Chief Medical Residents 2017-2018

Program Objective: Chief Residents develop skills and strategies to be effective in their roles as leaders in the Department of Medicine, and for their long-term career development and success.

*All sessions take place from 2-3 pm on Thursdays unless otherwise noted. Dinner at Emelia’s is from 6:30-8:30 pm at 112 Lancaster Terrace in Brookline.

 

Session Date Location Topic Learning Objectives Facilitator(s) Related Leadership Commitments
June 29, 2017 Evans 118 An overview of the five commitments of effective leadership Recognize the attitudes and behaviors of effective leaders

Identify ways that Chief Residents can incorporate these commitments in their roles

David Coleman, Mark Braun, Asher Tulsky All
July 6, 2017 Evans 118 Setting goals

  • Discussion of long term vision of the program and the role of the Chiefs
  • Chiefs set group goals and one personal goal/project each
Determine what Chiefs want to accomplish in the coming year and how they will hold each other accountable Asher Tulsky Commit to something larger than yourself (1)
July 13, 2017 Evans 118 Collaborating laterally with colleagues

  • Chiefs reflect on their own strengths and areas for growth
  • Provide feedback to each other what they see as each others’ strengths and areas of growth
Increase self-awareness

Recognize the strengths each Chief brings to the group

Develop strategies to be as effective of a team as possible

Mark Braun Commit to something larger than yourself (1)
July 20, 2017 Evans 118 TBD TBD TBD TBD
July 27, 2017 Evans 118 The Perils and Pitfalls of Email
  • Identify the limitations of email and when direct communication should be used

Describe the response to email that is inflammatory or inappropriate

Asher Tulsky Expanding your personal capacity (5)
August 3, 2017 Evans 118 The struggling resident
  • Recognize early a resident who is having difficulty
  • Appreciate the “pancake principle” (two sides to everything)
  • Identify secondary causes (6 D’s)

Recognize the role of the Success Team for intervention

Asher Tulsky
August 10, 2017 Evans 118 Exploring your personality profile: Using the DISC Mark Braun Expanding your personal capacity (5)
August 17, 2017 Evans 118 Conflict management styles

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Recognize your own conflict management style and settings in which different styles are most helpful Effective Communication (3)
August 24, 2017 Evans 118 Navigating a career in academic medicine: Understanding the realities for clinician educators, investigators and administrators

  • Check in on progress towards goals/projects
  • Learn about career pathways in academic medicine and what the challenges and opportunities are in each
  • Understand the process of academic promotion and how to set yourself up for success from the beginning of your career
Jay Orlander Expanding your personal capacity (5)
August 31, 2017 Evans 118 Coaching
  • Describe the difference between coaching and mentoring
  • Demonstrate using principles of positive psychology
  • Identify your character strengths
  • Demonstrate the use of strengths in coaching
Asher Tulsky Expanding your personal capacity (5)
September 7, 2017 Evans 118 Morning Report Pearls Steve Borkan
September 14, 2017 Evans 118 TBD TBD TBD TBD
September 28, 2017 Evans 118 Perfecting your elevator pitch
  • Learn how to communicate your message concisely & effectively
  • Practice your elevator pitch
Stan Hochberg Expanding your personal capacity (5)
October 5, 2017 Evans 118 Building mentoring and strategic relationships

Check in on progress toward goals/projects

  • Understand what developmental networks are and why they are important
  • Develop strategies to find & have effective relationships with mentors during Chief year & beyond
Emelia Benjamin Expanding your personal capacity (5)
October 12, 2017 Evans 118 Career mapping

Check in on progress towards goals/projects

Recognize your passions and interests and how they fit into the career you want to have, both in the short and long term

Determine next steps to accomplish short term goals

Angela Jackson Commit to something larger than yourself (1)

Expanding your personal capacity (5)

October 19, 2017 Evans 118 Academic Writing Learn best practices for writing papers, grants and reports in academic medicine Emelia Benjamin Expanding your personal capacity (5)
November 2, 2017 Evans 118 Difficult Conversations Develop strategies to prepare for and have difficult conversations

 

Francine Montemurro Effective Communication (3)
December 7, 2017 Evans 118 Time Management Describe the key elements of effective time management Asher Tulsky Expanding your personal capacity (5)
December 21, 2017 Evans 118 Mid-year check-in

  • Check in on progress toward goals/projects
  • Reflect on the first half of the year & progress on goals to date
  • Set goals for the second half of the year
Mark Braun

Asher Tulsky

January 18, 2018 Evans 118 TBD TBD TBD TBD
January 25, 2018 Evans 118 Building high performing teams

Check in on progress toward goals/projects

Identify the strengths of team members

Develop strategies to work effectively as a team member and leader

Mark Braun Transactional and transformational leadership (2)
February 1, 2018 Evans 115 Leadership styles Recognize your own leadership style Gopal Yadavalli Effective Communication (3)
February 8, 2018 Evans 118 Managing up

Check in on progress towards goals/projects

Develop strategies to work effectively with superiors to create mutually beneficial relationships Mark Braun Transactional and transformational leadership (2)
February 15, 2017 TBD CV Boot Camp

Check in on progress towards goals/projects

  • Learn what makes for an effective CV
  • Adapt and improve your own CV
Emelia Benjamin Expanding your personal capacity (5)
March 8, 2018 Evans 118 Running efficient meetings

Check in on progress toward goals/projects

Learn strategies to prepare for, implement, & follow through on meetings that accomplish your goals Mark Braun Transactional and transformational leadership (2)
March 22, 2018 Evans 115 TBD TBD TBD TBD
April 5, 2018  Evans 115 Making mistakes and resilience in academic medicine
  • Normalize the discussion of shame and resilience in your career
  • Identify your strategies for self-care and resilience
Emelia Benjamin Commit to something larger than yourself (1)

Transactional and transformational leadership (2) Modeling standards of integrity (4)

Expanding your personal capacity (5)

June 6, 2018

 

*Dinner at Emelia’s

Celebratory Dinner
  • Reflect back on lessons learned over the year
  • Welcome rising chiefs and share insights
Mark Braun with Emelia Benjamin, Gopal Yadavalli & Robina Bhasin  

 

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