Date
Location
Topic
Presenter
Homework
Reading
Exercise
Learning objectives
Mon. January 10
2:00-4:30 pm
650 Albany Street. 7th floor
All faculty
One-minute elevator speech on your background and project.
Chapman AB, Guay-Woodford LM. 2008. Nurturing Passion in a Time of Academic Climate Change: The Modern-Day Challenge of Junior Faculty Development. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol;3(6):1878-1883.
Deliver elevator speech
· Align expectations with the goals of the program
· Develop ties between participants
· Introduce projects
9:00-11:30 am
Breakout: Evans 115
Bickel J. 2008. Career Development as a Long-Distance Hike. J Gen Intern Med;24(1):118-121.
Share results of self-assessment
· Stimulate long-term thinking
· Avoid common mistakes
Mon. February 7
2:00-4:30 pm
EBRC 714
Breakout: EBRC 715
Kathy Kram and mentors
Kram KE, Higgins MC, 2008. A New Approach to Mentoring. Wall Street Journal; September 22.
Small group discussion
· Establish a productive mentoring relationship
Thurs. February 24
9:00-11:30 a.m.
Wilkins Board Room
Breakout: Evans 115
CV review
· Assess their readiness for promotion
· Prepare a CV suitable for promotion
Mon. March 7
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Wilkins Board Room
Breakout: Evans 118
Stybel, LJ et al. 2005. Friend, Foe, Ally, Adversary……or Something else? MIT Sloan Management Review; 46(4), 13-16.
Interpret results of MBTI
· Recognize personality types
· Empathize with colleagues
Thurs. March 31
9:00-11:30 a.m.
Evans Seminar Room
Breakout: Evans 115
Outline of a paper or MedEd Portal submission
Perneger, TV.  2004.  Writing a research article: advice to beginners. Int J Qual Health Care; 16(3), 191–2.
Editing and rewriting
· Overcome writers’ block
· Present data in a compelling way
Wed.   April 6
9:00-11:30 a.m.
Wilkins Board Room
Breakout: Evans 115
Bring in authors’ instructions from a journal
DeMaria, A.  2007.  How Do I Get a Paper Accepted? JACC; 49(15), 1666-7.
For more tips, see Part II.
Role-play an editorial meeting
· Target papers to the proper journal
· Respond to peer review
Mon.   April 25
2:00-4:30 p.m.
EBRC 715
Breakout: EBRC 714
Finding funding
Locate possible funding source using
Zerhouni EA. 2006. NIH in the Post-Doubling Era: Realities and Strategies. Science;314(5802):1088-1090.
Ask questions to panel
· Navigate online databases
· Interpret an RFA
Mon.    May 9
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Wilkins Board Room
Breakout: Evans 118
Prepare one page specific aims of research, quality or educational grant or proposal
Straight Talk with Otto Yang and Patrick Miller. 2009. Nature Medicine; 15(6):592-3.
Pitch specific aims to colleague
· Follow guidelines for NIH grant
· Craft compelling specific aims
Thurs. May 26
9:00-11:30 a.m.
EBRC 714
Core faculty
Prepare one page bulleted summary on project.
1. Milestones
2. Challenges
3. Future directions
No reading assignment
Consultancies
· Evaluate challenges and progress on project
Mon. August 29
12:30-3:00 p.m.
Wilkins Board Room

Breakout: Evans 115
  • I statements
  • Prepare one-page timeline outlining the work on your project you intend to accomplish by December.
    Ende J. 1983. Feedback in clinical medical education. JAMA;250:777-781.
    Practice giving appropriate feedback
    · Deliver positive and negative feedback
    Mon. September 26
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    Wilkins Board Room

    Breakout: Evans 115
    Prepare learning objectives for a course, precepting session, or curriculum
    Prideaux D. 2003. Curriculum design. BMJ;326(7383):268-270.
    Peer critique
    · Differentiate between levels of learning (Bloom’s Taxonomy)
    · Distinguish between skills tests and competencies, formative vs. summative evaluations
    Mon. October 17
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    Wilkins Board Room

    Breakout: Evans 115
    The state of BUMC
    Stanley Hochberg

    Skim Boston University’s Strategic Plan and BUMC’s Institutional Master Plan


    Question and answer session

    · Position your unit within the structure of the larger university
    · Align your activities with institutional priorities
    Mon. October 31
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    Wilkins Board Room

    Breakout: Evans 115
    Turning education into scholarship
    Access three MedEd Portal publications
    Fincher RE. et al. 2000. Scholarship in Teaching: An Imperative for the 21st Century. Acad Med; 75:887-894.
    Small group discussion
    · Assess educational interventions

    · Share pedagogical innovations with a wide audience
    Mon. November 7
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    Wilkins Board Room

    Breakout: Evans 115
    Time management and family balance

    Session off from homework
    Lahav, G. 2010.  How to Survive and Thrive in the Mother-Mentor Marathon. Mol Cell. May 28;38(4):477-80.
    Write the speech from your retirement party
    · Identify what recharges your batteries.

    · Understand the important of exercise and rest to performance and health.
    Mon. November 21
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    EBRC 714
    Bring talk you’ve given. Six slides per handout. Break into small groups
    Heath D. 2010. Made to Stick: Presentations that Stick. Fast Company. April 7.
    Deliver practice talk
    · Organize a talk into a narrative format
    · Format visual materials to illustrate a talk
    Mon. December 5
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    EBRC 714
    Core faculty
    Prepare presentation
    No reading assignment
    Provide feedback to presenters
    · Present primary findings to a lay audience
    Mon. December 19
    12:30-3:00 p.m.
    EBRC 714
    All faculty, all sponsors
    Prepare presentation
    No reading assignment
    Provide feedback to presenters
    · Celebrate a milestone in the project.
    EBRC 714