or to submit your nomination. Applications are due by Nov 30.