Career Development Toolbox
Professional and Leadership Development Curriculum for Faculty

Unconscious Bias: How Does it Affect Your Work and Life?
Instructor: Bernard L Lopez, MD
Date: 12/9/2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: TBD
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    This 90-minute session will introduce faculty members to unconscious bias in the workplace and in life. Time will be spent understanding the neuroanatomic basis of unconscious bias. Participants will them have the chance to discuss steps they may take to lessen its effects on their daily interactions.

    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
    3) Recommend changes to behavior that minimize that impact of bias in their work and workplace


Networking and Your Academic Career: Why it matters and how to do it
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 1/10/2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 119 College, 126 Conference Room
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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: 1/18/2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 119 College, 126 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: 2/21/2017
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 119 College, 126 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 Clinical and Educational Scholarship Track and the Clinician Educator Track
Instructor: Karen Novielli, MD
Date: 2/22/2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: 119 College, 126 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.


Unconscious Bias: How Does it Affect Your Work and Life?
Instructor:  
Date: 4/26/2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: TBD
(Register for this session)

    This 90-minute session will introduce faculty members to unconscious bias in the workplace and in life. Time will be spent understanding the neuroanatomic basis of unconscious bias. Participants will them have the chance to discuss steps they may take to lessen its effects on their daily interactions.

    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
    3) Recommend changes to behavior that minimize that impact of bias in their work and workplace