2013 March 15
 
             

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

  Women Inventors
  Turning Your Ideas
  into Patents

  Managing Parenthood
  and Your Career

  Maximize Your
  Leadership Style
  workshop

  RCR Series:
  Responsibilities of
  Mentors & Mentees

  Negotiation Essentials

  Grant Writing
  Workshop

  REGISTER NOW!
  NJT Lectureship
  Series

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  How to Negotiate in
  Academic Medicine

  Nature Special
  Issue:"Women in
  Science"


WHAT'S HAPPENING

From Our Office

1. REGISTER NOW! Women Inventors Speak: How to Turn Your Ideas into Patents on Mar 26-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Do you have research ideas or discoveries but don't know how to take the first steps to a patent? Are you unsure what types of ideas are patentable? This panel discussion will feature four MGH women inventors who will discuss their experience moving ideas through the patent process, with the help of Partners Research Ventures and Licensing Office. Although women make up approximately 30% of the MGH faculty, only about 10% of the patent disclosures at MGH come from women. The Office for Women's Careers invites you to learn how you can advance your career by turning your ideas into patents.

Panelists: Xandra Breakefield, PhD, Professor of Neurology
               Tayyaba Hasan, PhD, Professor of Dermatology
               Seemantini Nadkarni, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology
               Laurence Rahme, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery
Moderator: Frances Toneguzzo, PhD, Executive Director, Partners Research
                 Ventures and Licensing

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Mar 20.

2. Managing Parenthood and Your Career Series: After Maternity Leave on Apr 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Your maternity leave is about to end, now what? Three faculty panelists will discuss how they transitioned back to their careers in basic science, clinical research and patient duties. Come bring your questions and ideas about balancing your infant's needs, your new role as a parent, and your busy career.

Panelists: Galit Alter, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
               Jessica Haberer, MD, Instructor in Medicine
               Monique Tello, MD, Instructor in Medicine
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Wed, Apr 3.

3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! Maximize Your Leadership Style: Know it, Grow it, and Use it!
     on May 9-

     3rd annual Office for Women's Careers Leadership Workshop

Building on our tradition of offering highly interactive workshops, this session will help you develop your own leadership style, build your confidence and improve your team communications. At the end of the session you will leave with:
       • Greater self-awareness
       • Tips for enhancing your personal brand
       • People management techniques:
          - Setting expectations
          - Providing feedback

Facilitators: Allison Rimm, President, Allison Rimm and Associates, LLP and former Senior VP                    Strategic Planning and Information Management at MGH
                 Janet Long, Partners Healthcare Sr. HR Compliance Consultant
Guest Speaker: Elizabeth A. Mort, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President Quality and Patient Safety,
     and Chief Quality Officer for the MGH and MGPO
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: noon to 5 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to apply. Applicants must commit to the full session. Space is limited...register soon!

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 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 CFD Offices

1. Responsible Conduct of Research: Responsibilities of Mentors & Mentees on Apr 3-
    Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

What should you look for in a good mentor? When do you stop needing mentors? How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor? In this interactive seminar, we will discuss the responsibilities of mentors and mentees, and the characteristics of good mentoring relationships. This seminar will help you get the most out of this critical aspect of your career development.

Facilitator: Rochelle Walensky, MD, Professor of Medicine
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

You must register to get RCR training credit.

Please click here to register by Tue, Mar 26.

2. Negotiation Essentials on Apr 9-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

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

Facilitator: Robert Bordone, JD, Thaddeus R. Beal Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard
                Law School; Director, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Mar 29.

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 2 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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3. Grant Writing Workshop on April 30-
    Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

Are you preparing an NIH grant? In this workshop, senior MGH faculty will share tips for a successful application. Lectures will focus on R- and K- grants. A mock NIH study section will allow you to see how your grant will be reviewed.

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to register by Fri, Apr 19.

4. REGISTER NOW! Faculty Development Month: 5th Annual Nancy J. Tarbell, MD Faculty
    Development Lectureship Series on May 1-

    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

"Innovating in Health Care: An Integrated Approach"

Featured Speaker: Gary P. Pisano, Harry E. Figgie Professor of Business Administration,
                            Harvard Business School
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Faculty with HMS academic appointments, please click here to reserve your spot to hear Dr. Pisano's talk and celebrate Faculty Development Month!

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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. The Society of Multicultural Women in Medical Sciences: How to Negotiate in Academic
    Medicine on Apr 11-

- How can women recognize more opportunities to negotiate and leverage the power
   dynamics at play?
- What tools will help them transition successfully from one level to another?
- Are there specific negotiating techniques URM women should employ?

This interactive panel discussion will explore strategies that will enhance the likelihood of a positive outcome.

Panelists: Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, HMS
           Melissa Brodrick, MEd, Ombudsperson, HMS/HSDM/HSPH
          Lisa Coleman, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the
           President, Harvard University
Moderator: Rhonda Bentley-Lewis, MD, MBA, MMSc, Manager of Trainee Affairs, MGH; Faculty                  Co-Chair, HMS/HSDM JCSW
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: 6 to 8 pm *Dinner will be provided
Location: Harvard Medical School, Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall

Please click here to register. Click here to view flyer.

2. Nature special issue on "Women in Science"-

Please note:
The Office for Women's Careers wanted to make sure you were aware of a special issue of Nature this past week, "Women in Science". Please click here to read the articles.

 

Office Phone #s:

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