2013 March 22
 
               
 

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

  Women Inventors
  Turning Your Ideas
  into Patents

  Negotiation Essentials

  Managing Parenthood
  and Your Career

  Enhancing Your
  Teaching Skills:
  Improving Your
  Presentation Skills

  Grant Writing
  Workshop

  Faculty Development
  Month: NJT
  Lectureship Series

  ANNOUNCEMENT

  Are You Writing a K?
  Get Practical Advice

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. Applications due next Friday Women Inventors Speak: How to Turn Your Ideas into Patents
    on Mar 26-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Do you have research ideas or discoveries but don't know how to take the first steps to a patent? Are you unsure what types of ideas are patentable? This panel discussion will feature four MGH women inventors who will discuss their experience moving ideas through the patent process, with the help of Partners Research Ventures and Licensing Office. Although women make up approximately 30% of the MGH faculty, only about 10% of the patent disclosures at MGH come from women. The Office for Women's Careers invites you to learn how you can advance your career by turning your ideas into patents.

Panelists: Xandra Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology
               Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, Professor of Dermatology
               Seemantini Nadkarni, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology
               Laurence Rahme, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery
Moderator: Frances Toneguzzo, PhD, Executive Director, Partners Research
                 Ventures and Licensing

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Mon, Mar 25 at noon.

2. REGISTER NOW! Negotiation Essentials on Apr 9-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will focus on the structure of negotiation by reviewing a systematic approach on preparing to negotiate. A case study example will be used to guide the participants through this process. This interactive workshop will help you understand the barriers and strategies to successful negotiations.

Facilitator: Robert Bordone, JD, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard
                Law School; Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Mar 29.

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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3. Managing Parenthood and Your Career Series: After Maternity Leave on Apr 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Your maternity leave is about to end, now what? Three faculty panelists will discuss how they transitioned back to their careers in basic science, clinical research and patient duties. Come bring your questions and ideas about balancing your infant's needs, your role as a parent, and your busy career.

Panelists: Galit Alter, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
               Jessica Haberer, MD, Instructor in Medicine
               Monique Tello, MD, Instructor in Medicine
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Apr 3.

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

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Would you like to learn how to improve your presentation skills and prepare more effective and captivating slides for grand rounds, national meetings and other oral presentations? If so, mark your calendar to participate in the upcoming interactive session on "Improving Your Presentation Skills."

Past participants have stated that this is an "excellent presentation" that taught them how to "deliver the impression of mastery" when giving talks, gathered "salient points" from Dr. Gorrindo who is "tech/PowerPoint savvy," and "learned important lessons on how to minimize mismatches between students and teacher when delivering a teaching talk."

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 12.

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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5. Grant Writing Workshop on April 30-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Are you preparing an NIH grant? In this workshop, senior MGH faculty will share tips for a successful application. Lectures will focus on R- and K- grants for laboratory-based researchers. A mock NIH study section will allow you to see how your grant will be reviewed.

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

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

6. Faculty Development Month: 5th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty
    Development Lectureship Series on May 1-

    Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

"Innovating in Health Care: An Integrated Approach"

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.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to reserve your spot to hear Dr. Pisano's talk and celebrate Faculty Development Month!

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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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
 

"Are You Writing a K? Get Practical Advice" on Apr 4-
    Presented by Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

Speakers: Ingrid Bassett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, MGH
                Kenneth Freedberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, MGH
                Athe Tsibris, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, BWH
                Rochelle Walensky, MD, Professor of Medicine, MGH
Special guest: Robin Huebner, PhD, MPH, NIAID Program Officer
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Time: 1 to 3 pm *Lunch at 12:15
Location: Harvard Medical School, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Amphitheater

Please click here to register.