Past Events & Programs
Academic Year 2013 - 2014
Faculty Development Seminar: Managing Parenthood Series
Managing Parenthood and Your Clinical Career
Date: November 21, 2013
Panelists: Meridale Baggett, MD, Instructor in Medicine; Robin Schoenthaler, MD, Clinical Instructor in Radiation Oncology; Carey York-Best, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
This session of the Managing Parenthood Series focused on the challenges of balancing family responsibilities with a clinical career. Participants heard how their colleagues have overcome challenges and developed strategies to manage and enjoy this balancing act.
Faculty Development Seminar: Networking Series
"Meet and Greet" Networking Breakfast with Dr. Karen Carlson
Date: October 22, 2013
Speaker: Karen Janet Carlson, MD, Medical Director, MGH Women's Health Associates; Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Participants heard from Dr. Carlson about her career path and gained some insights to help with Their own career trajectories. Participants also learned more about the Office for Women's Careers and spent some time with other women faculty colleagues.
Faculty Parents Group
Making Electronic Devices Work for Your Family
Date: October 3, 2013
Discussion Leaders: Helen Delichatsios, MD
and Ann Skoczenski, PhD
In this follow-up session to May 16's seminar on "Media and Our Children," participants had an open discussion of children and electronic devices.
Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
Co-presented with the Office for Women's Careers
Date: September 26, 2013
Facilitators: Debbie Goldstein, JD, Lecturer, Tufts University School of Medicine; Principal and Managing Director, Triad Consulting Group.Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Consultant, Triad Consulting Group
Speaking up clearly and effectively is a critical leadership skill. In this fun and interactive session, common roadblocks to effective assertion were examined and a menu of options to help professionals speak up more effectively were offered.
Women in Medicine Month Annual Reception
The View from Above the Glass Ceiling
Date: September 18, 2013
Guest Speaker: Luanne Thorndyke MD, FACP, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)
The term, “glass ceiling”, was first coined in 1984 and yet almost 30 years later many women still struggle in their career climb. Dr. Thorndyke discussed what issues women leaders
face in the executive suite and how they are similar and different from those that men face. Drawing on her career experience, Dr. Thorndyke shared how to avoid some of the common pitfalls that can get in the in the way of women’s success.
Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series
Business of Life™ Workshop
Date: July 31, 2013
Facilitator: Allison Rimm,
President, Allison Rimm and Associates, LLP and former Senior VP of Strategic Planning and Information Management at MGH
In this highly experiential workshop, attendees learned how to apply the principles of strategic planning to achieve their personal and professional goals while deriving greater fulfillment from their lives. They learned a systematic process to examine their personal skills, talents and passions and to bring who they truly ARE to all that they DO.