2013 January 25
 
               
 

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

  Conflict Management
  at Work

  Enhancing Your
  Teaching Skills

  How to Format
  the HMS CV

  Meet and Greet with
  Dr. Nancy J. Tarbell

  Drafting Your
  "Chief's Letter"

  Managing Difficult
  Conversations

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Minority Faculty
  Development Award
  Program

  Association of Women
  Surgeons Visiting
  Professorship

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! 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 conflict at work and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use 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 by Mon, Jan 28.

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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2. REGISTER NOW! Enhance Your Teaching Skills Surrounding Case Presentations and the
    Delivery of Feedback on Feb 6-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This session will enhance your teaching skills by helping you set the framework for case presentations and deliver more effective feedback. During this interactive seminar, you will gain understanding of the challenges and obstacles faced when shaping a trainee's case presentations and delivering feedback. In addition, you will benchmark your own style of delivering feedback against patterns discussed in the literature and learn how to improve the quality of feedback you provide in your role as a teacher.

Facilitator: Cynthia Cooper, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
        Alberto Puig, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
        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: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Time: noon to 2 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Feb 1.

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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3. How to Format the HMS CV on Feb 28-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs is returning to the MGH to address the details of formatting the HMS CV for faculty members. This seminar will convey important information to prepare your CV for the academic promotion process.

Speaker: Bethany Westlund, PhD and Zoe Fonseca-Kelly, PhD
                 Program Directors for Faculty Appointments, HMS
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Feb 15.

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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4. "Meet and Greet" Networking Breakfast with Dr. Nancy J. Tarbell on Mar 5-
     Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

The MGH Office for Women's Careers cordially invites you to the bi-annual "Meet and Greet" networking series featuring Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, HMS Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and the C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at MGH.

This is an opportunity to hear from Dr. Tarbell 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. Please feel free to extend this invitation to the individuals you mentor or advise.

Speaker: Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, HMS Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs
         and the C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at MGH
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 8 to 9:30 am

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Feb 27.

5. Drafting Your "Chief's Letter" on Mar 6-
    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: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Feb 27.

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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6. Managing Difficult Conversations Seminar on Mar 13-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Academic Career Negotiation Series

The seminar will focus on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it will explore the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
          and Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Time: 11 am to 2 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Mar 6.

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 3 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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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 APPLICATIONS: Minority Faculty Development Award Program (MFDAP)-
    Sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Office

The purpose of the MFDAP is to increase opportunities for URM faculty to advance to senior positions in academic medicine and leadership at MGH. Each award provides $120,000 over four years and is designed for MGH-appointed faculty pursuing different career goals.

• The Physician-Scientist Development Award (PSDA)– for URM fellows or faculty pursuing a
  career as a physician-scientist. Click here for the 2013 PSDA Call for Applications.

• The Clinician-Teacher Development Award (CTDA)– for URM faculty pursuing a career as a
  clinician teacher, community leader or administrator. The CTDA eligibility requirements have
  been expanded this year to include mid-career faculty, as well. Click here for the 2013 CTDA
  Call for Applications.

Applications are due by Fri, Mar 15.

2. The Massachusetts General Hospital Presents The Association of Women Surgeons Visiting
    Professorship on Feb 14-

    Sponsored by the MGH Department of Surgery

The MGH Department of Surgery is honored to have been chosen as the host site for the prestigious Association of Women Surgeons Visiting Professorship with Martha A. Zeiger MD., FACS, FACE. Dr. Zeiger will be presenting "Molecular Markers of Thyroid Cancer: “Drivers” of Surgical Management?"

Speaker: Martha A. Zeiger, M.D., FACS, FACE, Association of Women Surgeons Annual Visiting
         Professor; Professor of Surgery, Oncology, Cellular and Molecular Medicine;
         Chief of Endocrine Surgery; Associate Vice Chair of Research Department of Surgery,
         The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013
Time: 8:30 am (Refreshments to follow in the Sweet Room)
Location: Bigelow Amphitheatre, White Building, 4th fl