List of opportunities available to senior faculty.

Leadership Opportunities
  • AAMC's Leading Organizations to Health program.
  • AAMC's Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar
  • AAMC's Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
  • CFD OSFA Leadership Skills Retreat
    The Center for Faculty Development's Office for Senior Faculty Affairs offers two half-day Leadership Skills Retreats geared toward MGH mid-career faculty (clinicians, physician-investigators, and investigators) entering the leadership phase of their careers and looking to build their leadership skillset. Speakers are invited to share their expertise in an interactive format, allowing for exploration of the ways leadership plays out in a variety of contexts.
  • Harvard Catalyst's Leadership Strategies for the Researcher is a course focusing on best practices in leading and managing a team.
  • Harvard University Joint Committee on the Status of Women (JCSW) is an administrative committee of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) representing an inclusive constituency of faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and students of HMS, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and affiliated hospitals and institutions. The JCSW is starting to think about Leadership for the next academic year. Please consider nominating yourself or another colleague for one of the following roles:
    • Faculty and Staff Vice Co-Chairs
    • Faculty and Staff Members-at-large
    The following subcommittees will be looking for co-chairs for the next two academic years.
    • Career Advancement
    • Work/Life
    Click here to submit a nomination for one of these JCSW Leadership roles.
  • Healthcare Leadership Program (HCLP)
    The Massachusetts General Physicians Organization and Hospital (MGPO/MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization and Hospital (BWPO/BWH) have combined their respective Leadership Programs to create a collaborative program that builds upon the successes of both longstanding programs. The purpose of the program is to provide healthcare leaders the skills necessary to assume greater leadership roles within the hospital and Mass General Brigham system. Note: the MGPO's former leadership program was the MGPO Physician Leadership Development Program.
  • Leading in Difficult Times
    AAMC’s virtual resource library on leading in difficult times, with a focus on managing self, leading others, and leading your organization.
  • HMS/HSDM Leadership Development Course for Physicians and Scientists
  • HMS DICP Leadership Faculty Development Program Conference
    Annual event offered by the HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion & Community Partnership.
  • MentorMGB: This “LinkedIn” style mentorship platform for the entire Harvard Medical School (HMS) community connects faculty, trainees and students across hospitals to find and give secondary mentorship; collaborate on research interests/find new projects; and create general work and non-work discussion/connections. Thanks to Mentor Mass General, we aim to foster a dynamic cross-institution mentorship culture and facilitate research collaborations.
    • The MentorMGB website is a general representation of site-wide activity to see what others on the platform are talking about, chime in on discussion forums, “like” updates, etc.
    • Members will eventually have all faculty across the MGB system, in all specialties, and provide the ability to search by research interest, mentorship area and send messages that go to their MGB email inbox. The more of your profile you fill out, the more searchable you will be on the network.
    • Groups is a page to create interest groups and meet others across the MGB system with like-minded interests.
    • Forums is a place to create discussion forums (on promotions, new articles, research projects, collaborator searches, etc.), to help each other and provide fluid mentorship across the MGB system.
    For more information, read the tutorial below.

    Download Tutorial PDF
National Groups
  • AAMC Affinity Group: "Managing Career Transitions and Succession"
    There are many career transitions in the life of an academician, including being appointed as a first-time faculty member; earning academic rank promotions; serving as principal investigator on a grant; holding various leadership appointments; and, ultimately, transitioning out of full-time employment. This section summarizes various career transitions in academic medicine and points to resources and references for more in-depth exploration.