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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

  Achieving
  Independence
  from Your
  
Mentor

  Women in
  Medicine Month
  Reception

  Responsible
  Conduct
  of Research
  Seminar

  The Power
  of Presentation

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

 

From Our Office

1. Achieving Independence from Your Mentor on Sept 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Is it necessary to "cut ties" with your mentor in order to convince funding agencies, journal editors and colleagues that you are independent? In most cases the answer is no. In this panel discussion you will learn how others have navigated the path to an independent faculty position while continuing collaborations with their mentors. Geared toward junior faculty, this discussion will help you form your own plan to achieve independence with positive results.

Panelists:
Thilo Deckersbach, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Graduate Student Division
Javier Irazoqui, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Moderator:
Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine; Director, Office for Research Career Development

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Time: noon to 1pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register by Wed, Sep 4.

2. Women in Medicine Month: "The View from Above the Glass Ceiling" on Sept 18-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC announces the 16th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.

"The View from Above the Glass Ceiling"

The term, “glass ceiling”, was first coined in 1984 and yet almost 30 years later many women still struggle in their career climb. Dr. Thorndyke will discuss what issues women leaders face in the executive suite and how they are similar and different from those that men face. Drawing on her career experience, Dr. Thorndyke will share how to avoid some of the common pitfalls that can get in the in the way of women’s success.

Guest Speaker: Luanne Thorndyke MD, FACP, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs;
                       Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Mon, Sep 9.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

3. Responsible Conduct of Research: Collaborative Science on Sept 24-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Team science can be very powerful when it brings together individuals with different perspectives and skills. This Responsible Conduct of Research seminar will help you think about how to set up successful scientific collaborations and how to keep them positive and productive for all members.

Facilitator: Sydney Cash, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, 2013 MGH Scholar

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Time: noon to 1pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register by Wed, Sep 18.

4. The Power of Presentation on Oct 24-
    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.

Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Thurs, Oct 17.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568