2012 October 19
 
             

The Office for Women’s Careers (OWC) at MGH is a branch of the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to foster a gender equitable environment to assure that women faculty will be given the same opportunity as men faculty to succeed in research and clinical careers.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  Managing Parenthood
  Series: Parenting
  Tweens and Teens

  Meet and Greet with
  Dr. Patricia D'Amore

  Clinician Teaching
  Skills Development
  Series

  Faculty Development
  Course for Mentors

  Crafting Your CV
  Narrative

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Learn about
  volunteering
  with AWIS

  HMS Leadership
  Development Course


WHAT'S HAPPENING

From Our Office

1. Managing Parenthood and Your Career Panel Discussion: Parenting Tweens
    and Teens on Nov 15-

    Work-Life Balance Series

As children grow into the pre-teen and teenage years, their increased independence is paired with a changing and often increasing need for your attention. In this panel discussion you will hear from three faculty parents about how their children's needs changed, how their parenting roles changed in response, and how they have balanced this with their busy careers in academic medicine.

Panelists: Robert Gerszten, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical and
      Translational Research, MGH Heart Center
  Naomi Simon, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Center for Anxiety
      & Traumatic Stress Related Disorders
  Susan Slaugenhaupt, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl.

Please click here to register.

2. SPECIAL INVITATION: "Meet and Greet" series: with Dr. Patricia D'Amore on Dec 11-

The MGH Office for Women's Careers cordially invites you to the bi-annual "Meet and Greet" networking series featuring Patricia D'Amore, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology.

This is an opportunity to hear from Dr. D'Amore about her career path and to gain some insights to help with your own career trajectory. You can also learn more about the Office for Women's Careers and spend some time with other women faculty colleagues. Please feel free to extend this invitation to the individuals you mentor or advise.

Speaker: Patricia D'Amore, PhD, Professor Professor of Ophthalmology (Pathology)
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

Please click here to register.

From Other CFD Offices

1. Clinician Teaching Skills Development Series Three-Part Seminar: Communication Series-
    Presented by the Office for Clinical Careers

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Are you interested in learning how to be a more effective teacher?

If so, please join clinician educators and others for the “Clinician Teaching Skills Development Series” sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers and the Center for Faculty Development. Multidisciplinary presenters and panelists will guide attendees towards enhancement of feedback delivery, developing your students case presentation skills, curriculum development, and presentation skills.

Come build and refine your skills and rejuvenate your joy in teaching in this robust and interactive series.

There are two sessions remaining:

Session 2 of 3- As a Teacher: Building an Academic Product
Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Time: noon to 2 pm

Session 3 of 3- Improving Your Teaching Presentation Skills
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 4 to 6 pm

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register for one or both sessions.

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Build a subject matter foundation for professional development
- Develop strategies for professional growth in subject matter (e.g., writing skills,
   communication skills, mentoring, leadership)
- Utilize a framework for professional growth related to subject matter
- Identify and manage personal areas of improvement related to subject matter
- Discuss subject matter to enhance professionalism and team-work
Course Director: Anne Klibanski, MD, Director of Center for Faculty Development and
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine

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2. REGISTER NOW! Building a Culture of Mentors: A Faculty Development Course for Mentors
    on Nov 16-

    Co-sponsored by the Consortium of Harvard Affiliated Offices for Faculty Development and Diversity

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The MGH Center for Faculty Development and Multicultural Affairs Office invite you to register for the annual career development seminar sponsored by the Consortium of Harvard Affiliated Offices for Faculty Development and Diversity (CHADD) and the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC Harvard Catalyst) to enhance your mentorship skills and effectiveness.

Facilitated by faculty across HMS-affiliated institutions, this course is targeted to both:
     -senior mentors who are interested in expanding their knowledge
     -junior faculty who are transitioning to become mentors and at the same time are selecting
      good mentors for their careers

Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
Time: 8 am - 1:30 pm (optional session extends to 2:30 pm)
Location: Children's Hospital, Auditoriums A and B (basement), 1 Autumn Street
              (off Longwood Avenue)

Please see the Program Agenda for more information.

There is limited enrollment for this course and registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Pre-registration is required to attend. Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Oct 26.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

3. Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series - Crafting Your CV Narrative on Nov 29-

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

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

This interactive seminar will review the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there will be 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: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Building, 1st Fl

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Build a subject matter foundation for professional development
- Develop strategies for professional growth in subject matter (e.g., writing skills,
   communication skills, mentoring, leadership)
- Utilize a framework for professional growth related to subject matter
- Identify and manage personal areas of improvement related to subject matter
- Discuss subject matter to enhance professionalism and team-work
Course Director: Anne Klibanski, MD, Director of Center for Faculty Development and
Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Learn About Volunteering with AWIS on Nov 1-
    Association for Women in Science Massachusetts

The Association is holding a session on "Volunteer: Build Your Leadership Skills and Make a Difference - Learn how to get as much as you give."

Join MASS-AWIS to learn about what volunteering can do for you and about volunteer opportunities within MASS-AWIS. The evening will include a presentation by Dr. Joanne Kamens, testimonials by current AWIS volunteers, and time for networking with the speakers and attendees.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Location: Monadnock Room, Broad Institute, 7 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA

Please click here for more information. Click here to register.

2. ATTENTION LEADERS! HMS Leadership Development Course for Physicians and Scientists
    is in early April-

    Sponsored by Harvard Medical School

Apply now for this course is designed for HMS and HSDM instructors, assistant professors, and associate professors who currently have responsibility for a research grant, laboratory, educational course, or clinical program. The goal of the course is to build on participants' knowledge base and skills to enhance their professional development as administrative leaders in academic medicine. Participants will acquire skills in institutional organization, finance, legal and regulatory issues, and the full spectrum of communication skills.

Dates: April 2- April 5, 2013
Application due: Fri, Oct 26. Please click here for details.

 

Office Phone #s:

  OWC Main:
    617.724.5229
  CFD:
    617.724.0818
  OCC:
    617.724.1382
  ORCD:
    617.643.1606
  Fax:
    617.726.0568