Past seminars

Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series 2014-2015
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series 2013-2014
Faculty Development & Diversity Seminar Series 2012-2013
Academic advancement
Research methods
Time and technology management
Work/life balance



Academic Advancement for Educators
Kitt Schaffer, MD, PhD
November 13, 2012

Turning Quality Projects into Scholarship
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Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD
February 13, 2012

Submitting to a Journal
Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH
November 1, 2011

Academic Advancement and Promotion
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Karen M. Freund, MD, MPH
September 12, 2011

Publishing in the New England Journal of Medicine — Mark Klempner, Richard Saitz
  • Listen to a podcast here
March 29, 2011

Publishing on MedEd PortalGrace Huang
December 13, 2010

Resume Boot Camp — Emelia Benjamin, Peter Cahn
October 19, 2010

Appointments and Promotions — Karen Freund, Jane Freedman, Jacqueline Sharon. To listen to an audio version, click here.
September 21, 2010

Academic Advancement and Promotions
Karen Freund, MD
October 20, 2009

Faculty Self-Assessment Questionnaire: A Focus Group Discussion
Karen Freund, MD
September 14, 2009

Academic Advancement & Promotion
David Salant, MD
Karen Freund, MD, MPH
December 18, 2008

Small Discussion Groups: Creating an Individual Development Plan:
Part 2 – Planning Your Journey
Emelia Benjamin, MD, ScM
November 3, 2008

Panel Discussion: Creating an Individual Development Plan:
Part 1 – Career Paths: How to Get From A to Z
David Coleman, MD
Michele David, MD
Sharon Levine, MD
Barbara Corkey, PhD
Shalender Bhasin, MD
Avrum Spira, MD, MSc
October 14, 2008

Academic Advancement and Promotion at BUSM
Karen Freund, MD
David Salant, MD
November 13, 2007

Career Planning in Academic Medicine
David Coleman MD
September 18, 2007


Team Science & Science of Teams_Vasan_final
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Vasan S. Ramachandran, MD, DM, FACC, FAHA
December 6, 2011

Interviewing Applicants for Medical School, Internship, and Graduate School

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Gary Balady, MD
October 3, 2011

Managing Challenging MeetingsBonnie Teitelman

Listen to a podcast here
May 2, 2011

Interviewing to Hire the Best — Diane Holmes
April 4, 2011

Deciding Authorship — Francine Montemurro, Susan Frey
January 18, 2011

Hiring and Managing Personnel — Boris Lazic, George Snowdon

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In May 2010, BUSM hosted Dr. Dan O’Connell, a clinical psychologist and expert in healthcare communication. His public presentation focused on dealing with difficult colleagues. A video recording is available as well as audio.
Dr. O’Connell also gave two lunchtime talks in the Department of Medicine:
Finally, Dr. O’Connell addressed physicians and nurses at BMC:
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Daniel O’Connell, PhD
May 3, 2010

Conflict Management for Academic Faculty
David G. Javitch, PhD
BU School of Public Health
March 23, 2009

Professional Conduct: Fair Expectation of Trainers and Trainees
Barbara Corkey, MD
Angela Jackson, MD
March 29, 2010

Everything Gets Done Through People: Creating Effective Collaborations and Teams
Janet Bickel, Member of the ELAM Consultation Alliance
Career and Leadership Development Coach and Consultant
November 9, 2009


May 7, 2012

Laura Castillo-Page, PhD
Director of Research
Diversity Policy and Programs
Office of the Executive Vice President, AAMC
Valarie Clark, MPA
Director, Faculty Development
Faculty Development and Leadership
Office of the Executive Vice President, AAMC
June 8, 2009



Budgeting for Grants

June 5, 2012

Nancy Clinton, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute
Karen Hennessey, Vascular Biology

Resubmitting a Grant
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David Felson, MD, MPH
January 10, 2012




Faina Schwartz, Nancy Clinton
November 29, 2010



Caroline Genco, PhD
February 22, 2010



David Felson, MD
January 8, 2008



Mark Klempner, MD
October 23, 2007

Jesse Roth, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Yeshiva University Investigator, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
May 18, 2009


Small Group Discussions: Peer Mentoring


Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM
Karen M. Freund MD, MPH

Subha Ramani, MBBS, MMEd, MPH
Carol Rosenberg, MD
Caroline Attardo Genco, PhD

Sharon A. Levine, MD
Paul LeLorier, MD, FACC
Matthew Russell, MD, MSc
April 13, 2009


How to Assess Performance & Provide Feedback


Angela Jackson, MD
Caroline Attardo Genco, PhD
January 29, 2009


Panel Discussion: Mentoring in Academic Medicine: A Primer for Mentors & Mentees


Sharon A. Levine, MD
Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM

Joseph A. Vita, MD
Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH
June 10, 2008








Janice Weinberg, ScD
March 20, 2012









June 7, 2011



John Wiecha, Lorraine Stanfield, Ron Medzon
May 17, 2011



Warren Hershman, Subha Ramani, Rob Lowe
January 13, 2011



Kitt Shaffer
January 10, 2011



December 7, 2010



Angela Jackson, MD and Rachel Stark, MD
Listen to a podcast here.
September 27, 2010



Faith Fitzgerald, MD
September 24, 2010



N. Radhakrishnan, M. Bharel, S. Gordon,  H. Lee, A. Segal
July 20, 2010



Subha Ramani, MD, MPH
December 8, 2009


How to Give a Great Talk


William C. Rando, PhD
Assistant Dean and Director
McDougal Graduate Teaching Center
Yale Graduate School, New Haven, CT
May 13, 2008


Panel Discussion: Effective Clinical Teaching Strategies:
At the Bedside, in Conference & in Clinic


Steven Borkan, MD
Angela Jackson, MD
Subha Ramani, MD
February 12, 2008




Peter Cahn
March 7, 2011



Craig Noronha, Peggy Chou
October 14, 2010



Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine , Dept. of Medicine
May 18, 2010 and June 1, 2010 and April 10, 2012



Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine , Dept. of Medicine
January 19, 2010


Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
Barbara Corkey, PhD
February 24, 2009



Beverly Brown, PhD
April 26, 2010


Panel Discussion: Time Management Strategies


Rebecca Silliman, MD
Ravin Davidoff, MD
Nancy Kressin, MD
April 8, 2008



Lauren Maggio, MS (LIS) MA
Megan Bresnahan
March 11, 2008



Panel Discussion: Balancing Personal & Professional Life: You Don’t Need to Opt Out


David Felson, MD
Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH
Richard Saitz, MD
Tracey Battaglia, MD, MPH
Steven Borkan, MD
December 18, 2007