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Faculty Development Seminar: Management Series

Building Your Lab Team
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Panelists: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for Research Career Development; Ellen Nelson, Manager, Partners Employee and Labor Relations; Patrick Purdon, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
This panel discussion was designeded for early career faculty who are new to the process of hiring and leading laboratory staff. Topics covered helped attendees in building the best lab team for their new research program. Topics included:
    •  Getting started: who to hire, postdoc or technician
    •  How to hire: interview and selection techniques
    •  Getting your team off to a good start: setting expectations
    •  How to avoid pitfalls and what to do if things go wrong
Click here to view the handout


Academic Year 2014 - 2015
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development (including the Office for Clinical Careers, Office for Research Career Development, Office for Women's Careers and Graduate Student Division)

Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance

Faculty Parents Group: Getting the Most Out of Your Family Dinner
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: April 6, 2015
Facilitator: Anne K. Fishel, PhD, Associate Clinical Professor
  of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry; Director, MGH Family and Couples
  Therapy Program; Author of "Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and
  Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids."

Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement, a healthier relationship to food, and even reduced risk of substance abuse and eating disorders. During this session we discussed how and why to make family dinners, particularly how to make dinner playful, talkative, meaningful, and connected to the world in general.
Click here to view the presentation slides.


Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Managing Difficult Conversations
Date: March 25, 2015
Speaker: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and Consultant at Triad Consulting Group
This seminar focused on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics.
Click here to view the presentation slides.


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

ORCD Grant Writing Series: NIH Career Development (K) Awards
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: March 16, 2015
Panelists:
Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for Research Career Development; Bakhos Tannous, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology; and Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
This panel discussion described the different NIH career development awards that are available for research fellows and early career faculty. Covered topics included which K award is right for you, selecting the mentor(s), the career development plan, the research plan, and responding to reviewers in a resubmitted grant.
Click here to view the handouts


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers
Date: March 11, 2015
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers,
   Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
   Medicine/Consultation at HMS, and Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service.
This interactive seminar reviewed the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there was a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.
Click here to view a copy of the handouts.


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Fundraising for Faculty: Communicating with Potential Donors
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: March 4, 2015
Faculty Panelists: Jeanette Ives Erickson, RN, DNP, FAAN, Senior Vice President
   for Patient Care and Chief Nurse, MGH; Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and
   Reproductive Biology, HMS
Janet Wozniak, MD, Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research
   Program in the Department of Psychiatry, MGH; Associate Professor
   of Psychiatry, HMS
Discussion Leader: Lucy Miller, Senior Managing Director Development Campaigns, MGH
This panel discussion featured the MGH Development Office and women faculty with successful fundraising experience. This session provided tools for how to raise donations for faculty's research and clinical interests.
Click here to view a copy of the handouts.


GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

The Power of Presentation
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division
Date: February 25, 2015
Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
A quick and easy guide for MGH graduate students on how to give an oral presentation. This seminar provided the tools and job aids needed to make their point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne Wilder discussed key ingredients to consider the next time they create and deliver a scientific talk.


GSD/MGPA Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Become a Medical or Scientific Entrepreneur
Co-sponsored by Graduate Student Division and Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: February 17, 2015
Facilitator: Alice Ly, PhD, Assistant Director, Health and Sciences,
Harvard Innovation Lab
This session covered how you can leverage the Harvard innovation lab to explore entrepreneurship. It highlighted:
    •  Early steps to take
    •  What the i-lab offers in terms of expert access, skill-based workshops,
       and upcoming programs
    •  Examples of how the i-lab can support the development and growth
       of innovative ideas and ventures
    •  How to use the i-lab's resources as an add-on to Partners Innovation
    •  Information how to apply to the President’s and Deans’ Challenges
       (combined prize pool of $390,000) and the i-lab’s Venture Incubation        Program


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Format the HMS CV
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: February 12, 2014
Facilitator: Carol Bates, MD Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Dean
    for Faculty Affairs, Harvard Medical School
The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs returned to the MGH to address the details of formatting the HMS CV for faculty members. This seminar conveyed important information to prepare the CV for the academic promotion process.
Click here to view the handouts.


GSD Educational Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Write a Successful Fellowship Application
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Divsion
Date: February 11, 2015
Facilitator: Kristen K. Ellard, PhD, Clinical Fellow in Psychology Bipolar Clinic
    and Research Program Program, MGH
This seminar provided an overview of the NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grant mechanisms. NRSA predoctoral (F31) and postdoctoral (F32) fellowship training grants provide an invaluable resource towards launching a career as an independent researcher. There was a discussion on the elements that go into a successful NRSA grant application, including how to pick a research project, how to select sponsors and mentors, and what to emphasize in a solid training plan.


Faculty Development Seminar: Responsible Conduct of Research Series

Peer Review of Journal Manuscripts
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: February 4, 2015
Facilitators: Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, Clinical Director,    MGH Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Center and Dennis Brown, PhD,
   Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for Research Career Development
This Responsible Conduct of Research workshop covered:
    •  Overview of the Peer Review process
    •  Journal guidelines and unwritten rules
    •  Ethical consideration for reviewers
In addition, participants were assigned a short basic or clinical research manuscript to read before the session. Participants worked in small groups to review the assigned manuscript guided by the faculty presenters.
Click here to view Reference Article 1
Click here to view Reference Article 2
Click here to view Reference Article 3


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: February 3, 2015
This session offered new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).


Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Faculty Parents Group: "Growing Up Brave"
Sponsored by the Office of Women's Careers
Date: January 23, 2015
Facilitator: Donna Pincus, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychology & Brain
   Sciences, Boston University, and Director of Research, Child and Adolescent
   Fear and Anxiety Treatment Program
Occasional feelings of anxiety can be a normal part of growing up, but at higher levels, anxiety can interfere with social and academic development. Dr. Pincus, author of the book Growing Up Brave, will lead the Faculty Parents Group in a discussion to help:
    •  Identify and understand anxiety in children
    •  Learn techniques to reduce children’s anxiety
    •  Learn tips to encourage bravery and confidence
Click here to view the presentation slides


Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA Annual Meeting
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: January 21, 2015
The MGPA Annual Meeting was an opportunity for all MGH postdoctoral fellows to learn more about the postdoc association, network, and learn valuable information to help their careers. The 2015 meeting will featured: welcoming remarks and career development advice from Professor Dennis Brown, PhD, presentation of the Postdoc Recognition Awards, panel discussion: Making the most of your MGH postdoctoral fellowship, and networking time with speakers, MGPA leaders and the postdoc community Additionally, attendees learned about the next round of the MGPA Travel Awards and how they could be one of the winners.


Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Conflict Management at Work
Co-sponsored with the Graduate Student Division
Date: January 14, 2015
Facilitator: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
This seminar explored the benefits of understanding conflict and provided a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick demonstrated how and when to use the conflict-handling styles effectively and coached participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion
Co-sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers and the Office for Research Career Development
Date: January 13, 2015
Panelists: Andrea L. Ciaranello, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine and
       2011 Claflin Award Scholar;
   Basak E. Uygun, PhD,
Instructor in Surgery and 2013 Claflin Award Scholar;
   Karen K. Miller, MD,
Associate Professor of Medicine, 1999 Claflin Award       Scholar and Co-chair of Claflin Award Review Committee
The Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine. In this session, attendees learned:
    •  Eligibility requirements
    •  Tips on putting together your best application
    •  Resources to improve your application
    •  How the award can help advance your career
Click here to view the handouts


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

English as a Second Language for Researchers - Spring 2015 semester
Sponsored by the Office for Reearch Career Development

The Spring 2015 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) for MGH researchers is a 15-week course and runs February to May 2015. It is geared towards researchers and will cover:
    •  Speaking and Listening
    •  Vocabulary and Grammar
    •  Pronunciation
Classes held at MGH (Simches Research Building) in the evening.

If you have any questions about ESL for Researchers, please email orcd@partners.org.


Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Conflict of Interest
Sponsored by the Office for Reearch Career Development
Date: December 18, 2014
Facilitators: Rachel Ackman, JD, Senior Research Compliance Associate, MGH Compliance Office; and Raymond Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chief, Gastrointestinal Unit, Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program
Conflict of interest occurs when an individual has two or more interests or roles that could interfere with making objective professional decisions. This seminar discussed conflicts of interest that may arise in research including those related to financial gain, peer review, and collaborations.
Click here to view the presentation slides


Mass General Postdoc Association

Industry Careers Exposure (ICE) Club Panel Discussion
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: December 16, 2014
Panelists: Maja Janas, PhD, Scientist, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals; James Mutamba, PhD, Associate, PureTech Ventures; and William Sellers, MD, VP/Global Head of Oncology, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Novartis Oncology
The Industry Subcommittee of the Mass General Hospital Postdoc Association (MGPA) has established the Industry Careers Exposure (ICE) Club. As part of this initiative they invited guests from the biotech, pharma and biopharma industries to visit MGH and discuss their companies, the science that takes place within and their own individual careers.


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: December 12, 2014
This session offered new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers
Date: December 10, 2014
This interactive session focused on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Faculty learned how to help their chief understand and convey their story so that their promotion can move forward.
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in
    the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for
    Clinical Careers
Click here to view the presentation.
Click here to view the Template for Department Head Letter Proposing Candidates for Promotion.


Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

"Meet and Greet" Networking Lunch with Dr. Susan Slaugenhaupt
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: December 9, 2014
The OWC’s “Meet and Greet” networking series provided an opportunity for faculty to hear from a senior MGH faculty member about her career path, and is also a great way to meet colleagues in a relaxed setting. Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhD joined as the guest speaker at this event. Dr. Slaugenhaupt is a Professor of Neurology in the Center for Human Genetic Research, a 2013 MGH Scholar, and was recently appointed as the first Scientific Director of the MGH Research Institute.


Mass General Postdoc Association

Career Pathways Panel Discussion: The Academic Job Search
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: December 8, 2014
Panelists: Irving Bigio, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering, Boston University; Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, MGH, Wellman Center for Photomedicine; Kate Jeffrey, PhD, Instructor, Department of Medicine/Gastroenterology, MGH; and Josef Kurtz, PhD, Chair, Department of Biology, Associate Professor of Biology, Emmanuel College
The MGPA hosted a session to learn about the academic job search from the perspective of search committee members and recently hired faculty. Topics covered included: Setting a timeline for your search; What search committees look for in an application; What search committees look for in an interview; and After the offer: negotiating dos and don'ts.


Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Building a Positive On-line Personal Brand: Using LinkedIn, Blogs, and other Social Media Tools
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division
Date: December 4, 2014
Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO of Propel Careers
This seminar helped graduate students build and develop a professional on-line personal brand using sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. They learned how to: Use the advanced functionality of LinkedIn and how to customize their profile; Highlight their background and experiences to compliment their CV/resume; and Leverage on-line tools to explore career opportunities.


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

The Power of Presentation
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: December 1, 2014
Facilitator: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentations
This seminar wprovided the tools and job aids needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne Wilder discussed key ingredients to consider the next time you create and deliver a scientific talk.
Click here to view the presentation materials


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

On the Record: Mastering Your Media Message
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: November 20, 2014
Facilitators: Mallika Marshall, MD, Instructor in Medicine, WBZ-TV Medical Reporter and Peggy Slasman, Senior Vice President, MGH Public Affairs
This seminar focused on: how to articulate your point of view to the media, tips and techniques to become media savvy, and how the MGH Public Affairs Office can help you to better engage with the media.
Click here to view the handouts
Click here to view video presentation


Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA Career Exploration Panel: Consulting Careers
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Panelists: Anais Gervais, PhD, Life Sciences Consultant, Putnam Associates; Manuel Lowenhaupt, MD, Senior Industry Innovation Executive, Accenture plc; Samuel Murphy, PhD, Vice President, IMS Health Capital, Inc.; and Xun Wang, PhD, Senior Analyst, ICON plc
In this panel discussion, panelists described their transition from research and clinical work to consulting. Topics covered included: what it means to work as a consultant, the do's and don'ts for finding a job in consulting firms, which skills are relevant/trasferable, and how big the gap is between the two types of jobs (research and consulting)?


Graduate Student Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Looking your Best on Paper: Building a CV or Resume
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division
Date: November 13, 2014
Facilitator: Lauren Celano, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
This seminar provided important information how to prepare your CV or Resume, how to tailor it to your goals, and highlight transferable skills and experience.
Click here to view the presentation slides
Click here to view the tips for CV and Resume writing


Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: November 11, 2014
Facilitator: Dee Dee Chen, Manager, MGH Professional Staff Benefits Office
The Professional Staff Benefits Office spoke about changes for 2015 and answered benefits questions from faculty.
Please click here to view the handouts


Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA Career Exploration Panel: U.S. Clinical Careers for International MD’s
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association
Date: November 10, 2014
Facilitators: Lucia De Gregorio, MD, Research Fellow in Surgery;
    Rami Kantar, MD,
Research Fellow in Neurology;
   Elie Ramly, MD, Research Fellow in Surgery
This informative session discussed the USMLE board exams and application to U.S. residency programs for non-U.S. trained medical doctors.
Click here to view the handout


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH New Faculty Orientation
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Center for Faculty Development hosted the annual MGH New Faculty Orientation for faculty across all departments that recently joined MGH. This served as an opportunity for faculty to hear from senior leaders and to familiarize themselves with key information to enhance their MGH experience. The three-hour session provided an overview of the MGH environment and faculty resources.
Click here for a copy of the 2014 New Faculty Resource Guide
Click below to view a copy of the presentation slides from the speakers:
- MGH Overview by Peter Slavin, MD
- MGPO Overview by Greg Pauly, MHA on behalf of Dr. David Torchiana
- MGH Research Environment:
     • Research Management by Gary Smith on behalf of Harry Orf, PhD
'         - Top 10 Things for MGH Researchers by Gary Smith
     • MGH Graduate Student Recruitment by Thilo Deckersbach, PhD
- Clinician Teaching & Education Environment:
     • Teaching & Education Environment and ECOTE by Theodore Stern, MD
     • Clinical Teaching Opportunities by Alberto Puig, MD, PhD
- HMS Overview by Maureen Connelly, MD
- Introduction to your CV by Theodore Stern, MD
- CFD Overview by Nancy Rigotti, MD


Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Managing Parenthood and Your Career: "Getting Out the Door"
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: October 22, 2014
Panelists: Ingrid Bassett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
   Paola Divieti-Pajevic, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
   Ann Kao, MD, Instructor in Medicine
Moderator: Ann Skoczenski, PhD, Program Manager, Center for Faculty
   Development
This discussion focused on better ways to get prepared for the workday and the kids ready for daycare or school. Participants who struggle with this part of their day were able to share ideas on making the mornings run smoothly.


Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Responsible Authorship
Sponsored by the Office for Reearch Career Development
Date: October 14, 2014
Facilitator: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for    Research Career Development
This seminar presented authorship guidelines and case studies of authorship disputes that equipped participants to discuss and determine appropriate authorship for their research collaborations.
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Click here to view the presentation slides
Click here to view the handouts


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development
Date: October 9, 2014
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in
    the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for
    Clinical Careers
This interactive seminar reviewed the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there there was a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers
Click here to view a copy of the handouts.


Graduate Student Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Overview Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division
Date: October 2, 2014
Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers
This session provided an overview on career opportunities available to individuals with advanced degrees and the skills needed to excel in each type of role.
Click here to view the presentation slides


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Reearch Career Development
Date: October 2, 2014
This session offered new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).


Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Negotiating Up: Dealing with Power in the Workplace
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
This interactive workshop dealt with power differentials in the workplace and focused on types of power, attitudes towards power that influence negotiations and tips for negotiation preparation from a power perspective.
Click here to view the handouts


Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception

Insights and Innovations: Achieving Gender Equity in Academic Medicine
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Speaker: Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan Health System and Research Investigator in the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine
In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC celebrated the 17th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.
Click here to view the presentation slides.
Click here to view the 2014 Tribute Book.


Postdoc Appreciation Ice Cream Social

Date: September 15, 2014
In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the ORCD held an event to acknowledge MGH Research Fellows for their scientific contributions to the MGH research enterprise. The world-class research carried out at MGH would not be possible without the dedication and hard work of the 1100+ postdoctoral research fellows.
Sponsored by the Office for Reearch Career Development


Presented by The Mass General Postdoc Association

"Acing the Interview" and Vendor Fair
Date: September 11, 2014
This two-part event began with a lecture, "Tips for a Successful Job Interview," led by Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers.
The seminar covered: Performing research on the company and interviewers; Preparing potential interview questions; Customizing your response to the interview questions; and How to create your own “elevator speech". After the lecture, there was a vendor fair where attendees spoke to vendors about the newest equipment and supplies that will advance your research.
Click here to view the handouts


Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

English as a Second Language for Researchers
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
This 15-week course served the significant portion of the research trainee community who are non-native speakers of English. The sessions were designed to improve everyday language skills, as well as those skills specific to a science career.
If you have any questions about ESL for Researchers, please email orcd@partners.org.


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: September 4, 2014
This session offered new MGH Research Fellows an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH ECOR Fellowships for Postdocs: How to Write a Competitive Application
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development
Date: September 3, 2014
Panelists: Iain Drummond, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH Renal Unit; Robert Gerszten, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology Division; Kristin White, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Cutaneous Biology Research Center
This panel discussion helped attendees understand the highly competitive Tosteson and Fund for Medical Discovery application process, including: when is the best time to apply, what factors reviewers consider in ranking your application, and how you can increase your chance of receiving an award.
Click here to view the handouts


Previously recorded programs available online:

MGH New Faculty Orientation

Date: October 9, 2013
The Center for Faculty Development hosted the annual MGH New Faculty Orientation for faculty across all departments that recently joined MGH. This served as an opportunity for faculty to hear from senior leaders and to familiarize themselves with key information to enhance their MGH experience. The three-hour session provided an overview of the MGH environment and faculty resources.
Click here to view video presentation- Part One
- Welcome, Anne Klibanski, MD
- Massachusetts General Hospital Overview, Peter Slavin, MD
- Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) Overview,
  Greg Pauly, MHA
Click here to view video presentation- Part Two
- MGH Research Environment Overview
- Harvard Medical School Overview, Maureen Connelly, MD
- Introduction to Your CV, Theodore Stern, MD
- Center for Faculty Development Overview, Theodore Stern, MD

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

HMS/HSDM CV: 'How to Format' the New HMS CV
Program on April 24, 2009 presented by Mary C. Walsh, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointment, HMS Office of Faculty Affairs.
Following the more general CV seminars offered, this seminar focused on the details of formatting the new HMS CV. The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs returned to the MGH to address the faculty, administrators and administrative assistants who work directly on the details of the CV for their faculty.
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Teaching and Educational Leadership

Program on June 2, 2009 included the following panelists:
Beverly MK Biller, MD, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Director, MGH Fellowship in Endocrinology
Robert A. Novelline, MD, Professor of Radiology and Director of Emergency Radiology Division
Theodore A. Stern, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Consultation Psychiatry for Adult Hospital Patients
Moderated by Jules L. Dienstag, MD, Professor of Medicine and Dean for Medical Education
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Investigation

Program on June 17, 2009 included the following panelists:
Xandra O. Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Laboratory of Experimental Gene Therapy, Department of Neurology
Anne Klibanski, MD, Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Neuroendocrine Unit
David N. Louis, MD, Benjamin Castleman Professor of Pathology and Chief of the Department of Pathology
Moderated by Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, Morton N. Swartz MD Academy Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases
Click here to view video presentation

Academic Career Development Series-

What it takes to get promoted in your area of excellence...
Clinical Expertise and Innovation

Program on June 25, 2009 included the following panelists:
David N. Caplan, MD,PhD Professor of Neurology Medicine and Director of the Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit
Maureen T. Connelly, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at Harvard Medical School
Theresa C. McLoud, MD, Professor of Radiology, Associate Radiologist in Chief and Director of Education, Department of Radiology
Moderated by Andrew L. Warshaw, MD, W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Department of Surgery
Click here to view video presentation

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Effective Negotiation Skills
Program on December 10, 2007 presented by Linda Wilcox, Ombudsperson for the HMS/HSDM/HSPH.
Explore ways for you to become a more effective negotiator. This case-based interactive seminar is to help you approach controversial conversations. The speaker focused on relevant negotiation skills and strategies that you can practice in real-life situations.
Click here to view video presentation


Office for Women's Careers Center for Faculty Development Office for Research Career Development