CFD From Our Office to Yours...
 
2019 January 8
 
               
 

The Center for Faculty Development (CFD) was established to facilitate career development of ALL MGH faculty. This umbrella organization addresses all aspects of faculty development, as well as, specializing on the clinical faculty through the Office for Clinical Careers (OCC), the research communities through the Office for Research Career Development (ORCD) and the women faculty through the Office for Women's Careers (OWC).

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  "Can I/Should I
  Be Promoted?"

  How to Format
  Your HMS CV

  Responsibilities
  of Mentors and
  Mentees

  Speaking Up &
  Giving Feedback

  Scholarly Writing
  Series I & II

  Mock NIH
  Study Section &
  Communication
  Series


  ANNOUNCEMENT

  "Are You Writing a
  K?"

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING

1. "Can I/Should I Be Promoted?" on Jan 31-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

This interactive seminar designed for MGH clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments will help you:

 • Consider the possibilities regarding your promotion.
 • Understand the promotion process for clinical faculty.
 • Consider priorities and achieve your career goals.

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
   Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director, Office for Clinical Careers, Chief Emeritus,
   Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service; Director, Thomas P. Hackett Center for
   Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH; Editor-in-Chief, Psychosomatics

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

Please click here to register.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2. How to Format Your HMS CV on Feb 7-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The Office for Faculty Affairs at HMS will review details of the HMS CV format, including any recent changes to the formatting requirements. This seminar is particularly helpful for faculty who are thinking about or preparing for academic promotion.

Facilitator: Tara Lauriat, PhD, Program Director for Faculty Appointments, Office for Faculty Affairs,   HMS

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details upon registration

Please click here to register.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

3. Responsibilities of Mentors and Mentees on Feb 26-
    Responsible Conduct of Research Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

This seminar will discuss the characteristics of good mentoring relationships at all stages of a research career, including:

 • What are the best practices for an effective mentor?
 • How do you make the transition from mentee to mentor?
 • How can you build and maintain your mentoring network?

Speaker: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research Career
   Development, Director, Program in Membrane Biology, and Associate Director, the Center for
   Systems Biology, MGH

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Simches 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Bldg, 3rd fl

Please click here to register.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.
**For a list of upcoming RCR sessions at MGH and other local sites, please click here.**

4. Speaking Up & Giving Feedback: Mastering Conversations Up and Down the Ladder on Feb 28-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This interactive workshop will discuss the importance of speaking up across authority gradients, as well as giving effective receiver-focused feedback. An array of strategies and techniques will be demonstrated. Using simulated cases, participants will have opportunities to practice in a supportive environment.

Speaker: Rebecca D. Minehart, MD, MSHPed, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, HMS;
   Program Director, Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care,
   and Pain Medicine, MGH

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

5. Scholarly Writing Seminar Series Parts I & II on Mar 7 and 13-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar series for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This two-part seminar series will help clinicians improve their scholarly writing and their productivity. Participants will learn how to:
    •  Clarify interests and goals
    •  Select a target audience for writing
    •  Create an outline
    •  Avoid obsessive perfectionism

Facilitator:Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
   Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director, Office for Clinical Careers, Chief
   Emeritus, Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service; Director, Thomas P.
   Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH; Editor-in-Chief,
   Psychosomatics

Part I - Thursday, March 7, 2019  • 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Part II - Wednesday, March 13, 2019  • 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Registrants must attend BOTH sessions!

Please click here to register.

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6. Mock NIH Study Section and Communication Series on Mar 26-
    Responsible Conduct of Research Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Research Career Development

Would you like to know what happens after you send your grant application to NIH?

This “mock” study section will provide a window into the NIH grant review process. The session will also feature HMS faculty with extensive NIH study section experience.

Speakers: Dennis Brown, PhD, Professor of Medicine, HMS; Director, Office for Research
   Career Development, Director, Program in Membrane Biology, and Associate Director, the
   Center for Systems Biology, MGH
  Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA, Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor
   of Pathology, HMS; and Director of Research, Schepens Eye Research Institute, MEEI
  and others

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: Simches 3.110 Lg Conf Rm, Simches Research Bldg, 3rd fl

Please click here to register.

This seminar counts as one of the four required lectures in part III of Partners RCR training.
All are welcome, but space is limited and registration preference will be given to those with RCR training requirements. For more information on RCR training, click here.
**For a list of upcoming RCR sessions at MGH and other local sites, please click here.**


ANNOUNCEMENT

1. "Are You Writing a K?" Get Practical Advice on Feb 26-
    Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

This workshop is appropriate for clinical and basic science researchers from all fields. K99 applications will not be discussed in detail.

Speakers: Ingrid Bassett, MD, MPH, Kenneth Freedberg, MD, MSc, Jodi Kurtz, MS, CRA, Athe Tsibris,   MD and Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH
Special Guest: Robin Huebner, PhD, NIAID program officer (by phone)

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm (optional networking lunch at 12:15pm)
Location: HMS, Joseph B. Martin Conference Ctr, 77 Ave Louis Pasteur

Space is limited. Please click here to register.

 

Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568

 
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