Past Events & Programs
Academic Year 2015 - 2016
Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series19th Annual Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards Luncheon
Date: June 16, 2016
The Office for Women's Careers offered this luncheon to all Claflin award winners to celebrate their achievements.The luncheon was by invitation only.
Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership SeriesBuilding Your Leadership Skills: Negotiating for Value
Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers
Date: June 7, 2016
Facilitators: Meridale Baggett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS,
Co-Director, Deparment of Medicine Residency Leadership Program, MGH
Christiana Iyasere, MD, MBA, Instructor of Medicine, HMS, Director, Department
of Medicine Innovation Program,MGH, Co-Director, Department of Medicine
Residency Leadership Program, MGH
Whether you realize it or not, you negotiate every day...with colleagues, staff, family, and friends. Preparing for and navigating these everyday negotiations impacts your quality of life. In this interactive workshop, participants learned how to:
• Determine their default negotiating style
• Build on previous experience to improve future encounters
• Prepare for an upcoming negotiation by:
- Clarifying interests and priorities
- Identifying opportunities to create value and promote integrative negotiation
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Faculty Development Seminar: Networking SeriesMeet & Greet Faculty Networking Breakfast with Dr. Rochelle Walensky
Date: April 5, 2016
Speaker: Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine, Division of
The OWC’s “Meet and Greet” networking series provided an opportunity for faculty to hear from a senior MGH faculty member about her career path, and was also a great way for faculty to meet colleagues in a relaxed setting. Rochelle Walensky, MD, was the guest speaker at this event and talked about her career path.
Faculty Development Seminar: Networking SeriesMentored Lunch for Postdocs
Co-sponsored with the Office for Research Career Development
Date: March 24, 2016
This lunch gave postdocs the opportunity to meet MGH women faculty and hear about their career paths, learn strategies for career growth and advancement, and discuss ways to balance family life and their career. Small groups of postdocs were seated with a faculty member, who shared tips and led a discussion. Each table had the opportunity to hear from two faculty members.
Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life BalanceManaging Parenthood and Your Career: The Infant and Toddler Years
Date: February 23, 2016
Panelists: Jodie L. Babitt, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine/Nephrology;
Kamryn Eddy, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry; and Kerri Palamara
McGrath, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine/General Internal Medicine
This discussion covered the important infant and toddler years, including transitioning back to work from maternity leave, managing work with a sick child, getting out the door in the morning, and prioritizing time for work and family.
Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership SeriesEffective Mentoring Relationships: Strengthening Your Developmental Network
Co-sponsored with the Center for Faculty Development
Date: January 22, 2016
Facilitator: Ellen W. Seely, MD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Vice Chair for Faculty
Development, Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Medicine
This interactive workshop welcomed all MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments who were looking to improve their mentoring relationships. The speaker explored in detail how to create and cultivate their own developmental network. With a self assessment of their mentoring needs completed prior to the workshop, attendees discussed:
• Creation of their developmental network
• Reassessment of their network as their career situations change
• Helping out supporters as much as they help them
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Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance SeriesPanel Discussion: Navigating Separation/Divorce
Co-sponsored with the Center for Faculty Development
Date: Friday, January 8, 2016
Panelists: Janet Lydon, Esq., Principal at Poblocki & Lydon and Member of Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation; Donna McNally, MSW, LICSW, LADC1, Partners Employee Assistance Program; Erin Tracy, MD, Associate Professor, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
This panel discussion covered different aspects of divorce to help make this difficult time more manageable, including perspectives from MGH faculty, tips on legal procedures, mediation and child custody, and advice to help children be resilient during/after divorce.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Networking SeriesFaculty Parent Group: Preventing Back to School Stress with
Date: October 13, 2015
Speaker: Rana Chudnofsky, MEd, Director, Resilient Youth
Program at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, MGH
In this session, participants learned about effective techniques on reducing stress for parents and children. She shared ways children can overcome challenges so that they can reach their full potential.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series"Meet and Greet" Networking Lunch with Dr. Katharine (Kate) Treadway, MD
Date: September 30, 2015
Speaker: Katharine (Kate) Treadway, MD, Gerald S. Foster Academy Associate
Professor of Medicine; Associate Master of the HMS Walter B. Cannon
Society; 2014 Trustees Medal Recipient
The OWC’s “Meet and Greet” networking series provides an opportunity for faculty to hear from a senior MGH faculty member about her career path, and is also a great way to meet colleagues in a relaxed setting. Katharine (Kate) Treadway, MD, joined us as the guest speaker at this event and talked about her career path.
Women in Medicine Month Annual CelebratioReflections on Women and the Grammar of Leadership
Date: September 10, 2015
In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the OWC celebrated the 18th Annual Women in Medicine Month celebrating women faculty.
This year's featured speaker was the inaugural Celia White Tabor lecturer in the Department of Medicine, Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of the Duke University School of Medicine, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Pediatrics, and Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University.
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Massachusetts General Hospital