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Academic Year 2014 - 2015

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: June 3, 2015
Panelists: David F. M. Brown, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine, HMS;
    Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, MGH
Lisa B. Nachtigal, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS; Clinical
    Co-Director, Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Clinical Center, MGH
Bethany Westlund, PhD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, HMS
Moderator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry
    in the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief, Avery D.
    Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service, MGH; Director, Office for
    Clinical Careers, MGH
Session II- Area of Excellence: Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: June 4, 2015
Panelists: Hanna K. Gaggin, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS;
    Assistant in Medicine, MGH
Jay Loeffler, MD, Herman and Joan Suit Professor of Radiation Oncology, HMS;
    Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology, MGH;
Jonathan Matsui, PhD, Program Director, Faculty Appointments for Faculty
    Affairs, HMS
Moderator: Nancy Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Associate Chief,
    General Medicine Division, MGH; Director, Office for Women's Careers, MGH
Session III- Area of Excellence: Investigation
Date: June 10, 2015
Panelists: Carol K. Bates, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Associate
    Professor of Medicine, HMS
Stephen Calderwood, MD, Morton N. Swartz, MD Academy Professor
    of Medicine, HMS; Chief, Infectious Diseases Division, MGH
Joshua L. Roffman,MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS; Associate
    Psychiatrist, MGH; Associate Director of Psychiatric Neuroimaging,
    Department of Psychiatry, MGH
Moderator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry
    in the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief, Avery D.
    Weisman, MD Psychiatry Consultation Service, MGH; Director, Office for
    Clinical Careers, MGH
Session I   - Click here to view Dr. David Brown's presentation
                       Click here to view Dr. Lisa Nachtigall's presentation
                       Click here to view Dr. Bethany Westlund's presentation
                       Click here to view the handouts from Session I
Session II  - Click here to view Dr. Hanna Gaggin's presentation
                       Click here to view the handouts from Session II
                       Click here to view Dr. Jonathan Matsui's presentation
Session III - Click here to view Dr. Carol Bates' presentation
                       Click here to view the handouts from Session III

Click here to be directed to the HMS Office for Faculty Affairs website


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Can I/Should I Be Promoted?...A Discussion for Clinical Faculty
Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers
Date: April 29, 2015
Facilitators:Steven Schlozman, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, HMS,
   and Associate Director, MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds;
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 seminar helped participants reflect on their motivations about promotion,
understand the promotion process for clinical faculty, consider and achieve their goals.
Click here to view the presentation slides
Click here to view the promotion planning worksheet


Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
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

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
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: Communication Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
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 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.



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