OWC From Our Office to Yours..
 
2020 January 21
 
             

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

  Crafting Your
  Faculty of
  Medicine CV

  Scholarly Writing
  Series I & II

  Managing Difficult
  Conversations

 DID YOU KNOW?

  Calendar of Events

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

  Shore Faculty
  Development
  Awards Program

  New Support
  for K Awardees


WHAT'S HAPPENING

1. Crafting Your Faculty of Medicine CV on Feb 6-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

A seminar for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

The HMS Office for Faculty Affairs will review details of the HMS CV format, including any recent changes to the formatting requirements. This seminar is particularly helpful for faculty who are thinking about or preparing for academic promotion.

Facilitator: Carol Bates, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor of
   Medicine, HMS

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

2. Scholarly Writing Seminar Series Parts I & II in Mar-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Communication Series
    Sponsored by the Office for Clinical Careers

A seminar series for MGH clinical faculty with HMS academic appointments.

This two-part seminar series will help clinicians improve their scholarly writing and their productivity. Participants will learn how to:
    •  Clarify interests and goals
    •  Select a target audience for writing
    •  Create an outline
    •  Avoid obsessive perfectionism

Facilitator: Theodore Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of
   Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation, HMS; Director, Office for Clinical Careers; Chief
   Emeritus, Avery D. Weisman, MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service; Director, Thomas P.
   Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine, MGH; Editor-in-Chief,
   Psychosomatics

Part I - Tuesday, March 10, 2020  • 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Part II - Tuesday, March 31, 2020  • 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Registrants must attend BOTH sessions!

Please click here to register.

3. SIGN UP NOW! Managing Difficult Conversations on Mar 11-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Negotiation Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This 3-hr session is for MGH faculty with HMS academic appointments.

We all have conversations we avoid, such as raising a sensitive topic with our boss, colleagues or others.

The focus of the session will be on the structure of difficult conversations and the systematic errors we make when trying to discuss sensitive or emotional topics. In addition, it will explore the mental shifts that can help you change your difficult conversations into learning conversations.

Facilitator: Gillien Todd, JD, Lecturer, Harvard Law School and Harvard Graduate School of
  Education; Consultant, Triad Consulting

Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.


DID YOU KNOW?
  The OWC has a Calendar of Events available on the website with a listing of all events hosted by our office as well as the events hosted by the other offices under the Center for Faculty Development. To filter the calendar and only see our OWC events, you may click on the Office for Women's Careers button on the left-hand side.

Please click here for a full list of the upcoming events!

ANNOUNCEMENT

1. APPLICATION OPEN! 2020 Eleanor and Miles Shore Faculty Development Awards Program-
    Sponsored Harvard Medical School

The single-stream application is now open for current award opportunities managed by the 2020 Eleanor and Miles Shore Faculty Development Awards Program. This is an umbrella program to support the Faculty of Medicine at the level of Instructor and Assistant Professor by administering a range of award opportunities to support academic activities at the same time they are assuming increased family or other responsibilities.

Please click here for more information on current award opportunities and to submit your application.

Applications due: Wed, Feb 12.
Endorsements due: Wed, Feb 26.

2. Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored
    Career Development (K) Award Recipients and Scholars-

    Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

This new Administrative Supplement for NIH K-series awardees aims to sustain their career development at time of critical life events, defined as “childbirth, adoption, and primary caregiving responsibilities of an ailing spouse, child, partner, or a member of the immediate family during the project period.”

Evidence that the circumstance may affect advancement of the mentored career development award or productivity must be provided. In circumstances in which the critical life event is pending and is expected to occur during the project period, the supplement request may be submitted in advance of the event.

The award provides up to $50,000 in funds.

Please click here for more information. For inquiries, please email NIHTrain@mail.nih.gov.

 

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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