Career Development Toolbox
Professional and Leadership Development Curriculum for Faculty

New Faculty: Preparing for Success in an Academic Career (6 Sessions)
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 12/3/2014
Time: 7:30am – 9:00am
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    Dates: Wednesdays: October 1, October 8, October 22, November 12, December 3, and December 10, 2014

    This six session series is intended to focus and orient the faculty member who is new to Jefferson and new to academic medicine. This series will highlight those topics that are critical for eventual success of the faculty member in academic medicine. Participation in all sessions is expected.
    1) Academic Medicine 101: Understanding your environment
    2) Why are you here? Goal setting and Individualized Career Development Plans
    3) Effective Mentorship: A How to Guide for Mentees
    4) Next Steps: What got you here won’t get you there
    5) Basic Time Management Strategies (session will begin at 7:30am)
    7) Identifying Resources to support your research and scholarship (Gary Kaplan)


Networking and Your Academic Career: Why it matters and how to do it
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 1/12/2015
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 101 BLSB
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    This session will introduce participants to the concept of professional networks as a critical element of success in an academic career. Practical examples of the use of networks in day to day matters as well as long term strategic career planning will be discussed as well as practical tips on how to build and sustain a professional network.


Constructing your Promotion Portfolio: Tips and Strategies
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 1/27/2015
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    Participants will learn about the importance and relative roles of their CV, teaching portfolio and letters of recommendation in the process for promotion. Strategies and tips for presenting documents in the most favorable light will be discussed.


Getting the Most out of a Mentor: A Workshop for Junior Faculty
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 2/11/2015
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    During this interactive and reflective workshop, faculty will: 1) learn new approaches to obtaining mentoring 2) describe what makes successful mentoring experiences 3) develop tips for mentees and 4) develop an immediate next step for an individual mentoring plan.


SKMC Appointment and Promotion Tracks and Guidelines: An Overview for Faculty in the Academic Investigator Track and the Non - Tenure Research Track
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 2/18/2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    This workshop will review the tracks and guidelines for appointment and promotion at SKMC. Criteria for promotion within the Academic Investigator Track and the Research Track will be discussed. Requirements for documenting an educational portfolio will also be described.


SKMC Appointment and Promotion Tracks and Guidelines: An Overview for Faculty in the Clinical and Educational Scholarship Track and the Clinician Educator Track
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 2/18/2015
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    This workshop will review the tracks and guidelines for appointment and promotion at SKMC. Criteria for promotion within the Clinical and Educational Scholarship Track and the Clinician Educator Track will be discussed. Requirements for documenting an educational portfolio will also be described.


How Does Unconscious Bias Impact Your Work and Workplace?
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 4/2/2015
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: 100 College, Rodgers Conference Room
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    Upon completion of this session participants will: 1) Describe the literature on unconscious bias as it relates to hiring and promotion 2) Determine their own biases and explore how these biases might impact their work and 3) recommend changes to behavior that minimize that impact of bias in their work and workplace