Seminar Series

Target Audience: All faculty, BUMC & BMC administrative directors and senior directors

Program Structure: 12-1pm on different days from November to June. CME credit available.

Content: Topic themes include; leadership, education, research, diversity, quality improvement, wellness, and academic promotion.

2019-2020 Seminar Schedule:


Tuesday, 11/12 | Wilkins Board Room
“Data Visualization”
Presented by Lisa Sullivan PhD


Monday, 12/2 | Yawkey A
“How to Publish on MedEd Portal”
Presented by Grace Huang, MDEditor-in-Chief of MedEdPortal

Monday, 12/16 | Menino 2B 
“Financial Planning at Every Career Stage”
Presented by Dan Kirshenbaum, MD, Cardiology Fellow at BMC


Tuesday, 1/14 | Wilkins Board Room
“Improving Your Teaching Skills: How to Get Useful Feedback from Peers & Trainees”
James Hudspeth, MD

Wednesday, 1/22 | FGH Carter Conference Room
Crucial Conversations
Gopal Yadavalli, MD & Lauren Kearney, MD


Wednesday, 2/5 | FGH Carter Conference Room
“Crucial Accountability”
Gopal Yadavalli, MD & Rachel Simmons, MD

Monday, 2/10 | Yawkey A
“Strategies for Promotion: Demystifying the Process”
Hee-Young Park, PhD & Asher Tulsky, MD


Wednesday, 3/4 | FGH Carter Conference Room
“Collective & Collaborative Research: Interdepartmental Collaborations”
Anand Devaiah, MD

Monday, 3/9 | Yawkey A
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Gabrielle Farqhaur & Rob Saper, MD

Thursday, 3/19 | FGH Carter Conference Room
“How to Give Effective Feedback
Jordan Spector, MD


Monday, 4/13 | Yawkey A
“Finding Your Career Passion as a Busy Clinician”
Deborah Whalen, NP, Sabrina Sanchez, MD, & Katherine Gergen-Barnett, MD

Thursday, 4/30 | TBD
Tentative: How to Respond to Microaggressions as an Ally & Bystander


Wednesday, 5/13 | FGH Carter Conference Room
“Understanding Institutional Funds Flow”
Bill Creevy, MD