OWC From Our Office to Yours..
 
2020 February 18
 
             

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

  Scholarly
  Writing
  Series I & II

  Managing
  Difficult
  Conversations

  Making the
  Most of
  Your ACC

  Call for
  Reviewers

 DID YOU
 KNOW?

  Key Resources

 ANNOUNCEMENT

  Would you like
  advice on
  advancing
  your career?


WHAT'S HAPPENING

1. 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

Registrants must attend BOTH sessions!

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

Please click here to register.

2. 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.

3. Making the Most of Your Annual Career Conference (ACC) on Apr 28-
    Faculty Development Seminar: Career Advancement Series
    Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This session will cover tips for leaders to give a successful ACC as well as the faculty member preparing and making the most of their ACC. Come learn about how the ACC is an opportunity to discuss achievements, career goals, HMS trajectory and mentoring.

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

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: MGH Main Campus, details provided upon registration

Please click here to register.

4. GET INVOLVED TO GET PROMOTED: Review abstracts for the PDD 2020 Research Fellow
    Poster Celebration-

Instructors and Assistant Professors are invited to volunteer as abstract reviewers for the PDD's 2020 Research Fellows Poster Celebration. Each year, MGH research fellows submit abstracts for the celebration, and the review committee helps to select winners of awards given at the celebration. This is a great opportunity to help the MGH research community and gain experience as a reviewer.

Please take this brief survey to volunteer for the 2020 Poster Celebration Review Committee by Fri, Feb 28.


DID YOU KNOW?
  About the Key Resources page on the OWC website? There is information on the sexual harassment policy, parental leave, lactation rooms,and more!

ANNOUNCEMENT
1. Would you like advice on advancing your career?-

Dr. Nancy Rigotti, Director of the Office for Women's Careers, is available for career advice and to discuss your professional career development.

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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