Archived Professional Development Events

2024

Leadership 101 with President Espy - Monday, February 19, 2024

Join us for an in-depth discussion with President Kimberly Espy, and Dr. Teena Chopra, Assistant Dean of Coaching and Professional Development. During this one-hour discussion, you will learn lessons on leadership and explore effective strategies for academic and clinical leaders. 

Guest Speaker:

President Kimberly Andrews Espy, A leader with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, President Espy was the Wayne State Board of Governors’ unanimous choice for president. She is the first woman to serve in this role in the institution’s history.

President Espy previously served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio. For her commitment to the community and her work as an agent of change, she was recognized with a Women’s Leadership Award from the San Antonio Business Journal.

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2023

"Are They, You Know..." An Introduction to Addressing Implicit Bias Against LGBTQ+ Populations - Thursday, January 12, 2023

Guest Speakers

Forrest Hosea (they/them/their) is a qualitative research analyst at the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy (CHOP) and Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (OPEN).

Knoll Larkin, M.P.H.  (pronouns: he/him/his) Knoll is the Networking2Save Project Manager at the National LGBT Cancer Network.

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Speed Mentoring - Thursday, February 23, 2023

Speed Mentoring provides you with an opportunity to meet face-to-face with mentors and senior faculty members (who serve or have served on the School of Medicine Promotion & Tenure committee). 

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An Overview of Black Women's Perceptions of Prenatal Care Quality and Examining its Relationship to Healthcare Discrimination in the Biosocial Impact on Black Births (BIBB) Study - Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Dr. Dailey will provide an overview of the impact of social determinants of health (economic, neighborhood environment, and healthcare) on perinatal health disparities and will discuss her publication of a validity and reliability analysis of the Quality of Prenatal Care Questionnaire (QPCQ), a 46-item instrument used to measure prenatal care quality perceptions in a cohort of Black women enrolled in the Biosocial Impact on Black Births (BIBB) study.

Guest Speaker:

Rhonda Dailey, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (DFMPHS) in the School of Medicine and Scientific Director to the Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR), within the Office of the Vice President of Research, at Wayne State University.

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Promotion & Tenure Panel - Thursday, April 20, 2023

During this one-hour webinar attendees will get to hear from a panel of faculty who recently completed the P&T process. The panelist will discuss their experience going through the P&T process and then address any questions attendees may have.

Panelist:

Boris Baltes, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs & Associate Vice President of Academic Personnel

Anju Goyal, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Visual & Anatomical Sciences

Melanie Hanna-Johnson, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Eric McGrath, Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Erik Olsen, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Kristen Purrington, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology

Kevin Theis, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology

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Human Trafficking - Friday, April 29, 2023

In this one hour session participants will learn:

  • What is Human Trafficking
  • Take a closer look at Human Trafficking cases in the United States
  • The resources needed to help

Guest Speakers:

Grace Broughton is an experienced, bilingual, research and litigation government attorney with over 15 years of relevant work experience. Since 2015, Grace has been a member of the Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault units at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office (WCPO). 

Danielle Shamus received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Oakland University. As a scholarship softball player at Oakland, she dealt with challenges and fought many uphill battles on and off the field. She stayed in southeastern Michigan and earned her Juris Doctor at Wayne State University Law School.

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Habit Change for High Achievers: The 4 Step Process No One Taught You - Monday, June 12, 2023

Habit change is notoriously challenging. Conventional advice is to use will power and self discipline, both of which have been shown to be less than effective for long term change. Learn what to do instead and how to start implementing four practical steps today.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Why willpower is ineffective 
  • The importance of understanding habits as learned solutions
  • The most common habits of women physicians/high achievers
  • 4 counterintuitive steps to change any habit.

Guest Speaker:

Kristi Angevine, MD, FACOG is a board certified Ob/Gyn, master certified life coach and host of the Habits on Purpose podcast. After 11 years in private practice, she shifted her professional focus to full time coaching. She specializes in helping high achievers change unhelpful habits into intentional ones.

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Planning and Writing Grant Proposals - Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Good ideas come to all of us. An excellent grant application provides a robust setting for that idea. Develop your next grant proposal with this workshop that will aid in transferring your good ideas on paper.

Learning Objectives:

  • Be responsive to the priorities of the funder
  • Present a clear argument based on facts
  • Show clear links between what has been done, what needs to be done and how your idea will help provide solutions.
  • Identify time management strategies for successful grant writing

Guest Speaker: 

Dragana Komnenov Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Physiology and Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

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Pandemic Lessons and Role of Faculty in Pandemic Preparedness - Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Join us for a Fireside Coffee Chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Teena Chopra, Assistant Dean of Coaching and Professional Development. During this 40-minute coffee chat, you will learn about lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic and how faculty can be more engaged in pandemic preparedness.

Guest Speaker: 

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. is an American physician-scientist and a Distinguished University Professor in the Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine.  He also holds an additional appointment in the university’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Previously, Dr. Fauci served as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, from 1984 to 2022. Dr. Fauci was a key advisor to seven Presidents on global HIV/AIDS issues, and on preparedness against emerging infectious disease threats.  He also served as the Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden. Dr. Fauci was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has helped save more than 25 million lives throughout the developing world.

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The Influence of Disability Bias in Healthcare on Patients, Trainees, and the Workforce - Thursday, August 17, 2023

In this one (1) hour interactive panel presentation participants will learn about the effects of implicit bias on: 1) healthcare and health outcomes for people living with disabilities, 2) training experiences of students and other learners living with disabilities, and 3) hiring and practice opportunities in healthcare for people living with disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how explicit and implicit biases related to disability impact admission and training experiences of students and other learners with disabilities
  • Describe how explicit and implicit biases related to disability impact hiring and practice opportunities and conditions for people with disabilities
  • Describe how explicit and implicit biases related to disability impact healthcare experiences and health outcomes for people with disabilities
  • Assess strategies currently utilized to provide inclusive education or care to individuals with disabilities and their limitations
  • Recommend novel/new/additional strategies to mitigate the impact of implicit bias with regard to disability

Guest Speakers:

Julie Crego, Human Resource Director

Amy Lammers, Office of Equal Opportunity 

Anne Messman, M.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Kristen Swan, Student Disability Services

Sokol Todi, Ph.D., Chair of Pharmacology

Angela Trepanier, M.S., Professor in the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics 

Daniel Walz, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs

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Thyroid Eye Disease: From the Eyelid to the Retina - Thursday, August 31, 2023

Covering proptosis, eyelid edema, conjunctival swelling, retinal folds, optic disc edema and more.  This presentation is designed for providers across specialties and will include how the iPhone camera can help us and will include some essentials for female providers and patients.

Guest Speaker:

Gloria Wu MD is a graduate of Harvard University, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She completed her General Surgery Internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, then her Ophthalmology Residency at Cornell-Columbia University Medical Center, Retina-Vitreous Fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School.

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Always a Warrior: In-Depth Conversation with the President of the Medical Alumni Association - Friday, October 20, 2023

Rebecca Klisz-Hulbert, M.D. ’04, Res. ’07, Fel. ‘09, President of the Medical Alumni Association will discuss ways in which faculty and students can engage with the Medical Alumni Association to maximize educational opportunities,  professional development, networks and impact.

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Klisz-Hulbert is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University. She is a triple graduate of Wayne State University (medical school, psychiatry residency, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship), where she is currently serves as the president of the Medical Alumni Association. 

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Work-Life Integration: Finding the time for what matters - Monday, October 23, 2023

This session will focus on actionable strategies to improve work-life integration and address burnout. 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand drivers of physician burnout
  • Identify strategies to promote work-life integration
  • Implement actionable goals and behaviors to enhance work-life integration and well-being

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Wei Wei Lee is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Students and Professional Development at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from New York University, masters of public health from the Harvard School of Public Health and completed her internal medicine residency at NYPH-Weill Cornell.  She is a general internist and clinician educator. As the director of the wellness program at Pritzker, she leads initiatives to integrate well-being and quality improvement efforts to improve physician and trainee well-being. 

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Active Shooter Training - Monday, November 13, 2023

In this presentation, participants will be provided a PowerPoint presentation and two short videos on basic active shooter training skills.

Learning Objectives:

  • What is an active shooter?
  • Who are these active shooters? (Go over statistics on past active shooters and what to look for)
  • What you should do?
  • Police response. 

Guest Speaker:

Lieutenant Rana Eljaafari, L-61 has been with Wayne State University Police Department (WSUPD) since 2013 and worked for the Detroit Police Department for over 6 years prior to joining the WSUPD force. Lt. Eljaafari is currently the lieutenant in charge of the Campus Community Section and Crime Prevention for our department. She is also the lead instructor for our Taser, First Aid, CPR and AED training.  

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Work-Life Balance: It's time for a new paradigm - Tuesday, November 28, 2023

As working professional women, we are taught to strive for work-life balance. We are told that this is essential to a happy and fulfilling life. However, this pursuit often has the opposite effect, and we end up feeling stressed out and exhausted. In this talk, we will discuss the problems with work-life balance and outline an alternative approach to finding joy in all aspects of our lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how work-life balance may be uniquely challenging to women in medicine and science.
  • Identify areas of stress within one's professional life and how to mitigate this stress.
  • Understand strategies to find joy in all aspects of one's personal and professional life. 

Guest Speaker:

Suzana Tsao, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Co-Director for the Perelman School of Medicine's Virtual Health System at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her clinical and administrative duties, she is trained as a life coach and works with professional working moms to declutter their days to create a life that they love. She spends her time in a perfectly unbalanced manner, with her two children, husband, family, friends, and pursuing her passions both in and outside of work. 

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Lifestlye Medicine for Leaders - Wednesday, November 29, 2023

This presentation will demonstrate the power of the six pillars of lifestyle medicine including exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress resilience, social connection and avoiding risky substances.  These pillars are evidence based and interact with one another.

Learn more in this educational session that will help patients and clinicians alike.

Learning Objectives

  • Review and define effective methods of incorporating lifestyle medicine for leaders in an academic setting.
  • Understand and identify the six pillars of lifestyle medicine.
  • Review the literature supporting the six pillars.

Guest Speaker:

Beth Frates, MD FACLM DipABLM is a trained physiatrist and a health and wellness coach, with expertise in Lifestyle Medicine. She has received several teaching accolades from Harvard Extension School and Harvard Medical School, where she is an assistant clinical professor. Dr. Frates is one of the first Fellows of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and a pioneer in lifestyle medicine. In 2008, Dr. Frates created the first Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group at Harvard Medical School. In 2014, she developed and taught a college Lifestyle Medicine curriculum at the Harvard Extension School, and it is still one of the most well-received courses offered at the school. She was voted president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine in August 2020. Dr. Frates serves as President-Elect until November 2022.

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Express Yourself: Mastering the Elevator Pitch - Thursday, December 7, 2023

Unlock the art of persuasion in just one floor! Join our talk on mastering the elevator pitch and learn the secrets to crafting a compelling and concise message that leaves a lasting impression.

Guest Speaker:

Neha Raukar, M.D., is a practicing physician in both sports medicine and emergency medicine, and is active in education, clinical medicine, legislation, and research. Her sideline experience spans the breadth from high school, collegiate and Olympic athletes.  In her role as Vice Chair for Faculty Development, she focuses on promoting the well-being, resilience, and overall professional development of the healthcare workforce. She has a national presence, evidenced by her presentations at national conferences, where she focuses on reducing disparities among female healthcare professionals and has secured grants for this line of investigation. An associate professor at the Mayo Clinic, her research interests include injuries and life-threatening diseases in athletes and is dedicated to educating fellow healthcare providers and the public as it relates to these topics.  

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2022

Spanning Boundaries in Academic Leadership for Women - Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Speaker:

Laurie M. Lauzon Clabo, PhD, RN, FAAN,  was appointed the eighth dean of the College of Nursing at Wayne State University in April 2015

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Mindfullness Meditation - Friday, January 7, 2022

Speaker:

Howard Schubiner, M.D., Dr. Howard Schubiner is an internist and the director of the Mind Body Medicine Center at Ascension Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan and a Clinical Professor at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

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Managing Employee Performance in the Health Care and Academic Settings - Thursday, February 10, 2022

Speaker:

Julie Crego, Senior Human Resource Consultant, Wayne State University, HR Region MPN.  Julie is the Senior Human Resource Consultant for Wayne State University's School of Medicine and College of Nursing.

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Stereotypes and Women in Medicine: How do we Overcome Them? - Monday, February 21, 2022

Speaker:

Kimberly Morgan, Ed.D, Kimberly Morgan is a higher education leader with more than 20 years' experience in problem-solving, advising, managerial and supervisory roles, and/or mathematics teaching.

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Retirement Planning: Evaluating Where You Are And Where You Want to Be - Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Speaker:

Chris Burgess, Financial Consultant TIAA CREF, Chris Burgess is a Senior Financial Consultant at TIAA (tiaa.org), a Fortune 100 financial services organization and leading provider of asset management and retirement services for the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.

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Moral Distress: What is it? Can we Heal it? - Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Speaker: 

Lisa MacLean, M.D., is the Chief Clinical Wellness Officer for the Henry Ford Medical Group in Detroit, Michigan where she develops programming to assist clinicians in optimizing healthy coping strategies, finding good life balance and delivering high quality health care.

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Teaching for Inclusion - Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Speakers:

Marquita Chamblee, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Karen Myhr, Associate Professor (Research), Department of Biological Sciences, Director STEM Commons

Lori Pile, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Co-Program Director Maximizing Access to Research (MARC) at Wayne State University

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I Have Privilege? Exploring Identity and Privilege Among Health Professionals - Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Speaker:

Rhonda Dailey, MD is an Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (DFMPHS) in the School of Medicine and Scientific Director to the Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR), within the Office of the Vice President of Research, at Wayne State University.

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Active Shooter Training - Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Speaker:

Lieutenant Rana Eljaafari, L-61 has been with Wayne State University Police Department (WSUPD) since 2013 and worked for the Detroit Police Department for over 6 years prior to joining the WSUPD force. Lt. Eljaafari is currently the lieutenant in charge of the Campus Community Section and Crime Prevention for our department. She is also the lead instructor for our Taser, First Aid, CPR and AED training. 

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Title IX: What You Need to Know - Thursday, September 15, 2022

Speaker: 

Brandy Banks, is Wayne State University's Title IX Coordinator.  In this critical role, she coordinates supportive measures and provides personalized resource and advocacy referrals for individuals within our campus community that have experienced sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking or sexual harassment. 

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Racism as a Social Determinant of Health - Thursday, September 29, 2022

Speaker: 

Lynn C. Smitherman, MD, FAAP - is the Vice Chair of Pediatric Education at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed a combined residency program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals and a Chief Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Michigan. She is the former Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Children's Hospital of Michigan and is now focusing on creating a longitudinal pediatric curriculum at the Undergraduate Medical Education level.

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The Benefits of Teaching - Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Speaker:

Lisa MacLean, M.D., is the Chief Clinical Wellness Officer for the Henry Ford Medical Group in Detroit, Michigan where she develops programming to assist clinicians in optimizing healthy coping strategies, finding good life balance and delivering high quality health care. Prior to her appointment at Henry Ford Health in 2017, Dr. MacLean served as Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Career Development at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. MacLean's has a long relationship with Henry Ford Health System. Previously, she worked at Henry Ford Hospital where she served as Psychiatry Residency Program Director, Chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, and Director of Education for the Psychiatry Department.

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Time Management: Enhancing Approaches to Collaborations and Team Gatherings - Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Speaker:

Leah Robinson, Ph.D., is the Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University. A performance improvement specialist, Dr. Robinson created and managed retention and intervention programs for undergraduate, post-degree, and graduate student populations including McNair Scholars, first-generation college, athletes, probation, summer bridge, medical, and second language learners. She held academic staff positions in the College of Education, Department of Music, Academic Success Center, Federal TRIO programs, and Graduate School at Wayne State University. Her international work experience includes serving as Instructor and Advisor in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Curriculum Coordinator in Doha, Qatar. 

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2021

Between Me & You(th): The Importance of Cultural Humanity, Intersectionality and Sex Positivity in Youth Healthcare - Thursday, January 14, 2021

Speaker: 

Natasha Thomas-Jackson (she/her), is a proud feminist, racial justice/gender/youth advocate, cultural worker, creator and the Genessee County Coordinator at the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Health (MOASH)

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Virtual Coffee Chats: Debunking Medical Myths - Thursday, January 21, 2021

Speaker: 

Jennifer Mendez, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the department of Internal Medicine

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Teaching About Implicit Bias Through Visual Thinking Strategies Using the Virtual Platform - Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Speaker:  

Ijeoma Opara, M.D., is a double-board certified Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at WSUSOM, Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency, and attending physician with Wayne State University Physician Group

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Virtual Coffee Chats: Check your Bias at the Door: Understanding and Interrupting Implicit Bias - Friday, February 26, 2021

Speakers: 

Workshop Moderator: Rhonda Dailey, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Scientific Director, Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR)

Workshop Facilitator: Vicki Sapp, Ph.D., Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor Department of Medical Education at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

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Racism as a Social Determinant of Health - Monday, March 8, 2021

Speaker: 

Lynn Smitherman, M.D., is the Vice Chair of Pediatric Education at Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Trauma is Real: Understanding and Interuppting Microaggressions - Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Speakers: 

Workshop Moderator: Rhonda Dailey, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Scientific Director, Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR)

Workshop Facilitator: Vicki Sapp, Ph.D., Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor Department of Medical Education at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

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Movies in Medical Education - Friday, March 26, 2021

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How COVID-19 has Disproportionately Affected Women in Medicine and Science - Monday, April 19, 2021

Speakers: 

Shikha Jain M.D., Assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Illinois in Chicago

Nicole C. Woitowich, Ph.D., is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine

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Microaggressions: Reframing and Navigating Triggering Events Case Scenarios - Thursday, April 22, 2021

Speakers: 

Workshop Moderator: Rhonda Dailey, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Scientific Director, Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR)

Workshop Facilitator: Vicki Sapp, Ph.D., Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor Department of Medical Education at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

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Virtual Coffee Chats: Art as an Agent of Change and Healing - Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Speakers: 

Sheryl Oring, M.F.A., Sheryl Oring's work examines social issues through projects that incorporate old and new media to tell stories, examine public opinion and foster open exchange. 

Grace Serra, M.A., Grace Serra is the Art Curator at Wayne State University

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How Wellness Affects Women in Medicine & Science - Friday, May 7, 2021

Speaker:

Annahieta Kalantari, D.O., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.O.E.P., F.A.A.E.M. is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician practicing in Hershey, PA

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Intersectionality: Examining Concepts of Privilege - Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Speakers: 

Workshop Moderator: Rhonda Dailey, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Scientific Director, Office of Community Engaged Research (OCEnR)

Workshop Facilitator: Vicki Sapp, Ph.D., Director of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor Department of Medical Education at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

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Human Trafficking: Myth vs. Reality - Friday, June 4, 2021

Speaker:

Dena Nazer, M.D., F.A.A.P., Dr. Nazer is an associate professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University.

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Containing COVID-19 with Vaccines: How are we doing and what more can be done? - Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Speakers:

Paul Kilgore, M.P.H., M.D., is an Associate Professor and Director of research at Wayne State University's College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences.  He has over 25 years-experience working in medicine, public health and areas where infectious diseases thrive.  

Marcus Zervos, M.D., is Division Head, Infectious Diseases, Henry Ford Health System in Detroit,Michigan. He is also Assistant Dean, Global Affairs and Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University. His work has included working with vulnerable populations here and internationally. 

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Always a Warrior: In Depth Conversations with Medical Alumni Board Members - Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Speakers:

Steven Daveluy, M.D., Dr.Daveluyis an associate professor and program director at Wayne State University. 

Jack Folbe, M.D., Dr. Jack Folbe is a graduate of WSU-SOM Class of '89 and is a board-certified anesthesiologist. 

Patrice Harold, M.D., Dr. Patrice Harold received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Wayne State University. She obtained her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1989. 

Sheila Ray, M.D., Dr. Sheila Ray is a graduate of the WSU-SOM Class of 1987 and is a board certified Otolaryngologist. 

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How Patient and Physician Race-Based Attitudes Influence Clinical Communication - Thursday, September 16, 2021

Speakers:

Lauren Hamel, Ph.D., Dr. Lauren M. Hamel is an associate professor and scientific member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Wayne State University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Susan Eggly, Ph.D., Dr. Susan Eggly is a Professor in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and a Scientist in the Population Studies and Disparities Program at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. 

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Understanding Your Benefits: Preparing for Enrollment - Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Speaker:

Merilyn Merkison, Associate Director, WSU Total Rewards

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Achieving Academic Success through Professional Development - Thursday, October 21, 2021

Speaker:

Julie Crego, Senior HR Consultant 

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Compassion Fatigue: Caring for the Caregiver - Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Speaker:

Lisa MacLean, M.D. , Chief Clinical Wellness Officer for the Henry Ford Medical Group 

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PTSD - Surviving Pandemic & Holiday Stress - Friday, November 12, 2021

Speakers:

Amy Freedman, MSW, SHRM-CP WSU Account Director, Ulliance, 

Travis Van Dyke, Wayne State University, HR Wellbeing Coordinator

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Structural Racism 101: Basic Training for Doctors - Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Speaker:

Peter J. Hammer J.D., Ph.D., director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights and a professor at the Wayne State University Law School

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2020

Virtual Coffee Chats: COVID-19 & Mental Health - Friday, December 11, 2020 

Speakers: 

Cynthia Arfken, Ph.D., is an Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University

Sydney Daviskiba, is currently a third-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine

Arash Javanbakht, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University.

Megan MacKenzie, is currently a third-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Bringing Sexy Back: Why Gender Identity and Sexuality Are Essential in Routine Primary Care - Thursday, December 10, 2020

Speakers: 

Forrest Hosea (pronouns: they/them/their) - Research Assistant for the Office of Cancer Health Equity & Community Engagement

Truman Hudson, Jr., Ed.D. (pronouns: he/him/his) - Lecturer & Outreach Specialist for the College of Education

Knoll Larkin, M.P.H. (pronouns: he/him/his) - Director at the Office of Cancer Health Equity & Community Engagement

Hayley Thompson, Ph.D. (pronouns: she/her/hers) - Professor of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine & Director of Community Outreach & Engagement at Karmanos Cancer Institute

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Implications for our Patients, Healthcare Providers and Communities - Friday, December 4, 2020

Speaker:

Paul Kilgore, M.D. , is an Associate Professor and Director of research at Wayne State University's College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

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Implicit Bias: How the Unconscious Mind Drives Decisions and Communication - Thursday, November 12, 2020

Speaker:

Lauren Hamel, Ph.D., is an assistant professor and scientific member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Virtual Coffee Chats: Peer Recognition - Friday, November 6, 2020 

Speakers: 

Diane Levine, M.D., is a Professor in the department of Internal Medicine, Vice Chair for Education and Clerkship Director for the Inpatient and Outpatient Clerkships in Internal Medicine and director of the fourth year Health Systems Elective and Intern Prep Course for non-surgical specialties

Phillip Levy, M.D., M.P.H., is the Edward S Thomas endowed Professor at Wayne State University where he currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Translational Sciences and Clinical Research Innovation, and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine

Tsveti Markova, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. , is a Professor in the departmen of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences (DFMPHS)

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Time Management: Enhancing Approaches to Collaborations and Team Gatherings - Friday, October 16, 2020

Speaker:

Leah Robinson, Ph.D., is the Director of Academic Support in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University

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Virtual Coffee Chats: Professional Development - Friday, September 25, 2020

Speakers: 

Rafael Fridman, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pathology  

Rouba Ali-Fahmi, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pathology

Informational Flyer 

 
Women in Academic Medicine: Choosing Leadership - Monday, September 21, 2020 

Speaker:

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., Associate Center Director of Translational Sciences, Hartmann Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research, Professor of Oncology and Medicine, Genitourinary Multidisciplinary Team Leader, Director, Prostate Cancer Research, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Informational Flyer

 

A Fine Line Movie Night and a Call to Action - Thursday, September 10, 2020 

Informational Flyer

 

The Role of Faculty Mindset in Supporting Student Learning - August 31, 2020 

Speaker:

Angela Trepanier, M.S., C.G.C., is a certified genetic counselor, professor (clinician educator track) in the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, and director of the Wayne State  Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Informational Flyer

 

Virtual Coffee Chats: Faculty Diversity and Inclusion - Friday, August 14, 2020 

Speakers: 

Dr. Herbert C. Smitherman Jr., M.D., is the Vice Dean of Diversity and Community Affairs

Dr. De'Andrea Matthews, D.R.E., is the Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Informational Flyer

 
COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on the Professional and Beyond - August 10, 2020 

Panelists:

Eric Ayers, M.D., is a Associate Professor in the department of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics; Program Director of the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training Program and Director of Mentoring and Student Engagement, WSU Office of Student Affairs

Maysaa Basha, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the department of Neurology; Program Director for Neurology Residency Training Program

Patricia Brown, M.D., is a Professor in the department of Internal Medicine; Associate Chief of Staff for Medicine at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

Bushra Fathima, M.D candidate, Class of 2022; Wayne State University School of Medicine

Luda Khait-Vlisides, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the department of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Program Director and Director of Emergency Ultrasound for Sinai Grace Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program

James Rowley, M.D., is a Professor in the department of Internal Medicine; Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Program director of Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program and Chair, DMC Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee

Informational Flyer

 

Virtual Coffee Chats - Friday, July 10, 2020 

Hosts: 

Beena G. Sood, M.D., M.S., Associate Dean of Professional Development 

Basim Dubaybo, M.D., Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs

Informational Flyer

 
Navigating Difficult Conversations - June 22, 2020

Speaker:

Christine Jackson, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Management and Information Systems Department in the Mike Illitch School of Business,

Informational Flyer

Webinar Link

 

Virtual Coffee Chats - Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Hosts: 

Beena G. Sood, M.D., M.S., Associate Dean of Professional Development 

Basim Dubaybo, M.D., Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs

Informational Flyer

 
The COVID Collision: From the Lens of an Epidemiologist, Infectious Diseases Physician and Mom - May 18, 2020

Speaker:

Teena Chopra, M.D., Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, at Wayne State University, 

Informational Flyer

Webinar Link

 

Organizational Approaches to Improve Well-Being for Healthcare Professionals - February 10, 2020

Speaker: 

Lisa MacLean, M.D., Director of Physician Wellness for Henry Ford Health System,

Informational Flyer

 

Barriers and Opportunity for Women in Medicine: Choosing Leadership - January 28, 2020

Speaker: 

Elisabeth I. Heath, M.D. F.A.C.P., is a Professor of Oncology and Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine

Informational Flyer


2019

101 Introduction

An overview of the faculty promotion and tenure process from the department through university levels.

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PowerPoint
 

Preparing an Effective CV

Your CV is the foundation of your promotion & tenure dossier.  It is a snapshot of your entire professional life.  Come learn how to polish your SOM CV!

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PowerPoint

Panel Discussion (Presented by the Provost)

The Offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Research and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators.

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Personal Statement & Panel Discussion

Your personal statement serves as a development tool that provides evaluators with "the big picture" of your academic life.  A must have for a successful P & T!

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PowerPoint

Teaching

Your teaching portfolio/grid is a narrative that describes the cumulative "landscape" of your teaching, teaching activities and outcomes.

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2018 

Documenting your Teaching workshop (Includes Obtaining SET Scores)

In this session, participants will review the requirements for documenting teaching, observe examples of how to document a variety of types of teaching, and have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss teaching documentation with the presenter and fellow participants.

Speakers: Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, and Charlene Brain, Senior Faculty Affairs Specialist.

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PowerPoint

Other handouts:

Personal Statement 

The presentation provided advice about how to create a compelling and effective personal statement for Promotion and Tenure.

Speaker: Dr. Linda Roth, Assistant Dean Emerita for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.

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PowerPoint