OWC From Our Office to Yours..
 
2019 July 16
 
             

The Office for Women’s Careers (OWC) at MGH is a branch of the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to foster a gender equitable environment to assure that women faculty will be given the same opportunity as men faculty to succeed in research and clinical careers.

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  Drafting Your
  Chief's Letter

  Annual Women in
  Medicine Lecture

  Panel Discussion:
  Claflin Distinguished
  Scholar Awards

  "Can I Really Write
  a Book?"

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

  WEST Annual
  Networking Night

  Would you like
  advice on advancing
  your career?


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!

Facilitator: 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: 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: details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

3. Panel Discussion: Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards on Sep 24-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Women's Careers

Would you like to know more about the Claflin Distinguished Scholar Awards?

These awards are designed to provide bridge funding for junior faculty women to sustain research productivity during the child-rearing years, with the intention of advancing women in academic medicine.

This discussion will cover:
    • Information about how the award can help advance your career
    • Advice from recent Claflin Scholars
    • Tips on putting together your best application
    • Resources to help you apply

Panelists: Laura Ditchel, MD, MHS, Instructor, Department of Medicine; 2018 Claflin
    Award Winner
   Emily Hyle, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; 2018 Claflin
    Award Winner
   Kristin White, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology; Co-Chair ECOR
    Review Committee
Moderator: Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Office for
    Women’s Careers

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

4. "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.

Facilitator: 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: details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.


ANNOUNCEMENTS
1. Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology Annual Networking Night on Jul 24-
    Sponsored by the Women in the Enterprise of Science & Technology (WEST)

Women in the Enterprise of Science and Technology (WEST) Annual Networking Night is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with like-minded STEM professionals. Participate in facilitated networking activities designed to engage you with the wonderful women in the WEST community.

Date: July 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Location: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, 300 Third Street, Bella A, Cambridge, MA 02142

For more information, please click here.

2. Would you like advice on advancing your career?-

Dr. Nancy Rigotti, Director of the Office for Women's Careers, is available to discuss career advice/professional development, navigating the HMS promotions process, HMS Curriculum Vitae (CV) review, managing relationships in the lab or clinic, and much more.

To set up a meeting with Dr. Rigotti, please email:
   Office for Women's Careers - womens.careers@partners.org.

 

Office Phone #s:

  OWC Main:
    617.724.5229
  CFD:
    617.724.0818
  OCC:
    617.724.1382
  ORCD:
    617.643.1606
  Fax:
    617.726.0568

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