OWC From Our Office to Yours..
 
2019 August 20
 
             

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.

  
  FEATURED
  PROGRAM

  Women in Medicine
  Month

  
  WHAT'S
  HAPPENING

  Drafting Your
  Chief's Letter

  Panel Discussion:
  Claflin Distinguished
  Scholar Awards

  "Can I Really Write
  a Book?"

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Mid-Career
  Women Faculty
  Leadership
  Development
  Seminar

  Early Career
  Women Faculty
  Leadership
  Development
  Seminar



FEATURED PROGRAM

1. Women in Medicine Month: Celebration of MGH Women Faculty on Sep 16-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Lectureship Series
    Co-sponsored with the Office for Research Career Development

The Office of Women’s Careers sponsors an annual luncheon celebration to honor the many achievements of MGH’s female faculty members. At the event, we acknowledge MGH women faculty members who have been promoted to Professor at HMS or are professors who are new to MGH. Please join us to honor these outstanding women!

You will also hear Iris Bohnet, PhD, Academic Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, speak about “What Works: Gender Equality by Design.”

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.


WHAT'S HAPPENING
2. 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: MGH Main Campus, 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

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.

The Call for Applications is now open and 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 Dichtel, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; 2018 Claflin
    Award Winner
   Emily Hyle, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; 2018 Claflin
    Award Winner
   Karen Miller, MD Professor, Department of Medicine; Co-chair, ECOR review committee;
    1999 Claflin Award Winner
  Moderator: Nancy 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.

Also, if you are are applying for a Claflin Award, and would like help preparing your application, the OWC encourages you to take advantage of the pre-award Claflin Consultation Initiative (CCI).

Please click here to to enroll in the CCI by Fri, Oct 4.

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: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar in Dec-
    Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

This leadership development seminar's three-and-a-half-day curriculum is designed to provide mid-career faculty with the knowledge and skills necessary to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine and science.

Date: December 7 - 10, 2019
Location: The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Applications due on Tue, Sep 10.

Click here for more information.

2. SAVE THE DATE: Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminars in July 2020-
    Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

This interactive three-and-a-half-day seminar will present a foundation for modeling leadership behavior, assist in creating individual leadership goals, and provide an opportunity to receive mentorship on career-building skills.

Date: July 11 - 14, 2020
Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

Call for applications will begin in mid-February 2020. Click here for more information.

 

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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