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Fall 2017 

Upcoming Fall Events


The Successful K08/K23: A Reviewers Perspective

Dr. Laure Aurelian will discuss the different programs, and how to prepare an application that meets reviewers' expectations. She will present the most common misconceptions and provide an overview of the strategies to be used in order to write a competitive proposal. September 11-12, 2017 (MSOB X140 - LK320). 


Men as Allies: Engaging Men in Gender Equality

Please join Dale Thomas Vaughn, activist for gender equality and healthy masculinity, as he presents the impact, research and tools for engaging men as allies in diversity and inclusion. September 13, 2017, 10:00-11:30am in Li Ka Shing Center, 3rd floor Dean's suite LK320.


Optimizing Your Ideas: Route to Getting Grants Seminar

In the inaugural session for the R2G2 Seminar Series, Optimizing Your Ideas, Professor Russ Altman will explore how to enhance your research ideas and will provide top tips for grant writing. Jointly sponsored by Stanford's Office of Faculty Development, the Cardiovascular Institute , and Engineering Research Administration, School of Engineering.


Think Fast. Talk Smart: Confident, Connected, and Compelling Presentations

Matt Abrahams, Lecturer at GSB, and Co-Founder/Principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions will guide participants through the practical concepts involved in creating and delivering engaging presentations, October 2, 2017, 12:00-1:30pm in Li Ka Shing Center, rm LK120. 


Women Faculty Networking: Joseph Woo, MD

Please join us with special guest Joseph Woo, Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Norman E. Shumway Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering and of Surgery. October 4, 2017 in the Bing Dining Room of the Hospital.


Strategies to Address Discrimination Towards Physicians by Patients and Families

Dr. Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, Alyssa Bogetz, MSW, and  Dr. Emily Whitgob, MD will discuss strategies to address discrimination from patients and families in the hospital setting, October 23, 2017, 12:00-1:30pm in Li Ka Shing Center (LK320). 


Women Faculty Networking: Patricia Gumport, PhD

Please join us with special guest Patricia Gumport, Vice Provost of Graduate Education And Director, Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research. November 1, 2017 in the Bing Dining Room of the Hospital. 


Women Faculty Networking Holiday Reception

Please join us with special guests Dean Lloyd Minor and Vice Dean Linda Boxer on December 4, 2017 in the Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall. 


The Successful K08/K23: A Reviewers Perspective

Dr. Laure Aurelian will discuss the different programs, and how to prepare an application that meets reviewers' expectations. She will present the most common misconceptions and provide an overview of the strategies to be used in order to write a competitive proposal. December 5-6, 2017 (Location TBD). 

News and Announcements

2017 McCormick and Gabilan Fellows Awards
The annual McCormick and Gabilan Faculty Awards provide research/project funding to junior faculty women for career advancement,or to junior faculty men or women who support the advancement of women in medicine through research. Recipients are awarded $30,000 for up to two years. This year's award goes to:Anupama Narla, MDPatricia Nguyen, MDLucy Erin O'Brien, PhDRanak Trivedi, PhDSui Wang, PhD;Celina Yong, MD.

2017 Network of Minority Health Research Investigators West Regional Meeting
Join members of the Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) hosted by Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Medicine for their annual meeting. November 16-17, 2017 8:00-4:00 in LKSC.

Resources

CME Course on Unconscious Bias

OFDD has developed this free CME activity which provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace. Case studies will explore everyday examples of unconscious bias and explore bias busting strategies to enable learners to understand how to bring the content into their own unique environments. Clickhere to take the course.

 

Minority Faculty Networking Luncheons

OFDD hosts lunch with a small group of minority faculty monthly to discuss research and clinical interests, faculty development concerns, and career advice across lines and ranks while providing an opportunity for faculty to get to know each other across different departments and specialties within Stanford. If you are interested in attending a luncheon, contact Kathleen Victor (kvictor@stanford.edu).

 

Implicit Association Test

Test your Unconscious Bias. The Implicit Association Test (IAT) was created by researchers to understand biases in a wide variety of contexts; religion, race, culture, etc. Click here for more information or to take the test now.

 

One-On-One Grant Mentoring

OFDD's Senior Advisor for Faculty Development, Dr. Laure Aurelian, offers one-on-one grant mentoring for faculty. Please contact Dr. Laure Aurelian (laurea@stanford.edu) directly for more information.

Dr. Irving Kessler, who has conducted epidemiology-based studies for many years is also available to assist faculty members in assuring that their proposals meet the standards of epidemiology in patient selection, study conduct, and outcome determination. Please contact Dr. Kessler (isarke01@stanford.edudirectly for more information.