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Past Events & Programs

Academic Year 2018 - 2019

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Can I Really Write a Book?
Date: October 10, 2018
Speaker: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the
  Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director of the Office for
  Clinical Careers, Chief Emeritus of the Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry
  Consultation Service, and Director of the Thomas P. Hackett Center for
  Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH
In this interactive seminar, participants learned strategies for formulating their ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Date: September 27, 2018
Speaker: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the
  Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director of the Office for
  Clinical Careers, Chief Emeritus of the Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry
  Consultation Service, and Director of the Thomas P. Hackett Center for
  Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH
This interactive session focused on the structure and components of the department head nominating letter also known as 'the Chief's Letter'. Using a real life example, participants learnt how to write a compelling and convincing letter for the Harvard Medical School promotion committees and convey their story in order for their promotion to move forward.
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