2013 February 08
 
               
 

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        

  K Award Panel
  Discussion

  How to Format
  the HMS CV

  Meet and Greet with
  Dr. Nancy J. Tarbell

  Drafting Your
  "Chief's Letter"

  Managing Difficult
  Conversations

  Enhancing Your
  Teaching Skills

  SAVE THE DATE:
  NJT Lectureship
  Series

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. Applying for an NIH K Award: A Panel Discussion for Laboratory Researchers on Feb 26-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Which K award should you apply for? How do you choose a mentor? What are the elements of an excellent career plan? This panel discussion, featuring an NIH representative, and senior MGH faculty who have mentored K awards, will help answer these questions and others, and will help you put together a successful application. This program will focus on K awards designed for laboratory research careers.

Panelists: Tracy Rankin, PhD, Program Director, NIH/NIDDK (video-conferencing from NIH)
               Iain Drummond, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
               Ralph Weissleder, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology, HMS
Moderator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research
                 Career Development; Associate Director, Center for Systems Biology
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Tue, Feb 19.

2. 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.

Facilitators: 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
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Tue, Feb 19.

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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3. "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;
              C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology, HMS
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 8 to 9:30 am
Location will be sent upon registration.

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

4. 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; Director, MGH Office for
                Clinical Careers
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

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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5. 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;
                Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

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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6. Enhance Your Teaching Skills: Improving Your Presentation Skills on Apr 24-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Are you scheduled to give a talk (e.g., a presentation in your department, at grand rounds, or at a national meeting) in the near future? Would you like to learn how to improve your presentation and to prepare more effective and captivating slides? If the answer to either (or both) of the above questions is "yes," mark your calendar to participate in the upcoming interactive session on "Improving Your Presentation Skills."

Facilitators: Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, HMS;
                  Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, MGH Academy
                  Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry
                  in the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS;
                  Director, MGH Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Apr 19.

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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7. SAVE THE DATE- Faculty Development Month: 5th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty
    Development Lectureship Series on May 1-

Featured Speaker: Gary P. Pisano, Harry E. Figgie Professor of Business Administration,
                            Harvard Business School
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

   

 

Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568