2013 January 18
 
             

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

  Claflin Distinguished
  Scholar Awards
  Panel Discussion

  Claflin Consultation
  Initiative

  Meet and Greet

  3rd Annual OWC
  Leadership Workshop

  Conflict Management
  at Work

  Enhancing Your
  Teaching Skills

  RCR, Peer Review:
  Guidelines and
  Practice

  How to Format
  the HMS CV

  Drafting Your
  "Chief's Letter"


WHAT'S HAPPENING

From Our Office

1. Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Panel Discussion on Jan 23-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards? These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for female 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

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

     In addition to the above noted seminar, Claflin Consultation Initiative-

If you are applying for a Claflin award, or have questions about the process, the MGH Office for Women's Careers (OWC) encourages you to take advantage of the pre-award Claflin Consultation Initiative (CCI) for potential applicants.

This program of the Center for Faculty Development's Office for Women's Careers is designed to help 2013 applicants develop a strong application for the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards. Through the CCI, you can have questions about eligibility answered, as well as speak with a Claflin alumna for advice on your application.

Please complete this short online form to help us provide you with the best consultation possible.

2. "Meet and Greet" Networking Breakfast with Dr. Nancy J. Tarbell on Mar 5-
     Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series

The MGH Office for Women's Careers cordially invites you to the bi-annual "Meet and Greet" networking series featuring Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, HMS Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and the C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at MGH.

This is an opportunity to hear from Dr. Tarbell 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: Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, HMS Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and the C.C. Wang               Professor of Radiation Oncology at MGH
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Time: 8 to 9:30 am

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

3. SAVE THE DATE! 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
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: noon to 5 pm

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

From Other CFD Offices

1. REGISTER NOW! Conflict Management at Work on Jan 30-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will explore the benefits of understanding conflict at work and provide a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution. Melissa Brodrick will demonstrate how and when to use conflict-handling styles effectively and coach participants to initiate productive dialogue to deal with conflict situations.

Speaker: Melissa Brodrick, Harvard Medical School Ombudsperson
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Time: noon to 2 pm

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

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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2. Enhance Your Teaching Skills Surrounding Case Presentations and the Delivery of Feedback
    on Feb 6-

    Presented by the Office for Clinical Careers

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This session will enhance your teaching skills by helping you set the framework for case presentations and deliver more effective feedback. During this interactive seminar, you will gain understanding of the challenges and obstacles faced when shaping a trainee's case presentations and delivering feedback. In addition, you will benchmark your own style of delivering feedback against patterns discussed in the literature and learn how to improve the quality of feedback you provide in your role as a teacher.

Facilitator: Cynthia Cooper, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
        Alberto Puig, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
        Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry
           in the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS,
           and Director, MGH Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Time: noon to 2 pm

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

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. Responsible Conduct of Research, Peer Review: Guidelines and Practice on Feb 14-
    Presented by the Office for Research Career Development

In this interactive workshop you will learn about and practice scientific peer review. Discussion topics will include: an overview of the peer review process, journal guidelines and unwritten rules, and ethical considerations for reviewers. Participants will also participate in a mock peer review and get feedback from the faculty presenters. You are required to read a short manuscript (chosen by the presenters) before the session, and participate as a mock reviewer during the session.

Facilitator: Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, HMS,
                     Clinical Director, MGH Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Center;
                Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS, Director, Office for Research
                     Career Development, Associate Director, Center for Systems Biology
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013
Time: 10 to 11:30 am

You must register to get RCR training credit. This seminar earns 2 hours RCR credits.

Please click here to register.
Please note that due to prerequisite requirements, we are unable to allow walk-in attendance for this seminar.

4. How to Format the HMS CV on Feb 28-
    Presented by the Center for Faculty Development

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This seminar will focus on the details of formatting the HMS CV. The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs is returning to the MGH to address the details of the CV for faculty members.

Speaker: Bethany Westlund, PhD and Zoe Fonseca-Kelly, PhD
                 Program Directors for Faculty Appointments, HMS Office for Faculty Affairs
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time: noon to 1:30 pm

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

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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5. Drafting Your "Chief's Letter" on Mar 6-
    Presented by the Office for Clinical Careers

Seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

Do you need help drafting the "Chief's letter" for your promotion?

Please join this interactive session on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Learn how to help your chief understand and convey your story, so that your promotion can move forward. Don't let procrastination and anxiety get in your way!

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
         Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS, and Director, MGH Office for Clinical Careers
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Time: noon to 1 pm

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

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 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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Office Phone #s:

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