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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 Tuesday or Wednesday evenings and begin at 5:30 p.m. in SOM190P (except where noted). Lectures can also be viewed via GoToMeeting . The events are aimed at faculty, but anyone who feels they might benefit from the information is welcome to attend. We kindly request RSVPs for these lectures. 

Many of these sessions are taped for future viewing. Previous lectures can be found here (Emory ID required to access). 

Building a Teaching Portfolio

Learn about the critical parts of a teaching portfolio and how to put together a compelling packet for promotion.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

5:30 –  6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 190P

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

Moving from Trainee to Teacher

Gain practical tips on how to prepare efficiently, communicate your material effectively, and engage your audience in a small group or bedside setting. 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

5:30 –  6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 190P

Lisa Bernstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

How to Talk to Your Chair

Hear different perspectives on how to approach your chair about issues such as salary, resources, space, promotion, etc.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

5:30 –  6:30pm

James B. Williams School of Medicine Building
Room 190P

Jeremy Boss, PhD
Emory Chair in Basic Science Research
Professor & Chair of Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Dean of Basic Science Research
Interim Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry

Ira Horowitz, MD
John D. Thompson Professor and Chair, Dept. of Gynecology & Obstetrics
Executive Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Carolyn Meltzer, MD 
William Patterson Timmie Professor and Chair, Dept. of Radiology & Imaging Sciences 

Previous Lectures

Many of the below sessions are avaialble for viewing online

Positioning Yourself for Promotion

Learn about 2011 & 2017 promotion guidelines, benchmarks and how to actively pursue promotion. 

Tuesday, September 9, 2017 

Kathy Griendling, PhD
R. Wayne Alexander Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

Educational Scholarship 101

Harness your teaching to further your academic career at Emory.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Linda Lewin, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics

Teaching Communication at the Bedside: A Framework for Set-Up, Debriefing, and Feedback

The art of communication is taken to a new level when trying to balance a learner's communication with a patient, your own communication with the patient, and your ability to teach the learner as part of the encounter. This session will provide a framework to use as we as teachers aim to help our learners of all stages become better communicators.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 

Lynn O'Neill, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Small Budget Research

No grant, no money! Don't give up: Research and publishing are still possible. Review of strategies that allow busy clinicians to still be part of Emory's research mission.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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

Stacy Heilman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Co- Director for Pediatric Research Operations, Grants Education & Cores

Creating a Service Portfolio

What constitutes service? How can you capture it in the service portfolio and showcase your accomplishments? Learn the answers to these questions and more.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kathy Glas, MD 
Professor of Anesthesiology