CFD From Our Office to Yours...
 
2019 August 13
 
               
 

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

  Drafting Your
  Chief's Letter

  Annual Women in
  Medicine Lecture

  Can I Really Write
  a Book?

  New Faculty
  Orientation

  MARK YOUR
  CALENDARS!

  Upcoming
  Programs

 ANNOUNCEMENT

  Mentee-Mentor
  Matching Program

 
 
WHAT'S HAPPENING
1. Drafting Your Chief's Letter on Sep 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

Do you need help drafting the “Chief’s letter” for your promotion?

This interactive session will focus 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 stand in your way!

Speaker: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field
  of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief Emeritus of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
  Psychiatry Consultation Service, Interim Director of the Center for Faculty Development, and Director
  of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

2. Annual Women in Medicine Month Lecture on Sep 16-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Lectureship Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

In commemoration of Women in Medicine month, the annual lecture features a leader in academic medicine, sharing advice on career success and advancement.

"What Works: Gender Equality by Design"

Featured Speaker: Iris Bohnet, PhD, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Academic
   Dean at the Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director of the Women and Public Policy Program;
   and Associate Director of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

3. "Can I Really Write a Book?" on Oct 9-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

Have you ever wondered whether you could write or edit a book? Have you been uncertain about how to get started and how to proceed?

In this interactive seminar, you will learn strategies for formulating your ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.

Speaker: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field
  of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Chief Emeritus of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
  Psychiatry Consultation Service, Interim Director of the Center for Faculty Development, and Director
  of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

4. New Faculty Orientation on Oct 16-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Are you a new MGH faculty member? Did you join MGH after October 2018?

The MGH New Faculty Orientation is an opportunity for new faculty (joined MGH October 2018 to present) to hear from senior faculty leaders and familiarize yourself with key information to enhance your MGH experience.

The orientation consists of a three-hour session designed to provide an overview of the MGH environment and faculty resources focusing on:
• MGH and MGPO Overview
• MGH Research Institute Overview
• Teaching and Education Environment Overview
• Introduction to HMS and the promotion process
• Center for Faculty Development Overview and more!

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Upcoming Programs (Details to follow):

     • Negotiation Essentials
        Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00 to 2:00 pm - MGH Main Campus

     • Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits
        Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:00 to 1:00 pm - MGH Main Campus

     • Speaking Up: How to Represent Yourself and Get Your Ideas Heard
        Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00 to 2:00 pm - MGH Main Campus



ANNOUNCEMENT

1. Mentee-Mentor Matching Program for Instructors-
    Sponsored by the Harvard Catalyst

One-year program for graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty seeking guidance on overall career development. Matches junior investigators with senior faculty who serve as developmental mentors for the duration of the program.

Dates: September 2019 - June 2020

Applications due on Thu, Aug 15.

Please click here for more information.

 

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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