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Academic Year 2013 - 2014
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

September 2014 January 2015 May 2015
October 2014 February 2015 June 2015
November 2014 March 2015 July 2015
December 2014 April 2015 August 2015

 

September 2014

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGH ECOR Fellowships for Postdocs: How to Write a Competitive Application

Did you know that MGH has an internal fellowship program for postdocs? This panel discussion will help you understand the highly competitive Tosteson and Fund for Medical Discovery application process, including:
    •  When is the best time to apply?
    •  What factors do reviewers consider in ranking your application?
    •  How can you increase your chance of receiving an award?

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

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Research Fellow Orientation Lunch

This session offers 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).

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Invitation only.

 

Presented by The Mass General Postdoc Association

MGPA Interview Seminar and Vendor Show

Join the MGPA for a career advancement seminar followed by a vendor show and lunch.

Seminar: "Tips for a Successful Job Interview"
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
This seminar will cover:
    •  Performing research on the company and interviewers
    •  Preparing potential interview questions
    •  Customizing your response to the interview questions
    •  How to create your own “elevator speech”

Speaker: Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers

Vendor Show
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
After the lecture, stay for a vendor fair and lunch. Speak to vendors about the newest equipment and supplies that will advance your research. You are welcome to drop in for the vendor show only.

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Time: 11:00 am - noon: Seminar
            Noon - 1:30 pm: Vendor fair and lunch
Seminar location provided upon registration.
Vendor Show Location: CNY-114 Lobby

Please click here to register.

 

Presented by the Office for Research Career Develompent

Postdoc Appreciation Ice Cream Social

In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the ORCD would like 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 our 1100+ postdoctoral research fellows.

We invite all MGH postdoctoral research fellows to join us for an Ice Cream Social to thank you for your hard work.

Date: Monday, September 15, 2014
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

Please click here to register.

 

Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception

Insights and Innovations: Achieving Gender Equity in Academic Medicine

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC announces the 17th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.

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

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Please click here to register.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Tribute Book for Women Faculty due Jul 29 at noon

As part of the Women in Medicine month annual reception, the OWC is now compiling the information for this year's Tribute Book which will be distributed at the reception. The Tribute Book will honor the significant achievements of women faculty at MGH from the July 2013 - June 2014 academic year. Including your:
  • Academic and administrative promotions
  • Other professional achievements
        (e.g. publications, grants, honors and awards)
  • In order to be included in this tribute book, you must complete the online form by Mon, Jul 29 at noon.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

     

    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

    Negotiating Up: Dealing with Power in the Workplace

    Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
    Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

    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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
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    October 2014

    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

    Drafting Your Chief's Letter

    This interactive session focuses on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Participants will learn how to help their chief understand and convey their story in order for their promotion to 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
    Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
    Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

     

     

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    November 2014

    TBA

     

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    December 2014

    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

    Crafting Your CV Narrative

    Your CV is almost complete, however, do you need help writing your CV narrative?

    This interactive seminar reviews the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there is a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.

    Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in
        the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation and Director, Office for
        Clinical Careers
    Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
    Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

     

     

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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