2013 April 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

  Maximize Your
  Leadership Style
  Workshop

  Faculty Parents
  Group

  SAVE THE DATE:
  Business of Life
  Workshop

  Grant Writing
  Workshop

  Faculty Development
  Month: NJT
  Lectureship Series

  Research Fellows
  Poster Celebration

  Academic Career
  Advancement Series

QUICK TIP

  Career Advice


WHAT'S HAPPENING

From Our Office

1. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! 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 Safety,
                 Chief Quality Officer, MGH/MGPO; Senior Medical Director, Partners HealthCare
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 now!

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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2. FACULTY PARENTS GROUP: Media and Our Children on May 16-
    Work-Life Balance Series

TV and movies…. Cell phones…. Video games…. How does exposure to various forms of media affect our growing children? This discussion will help you learn more about:

• Setting "screen-time" limits
• Protecting children from negative media influences
• Modeling appropriate use of media

Speaker: David S. Bickham, PhD, Center on Media and Child Health Children's Hospital, Boston
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Mon, May 6.

3. NEW! SAVE THE DATE: Business of Life™ Workshop on July 31-
    Work-Life Balance Series

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 and to bring who you truly ARE to all that you DO.

Facilitator: Allison Rimm, President, Allison Rimm and Associates, LLP and former Senior VP
                 Strategic Planning and Information Management at MGH
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Time: 9 am to 4 pm

From Other CFD Offices

1. 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 and a mock review panel will focus on R- and K- grant mechanisms.

The workshop will include:
• Tips for composing the sections of the NIH grant proposal
• Characteristics and content of grants that have done well
• Advice for responding to reviewers
• Mock NIH Study Section: learn how grants are reviewed

Topics/Speakers:
Career Development (K) Awards: Iain Drummond, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Writing Your First NIH R01 or R21: Nick Dyson, PhD, Professor of Medicine
NIH Mock Study Session: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine
                                         Darlene Dartt, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, MEEI
                                         Keith Miller, PhD, Mallinckrodt Professor of Pharmacology

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Location will be sent upon registration.

Please click here to register by Tue, Apr 23.

2. LAST REMINDER! 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, PhD, 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.
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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. Research Fellows Poster Celebration on May 22-
    Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

The ORCD Research Fellows Poster Celebration showcases the research accomplishments of MGH Postdocs and Instructors. The morning program will feature lectures from Emery Brown, MD, PhD, Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia and Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD, Assistant Dean, University of Massachusetts Medical School. The lectures will be followed by an awards ceremony and posters will be on display in the Bulfinch Tent the entire day.

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Time: 9 am to 1 pm

Please click here for the complete agenda and additional information.

Please click here to register for this event by Fri, May 10.

4. REGISTER NOW! Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS) in June-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

The annual Academic Career Advancement Series helps MGH Faculty better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion. Plan to come and hear how to get promoted!

Session I- Instructor to Assistant Professor (All Areas of Excellence)
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Session II- Area of Excellence: Investigation
Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Session III- Areas of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation
   and Teaching and Educational Leadership

Date: Monday, June 10, 2013
Time: 4:30 to 6 pm

Please click here to register for one or all three sessions. Location provided upon registration.

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.
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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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QUICK TIP

Are you interested in career advice?

Dr. Nancy Rigotti, Director of the Office for Women's Careers, is available for individual meetings to discuss your career advancement.

Please email click here to request a meeting with Dr. Rigotti.


 

Office Phone #s:

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