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Past Events & Programs

Academic Year 2017 - 2018

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Speaking Up and Giving Feedback: Mastering Conversations Up and Down the Ladder
Date: April 11, 2018
Facilitator: Rebecca D. Minehart, MD, MSHPed, Assistant Professor, HMS;
  Assistant Director of Residency Program and Director of Obstetric Anesthesia
  Fellowship, Dept. of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, MGH
This interactive workshop discussed the importance of speaking up across authority gradients, as well as giving effective receiver-focused feedback. An array of strategies and techniques had been taught and demonstrated. Using simulated cases, participants had opportunities to practice these skills in a safe and supported environment.
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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

"Making Connections to Get Ahead"
Date: February 7, 2018
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director, Office for Clinical Careers;
  Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
  Medicine/Consultation, HMS; and Chief Emeritus,
  Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service, MGH
This seminar has helped participants with steps to take at their next academic society meeting, at MGH and elsewhere... itís all about the connections you need to become more well-known!
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Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Can I/Should I Be Promoted? A Discussion for Clinical Faculty
Date: January 17, 2018
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers,
  MGH; Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
  Medicine Consultation, HMS
This interactive seminar designed for MGH clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments had helped participants to:
- Consider the possibilities regarding their promotion
- Understand the promotion process for clinical faculty
- Consider priorities and achieve their career goals
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Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Can I Really Write a Book?
Date: October 19, 2017
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers,
   Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
   Medicine/Consultation at HMS, and Chief Emeritus of the Avery D. Weisman,
   MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service
During this interactive seminar participants will learn strategies for formulating ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.

 

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Date: September 6, 2017
Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Director of the Office for Clinical Careers, MGH;
  Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic
  Medicine Consultation, HMS
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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