CFD From Our Office to Yours...
2019 October 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).


  Making the Most
  of Your

  Speaking Up: How
  to Represent
  Yourself & Get Your
  Ideas Heard


  ACC Resources


  2020 HMS/HSDM

  HMS Offering:
  Crafting Your
  Faculty of
  Medicine CV


1. Making the Most of Your MGH/MGPO Benefits on Nov 12-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Work-Life Balance Series

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits MGH offers?

If you are not sure, come hear from the Professional Staff Benefits Office about changes for 2020 and to have all your benefits questions answered. Take advantage of this session during the annual open enrollment period which begins on October 28 and ends on November 13!

Facilitator: Dee Dee Chen, MS, Director, Professional Staff Compensation and Benefits Office, MGH

A seminar for MGH/MGPO professional staff.

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

2. Speaking Up: How to Represent Yourself & Get Your Ideas Heard on Dec 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series

• Would you like your ideas to get more recognition?
• Are you a great advocate for others, but not as good at meeting your own interests?
• In large groups, do you struggle to get your voice heard?

Speaking up clearly and effectively is an important leadership skill. Whether leading a team, or navigating an academic career, representing yourself is critical to your success. In this interactive session, we examine common roadblocks to effective assertion and offer practical tips to help professionals speak up more effectively.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Education;   Consultant, Triad Consulting
Debbie Goldstein, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of Education;
  Principal and Managing Director, Triad Consulting

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

  There is a webpage on the CFD website on Annual Career Conferences (ACC). Click here to download the standard ACC Form as well as other resources including tips on how to have a successful Annual Career Conference.

Resources are for both the leader/reviewer and the faculty member receiving the ACC.


1. 2020 HMS/HSDM Leadership Development Course: Applications due Oct 16-
    Sponsored by Harvard Medical School

The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs is offering a three-day course designed for HMS and HSDM instructors, assistant professors, early associate professors, and lecturers who have responsibility for a research grant, laboratory, educational course, or clinical program. The goal of the course is to build on participant's knowledge base and skills to enhance their professional development as leaders in academic medicine.

Date: March 25-27, 2019
Time: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at HMS
Applications due Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Please click here for more information.

2. HMS Offering: Crafting Your Faculty of Medicine CV on Nov 18-
    Sponsored by Harvard Medical School

This presentation will highlight some of the best practices for anyone maintaining a Faculty of Medicine CV. Participants will better appreciate how to use the standardized format to their advantage. The session covers the narrative as well as common questions about how to list various activities and achievements.

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location: TMEC 227, 260 Longwood Avenue (proper ID required at security desk)

Please click here to register to attend in person or via live stream.


Office Phone #s:

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

Fax:   617.726.0568