Webinars and Podcasts

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Webinars and Podcasts

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Available recordings

List of available recordings by theme/category from the Center for Faculty Development as well as other departments and institutions.

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Anne Klibanski Visiting Lecture Series
This series was created to support and advance the careers of women. These lectures bring together faculty from institutions that have hosted Anne Klibanski Scholars with MGH scholars, on topics that overlap both research areas.
Communication (Writing/Verbal)
Presentations - 
Social Media - 
Writing - 
Verbal - 
Marcela del Carmen, MD, Lecture Series for the Advancement of Women and Diverse Faculty - 
This series was established to honor Dr. del Carmen's dedication to leadership development. Dr. del Carmen is the Chief Executive Officer of the MGPO and has dedicated her career to supporting women in academic medicine as well as faculty with diverse backgrounds.
Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Faculty Development Lecture Series - 
This series was established to honor Dr. Tarbell’s dedication and leadership. She was the founding Director of both the MGH Center for Faculty Development and the Office for Women’s Careers where she was instrumental in advancing and promoting the academic careers of MGH faculty.
  • Embracing vulnerability as a leader and mentor (podcast) - 2023 May 17
    Shannon E. Scott-Vernaglia, MD, General Pediatrician and AGeneral Pediatrician and Associate Chief for Clinical Faculty Development, MassGeneral for Children; and Director of CFD’s Office for Clinical Careers
  • Work and Purpose in Challenging Times - 2022 May 11
    Clayton Spencer, JD, President of Bates College
  • Mindful Mentorship: Achieving the Best Relationship with Your Mentee (& Mentor) - 2021 May 4
    Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc, tenured Associate Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine and Research Scientist at the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Health System
  • Note: recordings for 2018 & 2019 lecture were not made available for posting.
  • An Uncommon Journey - 2017 May 10
    O'Neil Britton, MD, Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President, MGH; Instructor in Medicine, HMS
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times - 2016 May 4
    Pamela D.A. Reeve, MBA, Vice Chair, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) Board of Trustees and Chair, Partners Community Physicians Organization (PCPO)
Women in Medicine Month - 
  • Women in Medicine and Science Symposium Keynote Address: If me, then you: Attaining leadership through growth opportunities - 2023 Sep 27
    Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Chair of Pediatrics of MassGeneral for Children and Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Women in Medicine and Science Symposium Keynote Address: From the Nile to the Charles River - 2022 Sep 20
    Nawal M. Nour, MD, MPH, Kate Macy Ladd Professorship at HMS, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Founding Director of the African Women’s Health Center at BWH
  • Women in Medicine - Positively Deviant (podcast) - 2020 Oct 8
    Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean of the Yale School of Medicine and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine
  • What Works: Gender Equality by Design - 2019 Sep 16
    Iris Bohnet, PhD, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government; Academic Dean at the Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Director of the Women and Public Policy Program; Associate Director of the Harvard Decision Science Laboratory
  • An Interwoven Journey: Women’s Health and Advancement of Women Faculty - 2018 Sep 12
    Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of Women’s Health in the Department of Medicine; Director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Office for Women’s Careers; and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Professional Development
Career Advancement - 
  • Creating a Safe Clinical Learning Environment Workshop for Clinical Educators - 2024 Apr 30
    Panelists: Meridale Baggett, MD, Internest and member of the Core Educator Faculty in the Department of Medicine; and Susan Hata, MD, Primary care provider for children and adults at MGH Back Bay
  • Providing Effective Feedback Workshop for Clinical Educators - 2024 Mar 19
    Panelists: Ariel Frey-Vogel, MD, MAT, Director of the Pediatric Education, Innovation, and Research Center, MGfC; and Dan Saddawi-Konefka, MD, MBA, Director of the Anesthesia Residency Program
  • Make it Count Twice: Turning Health Professions Education Work into Scholarship Workshop for Clinical Educators - 2023 Oct 26
    Panelists: Ariel Frey-Vogel, MD, MAT, Director of the Pediatric Education, Innovation, and Research Center, MGfC; Anna Handorf, MD, Director of TinyTalks and a Clinician Health Professions Education Researcher, Pediatric Education, Innovation and Research Center, MGfC; and Michael G. Healy, EdD, Health Professions Education Researcher, MGH and Instructor in Surgery, HMS
  • New Faculty Orientation - 2023 Oct 04
    With many MGH/MGPO leaders speaking on a variety of topics. Agenda, speaker bios and presentations are available on New Faculty Orientation page.
  • Finding Joy as a Clinical Educator - 2023 Sep 28
    Panelists: Carolina Abuelo, MD, Instructor of Medicine; Trevin Lau, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Alice Lorch, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology; and Derek Monette, MD, MHPE, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Identifying External Funding Opportunities with PIVOT - 2023 Sep 18
    Amy Robb, MS, Associate Director, Prospect Research and Funding Opportunities, MGH
  • Recognizing the Value of Neurodivergent Colleagues on the Autism Spectrum and Getting the Most out of These Working Relationships - 2023 May 22
    Panelists: Karen Lean, Senior Clinical Business Analyst with Medical Imaging Informatics at MGB; Brett Mulder, PsyD, Director of Teen and Adult Programs at Aspire and Clinical Instructor at HMS; Elise Wulff, Senior Program Manager, Child Services and Aspire Works; and moderated by Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, MD, Director, Office for Clinical Careers
  • Career Development Panel Series 4: When to say "Yes" - 2022 Dec 13
    Panelists: Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, Director, Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Department of Medicine, MGH and Professor of Medicine, HMS; Karen K. Miller, MD, Chief, Neuroendocrine Unit, MGH and Professor of Medicine, HMS; and Jennifer S. Temel, MD, Clinical Director, Thoracic Oncology Center, MGH and Professor of Medicine, HMS
  • Career Development Panel Series 3: When and How to Get Involved on an Editorial Board or NIH Study Section (podcast) - 2022 Nov 2
    Panelists: Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, Chief Emeritus of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Morton N. Swartz MD Academy Professor of Medicine (Microbiology and Immunobiology) at HMS; and Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH, Education Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and Director, CFD's Office for Well-Being
  • Career Development Panel Series 2: Whether and How to Take on a Major Administrative Role (podcast) - 2022 Oct 6
    Panelists: Shannon E. Scott-Vernaglia, MD, Associate Chief for Clinical Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics; Rachel C. Sisodia, MD, Chief Quality Officer, Corporate Administration; Jason H. Wasfy, MD, MPhil, Medical Director, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization; and Kristin White, PhD, Co-Chair, Subcommittee on the Review of Research Proposals
  • Career Development Panel Series 1: How to Get Involved in Initiatives and Committee Work (podcast) - 2022 Sep 7
    Panelists: Darshan H. Mehta, MD, MPH, Education Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and Director, CFD's Office for Well-Being; Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Co-Director, Center for Clinical Research Education; Kerri Palamara McGrath, MD, Director, Center for Physician Well-being, Department of Medicine; Bakhos A. Tannous, PhD, Director, CFD's Postdoctoral Division and Director, Experimental Therapeutics and Molecular Imaging Laboratory
  • Grant Administration & Management Course Session 3: Hiring and Conflict Management - 2022 Jun 30
    Lotfi A. Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Grant Administration & Management Course Session 2: Managing Changes in Your Science - 2022 Jun 23
    Bakhos Tannous, PhD, Director of the Postdoctoral Division, Office for Research Careers in the Center for Faculty Development; Director of the Experimental Therapeutics Unit, MGH; and Professor of Neurology at HMS
  • MGPA Beyond the Bench Seminar Series S2- Business, Part 2 - 2022 Jun 23
    Panelists: Shahrooz Zarbafian, PhD, Senior Data Scientist, GNS Healthcare; Sofia Carlton, PhD, Business Development Manager, Evelo Biosciences; and Carles Monterrubio, PhD, Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Careers in Science - 2022 Jun 21
    Lauren Celano, MBA, CEO, Propel Careers
  • Grant Administration & Management Course Session 1: Budget and Insight Oversight, Tracking, and Management - 2022 Jun 8
    Matthew Mues, BA, Senior Finance Manager, Center for Systems Biology
  • Research Career Perspectives at the Interface Between Academia and Industry - 2022 May 26
    Christian Tidona, PhD, Founder and Managing Director of BioMed X Institute, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Virtual Water Cooler Series: Demystifying Innovation Session 3 - 2022 Jan 20
    Stuart Paap, Founder and CEO of Pitch DNA
  • MGPA's Tips for Matching into Top US Residencies as an International Medical Graduates (IMG) - 2021 Dec 15
    Panelists: Jay Vyas, MD, PhD, Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program; Robert Hasserjian, MD, Director, Hematopathology Fellowship Program; Richard Bido-Medina, MD, PhD, Adult Psychiatry (PGY 3) and Education and Career Development Officer; and Elie Ramly, MD, Chief Resident in General Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University
  • Virtual Water Cooler Series: Demystifying Innovation Session 2 - 2021 Dec 9
    Speaker: Richard "Rox" Anderson, MD, Director of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine and Co-Founder of the Magic Wand Iniatiative
  • Virtual Water Cooler Series: Demystifying Innovation Session 1 - 2021 Nov 4
    Paul Currier, MD, Department of Medicine, MGH and 
    Karen Nanji, MD, MPH, Department of Anesthesia, MGH
  • MGPA's Transition to Independence: From Postdoc to PI - 2021 Sep 16
    Panelists: Rachel Flynn, PhD, Associate Professor, Boston University; Amit Choudhary, PhD, Assistant Professor, Broad Institute/HMS; Zhixun Dou, PhD, Assistant Professor, MGH/HMS; and Caroline Sokol, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, MGH/HMS
  • How to Stay on Track with Your PhD (podcast) - 2021 Feb 18
    Robert E. Kingston, PhD, Chief, Department of Molecular Biology
  • Overview Career Opportunities in the Life Science Sector (podcast) - 2020 Nov 19
    Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO of Propel Careers
  • Looking Your Best on Paper: How to Write a High Impact CV or Resume (podcast) - 2020 Oct 26
    Lauren Celano, MBA, Founder and CEO of Propel Careers
  • Lessons from “The Long Fix”: Leading Change (podcast) - 2020 Oct 20
    Vivian S. Lee, MD, Author of "The Long Fix: Solving America's HealthCare Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone" and President of Verily Life Sciences
  • How to Identify Funding Opportunities - 2020 Sep 30
    Amy Robb, MS, Prospective Research and Funding Opportunities, Corporate and Foundation Relations, MGH Development Office
  • Revisiting Your Goals in Times of Flux - 2020 Jul 7
    Sara Laschever, co-author of "Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation—and Positive Strategies for Change and Ask for It! How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want"
  • Graduate Student Town Hall - 2020 May 29
Promotion & CV
Skill Building
Time Management - 
TEDxMGH Videos - 
The TEDxMGH videos present inspirational stories from the MGH community, including how people have handled challenges through innovation, resilience, vulnerability, and connection. These monthly 10-12 min. stories by your colleagues cover far-reaching topics – from antiracism and social justice to climate change, laughter, coping with loss, COVID-19, and living and working with depression.
  • TEDxMGH (Nov-May) and TEDxMGH (Jun-present) are internal events on the TEDx website and therefore the videos are only accessible by MGH employees.
  • Visit the Apollo TEDxMGH intranet page for a list and links to the videos released every month since November 2020.
Maurizio Fava Lecture Series on Well-Being - 
Fun Fridays - 
Work / Life Balance
Financial Planning - 
Parenting (previously Managing Parenthood & Your Career)
  • The Crucial C’s & Family Meetings - Part 1 "Connection and Capable" - 2024 May 7
    Vicki Hoefle, Professional Parent Educator
  • Looking Ahead to College - 2023 Dec 14
    Panelists: Anne Levy, PhD, Senior Program Manager, Center for Faculty Development; Bo Rueda, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, HMS; and Sue Slaugenhaupt, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology, HMS
  • Encouraging Independence in Kids - 2023 Oct 23
    Elana Kagan, PhD, Psychologist in the Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Program, MGH
  • Parenting Children with Mental Health/Learning Disabilities - 2023 Mar 8
    Panelists: Ellen B. Braaten, PhD, Executive Director, Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP); Jessica E. Haberer, MD, MS, Associate Physician, General Internal Medicine; Elyse Park, PhD, Clinical Associate in Psychology
  • Parenting Children with Medical/Physical Disabilities - 2022 Dec 7
    Panelists: Matthew F. Gardiner, MD, Director, Ophthalmology Emergency, Consult, and Hospitalist Services; Yamini Howe, MD, Development Behavioral Pediatrician, Lurie Center for Autism; Donna L. Nimec, MD, Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; and Jillian Wise, PhD, Instructor, MGH Cancer Center
  • Parenting through and Beyond Divorce - 2022 Sep 8
    Panelists: Erin T. Bradley, MD, Associate Professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology; Evelyn Lilly, MD, Instructor in Dermatology; Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry; and Joan Sapir, MBA, EdM, Executive in Residence, MGH/MGPO
  • Parenting Never Stops―A Conversation with Parents of Older Children - 2022 Jun 22
    Panelists: Jeffrey Ecker, MD, Chief of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Bob Kingston, PhD, Chief of the Department of Molecular Biology; Anne Levy, PhD, Senior Program Manager of the Center for Faculty Development; May Pian-Smith, MD, MS, Chief of the Division of Quality and Safety, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
  • The Impact of Youth’s Social Media Use and How to Mitigate it - 2022 Mar 2
    Jacqueline Sperling, PhD, clinical psychologist; Instructor, HMS; and co-founder and Co-Program Director of the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program, McLean Hospital
  • Managing and Moving Beyond Guilt –The Challenging Duo of Parenthood and Career Panel - 2021 Dec 16
    Panelists: Deborah Hung, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology; Karen K. Miller, MD, Professor of Medicine; Kerry Reynolds, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; and Lorraine Schratz, MD, Clinical Director of the Raising Healthy Hearts Program
  • Fun Things to Do with Kids (podcast) - 2021 Oct 5
    Panelists: Anne Fishel, PhD, Executive Director of the Family Dinner Project; Anne Levy, PhD, Senior Program Manager of the Center for Faculty Development at MGH; and Rana Chudnofsky, MEd, (not recorded) Director of the Positivity and Relaxation Training (PART) Program and Resilient Youth at the Benson Henry Institute
  • Stepping Up: Men at MGH Who Re-define Family Success (podcast) - 2021 Jun 16
    Panelists: Thomas N. Byrne, MD, Professor of Neurology and Health Sciences & Technology; Mark J. O'Connor, MD, Clinical and Research Fellow in Endocrinology; and William E. Palmer, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Adoption (podcast) - 2020 Dec 10
    Panelists: Connie Chang, MD, Musculoskeletal Radiologist and fellow adoption champion; Laura Nemeyer, EdD, Founder of Adoption Resource Associates of Cambridge; and Ellen & Nate Lowe, licensed foster parents in MA in process on expanding to adoption
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Family Meals (podcast) - 2020 Nov 12
    Anne K. Fishel, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry; Author of “Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids”; and a founding member of The Family Dinner Project
  • Preparing for the New School Year - 2020 Sep 2
    Panelists: Elise Wulff, MEd, Program Manager for Child Services, Aspire MGH/MassGeneral for Children and Martha A. McNulty, MEd, Director, Child Care Services, MGB
  • Advanced COVID Parenting - 2020 Jul 16
    Michael S. Jellinek, MD, former chief of Child Psychiatry and professor emeritus of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at HMS
  • Town Hall: Parenting and Productivity in the Time of COVID - 2020 Jun 26
    Panelists: Peter L. Slavin, MD; Anne E. Becker, MD, PhD; Rose R. Sheehan, MBA; and Martha A. McNulty, EdM

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