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Lecture Series

The Faculty Development Lecture Series, presented throughout the year by senior faculty within the School of Medicine, covers practical topics aimed at assisting faculty in their career development.

All lectures are scheduled on the third Tuesday of the month and begin at 5:30 p.m. (except where noted).

Many of these sessions are taped for future viewing from the Faculty Development web site. The events are aimed at faculty, but anyone who feels they might benefit from the information is welcome to attend. No registration is required for these lectures.

Surviving the Funding Crisis

Learn about novel funding sources, strategies to find funders, and how to make yourself more competitive.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 

5:306:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 190P

Paul Spearman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics
Chief Research Officer for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Nael McCarty, Ph.D.
Marcus Professor of Cystic Fibrosis

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Cystic Fibrosis Research and Airways Disease Research

Navigating Emory

Learn about the organizational structure of Emory University, the Woodruff Health Sciences Center, the Emory University School of Medicine and Emory Healthcare.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

5:306:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Gary Teal, MBA
Chief Administrative Officer, Woodruff Health Sciences Center

Hacked, Cracked and Confused: Towards a Greater Understanding of IT Security Threats in our World

Interactive discussion that aims to help faculty understand key concepts in information security and privacy.  The discussion will also concentrate on some of the top threats that are currently in the wild along with opportunities to help address them.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

5:15 – 6:15pm
*Please note earlier start time

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Marc Overcash
Assistant Dean, Information Technology
Emory University School of Medicine

The Promotion Process

Learn about the requirements and guidelines for the various promotion tracks in the School of Medicine, and hear advice on career advancement at Emory.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

5:30 – 6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Kathy K. Griendling, PhD
R. Wayne Alexander Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Research and Faculty Development
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

Building a Teaching Portfolio

The teaching portfolio is an important part of the promotion packet. Learn about the critical pieces and how to put together a compelling packet.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

5:30 – 6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Jaffar Khan, MD
Associate Profesor and Vice Chair for Education
Department of Neurology

Engaging Learners

Learn about education opportunities in the School of Medicine and their relation to mentoring as well as skills to engage learners at all levels. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

5:30 – 6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Valerie Biousse, MD
Cyrus H. Stoner Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

Negotiation Skills: Advancing in the World of Academia

Learn about the challenges of negotiation and how to overcome them. Gain effective negotiation techniques and accrue tips for the best possible outcome

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

5:30 – 6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Nadine Kaslow, PhD, ABPP
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief Psychologist, Grady Health System

Developing a Quality Project for Maintenance of Certification

New maintenance of certification guidelines include carrying out a quality project. Learn what that entails and how to get started.  

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

5:30 – 6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 178P

Nathan Spell III, MD
Vice Chair for Quality and Clinical Effectiveness, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Primary Care