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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)

Sessions by month

June 2015 October 2015 February 2016
July 2015 November 2015 March 2016
August 2015 December 2015 April 2016
September 2015 January 2016 May 2016

 


June 2015

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGPA Industry Careers Exposure (ICE) Club: Your Industry Job Search
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

This presentation will use sample job descriptions as case studies presented by recruiters and hiring professionals. The speakers will discuss job descriptions for different industries and how to find these jobs during the search. There will be an opportunity to network and speak with the presenters at the end of the session.

Panelists: Walter Demkowicz, Jr., PhD, Scientific Technical Recruiter
Gabriela Apiou, PhD, Director for Translational Research Training and
   Development at MGH/HMS
Dave Anderson, R&D Recruiting Manager, EMD Serono
Erroll Rueckert, PhD, Regional Account Manager, NanoString Technologies
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Location: Kendall Square, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

 

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July 2015

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: English as a Second Language for Researchers
Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2015 semester of the English as a Second Language (ESL) 15-week course for MGH researchers. The semester runs September to December 2015 and is geared towards researchers and will cover:
    •  Speaking and Listening
    •  Vocabulary and Grammar
    •  Pronunciation

Classes held at MGH (Simches Research Building) once a week in the evening. Classes will be held on Tuesday or Wednesday, beginning at 5:30 pm.

Click here for the ESL application. Applications are due by noon on Mon, Jul 13.

Before applying, please be certain you can devote the time necessary for weekly sessions for the duration of this course. Certificate of completion and eligibility for future ESL classes depends on attendance from previous semesters.

If you have any questions, please email orcd@partners.org.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

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

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: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus Invitation only

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Business of Life Workshop™
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

The Office for Women's Careers, under the auspices of the Center for Faculty Development, is sponsoring a full-day "Business of Life™ Workshop". In this highly experiential workshop, you will learn how to apply the principles of strategic planning to achieve your personal and professional goals while deriving greater fulfillment from your life. You will learn a systematic process to examine your personal skills, talents and passions, in order to bring who you truly ARE to all that you DO.

Facilitator: Allison Rimm, President and CEO, Allison Rim and Associates,
   LLC, Best-selling Author, Executive Coach, Management Consultant, and
   Former MGH Senior VP of Strategic Planning and Information Management

Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location provided upon registration

Faculty with HMS appointments, please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

MGPA Digital Tools for Scientists: Collaborative Writing
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

Producing a quality manuscript for publication or grant proposal is a collaborative process that involves the input of more than one individual. This session will explore novel software solutions providing a robust versioning control system and multi-user editing and merging capabilities.

Speaker: Alberto Pepe, PhD, Co-Founder, Authorea
Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

 

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August 2015

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

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

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: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Location: CNY Campus Invitation only

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

MGPA Careers in Scientific Editing and Publishing
Sponsored by the Mass General Postdoc Association

If you are interested in moving your career away from bench research but want to stay in the field of science, the editing and publishing world may be for you. This seminar will provide information about career pathways as a scientific editor in the world of journal publishing.

Speaker: Emilie Marcus, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Cell, CEO, Cell Press
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

This interactive session will focus on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Learn how to help your chief understand and convey your story so that your 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
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

 

 

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September 2015

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

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.

This year's featured speaker is the inaugural Celia White Tabor lecturer in the
    Department of Medicine, Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of the Duke
    University School of Medicine
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location provided upon registration.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

Negotiation Skills

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

Facilitator: Robert C. Bordone, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Location provided upon registration.

 

 

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October 2015

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November 2015

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December 2015

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January 2016

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February 2016

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March 2016

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April 2016

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May 2016

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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