2012 November 30
 
               
 

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

  Academic Promotion
  for Teaching and
  Educational
  Leadership

  Drafting Your
  "Chief's Letter"

  Clinician Teaching
  Skills Development
  Series

  Moving from Stress
  to Resilience:
  Yoga and Meditation

  The Power of
  Presentation

  RCR: Responsible
  Authorship

  Conflict Management
  at Work

 ANNOUNCEMENT

  AWIS Winter Social
  and Holiday Event

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. NEW OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE TO MGH FACULTY!
    Watch the "Academic Promotion for Teaching and Educational Leadership
    at HMS - The Other New Pathway" seminar LIVE from your own computer on Dec 7-

    From the HMS Academy Center for Teaching and Learning

The Academy at HMS is hosting the seminar at the Tosteson Medical Education Center and all HMS faculty are invited to attend and eligible to participate.

If you are unable to attend the seminar in person, you have two other options:
  1. Watch it live on your own computer
  2. Go to the Simches 3.130 Conference Room and watch it with your peers.

In this session, participants will learn about the criteria for and experience with faculty promotion at HMS using the teaching and educational leadership criteria. Lessons learned over recent years will be shared about how educational contributions and scholarship are assessed, the role of mentorship, and some national trends emerging for the academic advancement of teacher-clinicians. The session will provide ample time for questions and discussion with the Dean for Faculty Affairs about how best to organize your promotion package of materials to be assessed under the teaching and educational leadership criteria at HMS.

Presenter: Maureen T. Connelly, MD, MPH, Dean for Faculty Affairs,
         Assistant Professor of Population Medicine, HMS
Date: Friday, December 7, 2012
Time: 7:30 to 9 am

If you plan to attend in person (at the Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) 250, 260 Longwood Avenue), please click here to register.

If you plan to view live on WebEx onsite (from your own computer or from the Simches 3.130 Conference Room), please click here and provide your contact information. The Center for Faculty Development will then provide details on accessing the seminar onsite.

2. REGISTER NOW! Drafting Your "Chief's Letter" on Dec 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Academic Career Advancement Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Do you need help drafting the "Chief's letter" for your promotion?

Please join this interactive session on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Learn how to help your chief understand and convey your story, so that your promotion can move forward. Don't let procrastination and anxiety get in your way!

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
         Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS, and Director, MGH Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm

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 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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3. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Clinician Teaching Skills Development Series: Improving Your
    Teaching Presentation Skills on Dec 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?

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

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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4. Moving from Stress to Resilience: Yoga and Meditation at Work on Dec 13-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Often we are faced with conflicting demands or difficult circumstances that can be challenging. What helps people adapt well to these situations? It involves resilience. This interactive seminar, presented by the Office for Research Career Development, will teach participants mindfulness and meditation techniques for enhancing resilience, including basic yoga skills helpful in developing a personal strategy for enhancing resilience and managing stress.

Facilitators: Lucila Leone, LMHC, Certified Yoga Instructor
         Lisa Goss Staffiere, MSW, LICSW, CEAP, Corporate Employee Assistance Consultant
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm

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

5. The Power of Presentation on Jan 10-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will provide the tools and job aids needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne Wilder will discuss key ingredients to consider the next time you create and deliver a scientific talk.

Speaker: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

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 1.5 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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6. Responsible Conduct of Research: Responsible Authorship on Jan 17-
    Faculty Development Seminar: RCR Series

This seminar will present authorship guidelines and case studies of authorship disputes that will equip you to discuss and determine appropriate authorship for your research collaborations.

Facilitator: James B. Meigs, MD, MPH, FAHA, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Co-Director,                 MGH Clinical Research Program, Clinical Effectiveness Research Group
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013
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.

7. Conflict Management at Work on Jan 30-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will explore the benefits of understanding the conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time: noon to 2 pm

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

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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7. Conflict Management at Work on Jan 30-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will explore the benefits of understanding the conflict and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time: noon to 2 pm

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

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.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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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Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568

 
 
ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Annual Winter Social and Holiday Party on Dec 5-

Reconnect with fellow AWIS members and get to know new ones. Learn more about the great events and outings planned for 2013! Executive Board elections will also be held. Non-members are welcome to attend and learn more about MASS-AWIS!

Please click here for more information.