2012 November 16
 
             

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

  Meet and Greet with
  Dr. Patricia D'Amore

  Claflin Panel

  Crafting Your CV
  Narrative

  Power of Presentation

  CRP Workshop
  on applying for an
  NIH Award

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Potts Faculty
  Mentoring Award

  Harold Amos Faculty
  Diversity Award


WHAT'S HAPPENING

From Our Office

1. COME JOIN US: "Meet and Greet" series: with Dr. Patricia D'Amore on Dec 4-

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.

Speaker: Patricia D'Amore, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology
Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 *please note date change
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

Please feel free to extend this invitation to the individuals you mentor or advise.

Please click here to register by Wed, Nov 28.

2. Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion on Jan 23 -

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards? These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine. This discussion will cover the eligibility requirements for the awards, tips on putting together your best application, resources to help you apply, and how the award can help advance your career.

Panelists: Ebru Oral, PhD, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, 2011 Claflin Award Winner;
          Simona Temereanca Ibanescu, PhD, Instructor in Radiology, 2010 Claflin Award Winner;
          Kristin White, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Claflin Award Review Committee
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl

Please click here to register by Fri, Jan 11.

From Other CFD Offices

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

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 Research Building, 1st fl

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Nov 21.

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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2. Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series - Power of Presentation on Jan 10-

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will provide the tools and job aids needed to make your point to an audience more effectively. Claudyne will discuss key ingredients to consider the next time you create and deliver a scientific talk.

Speaker: Claudyne Wilder, President of Wilder Presentation
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location: Thier Conference Room, Thier Research Building, 1st fl

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Dec 28.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 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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From Other Offices

Workshop on 'Applying for an NIH Career Development Award' on Dec 17-
    Sponsored by the MGH Clinical Research Program

The CRP is offering an interactive, hands-on workshop specifically directed towards Clinical Investigators applying for an NIH K Award. These awards provide up to five years protected time in a mentored environment where the recipient can develop into an independent investigator. This workshop will focus on practical approaches including timelines and grant structure, with an emphasis on the unique mentored requirements of these grants.

Please click here for more information.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Faculty Mentoring Award due on Nov 30-
    Sponsored by the MGH Center for Faculty Development

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:
John T. Potts Jr., MD
Faculty Mentoring Award

The Center for Faculty Development invites nominations for the John T. Potts, Jr., MD, Faculty Mentoring Award. Created to honor John T. Potts, Jr., MD’s outstanding achievements in faculty mentoring, this award seeks to recognize senior faculty members (MD, PhD, or equivalent advanced degree) with 10 or more years of mentoring experience at MGH. This $5,000 award will be given to a faculty member from any MGH department who has contributed to the success of junior faculty members and trainees and demonstrated excellence in a number of ways including:

     - Having a positive impact on careers of junior faculty
     - Implementing ideas/programs that promote faculty success
     - Demonstrating sustained interest and success in mentoring of junior faculty
        and/or trainees
     - Fostering and encouraging professional development of junior faculty and trainees
     - Facilitating and/or developing approaches to work-life balance.

Please click here for the official Call for Nominations. Applications are due by Nov 30.

2. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award due on Nov 30-
    Sponsored by the HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

The Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award was established to recognize HMS/HSDM faculty (clinical, pre-clinical, research, administrative) who have made significant achievements in moving HMS/HSDM toward being a diverse and inclusive community.

Eligibility: Faculty (Professor through Instructor), who are in a clinical, pre-clinical, research, or administrative area, and who must be based at HMS/HSDM or an HMS-affiliated hospital or institution. Self nominations will be accepted.

Please click here for more information or to submit your nomination. Applications are due by Nov 30.

 

Office Phone #s:

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