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Past Events & Programs

Academic Year 2016 - 2017

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Academic Career Advancement Series (ACAS)
The annual Academic Career Advancement Series helped MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments better understand the process of academic advancement and promotion.

Session II- Areas of Excellence: Clinical Expertise and Innovation &
  Teaching and Educational Leadership

Date: June 2, 2017
Panelists:
Jay S. Loeffler, MD, Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology, MGH;
Jonathan I. Matsui, PhD, Program Director for Faculty Appointments, HMS;
Sandhya K. Rao, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS;
Moderator: Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, Director, Office for Women's Careers, MGH
Click here to view the handouts from Session II

Faculty Development Seminar: Leadership Series

Setting Boundaries in Your Mentoring Relationships
Co-sponsored with the Center for Faculty Development
Date: April 13, 2017
Facilitators: John Herman, MD, Associate Chief, Department of Psychiatry
   and Trustees Chair of Medical Psychiatry, MGH; Medical Director, Employee
   Assistance Program; and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, HMS; and 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; Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics
This interactive session for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments, offered strategies for setting and managing boundaries in mentoring relationships.

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Teaching: How to Lead Medical Rounds
Date: March 31, 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; Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics
This seminar focused on how to make medical rounds more efficient and effective for patient care and clinical teaching. Strategies discussed included: setting ground rules, enhancing trust, clarifying information, and providing feedback.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Positioning Yourself for the Future
Date: February 6, 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; Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics
As a faculty member you know what you need to do to move ahead in your career, but have you thought about how to do it? In this interactive workshop, faculty learned specifics on how to position themselves to take the next steps.
Click here to view the presentation slides
Click here to view the handout for Clinical Expertise & Innovation - Professor
Click here to view the handout for Clinical Expertise & Innovation - Associate Professor
Click here to view the handout for Clinical Expertise & Innovation - Assistant Professor
Click here to view the handout for Investigation - Professor
Click here to view the handout for Investigation - Associate Professor
Click here to view the handout for Investigation - Assistant Professor

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Can I/Should I Be Promoted?...A Discussion for Clinical Faculty
Date: January 25, 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; Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics
This interactive seminar designed for MGH clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments helped faculty: consider the possibilities regarding promotion, understand the promotion process for clinical faculty, and consider priorities and achieve their career goals.
Click here to view a copy of the handouts

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Scholarly Writing Seminar Series Part I & II
Date: December 15, 2016 and January 11, 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; Chief of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Editor-in-Chief of Psychosomatics
This two part writing series focused on the process of revision and editing, as well as, tips on how to improve scientific writing and productivity.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Crafting Your CV Narrative
Date: November 30, 2016
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 of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
  Psychiatry Consultation Service.
This interactive seminar reviewed the purpose and structure of the HMS CV narrative. Additionally, there was a practicum on how to overcome your writer's block and craft a narrative that best describes your major contributions and achievements.
Click here to view a copy of the handouts.

Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series

Daunting or Do-able: Can I Really Write a Book?
Date: October 17, 2016
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 of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service
During this interactive seminar, participants learned strategies for formulating ideas, writing and collaborating on chapters, editing, and finding a publisher.
Click here to view the handout.

Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series

Drafting Your Chief's Letter
Date: September 9, 2016
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 of the Avery D. Weisman, MD,
   Psychiatry Consultation Service
This interactive session focused on how to write a convincing letter for Harvard Medical School promotion committees. Participants learned how to help their chief understand and convey their story in order for their promotion to move forward.
Click here to view the handouts
Click here to view the Template for Department Head Letter Proposing Candidates for Promotion

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