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Within MGH

Academic Year 2015 - 2016
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)

Sessions by month

February 2016 June 2016 October 2016
March 2016 July 2016 November 2016
April 2016 August 2016 December 2016
May 2016 September 2016 January 2017

 

February 2016

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This session presents new MGH Research Fellows with an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Format the HMS CV

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS appointment.

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.

Facilitator: Bethany Westlund, PhD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, HMS

Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location will be provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance

Managing Parenthood and Your Career: The Infant and Toddler Years
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The Managing Parenthood and Your Career series is designed to help MGH faculty discuss and learn strategies for keeping your academic career moving forward during the childrearing years. This discussion will cover the important infant and toddler years, including:

    •  Transitioning back to work from maternity leave
    •  Managing work with a sick child
    •  Getting out the door in the morning
    •  Prioritizing time for work and family

Join us to hear advice from MGH faculty and add your ideas and strategies to the discussion!

Panelists: Jodie L. Babitt, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine/Nephrology
Kamryn Eddy, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine/General
   Internal Medicine

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

 

Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Write a Successful Fellowship Application
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

This seminar will provide an overview of the NIH National Research Service Award (NRSA) training grant mechanisms. We will discuss 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.

Facilitator: Kristen K. Ellard, Ph.D., Clinical Fellow in Psychology

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

 

 

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March 2016

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Managing Difficult Conversations

We all have conversations we avoid, such as raising a sensitive topic with our boss, colleagues or others. The focus of the session will be 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 at
   Harvard Law School, and Consultant at Triad Consulting Group

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location will be provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This session presents new MGH Research Fellows with an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only

 

Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Acing the Interview
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Division

A career advancement two-hour seminar for MGH graduate students tailored for academic and non-academic interviews.

This educational seminar will provide tips and advise on:

    •  How to perform research on the company and interviewers
    •  How to prepare potential interview questions and responses
    •  How to create your own “elevator speech”
    •  How to handle behavioral focused interview questions

Facilitator: Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO, Propel Careers

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Teaching Techniques

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

More details as date nears.

 

 

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April 2016

Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

Meet & Greet Faculty Networking Breakfast with Dr. Rochelle Walensky
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The OWC’s “Meet and Greet” networking series provides 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. Rochelle Walensky, MD, will join us as the guest speaker at this event and talk about her career path.

Speaker: Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine, Division of
   Infectious Diseases

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 to 9:00 am
Location provided upon registration.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This session presents new MGH Research Fellows with an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Can I/Should I Be Promoted?...A Discussion for Clinical Faculty
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar for MGH Clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments. This interactive seminar will help you:
    •  Consider the possibilities regarding your promotion
    •  Understand the promotion process for clinical faculty
    •  Consider priorities and achieve your career goals

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm
Facilitators: TBD

More details as date nears.

 

Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Getting Your Point Across: Tips For Effective Communication When Using PowerPoint. Practical Do's & Don'ts for Researchers.

Date: April TBD

More details as date nears.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Negotiation Essentials

A 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 C. Bordone, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law
   at Harvard Law School; Founding Director, Harvard Negotiation and
   Mediation Clinic

Date: Monday, April 25, 2016
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm
Location will be provided upon registration.

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 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

Research Integrity - It's a Matter of Trust

This RCR seminar will discuss:
    •  Public perceptions of scientific research
    •  Integrity in collaborations and publications
    •  Integrity in data management
    •  Perspectives of an HMS policymaker and a senior faculty member

Facilitators: Gretchen Brodnicki, JD, Dean for Faculty and
   Research Integrity, HMS
Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Office for
   Research Career Development

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 3:00-4:00 pm
Location will be provided upon registration.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.

 

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May 2016

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

Faculty Development Month: 8th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty Development Lectureship Series

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

More details as date nears.

 

Graduate Student Division Seminar: Career Advancement Series

How to Identify Funding Opportunities

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

More details as date nears.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Speaking Up

Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

More details as date nears.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This session presents new MGH Research Fellows with an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only

 

ORCD Annual Research Fellows Poster Celebration

In collaboration with the Mass General Postdoc Association

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The ORCD Research Fellows Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH Postdocs and Instructors. The morning program includes two lectures (a Research Career Development Lecture and a Trends in Biomedical Science Lecture) as well as an awards ceremony. Posters are display in the Bulfinch Tent the whole day.

More details as date nears.

 

 

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June 2016

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

The annual Academic Career Advancement Series helped MGH Faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion.

Session I- Area of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation & Teaching and Educational Leadership
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:30p

Session II- Area of Excellence: Investigation
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:30p

Session III- Area of Excellence: Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: Monday, June 6, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:30p

Session IV- Crafting Your CV Narrative
Date: Monday, June 13, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

More details as date nears.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This session presents new MGH Research Fellows with an overview of the resources, programs and events offered by the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the Mass General Postdoc Association (MGPA).

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

19th Annual Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Invitation only


The Office for Women's Careers offers this luncheon to all Claflin award winners to celebrate their achievements. The luncheon was by invitation only.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

 

 

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July 2016

TBA

 

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August 2016

TBA

 

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September 2016

Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception

Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC will celebrate the 18th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

More details as date nears.

 

Postdoc Appreciation Ice Cream Social

Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the ORCD acknowledges MGH Research Fellows for their scientific contributions to the MGH research enterprise.

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016

More details as date nears.

 

 

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October 2016

TBA

 

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November 2016

TBA

 

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December 2016

TBA

 

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January 2017

TBA

 

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Previously recorded programs available online:

MGH New Faculty Orientation

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-

Climbing the Academic Ladder: Practical Points and Steps
Facilitated by Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation at HMS, and Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service.
A 3-part seminar geared towards:
Session 1- Understanding the HMS Promotions Process
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 2- Preparing Your CV in the HMS Format
    Click here to view video presentation
Session 3- Crafting Your CV Narrative
    Click here to view video presentation

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series-

Effective Negotiation Skills
Facilitated 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

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series-

HMS/HSDM CV: 'How to Format' the new HMS CV
Facilitated 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

Session 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

Session 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

Session 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


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